Alcohol and Drugs News on the Internet

Entries for February 2011

A new study found a strong correlation between an increase in private liquor stores and alcohol-related deaths.
Read the rest of this article »
Comments (0)       
The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) issued a nationwide warning about the dangers of legal synthetic drugs often marketed as bath salts -- while various states moved to ban them.
Read the rest of this article »
Comments (0)       
Five young people were awarded prizes for their entertaining counter-beer ads at Free The Bowl World Premiere 2011 in San Rafael, California. The national competition drew 63 entries from 10 different states and all shared the same core message: seductive alcohol ads shown during TV sporting events, and especially during the Super Bowl, are inappropriate for millions of vulnerable young viewers who watch the event.
Read the rest of this article »
Comments (0)       
A new study performed by researchers at the Washington University in St. Louis has found that players retired from the National Football League (NFL) are far more likely than the general population to use and misuse opioid painkillers.
Read the rest of this article »
Comments (0)       
A North Dakota legislative proposal to ban alcohol at collegiate sporting events was killed in committee.
Read the rest of this article »
Comments (0)       
Arizona shortly will be collecting sales taxes on medical marijuana.
Read the rest of this article »
Comments (0)       
Although being a victim of bullying increases teen depression regardless of gender, a new study found it puts girls at additional risk for substance use.
Read the rest of this article »
Comments (0)       
The British government has set minimum prices for alcohol in an attempt to cut down on binge drinking and alcohol-related health problems, but critics said it will have little impact.
Read the rest of this article »
Comments (0)       
The December arrest and prosecution of five students at Columbia University for drug-dealing will put recent changes to New York's tough drug laws to the test.
Read the rest of this article »
Comments (0)       
State-of-the-art brain imaging shows that changes in the brain's reward circuitry caused by substance abuse likely remain even after drug and alcohol use stop.
Read the rest of this article »
Comments (0)       
Page 2 of 2First   Previous   1  [2]  Next   Last