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Sorg’s Analysis of Drug Deaths in the News

Professor Marcella Sorg’s recent analysis of drug deaths in Maine forms the basis of a story in the Bangor Daily News today. Her research indicates that In the first six months of 2016, 189 people in Maine died by drug overdose, an increase of 50 percent over the same time last year. Dr. Marcella Sorg is a University of […]

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Marcella Sorg’s Research Informs State Report on Drug Deaths

Analysis done by Dr. Marcella Sorg of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at UMaine has informed the reports recently released by the Maine Office of the Attorney General. New figures show that 208 people died in Maine last year from drug overdoses, up 18 percent over 2013. Sorg performed the drug death analysis in collaboration with […]

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