Friday, October 5, 2018

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Addiction Experts Call for More Oversight and Tougher Standards for Treatment Centers
Addiction treatment centers need tougher standards, better screening and more oversight in the wake of recent patient deaths, experts tell USA Today. Read More
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Senate Passes Final Version of Opioid Bill
The Senate on Wednesday passed the final version of a package of bills designed to address the opioid crisis, The Washington Post reports. Read More
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FDA Seize Documents from Juul Labs in Surprise Inspection
The Food and Drug Administration seized more than a thousand documents from e-cigarette maker Juul Labs last week in a surprise inspection, according to The New York Times. The agency said the documents were related to Juul’s sales and marketing practices. Read More
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More Than One in Five Tenth Graders Have Consumed Edible Marijuana: Study
A new study finds more than one in five tenth graders have consumed edible marijuana, and more than one in 10 have vaped it. Read More
Study on Safe Injection Sites Retracted Due to Flaws in Analysis of Data
A study published earlier this year that concluded supervised drug injection sites may not be as effective in preventing drug overdose deaths as previously thought has been retracted. Read More
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