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California lawmakers have approved extending bans on smoking in public to state parks and beaches, motivated less by health concerns than a desire to cut

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A new study of about 250,000 Americans gave new support to the claim that moderate alcohol consumption benefits coronary health, but this study and a

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A British man who died from emphysema had a sign stating, “Smoking Killed Me” placed on his hearse and at his grave site in hopes

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A meta-analysis of 24 previous studies concluded that there is “good evidence that prostate cancer is likely a smoking-related tumor,” according to researcher Michael Huncharek.

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A poll commissioned by the Maryland chapter of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence found that 72 percent of state residents back a

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Only a fraction of the world’s injection-drug users receive education or other assistance in preventing contraction or spreading of the HIV virus that causes AIDS,

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Marijuana arrests and prosecutions have continued virtually unabated in Denver, despite passage of a voter initiative calling for police to make such cases their lowest

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Flip-flopping by an Idaho state lawmaker who is married to a tobacco-industry lobbyist is being blamed for the defeat of a bill that would have banned

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Ohio’s 2007 law that bans indoor smoking has cost the state a net of about $2 million to enforce, the Columbus Dispatch reported Feb. 22.

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A startling 97 percent of individuals who misused painkillers like Vicodin and OxyContin said that they got the drug from a friend or relative with

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