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New Rules for Cigarette Companies

August 31, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

As the 1-year anniversary of the signing of the Tobacco Control Act approaches, new rules that let the Government regulate tobacco products are going into effect. Read More »

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SBB Attends International AIDS Conference

August 26, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

SBB attended the International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria, and wow, what an experience! More than 20,000 people from all over the world came together in one place to discuss the progress being made in preventing and treating HIV and AIDS. Read More »

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Taking Care of Business in Wyoming

August 16, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

It’s hard to keep good news a secret. Some organizations think they can work “hush-hush” without us noticing, but at NIDA, we’re always on the lookout for people and places that are doing a new thing. Read More »

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To Tweet or Not To Tweet

July 01, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Are you more likely to text or tweet? Maybe you do both, since everyone is a multi-tasker now. Like texting while watching tv or checking email… Not to be left out, NIDA has recently started tweeting @NIDAnews . You can see some of our tweets below: Read More »

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Smokin’ Hot Science

June 25, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Did you ever wonder how scientists develop medications to help people stop smoking? High School Junior Ameya Deshmukh has been wondering about that since he was 7 years old. Because his parents work in science labs, he began learning about basic science from an early age. Read More »

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