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Morning Roundup: Nov. 27, 2019

US life expectancy continues to decline amid increase in “deaths of despair,” Kamala Harris unveils mental health platform, psilocybin gets a second breakthrough designation.

US life expectancy continues to decline amid increase in “deaths of despair,” Kamala Harris unveils mental health platform, psilocybin gets a second breakthrough designation.

Two OC Lawyers Seek Federal Help With Sober Living [LA Times]

Kamala Harris Unveils Mental Health Plan In South Carolina [Essence]

Former “Shark Tank” Contestant Arrested For Drug Possession Totaling $80K [Fox News]

US Prosecutors Open Criminal Probe Of Opioid Makers, Distributors [Reuters]

Melania Trump Receives Mixed Response While Talking To Baltimore Students About Drugs [USA Today]

FDA Grants Psilocybin Second Breakthrough Therapy Designation For Resistant Depression [Medscape]

New York City Council Approves Ban On All Flavored E-Cigarettes [CNBC]

US Life Expectancy Continues To Drop Due To “Deaths Of Despair” [Newsweek]

 

 

 

 

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