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A bill that would eliminate mandatory five-year federal sentences for minor crack-cocaine possession and remove other sentencing distinctions between the rock and powdered form of

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Amid a growing epidemic of prescription-drug abuse, some lawmakers are looking to stem the flood of television ads for prescription medications, the New York Times

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The group Human Rights Watch is accusing the Mexican government of rights violations in its ongoing war against drug cartels and says U.S. antidrug aid

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As additional U.S. forces push deep into southern Afghanistan — where the Taliban is the strongest and the cultivation of opium is the most lucrative

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Federal money could be used to pay for needle-exchange programs under budget legislation approved this week by the U.S. House of Representatives, the Associated Press

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Support is solidifying in Congress and within the Obama administration to finally equalize the penalties for crimes involving the crack and powdered version of cocaine,

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A new Harvard study concludes that smokers with multiple sclerosis (MS) experience more rapid progression of the disease than nonsmokers, Reuters reported July 14. Smokers

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -– Governor Charlie Crist applauded the 2009 strategy to combat substance abuse and addiction as outlined in Florida’s 2009 Drug Control Strategy report.

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Traces of illicit drugs in municipal wastewater could be used to pinpoint consumption hotspots and perhaps target treatment and prevention services more effectively, according to

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Despite a recent study commissioned by the Pentagon and the Department of Veterans Affairs suggesting a complete ban on tobacco in the military, Defense Secretary

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