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    • The Military Spends Five Times as Much on Viagra as It Would on Transgender Troops' Medical Care

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    “Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail,” the president wrote.

    "The Military Spends Five Times as Much on Viagra as It Would on Transgender Troops' Medical Care" is from the July 26, 2017 Wonkblog section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christopher Ingraham and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • What It's Like to Be High on Kratom, According to the People Who Use It

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The Drug Enforcement Administration has said it will ban the kratom plant for two years because it can produce effects similar to opiates. Although it's been used for centuries in Southeast Asia, its use is relatively new in the United States, spurred in large part by users sharing reports of their experiences with the drug on online forums.

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    • Marijuana Legalization Is Leading in Every State Where It's on the Ballot This November

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
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    Marijuana advocates are heading into the final weeks of the 2016 campaign with the wind at their backs as the latest polling shows legalization measures currently favored by voters in all five states where they're on the ballot.

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    • Support for Marijuana Legalization Has Hit an All-Time High

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
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    "Support for Marijuana Legalization Has Hit an All-Time High" is from the March 25, 2016, National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christopher Ingraham and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Why Thousands of Millionaires Don't Pay Federal Income Taxes

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
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    Tax documents obtained by the New York Times show that Donald Trump declared a massive net operating loss of $916 million in 1995, enough to allow him to avoid paying federal income taxes for up to 18 years. The documents shed light on provisions in the U.S. tax code that allow wealthy individuals to avoid income tax payments even in years when they make millions.

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    • How an ‘Abuse-Deterrent’ Drug Created the Heroin Epidemic

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    The reformulation of the powerful painkiller OxyContin in 2010 is the chief driver of the explosion in heroin overdose deaths in subsequent years, according to a new working paper from researchers at the RAND Corp. and the Wharton School.

    "How an ‘Abuse-Deterrent’ Drug Created the Heroin Epidemic" is from the January 10, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christopher Ingraham and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • New Study Finds That Medical Marijuana May Be Helping to Curb the Opioid Epidemic

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    After states pass laws permitting medical marijuana, drivers in those states become less likely to test positive for opioids after fatal car accidents, a new study from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health has found.

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    • Justin Trudeau May Have Made the Best Case for Legal Pot Ever

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
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    "Justin Trudeau May Have Made the Best Case for Legal Pot Ever" is from the June 10, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christopher Ingraham and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • A Maker of Deadly Painkillers Is Bankrolling the Opposition to Legal Marijuana in Arizona

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
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    "A Maker of Deadly Painkillers Is Bankrolling the Opposition to Legal Marijuana in Arizona" is from the September 09, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christopher Ingraham and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • The Real Reason Big Tobacco Is Getting Even Bigger

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
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    British American Tobacco — owner of storied cigarette brands such as Lucky Strike and Pall Mall — wants to buy U.S. tobacco giant Reynolds American in a deal that could create the world's largest publicly traded tobacco company.

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    • Aging Baby Boomers Increasingly Embrace Marijuana, Heavy Alcohol Use

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    The first study found that, since 2006, marijuana use has increased significantly among adults age 50 and up. A decade ago, roughly 4.5 percent of people ages 50 to 64, and 0.4 percent of seniors age 65 and up, had used marijuana in the past year. By 2013, those numbers had increased to 7.1 percent and 1.4 percent, respectively.

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    • Teen Vaping Is Not What You Think It Is, Researchers Say

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
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    "Teen Vaping Is Not What You Think It Is, Researchers Say" is from the August 25, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christopher Ingraham and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Why Smart People Are Better off with Fewer Friends

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
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    "Why Smart People Are Better off with Fewer Friends" is from the March 18, 2016 Life and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christopher Ingraham and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • The Entire Coal Industry Employs Fewer People Than Arby’s

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
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    Coal helps significantly fewer U.S. workers get jobs than Donald Trump would have you believe.

    "The Entire Coal Industry Employs Fewer People Than Arby’s" is from the March 31, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christopher Ingraham and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Trump Claims Without Evidence That ‘Most of the People Not Getting Paid’ in Partial Government Shutdown Are Democrats

    • By: Felicia Sonmez, Christopher Ingraham
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    President Trump on Thursday claimed that “most of the people not getting paid” in the partial government shutdown are Democrats, days after he contended that many federal workers support his call for more border wall funding.

    "Trump Claims Without Evidence That ‘Most of the People Not Getting Paid’ in Partial Government Shutdown Are Democrats" is from the December 27, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Felicia Sonmez and Christopher Ingraham and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Michigan Becomes 10th State to Allow Recreational Marijuana

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
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    Marijuana advocates scored a number of substantial ballot victories in the middle of the country on Election Day, chief among them the legalization of recreational marijuana in Michigan, which becomes the 10th state in the nation to approve recreational use of the drug.

    "Michigan Becomes 10th State to Allow Recreational Marijuana" is from the November 07, 2018 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christopher Ingraham and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • What the Future of Marijuana Legalization Could Look Like under President Trump

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
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    Americans wake up this morning to find a drug policy landscape radically altered from yesterday. California, Massachusetts and Nevada have legalized recreational marijuana, while voters in a handful of Southern and deeply conservative states embraced medical marijuana with open arms.

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    • Abortion Falls to Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
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    The rate of abortions in the United States has fallen to its lowest level since the 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, according to a report out today from the Guttmacher Institute, a research organization that supports abortion rights.

    "Abortion Falls to Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade" is from the January 17, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christopher Ingraham and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Just Three Percent of Adults Own Half of America's Guns

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
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    "Just 3 percent of American adults own half of the nation's firearms, according to the results of a Harvard-Northeastern survey of 4,000 gun owners. The survey's findings support other research showing that as overall rates of gun ownership has declined, the number of firearms in circulation has skyrocketed. "

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    • Yet Another Federal Court Has Told the DOJ to Stop Harassing Medical Marijuana Providers

    • By: Christopher Ingraham
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "Yet Another Federal Court Has Told the DOJ to Stop Harassing Medical Marijuana Providers" is from the August 16, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christopher Ingraham and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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