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Alcohol Biggest Concern of Community Coalitions

Two-thirds of community anti-drug coalitions say that alcohol is a major problem they face, compared to 59.3 percent citing marijuana, 51.3 percent that cited tobacco, and 32.9 percent who named methamphetamine, according to research from Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA). …

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Muslim Leaders Urged to Issue Fatwa Against Smoking

Public-health experts say that Muslim leaders could do much to improve the health of the faithful if they added tobacco to alcohol and pork as prohibited by Islam. …

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Peyote Restrictions Weighed in Utah Legislature

A court ruling on religious use of peyote has prompted Utah lawmakers to consider a measure that would impose more restrictions on such use of the drug. …

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Muslim Alcohol Conflict Continues in Bay Area

Muslim leaders in Oakland, Calif., are continuing to speak out against their coreligionists who sell alcohol. …

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Back On Track Launches New Website

Back On Track of Lincoln, Nebraska Demand Treatment! has launched its first website, with the assistance of the marketing group Snitily Carr. …

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Faith-Based Recovery Program Expands on AA Model

Celebrate Recovery, an international faith-based recovery effort, helps those recovering from "hurts, habits and hang-ups," such as alcoholism, drug addiction, depression or other illnesses. …

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Colo. College Ministry Tackles Alcohol Abuse

The Lighthouse, a Christian ministry located in a former Colorado State University frat house where a sophomore died of alcohol poisoning last year, works to prevent alcohol abuse on campus. …

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Lawsuit Over Mandated Treatment with Religious Overtones

A Michigan man convicted of marijuana possession is suing the state for requiring him to attend a church-run addiction treatment program or go to jail. …

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Urban Outfitters Hit by Anti-Drug Protests

Michigan's Troy Community Coalition is leading a boycott against clothing retailer Urban Outfitters, saying the company's youth-oriented products are full of drug references and also glamorize drinking and sex. …

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Campus-Community Intervention Programs Effective in Reducing Drinking and Driving Among Students

A new report by Harvard School of Public Health finds significant reductions in driving after drinking and riding with an intoxicated driver on campuses where there are strong campus-community initiatives to prevent binge drinking. …

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