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An Illinois commission issued a report concluding that people of color facing low-level drug charges receive harsher and more frequent penalties than whites facing the

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As part of an ongoing lawsuit, the U.S. Department of Justice wants tobacco companies to issue public statements written by the department about the dangers

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The New York City Council approved a measure that prohibits smoking in city parks and on public beaches, The New York Times reported Feb. 2.

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A study led by a researcher at the University of Victoria in British Columbia found a strong correlation between an increase in private liquor stores

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The December arrest and prosecution of five students at Columbia University for drug-dealing will put recent changes to the state’s tough drug laws to the

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New performance measures have been released for monitoring the use of medications designed to help patients end their dependence on opioids and alcohol, according to

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In a show hosted on YouTube, President Barack Obama said he saw drug abuse as a public health problem and that it should be treated

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Community coalitions ’working to prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth’ may be eligible to apply for competitive grants from The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

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Lawmakers in New York have proposed a statewide ban on electronic cigarettes, the Associated Press reported Jan. 25. The bill was introduced by a former

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lost another round in its battle to regulate electronic cigarettes as drug-delivery devices rather than as tobacco products,

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