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Oct 22, 2015, 09:30 ET
Nicotine Addiction Linked to Higher Rates of Alcohol and Other Drug Use Disorders

New CASAColumbia® Report Reveals Nicotine Is not A Harmless Drug

 A new report released today by CASAColumbia® reveals that alternative, non-combustible products that contain nicotine, but not tobacco,...

Sep 22, 2015, 10:00 ET

CASAColumbia: That's Right. Addiction is a Disease.

 That's Right, Addiction is a Disease. Addiction is a serious and complex disease. It disrupts regions of the brain that are responsible for...

May 18, 2015, 10:02 ET

Elizabeth Vargas of ABC News' "20/20" Elected to CASAColumbia Board

CASAColumbia® is pleased to announce the election of a new member to its board of directors: Elizabeth Vargas, co-anchor of ABC News' "20/20."...

Dec 11, 2013, 12:16 ET
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CASAColumbia Unveils New Interactive, and Mobile- and Tablet-Friendly Website

CASAColumbia®, the science-based organization focused on developing effective solutions to address the disease of addiction, launched its new...

Oct 31, 2013, 09:57 ET
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Statement On New York City's Decision To Raise The Smoking Age To 21

The following is a statement by Jayaram Srinivasan, MD, MPH, CPH, Senior Medical Advisor, CASAColumbia®:  "New York City's decision...

Aug 07, 2013, 14:26 ET
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James G. Niven Chairman Of Sotheby's The Americas Elected To CASAColumbia Board

CASAColumbia® announced today that James G. Niven has been elected to its board of directors. Mr. Niven serves as the Chairman of...