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Many Troubled by OxyContin Approved for Kids

Doctors treating young cancer patients praised the decision, the governor of Vermont was “horrified,” and addiction experts expressed deep concern.

“Good to Know” Marijuana Education Campaign Launched in Colorado

The first state to permit recreational marijuana sales is launching a public awareness campaign to educate visitors and residents alike about regulations regarding use.

Supreme Court Rules on Drug Law

The Supreme Court has ruled on a drug law that gave drug dealers tougher sentences if their drugs contributed to a client’s harm or death.

Study: Binge Drinking Down Among NCAA Athletes

A new survey finds that binge drinking is down among NCAA athletes, but use of prescription pain medication is up. Since 2005, binge drinking is down 19% for males and 8% for females.

Study: Heavily-Drinking Men Lose Memory Faster

A new study says middle-aged men who drink heavily—defined as an average 2.5 drinks or more per day—later experience faster memory loss than moderate or non-drinkers.

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