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Nevada readies federal funds to fight opioid addiction (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Nevada governments are planning to expand opioid treatment and addiction prevention services as they begin to receive the first allocations of money from settlements the state made with drug manufacturers.

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The opioid crisis remains ongoing despite attempts to abate it and legal action to recoup costs associated with the plague. CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics indicate there were an estimated 107,622 drug overdose deaths in the United States during 202. The new data show overdose deaths involving opioids increased from an estimated 70,029 in 2020 to 80,816 in 2021.

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Redefining Political Discourse in Texas with John Colyandro Part 1

As we enter into the session’s turbulent events, from internal party conflicts to high-profile trials, John Colyandro provides unique insights into the political process.

In this two-part conversation, discover how misinformation and social media play a role in shaping public opinion and why it’s crucial to base political discussions on facts. We explore the controversial topic of school choice and debunk some common misconceptions while shedding light on the challenges faced by special needs students in both public and private education.

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Texas wants to be a leader in CCUS, but there’s an ownership question to resolve first

Texas is one of the largest emitting states in the US and stands to become ground zero of the carbon management industry. But unlike other states, Texas law provides no clarity on ownership rights of pore space — the empty underground cavities where companies can pump and permanently store captured CO2. While surface rights and mineral rights are crystal clear, Texas hasn’t defined who owns those underground pore spaces.

Carbon Neutral Coalition Executive Director John Colyandro joined S&P Global reporter Brandon Mulder on the podcast to share his insights on the issues surrounding pore space ownership, how it could be holding back the industry, and ways it could be resolved in the upcoming legislative session.

Stick around after the interview for Jeff Mower with the Market Minute, a look at near-term oil market drivers.

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