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Alcohol on the Menu at Starbucks (3.27.14)

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Soon coffee drinkers will see more than caffeine on the menu.

The coffee giant isn't content being just a morning perk-up spot anymore and plans to expand its alcohol sales to customers looking to wind down later in the day, according to the Associated Press.

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A Century of Sexism in Alcohol Advertisements (3.20.14)

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Looking back on a hundred years of alcohol industry sales tactics, the sexism is all-too blatant—with ads often depicting women as objects to be consumed, rather than consumers. What’s worse, there's little evidence that much is changing.

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Major Retailers Asked to Stop Selling Tobacco Products, Like CVS (3.20.14)

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Two dozen state attorneys general are urging five major retailers with pharmacies to drop tobacco, calling on them to follow the lead of CVS Caremark Corp., which said last month it would stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products by October.

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Local youths take action for Kick Butts Day (3.20.14)

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Students from the Students Against Destructive Decisions group at Notre Dame High School in Batavia prepared for Kick Butts Day by taking action with their shoes.

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Seabrook House To Sponsor Third Annual Sober St. Patrick's Day® (3.12.14)

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Seabrook House is proud to announce that they are once again sponsoring the Sober St. Patrick's Day® Celebration to be held on Monday, March 17, 2014 at the Cathedral High School in New York City.

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Teen e-cigarette a possible gateway to smoking (3.11.14)

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NEW YORK — E-cigarettes facing municipal bans and scrutiny by U.S. regulators received a new slap on the wrist from scientists: A report Thursday suggests the devices may be a gateway to old-fashioned, cancer-causing smokes for teens.

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Noise Complaint Leads Police to Heroin Mill, NYPD Says (3.11.14)

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Police officers responding to 311 complaints of a tenant playing the radio too loud wound up ditching the noise citation in favor of a massive drug bust instead, the NYPD said.

British School Lets Children Smoke Cigarettes During Recess (3.11.14)

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Politicians and parents have criticized Honeyhill pupil referral unit in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, for the practice, while the school's principal says it is the only way to stop 'problem children' from skipping school.

READ MORE: New York Daily News

 

 

To Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse, Involve the School and Family (3.6.14)

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The illegal use of prescription drugs is on the rise, but efforts to stop prescription drug abuse through legislation and policing have proven ineffective. New research may offer some keys to solving this problem.

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Study: Legal Marijuana Encourages Teens To Smoke (3.6.14)

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10 percent of high school students who would otherwise be a low risk for habitual pot smoking say they would use marijuana if it was legal, says a new study.

The researchers define low risk as kids who don’t smoke cigarettes, have strong religious beliefs and have non-marijuana smoking friends.

READ MORE: New York - CBS Local News (Seattle)

 

 

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