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Punishment Aimed at Alcohol Intoxicated Drivers Paying Off
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According to Benjamin Hansen, a University of Oregon economist, increasing the punishments for drinking and driving have reduced the likelihood of repeat offenses. Research data taken from 1999-2011 in Washington state suggested that lowering the blood alcohol content (BAC) threshold correlated with less drunk driving crimes. Read more about it [here]

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Medical Marijuana Liquid Extract Able to Reduce Seizures in Children?
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Izaiah Ruiz, a 6-year old boy living in Conroe, Texas suffers from Dravet Syndrone, often causing him to have multiple seizures a day.Researches are currently testing Epidiolex, a drug derived from cannabidiol,as a possible treatment for this condition. Ruiz was chosen to participate in this doube-blind trial; even though it is not known if he received the placebo or not, the amount of seizures he normally experiences has decreased during the three months of the study. Read more about it [here]

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Can a Vaccine Halt Cocaine Addiction?
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Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute have succesfully tested mice with a vaccine containing the bacterial protein, Flagellin, to help the body's immune system fight the affects of Cocaine. Read about it [here]

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