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The Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado: The Impact Volume 5

The Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (RMHIDTA) released an updated version of the 2017 Volume 5 report. According to RMHIDTA, the purpose of these reports is to provide data and information so that policy makers and citizens can make informed decisions on the issue of marijuana legalization.
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Daily use of marijuana among non-college young adults at all-time high

2017 drug use data shows clear differences in substance use trends between college age adults and their non-college peers. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) announced that the latest Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey results on substance use trends as teens transition to adulthood are now available online, comparing substance use patterns of full-time college students to their non-college peers.
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Study: Resetting e-prescriptions for opioids helps curb use

WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Lowering the default number of opioid painkillers in electronic prescription systems reduced overall use of the drugs, a new study finds. In electronic medical-record systems, prescriptions have a default number of pills. It's been suggested that reducing this number may help curb the use of addictive opioids, such as OxyContin.…
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Effect of cannabis use in people with chronic non-cancer pain prescribed Opioids: findings from a 4-year prospective cohort study

Gabrielle Campbell, PhD Correspondence information about the author PhD Gabrielle CampbellEmail the author PhD Gabrielle Campbell Wayne D Hall, PhD, Amy Peacock, PhD, Nicholas Lintzeris, MD, Raimondo Bruno, PhD, Briony Larance, PhD, Suzanne Nielsen, PhD, Milton Cohen, MD, Gary Chan, PhD, Richard P Mattick, PhD, Fiona Blyth, PhD, Marian Shanahan, PhD, Timothy Dobbins, PhD, Michael Farrell, MD, Louisa Degenhardt, PhD Background Interest in the use of cannabis and…
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