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Researchers say U.S. policies on drugs and addiction could use a dose of neuroscience

02:20 EDT 23 Jun 2017 | Medical Xpress

Tens of thousands of Americans die from drug overdoses every year – around 50,000 in 2015 – and the number has been steadily climbing for at least the last decade and a half, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Yet a team of Stanford neuroscientists and legal scholars argues that the nation's drug policies are at times exactly the opposite from what science-based policies would look like.

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