New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s plan for mandatory treatment for all low-level drug offenders could reduce treatment slots for people who seek treatment voluntarily, but don’t have the money to pay for it, critics say.
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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will donate up to $500,000 of his own money to support California’s tobacco tax measure, known as Proposition 29. He challenged supporters to match that amount.
The tobacco industry is funding ads opposing California’s proposed tax on cigarettes to raise money for cancer research.
A bill recently introduced in the Senate aims to direct federal resources to prevent fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, and to provide services for those living with them, and their families.
A report scheduled to be released March 8 by the U.S. Surgeon General’s office will urge increased state funding for anti-smoking programs.
A counter-terrorism lab in Little Rock, Arkansas, is helping law enforcement officials identify the synthetic drug “Spice.”
Smoking cessation resources have been diminishing over the past few years in Ohio, according to The Columbus Dispatch.
Treatment slots for methamphetamine addiction in Oklahoma are in short supply, according to Terri White, the state’s Mental Health and Substance Abuse Commissioner.
States have reduced funding for tobacco prevention programs this year to the lowest levels since 1999, a new report by public health groups finds.
California’s prescription drug monitoring database may become useless if proposed budget cuts go through, according to the Associated Press.