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Red Watch Band, a volunteer program started at Stony Brook University in New York, aims to teach students what to do when someone passes out from

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New smokeless, electronic cigarettes have become increasingly popular in the U.S., with smokers buying the devices online even as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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British American Tobacco (BAT) is testing the effectiveness of new cigarettes that the company claims emit less-toxic smoke, The Financial Times reported May 9. BAT’s

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Ads published in Rolling Stone magazine for Camel cigarettes violated the 1998 nationwide tobacco settlement by featuring cartoon images, a Pennsylvania judge has ruled. The Associated

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Long-term heavy drinkers were 1.6 times more likely to develop pancreatic cancer than nondrinkers, according to researchers at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. Reuters reported

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Fifty-two percent of U.S. voters are in favor of the federal government legalizing marijuana, according to a new Zogby poll, Salem-News reported May 6. Commissioned by

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The first budget plan submitted to Congress by President Barack Obama includes an overall increase in funding for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

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Parents are increasingly aware of the threat that prescription drug abuse poses to their children, according to findings in the latest Partnership for a Drug-Free

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Criminal penalties for crack cocaine sales and possession should be lowered so that they are the same as those for offenses involving the powdered form

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California’s comprehensive approach to tobacco education and cessation activities has contributed to a steep decline in cigarette use in the state and has prevented an

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