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Cocaine disrupts iron regulation: study - Yahoo7 News

Cocaine Addiction - Thu, 2017-02-23 03:08

International Business Times

Cocaine disrupts iron regulation: study
Yahoo7 News
Increased iron concentration in the brain was also accompanied by mild iron deficiency in the rest of the body, suggesting that the body's "tight" regulation of iron is disrupted in people with cocaine addiction. Lead researcher Dr Karen Ersche from ...
Cocaine disrupts iron regulation: study | SBS NewsSBS

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Meth is back, with a vengeance - Athens NEWS

Meth Addiction - Wed, 2017-02-22 21:43

Athens NEWS

Meth is back, with a vengeance
Athens NEWS
Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn's office also played a role in some of the bigger busts that have squashed supply lines for heroin and prescription opioids, and also has instituted a Vivitrol program that treats opioid addiction. Meth ...

Poll Shows Increased Support For Legalizing Marijuana in Texas - EverythingLubbock.com

Marijuana Addiction - Wed, 2017-02-22 19:41

EverythingLubbock.com

Poll Shows Increased Support For Legalizing Marijuana in Texas
EverythingLubbock.com
Dr. George Comiskey with the Texas Tech Center for Study of Addiction and Recovery said it's not fair to call marijuana a "gateway drug" because that's not the case for every drug addict, but he does have concerns with how it would be regulated if ...

Marijuana use at MVRHS is well above state and national averages - Martha's Vineyard Times

Marijuana Addiction - Wed, 2017-02-22 15:31

Martha's Vineyard Times

Marijuana use at MVRHS is well above state and national averages
Martha's Vineyard Times
The results of the 2016 Youth Task Force (YTF) survey, which examine substance use of middle school and high school students, show that although the rates of use of alcohol, cigarettes, and prescription pills are on the decline, marijuana use is on the ...

Investigator | Cocaine overdose deaths skyrocket - WKYC-TV

Cocaine Addiction - Wed, 2017-02-22 14:42

WKYC-TV

Investigator | Cocaine overdose deaths skyrocket
WKYC-TV
Denny Wilson, who runs FI Community Housing in Akron which helps addicts, said he's seen a growing number of people seeking help for cocaine use. “There's definitely a surge,” he said. “The numbers are increasing. People calling in to get treatment for ...

Is marijuana addictive? - The Missoulian

Marijuana Addiction - Wed, 2017-02-22 09:35

The Missoulian

Is marijuana addictive?
The Missoulian
One old adage in the treatment community goes something like this: "normal people arrange their use to fit their life; the addicted arrange their life to fit their use." Marijuana is very good at sustaining mild delusions, including the idea that its ...

Aphios Pharma to Develop FDA-Approved, Cannabis-Based Drugs ... - P&T Community

Marijuana Addiction - Wed, 2017-02-22 08:00

Aphios Pharma to Develop FDA-Approved, Cannabis-Based Drugs ...
P&T Community
WOBURN, Mass., Feb. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aphios® Corporation today announced that it is spinning-off Aphios® Pharma to develop ...

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Cocaine-addicted brains stockpile iron | Cosmos - Cosmos

Cocaine Addiction - Wed, 2017-02-22 00:01

Cosmos

Cocaine-addicted brains stockpile iron | Cosmos
Cosmos
The finding could lead to much needed treatments to help addicts kick the habit, reports Dyani Lewis.

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Cuomo disjointed: Governor's stances on decriminalizing marijnaua puzzling - WatertownDailyTimes.com

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2017-02-21 23:30

Cuomo disjointed: Governor's stances on decriminalizing marijnaua puzzling
WatertownDailyTimes.com
Does marijuana use actually condition people to desire other drugs? Or are those who abuse marijuana prone to addiction beforehand and, thus, go on to abuse other substances as a result? Mr. Cuomo grasps that decriminalizing the possession and use of ...

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Is sugar more addictive than cocaine? - Addiction Now

Cocaine Addiction - Tue, 2017-02-21 23:11

Addiction Now

Is sugar more addictive than cocaine?
Addiction Now
A 2007 study in the medical journal PLOS One titled “Intense Sweetness Surpasses Cocaine Reward,” concluded that the pleasure of sweet taste outweighs the pleasure from cocaine. “Our findings clearly demonstrate that intense sweetness can surpass ...

