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Utah and Colorado to Raise Smoking Age to 21

By Bryan Le

Both states recently voted through measures to treat cigarettes like alcohol. MORE  

Study Finds that E-Cigarettes Can Lead to Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

Think that e-cigs are a safe alternative to regular smokes? Think again. MORE  

Utah on Track to Raising Smoking Age to 21

By Bryan Le

Already with the highest smoking age, Utah lawmakers aim to make it harder for teens to buy tobacco. MORE  

Teens Switch from Cigarettes to Hookahs

By Shawn Dwyer

Overall tobacco use is down, but teens are increasingly ingesting nicotine through alternative means. MORE  

Teen Smoking Slashes Lifespan—Even for Quitters

By Bryan Le

Just a short spell of early smoking puts you at greater risk of premature death decades later, researchers find. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 30, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Teen smokers show early signs of heart disease, Canadian casinos tackle gambling addiction, and Prince Harry's naked party may have involved cocaine. MORE  

Blanket Ban on College Smoking Edges Closer

By Valerie Tejeda

Many schools are moving towards totally smoke-free campuses—not without resistance. MORE  

Social Media Helps AZ Teens Quit Smoking

By Chrisanne Grise

The state's teen smoking rate has dropped 11% over two years, thanks to a variety of online tools. MORE  

US Teens Drink Less, Drug More Than Europe

By Ariel Nagi

American students are less likely to smoke or drink than Europeans, but more likely to take illegal drugs, data shows. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 5, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Smoking, drinking teens are the least happy, why sex addiction is "a myth," and Lindsay Lohan makes light of legal woes on SNL. MORE  

The Quick Fix
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

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Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

4/18/14 1:00pm

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

The Rehab Review
Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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