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Legislators in Colorado are proposing a wide range of regulations to control medical-marijuana dispensaries, the Denver Post reported Nov. 8. Bills under consideration include measures

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded $15.3 million in grants for expanding addiction treatment capacity “in communities that can most

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A federal judge may soon decide whether the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has the authority to regulate electronic (e-) cigarettes as drug-delivery devices,

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Adult drug treatment courts in 44 communities nationally will be expanded thanks to $38.2 million in grants recently awarded by the Substance Abuse and Mental

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Budget Rent-a-Car and Avis are prohibiting smoking in their rental vehicles as of Oct. 1, the Los Angeles Times reported Sept. 13. The agencies announced

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A growing number of smokers are deciding to cultivate their own tobacco plants at home, with some tobacco-seed suppliers seeing a tenfold increase in sales,

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Occasional teen smokers whose parents smoke and provide minimal supervision have a 71-percent chance of becoming daily smokers, while children of nonsmokers who are closely

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A new study finds that moderate and even heavy drinkers tend to be more active than those who abstain from alcohol, a counterintuitive finding that

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Three representatives of the tobacco industry will be part of a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel charged with issuing recommendations on

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A new research review concludes that smokeless-tobacco use poses little cancer risk to users — and far less than smoking tobacco — but the findings

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