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Neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart: People Are Dying in Opioid Crisis Because of Politicians’ Ignorance

Source : Neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart: People Are Dying in Opioid Crisis Because of Politicians’ Ignorance | Democracy Now!   President Trump announced Thursday that he is directing the Department of Health and Human Services to declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency—walking back his plans, announced in August, to ...

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Cory Booker just introduced a bill that could legalize marijuana nationwide

Source : https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/8/1/16073124/cory-booker-marijuana-legalization One advocate described it as “the single most far-reaching marijuana bill that’s ever been filed in either chamber of Congress.” A new bill in the Senate would not just end the federal prohibition of marijuana, but encourage states to legalize pot as well. The bill, proposed by ...

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2 new strains of fentanyl are resistant to Narcan

Source : 2 new strains of fentanyl are resistant to Narcan|WDRB.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirms two new strains of fentanyl that are so potent they are resistant to the lifesaving antidote for overdoses Narcan. GBI said the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office submitted forensic drug evidence containing the ...

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