Report: Doctors Who Graduated from Harvard Prescribe Fewer Opioids

Harvard Prescribe Fewer Opioids

Physicians who studied medicine at Ivy League schools are less likely to prescribe opioid medications, according to a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research.

A couple of economists from Princeton University have determined that doctors who graduated from some of the leading universities in the United States, specifically...

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With Pot Legal, State Vows Crackdown on Impaired Drivers

Crackdown on Impaired Drivers

BY BOB SALSBERG ASSOCIATED PRESS

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts officials are promising to crack down on marijuana-impaired driving as the state prepares for full implementation of its voter-approved recreational pot law.

State police said Thursday they are increasing the number of officers with special training in detecting whether motorists are...

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Bill to Legalize Marijuana, Expunge Marijuana Crimes, Introduced in U.S. Senate

Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) today introduced The Marijuana Justice Act of 2017, which would legalize marijuana on the federal level by removing it from the Controlled Substances Act.

 The Marijuana Justice Act also incentivize states to end the racially disparate criminalization of marijuana consumers through federal funds, expunges federal...

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Cannabis Company Plans to Turn Desert Town into Pot Paradise

Nipton-or-Pottsville

BY JOHN LOCHER AND JOHN RODGERS ASSOCIATED PRESS

NIPTON, Calif. (AP) — Now that one of the nation’s largest cannabis companies has bought the entire California desert town of Nipton, a question remains: Will the new owners rename the place Potsylvania?

The name Weed already belongs to an old mill town in Northern California.

American...

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