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Philip Morris USA was ordered by a Florida jury to pay $28 million in damages to a smoker with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Law360 reported

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The alcohol section of the new Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee report (PDF) could represent a radical departure from the 2005 Dietary Guidelines1 if its conclusions are reflected

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A blend of herbs sold under the brand name K2 and thought to produce psychoactive effects similar to marijuana has been banned in Missouri, St.

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The ACLU has sued Wal-Mart over its firing of an employee who legally used medical marijuana under Michigan state law … A proposed San Francisco alcohol tax would be used to pay for addiction treatment and other services … Arizona’s governor claims that most illegal immigrants from Mexico are involved in drug smuggling … The FDA’s tobacco center had a busy first year and has a full plate for year two, as well …

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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has fast-tracked a proposal to add a $.076 per ounce tax on alcohol that would be charged at the

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Ariz. Gov. Jan Brewer said that most illegal immigrants are “drug mules,” but Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) distanced himself from Brewer’s remarks on NBC’s “Meet

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Women who smoke during pregnancy are 20 percent more likely to report pelvic pain than nonsmokers, Reuters reported June 18. A study of 5,000 women

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Two closely aligned groups advocating for addiction and mental-health programs in national healthcare reform have agreed to a merger. The mental-health field’s Whole Health Campaign

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Heavy and long-term users of the club drug ketamine risk developing incontinence and other bladder issues, suggests a small study of young ketamine users in

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Just under half of California residents express some level of support for a ballot measure that would legalize marijuana in the state, according to a

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