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Theodore Caputi
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Theodore Caputi is a student at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. While in high school, he founded and directed a non-profit organization called the Student Leader Union, which fosters student leadership and community engagement. He is currently a policy intern at the Treatment Research Institute, where he also serves as a member of the Institutional Review Board. Follow him on Twitter @TheodoreCaputi.

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Is Pro-Marijuana Pro-Propaganda?

(2) Comments | Posted June 17, 2014 | 11:11 AM

There's a lot of buzz going around about marijuana legalization. Now that Colorado and Washington state have legalized recreational marijuana use, marijuana proponents are in a frenzy - trying to convince state governments to legalize medical marijuana, decriminalize possession of marijuana, or - the holy grail...

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Why I Care About Drug and Alcohol Use

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2014 | 11:13 AM

It's no secret that I'm outspoken about drug and alcohol use among young people. Being passionate about this issue can be tough. It would probably be easier to concern myself with a more universally appealing subject -- helping sick kittens or providing meals to the homeless.

A friend recently posed...

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Five Things Every Young Person Should Know About Drugs and Alcohol

(4) Comments | Posted March 18, 2014 | 11:52 AM

2014 may very well be the most tumultuous year for drug and alcohol research and policy in recent history. The CDC has declared the rise in opioid (heroin and prescription painkiller) abuse a national epidemic, and more people are now dying from prescription drug overdoses than automobile accidents....

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How to Avoid Binge Drinking this St. Patrick's Day

(1) Comments | Posted March 18, 2014 | 2:27 AM

The unfortunate tradition of binge drinking on Saint Paddy's day has become ubiquitous on college campuses, especially in the past few years.

Binge drinking -- drinking four or more drinks in a sitting for women and five or more for men -- is probably the most immediate health concern on...

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