7-Eleven has announced it will launch a new technology that will scan the code on the back of a customer’s driver license or identification card, in a move to prevent minors from purchasing alcohol, tobacco, potential inhalants and lottery tickets.
Doesn’t having a beer in the afternoon when you’re at work sound pretty cool? Sure it does — but that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea.
Researchers in the U.K have found that teens from more affluent families are more likely to drink than teens in poverty, although having a mother
New research suggests that smoking is less prevalent in communities of color, and, among those who smoke, racial and ethnic “minorities” are more likely to
For several decades, states have taken a “”nail ’em-and-jail ’em”” approach to drug offenders — but several states are now rolling back their punitive drug laws and investing in treatment.
The federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has temporarily banned five chemicals whose effects mimic marijuana, following through on an announcement it made last November, NPR reported
Gil Kerlikowske, the White House ’drug czar,’ urged Fla. governor Rick Scott to reinstate a prescription drug-monitoring database he axed in this year’s state budget,
Whether you are a consumer or a provider, SAMHSA’s Partners for Recovery Initiative can help you grasp the ins and outs of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act and the recently released Interim Final Rule.
A 2010 survey of substance abuse treatment providers showed a field that expects continued barriers to patient access despite health care reform, especially as funding
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