The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) won’t be shy about penalizing tobacco companies for violating new federal regulations on the industry, but the head
Researchers are studying whether a drug used to treat three other diseases could also protect former smokers from developing lung cancer, Reuters reported May 18. Iloprost
Mail-order shipments of cigarettes may have been done in by a new federal law, but the New York Court of Appeals has ruled that Native
Price controls and marketing regulations are among 10 policy options outlined in a resolution aimed at cutting excessive alcohol use, which was endorsed this week by
Higher prices and restrictions on advertising will help prevent excessive drinking, World Health Organization says in new policy resolution (too bad it’s non-binding) ? How do you reconcile ’drug-free schools’ with medical-marijuana laws? That’s what school districts in Colorado are trying to figure out ?
A premium vodka sold in a bottle shaped like a skull has been banned from sale in Ontario, Canada, where officials are concerned that the
The latest research from NIAAA has implications for alcoholism treatment: scientists said that our genes play a big role not only in how we respond to drinking but how well alcoholics react to treatment medications like naltrexone … In France, officials for the first time are confronting a problem long familiar to preventionists in the U.S. and U.K. — youth binge drinking …
The American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) has recommended that doctors screen all of their young patients for alcohol use starting in middle school, the Wausau
South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford vetoed a bill raising the state’s tobacco tax, as expected, but the state legislature surprised some by overriding the veto
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