Smoking Bans May Not Rid Casinos of Smoke

MONDAY, March 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Toxic residue from smoking remains on surfaces inside a casino for months after smoking has been banned there, a new study has found. “Casinos are unusual environments because of the amount of smoking that takes place 24/7 over long periods of time,” said the study’s lead author, Georg…

Hip-Hop Music Blamed for Encouraging Drug Use

MONDAY, March 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Hip-hop music may be influencing black Americans to try the street drug molly, a new study suggests. Molly — the powder or crystal form of ecstasy — is a stimulant and hallucinogenic. University of South Florida researchers surveyed young black adults who said they’d tried molly. The investigators…