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Web-Washing at the HHS
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services appears once again to be removing material from its Web site that doesn't agree with conservatives
News Story  April 14, 2006, by Jordan Smith
"...In some ways, the most recent HHS scrubbing is even more egregious, if only because agency officials have apparently done little to mask their motives. In responding to CQ that the SAMSHA pages at issue were nothing more than a "gay pride" site, Weber parroted the exact language of FRC President Tony Perkins..."

Baby Boomers Still Using Drugs
Government says this is a public health issue -- but its just the tip of the iceberg
DAILY News  August 25, 2009, by Jordan Smith
"...For a little perspective, note that among all Americans age 12 and over, the lifetime use rate in 2007 was 46.1%. While 42% might be higher overall use rate among older Americans, it hardly seems like this is an aberration: According to SAMSHA's most recent use survey, 61% of adults 21-25 have tried drugs...."

Parents Are the Biggest Pushers
Parent Pushers: Most teens get their booze at home, free of charge!
DAILY News  July 28, 2008, by Jordan Smith
"...The SAMSHA report, based on data accumulated from 2002-2006, shows that more than 80% of all kids, age 12 to 20, drank last at their own or someone else home – at home, teens consumed an average of 4.9 drinks at a single sitting. In 2006, there were 10.8 million youthful drinkers in America, including 7.2 million who self-identified as binge drinkers – those having more than five drinks at one sitting...."

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