The addictions field has lost a pioneer: G. Alan Marlatt, Ph.D., renowned researcher and harm-reduction advocate, died on March 14 at age 69.
Another lawsuit has been filed against Phusion Projects, LLC, maker of Four Loko alcoholic beverages, Crain’s reported March 9. The new lawsuit, which is aiming
A Florida congressman has introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives intended to curb prescription drug abuse and eliminate pain clinics that illegally
Two out of three states have made deep cuts in general fund spending on mental health care in the past two years, Reuters reported March
Budget cuts in Maine may soon force the closure of 10 out of 13 residential treatment centers, the Maine Public Broadcasting Network reported March 9.
New Mexico has ruled that beer pong can be played again in local bars as long as the games don’t involve drinking alcohol or gambling,
The Russian parliament has moved to legally classify beer as alcohol for the first time, the Telegraph reported Feb. 23. It is currently classified as
When it comes to controlling the harmful effects of drugs, governments worldwide have a long “to-do” list, according to a watchdog group at the United
For several decades, states have taken a “”nail ’em-and-jail ’em”” approach to drug offenders — but several states are now rolling back their punitive drug laws and investing in treatment.
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