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Association between density of gaming venues in a geographical area and prevalence of insolvency: longitudinal evidence from Australia

There is a positive association between the number of gaming venues in a local geographic area and the number of personal insolvencies in that area.

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Electronic cigarettes, nicotine use trends and use initiation ages among US adolescents from 1999 to 2018

E-cigarettes may have offset conventional smoking among US adolescents between 2010 and 2018 by maintaining total nicotine use prevalence and diverting them from more harmful conventional smoking.

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The unique nature of public stigma toward non‐medical prescription opioid use and dependence: a national study

US residents do not typically hold people with prescription opioid use disorder responsible for their addiction, but they express high levels of willingness to subject them to social exclusion.

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