The legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes has increased its abuse and dependence, as well as binge drinking, in Americans over 21, according to a study from the National Bureau of Economic Research. Why do economists care? Productivity loss.
By Simone Pathe
At least eight freshmen at U.S. colleges have died in the first few weeks of this school year. The deaths have cast a shadow over the campuses on which the students spent too little time, but they’re also a cross-section…
By Jake New, Inside Higher Ed
Joseph A. Califano, Jr. is President and Chairman of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA) which he founded in 1992. He is the former secretary of Health, Education and Welfare.
By PBS NewsHour
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