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Report: Louisiana Ranks 15th Nationwide for Biggest Drug Problem


From the “just say no” Reagan-isms of the 80’s and President Bill “I didn’t inhale” Clinton in the 90's to Obama’s admission of marijuana usage, to Trump’s staunch denial of any substance whatsoever, America’s war on drugs has been a decades long battle often shaped by its leaders. On Monday, a new report revealed the extent of the country’s addiction issues. Drug Use By State: 2017’s Problem Areas revealed that Louisiana is among the states with the largest drug problem. 


Louisiana Second Worst State in the U.S. For Working Mothers, Study Says


Ahead of Mother’s Day this Sunday (5.14), a ranking of the best and worst states in America for working moms was released on Monday. WalletHub conducted the survey, analyzing the fifty states and the District of Columbia on key criteria like female unemployment rates and average salaries to the quality of accessible childcare. Louisiana ranked second to last in the study, beating out Alabama for quality of life for mothers. 


Louisiana Ranked Most Fun State in the Southeast


We here in New Orleans have always known that we are particularly skilled at having a good time — but now, it’s a scientific fact. According to a new survey, Louisiana is one of the top ten most fun states in America. 


Louisiana Ranks Top 10 Most Gambling-Addicted States


Turns out there is a high cost to letting les bon temps roule. According to a new study by WalletHub, Louisiana is one of the top ten most gambling-addicted states in the country. 


Louisiana Named One of the Least Green States in America


Ahead of Earth Day this Saturday (4.22), an official ranking of the greenest states in America was released Tuesday. WalletHub conducted the survey, analyzing the fifty states on key criteria like environmental quality, eco-friendly behaviors, and climate-change contributions. Despite Louisiana’s major contributions to solar power technology in recent years, the state made the list in the top ten least-green states. 


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