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Tobacco retail licensing may lower rates of teen smoking

January 11, 2019
In the Journals

Opioid-related deaths increase nearly 300% in kids, teens

January 9, 2019
Nearly 9,000 children and adolescents died as a result of prescription and illicit opioid poisonings between 1999 and 2016 in the United States, according to findings…

Phillip Morris’ parent company invests $12.8B in JUUL

December 20, 2018
Altria has paid $12.8 billion in cash for 35% of JUUL’s capital stock, according to a press release issued by the parent company for Phillip Morris USA.

US Surgeon General releases advisory on e-cigarette use among youth

December 18, 2018
The U.S. Surgeon General issued an advisory today on the dangers of youth e-cigarette use. “The purpose of this advisory is to talk about the epidemic rise in…
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Implications of Food Addiction and Drug Use in Obesity

Psychiatric Annals, October 2011, Volume 41 Issue 10
There have long been anecdotal accounts of food addiction, but the concept has recently gained scientific validity…
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Opioid Use Disorder: Moving Beyond the Status Quo to Save Lives

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Indivior, Inc.

Prescription opioid abuse has become a major epidemic in the United States. Statistics released by the US Centers for…
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Meeting News Coverage

VIDEO: Leone: FDA regulating e-cigarettes reduces ‘potential for harm;’ ACP applauds decision

May 7, 2016
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