Anti-smoking groups sue FDA for delaying e-cigarette review

Anti-smoking groups sue FDA for delaying e-cigarette review

Even as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made a “historic move” recently to reduce nicotine content in cigarettes, it seems not doing enough to regulate and curb the electronic cigarette use. Read more

Glorification of molly by hip-hop musicians spikes drug abuse among Afro-Americans, claims study

Glorification of molly by hip-hop musicians spikes drug abuse among Afro-Americans, claims study

The problem of drug abuse is not new in the United States, with many already dealing with its effects. A number of factors trigger drug-seeking behaviors, such as genetics, biological and environmental factors, a co-occurring mental disorder, etc. Moreover, people, exposed to crime and violence early in their life, begin to abuse substances at a young age. In addition, many abuse drugs and alcohol merely for recreational purposes like feeling high and boosting mood. Many youngsters passionately follow the footsteps of their favorite actors and celebrities; hence, they run the increased risk of developing drug-seeking behaviors. Read more