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currentsinbiology: “Overdose deaths in US hit record highMore people died of drug overdoses last year in the United States than ever before, largely due to disturbing increases in prescription painkillers and heroin use, health authorities said...


Medical marijuana legalization reduces painkiller overdose deaths. Who could have guessed that there was up to a 33 percent reduction in opioid overdose deaths among the 13 states that allow medical marijuana? The study's results were published late August 2014, surprisingly, in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).


Jean-Michel Basquiat. The best. KAGADATO selection. **************************************BASQUIAT. I like that there is a lot going on in this piece because you don't have to focus on one thing and it really moves the eye. He also uses words a lot, but I am not sure if I want to do the same with my piece.


Heroin overdoses nearly quadrupled, escalating from 0.7 to 2.7 deaths per 100,000 between 2000 and 2013 in the US.