D.A. Mike Kagay: Meth destroyed local nurse's career, personal ... - Topeka Capital Journal

Meth Addiction - Tue, 2017-02-21 17:54

Topeka Capital Journal

D.A. Mike Kagay: Meth destroyed local nurse's career, personal ...
Topeka Capital Journal
Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay spoke to members of the Sunrise Optimist Club of North Topeka Tuesday. (Steve Fry/The Capital-Journal).

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Marijuana component may help with opioid addiction treatment ... - KHON2

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2017-02-21 14:05

KHON2

Marijuana component may help with opioid addiction treatment ...
KHON2
(CNN) — A new study indicates that cannabis might help people struggling with addiction to heroin and other opioids. That's according to a recent review of ...
Scientists looking at the potential of marijuana to treat opioid ...WQAD.com

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Can marijuana ease the opioid epidemic? - Philly.com

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2017-02-21 13:23

Philly.com

Can marijuana ease the opioid epidemic?
Philly.com
In the midst of an opioid crisis, some medical practitioners and researchers believe that greater use of marijuana for pain relief could result in fewer people using the highly addictive prescription painkillers that led to the epidemic. A 2016 study ...

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Cocaine Addiction Leads to Buildups of Iron in the Brain - Gizmodo

Cocaine Addiction - Tue, 2017-02-21 12:47

Daily Mail

Cocaine Addiction Leads to Buildups of Iron in the Brain
Gizmodo
Dr Karen Ersche and a team of researchers from the University of Cambridge examined the brains of 44 people with and 44 people without cocaine addictions. Those addicted to cocaine were found to have “excess iron accumulation in the globus pallidus” ...
Cocaine addiction leads to build-up of iron in brainScience Daily
Cocaine addicts could be at a higher risk of DEMENTIA due to a build-up of iron in their brainDaily Mail
Cocaine addiction creates a build-up of iron in the brainInternational Business Times UK

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Lewis will serve as vice-chair of Marijuana Policy Committee - Wicked Local Melrose

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2017-02-21 12:26

Wicked Local Melrose

Lewis will serve as vice-chair of Marijuana Policy Committee
Wicked Local Melrose
Lewis said he will also focus on ensuring the marijuana tax structure will fund public health education campaigns, public safety impacts of legalization and treatment for those coping with addiction. One of the first priorities of the Marijuana Policy ...

Treatment that includes marijuana use ignites debate - www.behavioral.net

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2017-02-21 10:44

www.behavioral.net

Treatment that includes marijuana use ignites debate
www.behavioral.net
A “natural” option not being given a fair shake by the addiction treatment field, or a “remarkably irresponsible” practice that isn't being harshly criticized enough? The use of marijuana in the treatment of drug and alcohol addiction stirs up fervor ...

Six months in jail for recovering Kamloops crystal meth addict with violent tendencies - InfoTel News Ltd

Meth Addiction - Mon, 2017-02-20 20:40

Six months in jail for recovering Kamloops crystal meth addict with violent tendencies
InfoTel News Ltd
KAMLOOPS - A Kamloops man who is recovering from a crystal meth addiction will spend at least the next month in jail, after pleading guilty to several offences. James Arthur Deneault, 33, appeared in Kamloops Provincial Court today, Feb. 20, where he ...

Meth Summit: Stakeholders Share Ideas For Curbing Montana's Meth Problems - MTPR

Meth Addiction - Mon, 2017-02-20 19:24

MTPR

Meth Summit: Stakeholders Share Ideas For Curbing Montana's Meth Problems
MTPR
The panel painted a grim picture of meth's assault on families, particularly the drug's power over addicted parents, who neglect their children for days on end while riding a high. While meth cases are relatively few among Montana's youth, Beth ...
Meth summit held at the Capitol, use is on the riseKTVH
Montana officials say surge in meth use deeply troubling | The ...The Spokesman-Review
Meth summit collects experts, paves way for work aheadGreat Falls Tribune
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Q&A With Speaker Coming To OC To Talk About Addiction 'Pandemic' - The Dispatch

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2017-02-20 13:58

The Dispatch

Q&A With Speaker Coming To OC To Talk About Addiction 'Pandemic'
The Dispatch
Most of this addiction is not coming from illicit drugs anyway – heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana. Most of this is grounded in prescription drug medication. Doctors are handing out the drugs that are creating addiction in the first place. We ...

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