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Category: Politics

Researchers Recommend New Drug Abuse Laws To Prevent Hepatitis C

Researchers Recommend New Drug Abuse Laws To Prevent Hepatitis C

A group of UC San Francisco researchers are recommending a six new regulations to prevent the rapid spread of hepatitis C. It is estimated more than 31,000 young people may be newly infected with the virus each year in the United States due to injection-drug use. The research project, U...

Heroin Use Rising In Washington State As Prescription Drug Laws Toughen

Heroin Use Rising In Washington State As Prescription Drug Laws Toughen

The use of heroin has increased in Washington after the state toughened their laws on buying prescription drugs. This finding is based on research conducted at the University of Washington’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute. Recently, Washington passed laws making it much tougher to abuse commonly prescribed addictive opiates such...