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Ecstasy overdoses cluster around “raves” — all-night dance parties where the drug is prevalent — and use of the drug is on the rise, USA

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Teens who drank a lot of alcoholic beverages and coffee, smoked, and got little exercise were more likely to suffer from migrane and tension headaches,

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A California physician is offering his medical-marijuana patients a liquefied version of the drug that he says won’t produce much of a buzz but does

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Is there really a teenager in America who is not aware of the fact that 21 is the legal drinking age? I ask because it seems like every so-called underage-drinking prevention campaign involving the alcohol industry is some variation on the theme of, “Hey kids, remember, if you’re not 21, you can’t drink.” You know, the kind of message that’s always effective with kids — telling them they’re not old enough to do something.

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A pair of bills intended to more closely regulate medical marijuana in Colorado has has been signed into law by Gov. Bill Ritter, the Associated

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Children living in communities that ban smoking in indoor public places are 39 percent less likely to have chemical biomarkers indicating exposure to tobacco smoke,

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Two panelists on a new federal advisory committee on tobacco product safety should be removed, according to a complaint by the watchdog group Citizens for

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie recently expressed support for the state’s new medical-marijuana law, but talks with lawmakers over when to put the law into

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Rebranding loose cigarette tobacco as pipe tobacco allowed manufacturers to avoid an estimated $250 million in federal taxes last year, the Associated Press reported June

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Combining behavioral interventions with acamprosate and naltrexone therapy for alcohol-dependent patients saved an estimated $3,800 per patient in societal costs compared to providing medical management

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