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Indiana: American Legion Calls For Medical Marijuana Legalization - Weed News

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2017-01-17 22:39

Weed News

Indiana: American Legion Calls For Medical Marijuana Legalization
Weed News
The American Legion is the largest military veterans organization in the country. The national organization has made headlines recently, with a call for rescheduling marijuana. In a meeting with incoming President Donald Trump's transition team, the ...

Investigator | Cocaine overdose deaths skyrocket - WKYC-TV

Cocaine Addiction - Tue, 2017-01-17 15:15

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 ...

Legalizing Pot: An Addiction Counselor's Viewpoint - 93.1 WIBC Indianapolis

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2017-01-17 12:04

Legalizing Pot: An Addiction Counselor's Viewpoint
93.1 WIBC Indianapolis
PHOTO: IMPD and Indiana State Police busted a growing hydroponic growing operation last week, with 232 plants seized. STATE WIDE--You probably won't hear anything about legalizing marijuana coming from either Gov. Eric Holcomb or House Speaker ...

These before and after cocaine addiction pictures show the real ... - Cosmopolitan UK

Cocaine Addiction - Tue, 2017-01-17 06:57

Cosmopolitan UK

These before and after cocaine addiction pictures show the real ...
Cosmopolitan UK
It' scary how much of a grip drug addiction can have on a person, and these before and after photos of Lancashire-based Amie Heller certainly illustrate it.
Jail for ex nurse who stole hospital drugs - Lancashire Evening PostLancashire Evening Post

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'When I get out I will murder you' - Riverine Herald (registration) (blog)

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2017-01-16 18:11

Riverine Herald (registration) (blog)

'When I get out I will murder you'
Riverine Herald (registration) (blog)
During his last court appearance, barrister Rachel Waters said ''things came undone'' for her client after his divorce three years ago and he was aware he needed help for his mental health issues and marijuana addiction. ''He's aware it's disgusting ...

Meth addict Elsa from Frozen has been used in an anti-drugs poster - Metro

Meth Addiction - Mon, 2017-01-16 10:32

Metro

Meth addict Elsa from Frozen has been used in an anti-drugs poster
Metro
A meth addict version of Elsa from Frozen was used in an anti-drugs poster. Elsa from Frozen is in a very bad state in a poster about meth addiction (Pictures: Disney/Facebook). The image of Disney character Elsa from 2013 film Frozen as a meth addict ...
Frozen's Princess Elsa on a meth addiction warning billboard | India ...India Live Today

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Former meth addict: 'You become completely powerless to this dru ... - KLTV

Meth Addiction - Mon, 2017-01-16 09:12

Former meth addict: 'You become completely powerless to this dru ...
KLTV
A recovering methamphetamine addict says a recent East Texas drug raid illustrates how the problem of drug abuse is as prevalent as it's ever been.

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Scientists Say US Approved Research Has An Anti-Cannabis Bias - Civilized

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2017-01-16 08:44

Civilized

Scientists Say US Approved Research Has An Anti-Cannabis Bias
Civilized
"In the United States, cannabis for research purposes is only available through the NIDA Drug Supply Program," the report reads. "The mission of NIDA is to 'advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that ...

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Before and after pictures show impact cocaine addiction had on nurse - Metro

Cocaine Addiction - Mon, 2017-01-16 06:25

Metro

Before and after pictures show impact cocaine addiction had on nurse
Metro
Lloyd-Haydock would give Heller cocaine to sell to her friends and Heller would take payment for the drugs and give the money to him. In return, Heller would receive a reduced rate on cocaine as 'payment in kind', the court heard. After the hospital ...
'Overworked' nurse with secret cocaine habit sold hospital drugs she ...Mirror.co.uk

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Crystal Meth: don't try this at home - Telegraph.co.uk

Meth Addiction - Mon, 2017-01-16 01:01

Telegraph.co.uk

Crystal Meth: don't try this at home
Telegraph.co.uk
In The Ice Age: a Journey into Crystal Meth Addiction, Australian journalist Luke Williams details how it has been able to get a hold on a broad community of real-life users in Australia, and how during the course of his research, it also got a deep ...

