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.
Physicians’ assistants, nurse practitioners and naturopathic physicians would join doctors in being able to prescribe marijuana for medical use under a bill that’s close to
Smoking marijuana as a teenager could raise the risk of developing schizophrenia and psychotic symptoms as a young adult, according to a new study that
Both sides are appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court to rule in an ongoing court battle between the federal government and the tobacco industry over
A 2006 Florida Supreme Court ruling that the tobacco industry sold defective products, covered up evidence about the health risks of smoking and lied to
About 16 percent of all U.S. workers without health insurance needed addiction treatment within the past year, but only 12.6 percent were able to access
The genetic mutation that causes alcohol intolerance among some East Asians may have arisen as a protection against alcoholism dating to the period when rice
A survey of health professionals found that referring to people with addictions as “substance abusers” was more likely to evoke punitive responses to drug use
Mexico’s decision to decriminalize possession of small amounts of narcotic drugs has had little of the hoped-for effect on drug violence or addiction, local residents
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