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​A study funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation found drinking alcohol in moderation is more harmful than previously thought. The study analyzed information from millions of people in nearly 200 countries and found that alcohol is tied to nearly 3 million deaths globally each year, with about 1 in 10 deaths linked to alcohol use.

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USA - Governor Won't Rule Out Re-criminalizing Marijuana in Colorado

​Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper says he doesn’t rule out recriminalizing marijuana, as the crime rate has been rising since recreational use of the drug was made legal in 2014.

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