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Entries for February 2012

The U.S. Army is investigating a possible link between the death of two soldiers and popular dietary supplements containing dimethylamylamine, or DMAA.


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Substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists will meet February 6-9 in Washington, D.C., for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's (CADCA) 22nd annual National Leadership Forum.


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U.S. District Judge Richard Leon suggested Wednesday that a federal rule that would require cigarette packages to carry graphic warning labels could violate tobacco companies’ free speech rights, Reuters reports.


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The Defense Department announced this week it is expanding its drug testing program to include hydrocodone and benzodiazepines. The program already tests for codeine and morphine.


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Reducing alcohol consumption may decrease the incidence of colon cancer in people with a family history of the cancer, a new study suggests.


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Sales of oxycodone fell 20 percent last year in Florida, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced.


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Police in Massachusetts are using a handheld device with a low-power laser that helps them to quickly identify drugs.


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A program that uses parents and peers to help prevent college freshmen from becoming or staying heavy drinkers has shown promise in a new study by researchers at Penn State.


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President Obama this past week announced his intent to nominate Michael P. Botticelli as Deputy Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy.


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