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PNS Daily News - August 25, 2016 


In focus on our nationwide rundown; a new national monument in New England and we’ll let you know why you can get in free to your local National Park this weekend; plus Virginia voters favor a state fund to bring grocers to underserved neighborhoods; and Michigan reaching out to veterans who are missing out on benefits.

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Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention

NEW YORK - A new study suggests that allowing the use of medical marijuana cuts down on prescription drug use. The study, published in the journal ...Read More
LANSING, Mich. - The opioid epidemic is worsening in states around the nation, and Michigan is among states taking firm action to address the problem ...Read More
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Starting today, all doctors in California must be registered for access to the state's prescription database. It's part of ...Read More
DENVER - For people struggling with mental health issues, stigma is a major barrier to seeking help, according to a new Iowa State University report ...Read More
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Near the close of the legislative session, a bill to seal court records on thousands of marijuana-possession arrests cleared the ...Read More
CHARLESTON, W. Va. - The House of Delegates has approved raising the state tobacco tax, removing the big obstacle to resolving West Virginia's budget ...Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Policies that lead to decreased smoking rates are now garnering strong support in all five regions of the Bluegrass State, ...Read More
EAST TROY, Wis. - Many years ago, Wisconsin was a national leader in the production of industrial hemp, but since the 1950s hemp has been banned by ...Read More
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – An innovative community nursing program in Fayetteville is being called such a success that it may be expanded to other ...Read More
AUGUSTA, Maine - Starting next month, Mainers who would have faced felony charges for possession of small amounts of drugs will instead receive a ...Read More
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