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These states have been hit the hardest by America's opioid epidemic

In a study of opioid deaths from 1999 to 2016, “we found that, in general, opioid mortality is skyrocketing,” said Mathew Kiang, a postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford University’s Center for Population Health Sciences. More specifically, the study, published Friday in the journal JAMA Network Open, found that the mortality rate from synthetic opioids in… Read More »

Teen Pot Use Fell in States That Legalized Medical Marijuana: Study

Print this page THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 — Marijuana legalization has been sweeping across the United States, raising concerns that more teens will start toking as pot smoking gains in legitimacy. A new study suggests that’s not the case. Researchers actually found fewer teen marijuana users in states that have adopted medical marijuana laws. States… Read More »

Academic Minute: States vs. Localities on Nutrition – Inside Higher Ed

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