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Marijuana and Its Consequences into the Teenage Brain

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Marijuana and Its Consequences into the Teenage Brain

The most common illicit drug in use in the United States today is marijuana. And, although a number of states have now legalized its use, either for medicinal or recreational purposes, it is still illegal in many others. Even in those states where marijuana has been made legal, it is only for people over the age of 21. A key concern is that, just like with alcohol, the legal age limit will not be able to prevent young people from…

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How We Can Tackle the National Drug Epidemic

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In 2017, the President of the United States officially declared that the opioid crisis in America has become a national emergency. For many, this came as a welcome wake-up call for the States. Approximately 115 people in the country die every day after using drugs like heroin and prescription pain relievers, and the CDC has long stated that economic and medical burden of opioid use is worrying. Drug addiction has lingered on the edge of social consciousness for too long,…

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