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2011-09-06 20:58:13

The scientific and political worlds were transfixed in late 2009 when UK drugs advisor Dr. David Nutt was sacked by Home Secretary Alan Johnson for his controversial views on the harmfulness of different drugs and the lack of evidence behind current drug policy, views first publicized in a Lancet report in 2007.

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2011-07-19 07:45:00

Liquor sales were suspended in Ecuador for 72-hours after 21 people died from drinking homemade aguardiente made with methanol.

2011-06-13 15:45:30

A new study indicates high rates of injection drug use in urban Canadian Aboriginal youth, particularly in women, and points to the need for culturally specific prevention programs.

2011-04-26 00:00:28

Following the death of her son, Julius, to the highly addictive bodybuilding/club drug GHB (gamma hydroxy butyrate), Suki deJong directed and produced the film All Apologies to increase awareness of GHB, commonly known as the "date-rape" drug.

2011-04-21 23:04:41

Illicit drug overdose deaths declined dramatically after the establishment of North America's first supervised injection facility located in Vancouver, Canada, according to the findings of a groundbreaking new study published in The Lancet.

2011-04-18 21:09:09

Illicit drug overdose deaths in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside dropped by 35 per cent after the establishment of Insite, North America's first supervised injection facility.

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2011-04-17 06:25:00

A new study has found that drinking energy drinks with alcohol is riskier than drinking alcohol alone.

2011-04-06 11:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The recovering economy resulted in improved growth for beverage alcohol sales, but the impact was mixed among the liquor, wine and beer categories.

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2011-02-28 10:10:00

Evidence that brain’s reward/motivation circuits are linked to compulsive overeating.

2011-02-15 08:23:06

Crack, cocaine, marijuana -- we all know that illegal drugs are bad for your health, but a new study suggests they could also increase your risks of having a stroke.


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