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Study: Minimum Alcohol Pricing Could Save 860 Lives a Year in UK

By Bryan Le

Previously proposed by British Prime Minister David Cameron, such a policy if adopted would help low-income heavy drinkers the most, researchers say. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 3, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Roger Goodell not ready for medical pot, Dennis Rodman admits to being drunk, Scientific American wants LSD research, and Justin Bieber's plane searched for drugs. MORE  

Secondhand Smoke Means a Second Visit to the Hospital for Asthmatic Children

By Bryan Le

New research reveals asthmatic children with parents who smoke are twice as likely to make a return trip to the hospital. MORE  

New Study Claims Marijuana Damages Brain for Life

By Shawn Dwyer

According to researchers, chronic pot smoking during one’s teen years causes lapses in memory and reasoning. But is that really the case? MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 29, 2013

By Bryan Le

One in six unemployed are substance abusers, student ODs celebrating getting job helping drug abusers, giant tropical fish survive being used in cocaine smuggling operation. MORE  

Brain Scans Cast Doubt on "Sex Addiction"

By Victoria Kim

Sex addicts' brains don't respond to sexual images in the way that drug addicts' brains respond to images of drugs, researchers find. MORE  

Survey: Parents Want 21+ Age Limit for Pot

By Bryan Le

Even the most pro-pot parents believe that, if legalized, it should be regulated like alcohol. MORE  

Do Drug Tests Drive People to Legal Highs?

By Victoria Kim

A study finds that many pot users turn to the synthetic variety so they can pass drug tests. MORE  

Were Cavemen Getting High on Psychedelics?

By Victoria Kim

Researchers suggest prehistoric cave paintings were painted under the influence of drugs. MORE  

Study: Anti-Tobacco Policies Will Save Millions of Lives

By Victoria Kim

A global study predicts that 7 million smoking-related deaths can be prevented by 2050. MORE  

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Islamic State Reportedly Using Drug Trade To Fund Operations

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