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PNS Daily News - September 30,2016 


We’re covering stories from coast to coast including: investigators dig into the cause of a deadly commuter train crash in New Jersey; a Zika funding bill finally comes to fruition; and school vouchers stuck down in Nevada.

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Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- More than 1,200 Tennesseans died from opioid overdose in 2014 - the most recent year with data available. But the availability of ...Read More
BILLINGS, Mont. – With two months left before Election Day, one group is encouraging Montana's Native American population to register to vote ...Read More
CHARLESTON, W. Va. – Billionaire and gubernatorial candidate Jim Justice is forcefully calling for more drug treatment. But he's vague on how ...Read More
CONCORD, N.H. – New England is grappling with a major opioid epidemic, and those trying to help are working to coordinate efforts all across ...Read More
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
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