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Warning letters from the federal government about medical marijuana laws have prompted several states to start reevaluating their laws, USA Today reports.

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An Arkansas group that favors legalizing medical marijuana has gotten the state’s attorney general to certify their proposal’s ballot language. They will now need 62,507 signatures to get on the November 2012 ballot.

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Another lawsuit has been filed against Phusion Projects, LLC, maker of Four Loko alcoholic beverages, Crain’s reported March 9. The new lawsuit, which is aiming

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Budget cuts in Maine may soon force the closure of 10 out of 13 residential treatment centers, the Maine Public Broadcasting Network reported March 9.

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It may seem like binge drinking is just a fact of college life, but a number of institutions of higher-education are proving otherwise.

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As part of an ongoing lawsuit, the U.S. Department of Justice wants tobacco companies to issue public statements written by the department about the dangers

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Federal data shows that prescription drug abuse now sends twice as many people to the emergency room (ER) as it did five years ago —

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A group of physicians and experts on pain policy have published an article arguing that while opioid treatment contracts between patients and their physicians can

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In declaring December National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, President Obama described drugged driving as a ’growing problem’ and specifically pointed to the danger of driving under the influence of prescription drugs as well as illicit drugs.

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Tobacco signs are more common in less affluent communities — and Latino and African-American populations are particularly affected — the Boston Globe reported August 30.

But all that could change, now that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) can regulate tobacco companies.

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