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Science and Environmental Litigation

Aug 21 2018 - 12:08

How is science used in environmental litigation, and by whom? A new study finds patterns in the litigants and their strategies. 

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ACSH 40th Anniversary Gala

Aug 21 2018 - 11:08

Please join us as the American Council on Science and Health celebrates 40 years of separating science from hype. 

When: October 24th, 2018

Where: The legendary Capitol Hilton in Washington, D.C.

Tickets: $250 per person, $400 per couple.

Table or Sponsorship: Starting at $5,000.

Contact Thom Golab, 301-980-4579 or email

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Opioid Epidemic's Global Spread Explained

Aug 21 2018 - 07:08

The US has been in the grips of an “opioid epidemic” since the 1990s, with massive rises in the use – and misuse – of opioids such as morphine and codeine. There has also been a parallel rise in the number of opioid-related deaths, from 8,048 in 1999 to 42,249 in 2016. Now, there are signs that the problem is spreading to other nations – including the UK.

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