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Drug Ad Aired During Super Bowl Could Help Fuel Opioid Addiction Crisis: White House

A White House official said an ad intended to raise awareness of opioid-induced constipation, which aired during Sunday’s Super Bowl, could help fuel the opioid addiction crisis, according to USA Today. The ad was paid for by two pharmaceutical companies, AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo, which are marketing a drug called…

Billboards Near Super Bowl Carry Pro-Marijuana Messages

Five billboards with pro-marijuana messages have appeared along New Jersey highways leading to MetLife Stadium, the venue hosting Sunday’s Super Bowl. One of the billboards reads: “MARIJUANA: Safer than alcohol…and football.” One billboard says nearly as many people were arrested for marijuana in 2012 (749,824) as have attended the past…