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marijuana

States move forward with marijuana legalization despite lack of research

Several states have legalized medical and recreational marijuana use despite lack of research on what sort of impact the drug may have on users’ health. Colorado and Washington State both began permitting the sale and use of marijuana for recreational purposes …

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cocaine

Cocaine greatly increases stroke risk within 24 hours of use

Cocaine greatly increases stroke risk in young adults within 24 hours of use, much more than other risk factors according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International