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Subject: JTO Direct - Daily Edition - 7/6/05
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2005 01:24:56 -0400 (EDT)
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Daily Edition - Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco July 6, 2005
One in Three Young Adults Drink and Drive
Federal research reveals that about a third of drivers ages 21 to 25 --
33.8 percent -- have driven while under the influence of alcohol or
other drugs, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Conservative Iran Embraces Harm Reduction to Fight AIDS
The conservative mullahs running the Iranian government are taking a
decidedly liberal approach to fighting AIDS, endorsing harm-reduction
tactics like distributing clean needles and providing methadone treatment.
Mexico's Drug Crackdown Criticized
An all-out assault on drug cartels has done little to dent the supply of
cheap drugs on either side of the border and has fueled a spike in
N.J. Court Puts Hold on Needle Exchanges
Seven New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in convincing the courts to
temporarily halt the establishment of needle-exchange programs in the
Two Years Later, Florida Weighs Ban's Impact
Some Florida businesses say that the state's two-year-old smoking ban
has hurt their bottom line, but even many opponents of the measure are
now calling for strict enforcement.
Students Who Smoke Less Likely Than Nonsmokers to Perceive Health
College students who smoke are less likely than non-smokers to perceive
short-term risks of smoking, according to a survey of freshmen at two
U.S. public colleges.
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Group Seeks Removal of Alcohol Ads from Boston Subway
A group of Boston-area advocates known as Massachusetts Banding Together
Against Alcohol Advertising is urging the MBTA to ban alcohol
advertising on bus and train lines, arguing that alcohol ads promote
underage drinking and binge drinking..
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