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Subject: JTO Direct - Daily Edition - 6/3/05
Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2005 01:55:59 -0400 (EDT)
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Daily Edition - Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco June 3, 2005
Drug Offenders Offered Choice of Prison, Treatment, or Church
A Kentucky judge is allowing some drug offenders to choose attendance at
a house of worship over a prison sentence or a stint in treatment.
Out West, Sentences Can Be Challenged
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling throwing out federal sentencing rules has
opened the door for thousands of appeals by offenders, a San Francisco
appeals court has ruled.
Ky. Implements First Cigarette Tax Hike in Decades
Kentucky, the state with the nation's highest smoking rate and formerly
the lowest tax on cigarettes, is now collecting 30 cents per pack in
taxes -- up from 3 cents.
Student Alcohol Death Prompts Changes at CSU
Colorado State University is launching a "social norms" campaign and
stepping up counseling efforts to fight dangerous drinking on campus,
after a female sophomore died of alcohol poisoning last fall.
Study Measures Drug Use During Pregnancy
About four percent of pregnant women ages 15 to 44 are current users of
illicit drugs, and younger women are more likely to use drugs than older
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Feds Considering New Alcohol Labels
The federal government is considering adding nutrition and ingredient
information to the labels of alcoholic beverages, and the alcohol
industry and health experts have distinctly different ideas about how
that should be accomplished..
Tobacco Use and Public Health: Federal Efforts to Prevent and Reduce
Tobacco Use Among Youth
Motivational Interviewing, Second Edition
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