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Legalize It?: American Public Opinion on Marijuana Legalization

In the history of the United States, few issues have been as hotly contested as marijuana legalization. Some view pot as a gateway drug that opens the door to the abuse of illicit substances. Others feel it’s a medicinal marvel that eases their pain and decreases their anxiety. According to research, support for marijuana legalization has steadily …

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Holidazed

’Tis the season for turkey dinners, holiday parties, and festive cheer. Whether it’s the cold and the snow, the food, or even the music, Americans across the country have the traditions they hold dear to help the holidays come alive. For some, that can even include liquid libations in the form of beer, wine, and …

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Game Overdose: A Look at Drug use Within Video Games

Approximately 155 million Americans play video games. But if you envision hordes of children and teens going head to head at Mario Kart, then think again. The average age of an American gamer? 35. As a result, game offerings have become increasingly geared to grown-ups, complete with mature themes: violence, sex, and even drugs. How are drugs portrayed in video …

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