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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.

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Wisconsin’s beer tax hasn’t increased in 40 years, but a new legislative proposal would raise the tax from 0.6 cents per bottle to 3 cents,

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