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Senator Ira Silverstein Takes Aim to Ban Four Loko, other Alcohol-Caffeine Drinks

State Senator Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago) this week introduced legislation that would keep all alcohol-caffeine drinks off store shelves in Illinois. Continue reading »

Illinois Women in Drug, Alcohol Treatment Jump 41%; Young Girls up 53%

(Chicago, IL) – November 12, 2009. According to a new analysis of Illinois government data, the number of women receiving state-supported treatment for drug or alcohol addiction between 1995-2007 jumped 41%, compared to 21.7% for men. “The face of addiction is changing across Illinois—and it is increasingly a woman’s face,” said Sara Moscato Howe, CEO … Continue reading »

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