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Entries for October 2011

A federal judge has extended a temporary ban on a Missouri college’s mandatory drug testing program.


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Vermont police do not have access to the state’s prescription monitoring database, although the program receives funds from the federal Department of Justice.


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The demand for cheap cigarettes in New York has fueled a large underground market, law enforcement officials say.


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Florida’ prescription drug trafficking law requires mandatory minimum sentences to be based on the total weight of the drugs found in someone’s possession, not the amount of controlled substance in the pills.


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A Missouri judge has declared a mistrial in a $700 million lawsuit against tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris.


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CT scans used to look for signs of lung cancer may also pick up early chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in men with a history of heavy smoking.


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Voters in Washington state are considering a measure that would change the way liquor is sold, The Wall Street Journal reports.


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Each day, nearly 2,500 teens use prescription drugs to get high for the first time. Karen H. Perry, Executive Director of NOPE Task Force, explains the importance of safeguarding your medicines at home.


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States are using prescription databases to deter “drug tourists” who travel to Florida and other states to load up on prescription painkillers and sell them across state lines.


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The Food and Drug Administration has determined the smoking cessation drug Chantix is no more likely than nicotine patches to cause psychiatric events that require hospitalization.


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