This week’s PLOSONE redditscience AMA “Longitudinal influence of alcohol and marijuana use on academic performance in college students”

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This week’s PLOSONE redditscience AMA “Longitudinal influence of alcohol and marijuana use on academic performance in college students”——-0000-0002-8715-28960000-0002-8715-2896 Here we share a timely PLOS Science Wednesday discussion of relevance to the PLOS Neuro Community from our weekly PLOS Science Wednesday AMAs with PLOS-published researchers. An introduction by featured PLOS ONE authors — Shashwath Meda and——-——-• Source: Go to […]

With a 10-day supply of opioids, 1 in 5 become long-term users

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With a 10-day supply of opioids, 1 in 5 become long-term users——- Enlarge (credit: Getty | smartstock) The longer a person uses opioids, the greater the risk of forming a deadly addiction. But just how long does it take to switch from being a short-term user—say, while you’re dealing with pain after a surgery—to a long-term, […]

‘There's 3 million drug addicts, I'd be happy to slaughter them’: Philippines drug war has turned into genocide

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‘There's 3 million drug addicts, I'd be happy to slaughter them’: Philippines drug war has turned into genocide ——- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte recently admitted what has been plain since he took office and the killings started: He’s committing genocide. ——- ——- • Source: Go to Source ——- • Author’s Name: The Cannabist Network – […]