President Barack Obama told reporters that while he is almost totally over his smoking addiction, quitting remains a constant struggle, the AFP reported June 24.
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
The U.S. Senate has voted 84-11 in favor of beginning debate on a bill that would give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the
A pair of new studies from the Justice Policy Institute (JPI) conclude that states can cut prison costs and improve long-term economic productivity by investing
Researchers successfully reduced the rewarding effects of cocaine by blocking the activity of certain genes in the nucleus accumbens portion of the brain, according to
The Obama administration’s new ’drug czar’ says he is open to a fundamental rethinking of the nation’s approach to preventing illicit-drug use and wants to
Decriminalizing drug possession and providing users with treatment rather than jail time helped cut teen drug use and the number of people seeking treatment doubled
Media campaigns that present the tobacco industry in a negative light can cut smoking rates among young adults, Science Daily reported May 6. Researchers at
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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