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A combination of the plaintiff’s behavior and employment-law technicalities has sunk a lawsuit against a Massachusetts company that fired an employee for smoking, the Boston

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Women in the U.S. are drinking and driving drunk more, experts point out in the wake of a drunk-driving crash in upstate New York where

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A case in which the tobacco industry was found to have violated federal racketeering laws could be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court, Dow Jones

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Tennessee’s so-called “crack tax” violates the state constitution because it doesn’t constitute a levy on “merchants, peddlers and privileges,” the state’s highest court has ruled.

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Voters in Oakland, Calif., recently voted to impose a business tax on marijuana sales, and other cities in California have considered similar taxes in order

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Law-enforcement officials raided an illicit backcountry California marijuana grow operation and destroyed 318,000 plants, which authorities valued as worth $1.2 billion on the street, the

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Looking to convince policymakers that they should fund your prevention program? The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has just released a new

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Two young residents of Boulder, Colo., recently died after drinking tea made from the pods of opium poppies, the source plant for heroin and other

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A survey of more than 700 nonprofit organizations identified 10 key characteristics of financially sustainable nonprofits, with leadership topping the list, the Foundation Center reported

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Individuals addicted to prescription pain medications often turn to dentists as a source for drugs like codeine, Vicodin and OxyContin, CNN reported July 21. Typically,

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