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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ?

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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

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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

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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

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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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Lab mice developed mutations in their oral tissue and tumors after having the tobacco carcinogen dibenzo(a,l)pyrene injected in their mouths, according to a study that

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