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Study Claims Pot Smoking Doesn't Increase Lung Cancer Risk

By John Lavitt

Despite new evidence, the jury is still out on whether or not weed does contribute to causing cancer. MORE  

$35 Million Awarded to Family of Boston Tobacco Victim

By McCarton Ackerman

The landmark ruling in a wrongful death suit could pave the way for future smoking lawsuits. MORE  

China's Smoking Cessation Clinics Are a Flop

By Victoria Kim

Smoking cessation programs fail to take off in the nation where 300 million people smoke. MORE  

Heavy Pot Smoking Not Linked to Cancer

By Valerie Tejeda

Habitual pot smokers are at no greater risk for lung cancer than light tokers, a study finds. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 9, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Cigarettes are a "gateway drug," mood disorders linked to internet addiction, and former Fox News anchor discusses her "dark" struggle with alcoholism. MORE  

Can a Marijuana Pill Cure Your Pain?

By Bryan Le

THC in pill form reduces pain for a longer time than smoking the drug, a new study finds. MORE  

The Seven "Most Exciting" Drugs of 2012

By McCarton Ackerman

Forbes magazine makes some interesting picks in a list of Rx drugs approved by the FDA last year. MORE  

Why Was a Pot-Doesn't-Cause-Cancer Study Ignored?

By Tony O'Neill

Media reactions to research on marijuana and lung cancer show prejudice. MORE  

Cannabis Cancer Risks Way Underestimated

By Bryan Le

One joint is actually as carcinogenic as 20 cigarettes, claims the British Lung Foundation. MORE  

Donated Smokers' Lungs Are Better Than None

By Bryan Le

Those who need a lung transplant benefit most of all from a smoke-free pair. But smokers' organs can still help. MORE  

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This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

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Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

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