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Entries for August 2011

A survey of teenagers finds 22 percent of those taking controlled medications, such as painkillers or stimulants, misused the drugs in the past year.


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Adolescent boys and young men who have sex with men and use methamphetamine are at increased risk for HIV, a new study suggests.


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Smokers who take multivitamins appear to be lulled into a false sense that they are protecting their health, and end up smoking more than smokers who don’t take vitamins, according to a new study published in the journal Addiction.


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The National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors has received a $1.1 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The grant is designed to help states maximize the use of limited substance abuse resources to advance services delivery systems and care.


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Synthetic drugs such as “bath salts,” “K2” and “Spice” are becoming increasingly popular in Minneapolis/St. Paul, a new survey reveals.


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The director of the University of Vermont’s Health Center last week appeared before the state’s Medical Practice Board to contest allegations that the school health clinic improperly prescribed opioids to students.


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Pure, potent methamphetamine is appearing on the streets of Tucson, courtesy of Mexican drug-trafficking organizations, the Arizona Daily Star reports.


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Since Utah increased its tobacco tax last year from 69.5 cents per pack to $1.70, cigarette sales have dropped 15 percent.


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