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MSU grant to help juveniles battle substance abuse

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STARKVILLE, Miss (AP) -

Mississippi State University has received a $2 million research grant to study ways to provide juveniles in the state with substance-abuse prevention and treatment programs.

The study will be conducted at 12 sites in Mississippi.

Mississippi State is one of six universities and a health systems provider receiving grants from the National Institute on Drug Abuse for the Juvenile Justice-Translational Research on Interventions for Adolescents in the Legal System.

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