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Oregon Partnership announced that Icing by Claireâ€™s says it will continue selling the flasks at its 3,000 stores, but will post signs at store counters supporting â€œresponsibleâ€ alcohol consumption.
Growing restrictions on tobacco use and higher prices for cigarettes could make more smokers into 'chippers' -- light smokers who light up perhaps a few times a day, mostly socially, and have no desire to quit.
Honoraria of $1,000 and free training and technical assistance are available to all current grantees of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) who incorporate certain smoking-cessation actions into their programs.
While more returning U.S. soldiers struggle with addiction to painkillers prescribed by Army doctors to treat their combat injuries, the U.S. Army's approach to treating addicted soldiers is drawing increasing criticism.