New Jersey Marijuana Legislation Inches Ahead Despite Gov. Christie Warning - NBC New York

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2017-01-15 16:09

NBC New York

New Jersey Marijuana Legislation Inches Ahead Despite Gov. Christie Warning
NBC New York
But as the governor charges full-steam ahead with a program to battle drug addiction that got a warm reception from Democratic leaders, he's getting pushback when it comes to marijuana. "He couldn't have been more off the mark with that portion of his ...
How pot can be a weapon in NJ's war on addictionNew Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

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NJ marijuana legislation inches ahead despite Christie's warning - Press of Atlantic City

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2017-01-15 14:36

Press of Atlantic City

NJ marijuana legislation inches ahead despite Christie's warning
Press of Atlantic City
In a report released Wednesday by the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, the federal advisory panel took a comprehensive look at what's known about the benefits and harms of marijuana and is calling for a national effort to learn ...
How pot can be a weapon in NJ's war on addictionNew Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

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Here's How Cannabis Can Treat Chronic Pain Without Addiction - Green Rush Daily

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2017-01-15 13:14

Here's How Cannabis Can Treat Chronic Pain Without Addiction
Green Rush Daily
For safer long-term pain relief, researchers at Oregon Health & Science University found cannabis can treat chronic pain without addiction. However, marijuana remains federally illegal. Only those in states with legalized marijuana have access to it ...

How pot can be a weapon in NJ's war on addiction - New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Marijuana Addiction - Sat, 2017-01-14 18:57

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

How pot can be a weapon in NJ's war on addiction
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
“I have watched too many kids start their addiction with alcohol and marijuana and then move on to much more serious drugs. Every study shows that marijuana is a gateway drug and every study shows that marijuana causes damage.” Studies on marijuana's ...
Gov. Chris Christie Takes On Addiction in State of the State Address ...TheFix.com

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Danniella Westbrook reveals devastating nose damage after cocaine use - Metro

Cocaine Addiction - Sat, 2017-01-14 17:41

Metro

Danniella Westbrook reveals devastating nose damage after cocaine use
Metro
Dannella Westbrook has shown off the excessive scarring and damage to her nose following her years of battle with cocaine, and a relapse while suffering from septicemia in November 2016. 'I'm an addict and the wheels fell off,' Danniella, 43, has now ...
Danniella Westbrook set to appear on Loose Women with son Kai ...Daily Mail
Danniella Westbrook suffered cocaine relapseThe List
Danniella Westbrook is attending FOUR Narcotics Anonymous meetings a day as she tries to overcome latest cocaine ...The Sun

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Local program helps overcoming drug addiction - Hays Daily News

Meth Addiction - Sat, 2017-01-14 16:04

Hays Daily News

Local program helps overcoming drug addiction
Hays Daily News
Addicts finding drugs is easy, and the drug of choice has changed through the years. It used to be a heavy dose of meth addicts and has morphed into a surge in opiates and prescription drugs. The methamphetamine program Trembley developed in 2002 ...

What We Know And Don't Know About The Effects Of Marijuana - Forbes

Marijuana Addiction - Sat, 2017-01-14 12:27

Forbes

What We Know And Don't Know About The Effects Of Marijuana
Forbes
The NASEM committee responsible for the report was made up of experts in the fields of marijuana, addiction, oncology, cardiology, neurodevelopment, respiratory disease, pediatric and adolescent health, immunology, toxicology, preclinical research, ...
The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research ...The National Academies Press
The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research ...National Academies

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Pot activist sees ibogaine as plant ally for cause - The Leaf Online

Marijuana Addiction - Sat, 2017-01-14 01:12

The Leaf Online

Pot activist sees ibogaine as plant ally for cause
The Leaf Online
When the hippie movement met the dark side of drug use in the 1960s, a researcher and a Yippie joined forces to legalize marijuana and fight addiction. Iboga researcher Howard Lotsof protested at his 1966 trial that he was no drug dealer but a ...

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