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Health issues linked to nearby liquor outlets

(Medical Xpress)—People with more liquor outlets in their neighbourhood have higher levels of harmful drinking and worse mental health than those who live further away from such outlets, according to new research at The ...

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Charting locations of marijuana dispensaries in L.A.

(Medical Xpress)—With the debate over medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles still in full fury, Bridget Freisthler, an associate professor of social welfare at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, has found that ...

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CDC: Add $2 per drink for US excessive drinking

(AP) -- The toll of excessive drinking works out to about $2 per drink, in terms of medical expenses and other costs to society, according to a new federal research.