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    Opioid Rising: How to Stop the World's Growing Heroin Crisis

    Oct 20, 2015

    Sixty-seven people will die today in America because of heroin or narcotic painkillers, if recent overdose statistics are any guide. RAND research offers strategies to save those lives and thousands more around the world.

  • People look at products at the medical marijuana farmers market at the California Heritage Market in Los Angeles, California July 11, 2014, photo by David McNew/Reuters

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    What Are the Public Health Consequences of Legalizing Marijuana?

    May 16, 2016

    Legalizing and allowing profit-maximizing firms to produce, sell, and advertise recreational marijuana would likely increase marijuana consumption. But how would this increased consumption influence the use of other substances?

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