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2013-08-07 16:27:02

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CASAColumbia®( )announced today that James G. Niven has been elected to its board of directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130807/DC60626LOGO) Mr. Niven serves as the Chairman of Sotheby's The Americas. He joined Sotheby's in 1996 and previously served as Director of Business Development, Sotheby's New York. Prior to joining Sotheby's, Mr. Niven worked for Lehman Brothers in the Corporate Finance Division until...

2012-12-10 16:23:32

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CASAColumbia(TM) announced today that Vincent La Padula has been elected to its board of directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100923/CASALOGO) Mr. La Padula serves as the Managing Director and Market Manager for J.P. Morgan Private Bank's Executive Wealth Group. He leads a team of bankers, investors, credit executives, trust and estate attorneys, and client service professionals that provide wealth management advice,...

2012-10-22 11:26:51

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASAColumbia(TM)) announced today that Dr. Herb Pardes, has been elected to its board of directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100923/CASALOGO) Dr. Pardes serves as the Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. He was President and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare...

Illicit Drug Use By Teens On The Rise In US Schools
2012-08-23 11:48:29

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new survey by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASAColumbia) in New York City found that 90 percent of high school students in the U.S. are aware of fellow students using illicit drugs, like alcohol and tobacco, during school hours. In the study, conducted from April 18 to May 17, the teens noted that around 17 percent of students were abusing drugs during school hours; this amounts...

2012-08-21 18:20:18

75 PERCENT OF TEENS SAY PICTURES OF TEENS PARTYING WITH ALCOHOL, MARIJUANA ON SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES ENCOURAGES TEENS TO WANT TO DO THE SAME WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 9 out of 10 (86 percent) of American high-school students say that some classmates are drugging, drinking and smoking during the school day, according to the National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse XVII: Teens, the 17th annual back-to-school survey conducted by...