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Maine Could Eliminate Residential Treatment

Budget cuts in Maine may soon force the closure of 10 out of 13 residential treatment centers, the Maine Public Broadcasting Network reported March 9. Maine governor Paul Le Page is proposing to cut $5.6 million from the state’s substance…

Maine Could Eliminate Residential Treatment

Budget cuts in Maine may soon force the closure of 10 out of 13 residential treatment centers.

N.M. Okays Beer Pong in Bars

New Mexico has ruled that beer pong can be played again in local bars as long as the games don’t involve drinking alcohol or gambling, the Portales News-Tribune reported Feb. 28. “It’s against the law for [liquor] licensees to allow…

Talking Teen Drinking: MADD and ER Docs Release Handbook for Parents

Talking with teens about alcohol and drinking can be difficult for parents — but emergency room doctors and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) just made it a little easier.

N.M. Okays Beer Pong in Bars

The state of New Mexico has ruled that beer pong can be played again in local bars as long as the games don't involve drinking alcohol or gambling.

U.S. Program Pays Addicted Britons to Use Birth Control

A U.S. charity that had planned to pay British women abusing drugs to be sterilized is now paying them to have birth control devices implanted.

Study Suggests Minorities Smoke Less, But Find Quitting Harder

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 be “light” smokers — but may find it harder to quit, UPI reported Mar. 9. The…

Study Suggests Minorities Smoke Less, But Find Quitting Harder

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 be “light” smokers — but may find it harder to quit, UPI reported Mar. 9. The…

Study Suggests Minorities Smoke Less, But Find Quitting Harder

New research suggests that smoking is less prevelant in communites of color, and, among those who smoke, racial and ethnic minorities are more likely to be 'light' smokers — but may find it harder to quit.

Beer Is Alcohol, Russia Finally Says

The Russian parliament has moved to legally classify beer as alcohol for the first time, the Telegraph reported Feb. 23. It is currently classified as food. Part of a new government campaign limiting advertising and night-time sales of other forms…

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