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We know alcoholism runs in families — children with alcoholic parents have quadruple the risk of developing a drinking problem later in life than those without — but is the link genetic or the result of other influences?
A new study led by a researcher at Indiana University suggests that drinking problems in teens is not “just a phase,” but strongly predicts they
In a move that surprised officials in multiple states, Florida Governor Rick Scott proposed eliminating a long-awaited “pill mill” database designed to combat prescription drug
Nearly 140 people a day were arrested for marijuana possession in New York City in 2010, according to The Drug Policy Alliance, which got its figures from the N.Y. Division of Criminal Justice Services.
A new study suggests marijuana may accelerate the onset of psychotic disorders in some young users, Reuters reported Feb. 7. Matthew Large and colleagues at
A new research study from Boston University suggests that electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) may be more effective at helping smokers quit than nicotine patches or gum,
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
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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