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Forum: Connecticut should legalize marijuana - New Haven Register

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2017-03-26 23:14

Forum: Connecticut should legalize marijuana
New Haven Register
Addiction is a serious concern with any drug but findings from The Institute of Medicine, the health organization associated with the National Academy of Sciences, show that marijuana addiction rates (9 percent ) are lower than those of tobacco (32 ...

Medical marijuana bill in S. Carolina bolstered by conservatives - The Augusta Chronicle

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2017-03-26 22:13

The Augusta Chronicle

Medical marijuana bill in S. Carolina bolstered by conservatives
The Augusta Chronicle
COLUMBIA — South Carolina Rep. Eric Bedingfield once shunned all marijuana use, but when his eldest son's six-year struggle with opioid addiction ended with his overdose a year ago, the conservative Republican co-sponsored medical cannabis ...
Medical Marijuana SouthNewsOK.com
Marijuana Position For Conservative Lawmaker Switches After Family TragedyThe Inquisitr

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House sets stage for vote on industrial hemp research bill - Hays Daily News

Marijuana Addiction - Sat, 2017-03-25 11:23

House sets stage for vote on industrial hemp research bill
Hays Daily News
TOPEKA — The Kansas House advanced legislation sought by the agriculture industry Friday that would plow through legal obstacles to creation of a pilot research program on industrial hemp cultivation, processing and distribution. Rep. Willie Dove, a ...

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Perth woman's fightback from meth addiction | Perth Now - Perth Now

Meth Addiction - Sat, 2017-03-25 10:00

Perth Now

Perth woman's fightback from meth addiction | Perth Now
Perth Now
EVEN though she was in the middle of a drug-induced psychosis at the time, Dee-anne Allender can still clearly recall the turning point that helped her break ...
Dee-anne Allender reveals how she overcame ice addiction | Daily ...Daily Mail

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A Nation Addicted Part 2: Ancient Medicine Offers New Hope - Marijuana.com (blog)

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2017-03-24 17:25

Marijuana.com (blog)

A Nation Addicted Part 2: Ancient Medicine Offers New Hope
Marijuana.com (blog)
Hopeful participants in the study would need to have broken ribs and no history of heroin addiction or habitual cannabis use. Once the first phase of the study is complete, the research team will then conduct a randomized control trial with around 300 ...

New research shows teens aren't using more marijuana since legalization - Q13 FOX

Marijuana Addiction - Thu, 2017-03-23 18:36

Q13 FOX

New research shows teens aren't using more marijuana since legalization
Q13 FOX
“One of the most frequent reasons people go into treatment is because of marijuana addiction. Marijuana is an addictive drug.” Haggerty said what the numbers don't show are the number of youths exposed to parental marijuana use at home. “Parents that ...

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Two IL Lawmakers Push Legalizing Recreational Marijuana To Help Fill Budget Deficit - WNIJ and WNIU

Marijuana Addiction - Thu, 2017-03-23 17:28

WNIJ and WNIU

Two IL Lawmakers Push Legalizing Recreational Marijuana To Help Fill Budget Deficit
WNIJ and WNIU
Representative Cassidy says the state could rake in as much as $700 million a year from the sale of recreational marijuana; she says it's critical to help chip away at Illinois' massive budget deficit. ... toys and salaries with monies acquired through ...
Disagreement Over Marijuana Danger As Hearing OpensHartford Courant
Buzzkill: Gov. Rauner 'Not A Believer' That Legalized Marijuana Would Help State's WoesChicagoist
Illinois General Assembly to Consider Ending Marijuana Prohibition, Regulating and Taxing Marijuana for Adult Use ...Marijuana Policy Project

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MDPV abuse in adolescence increases cocaine addiction vulnerability in adulthood - Medical Xpress

Cocaine Addiction - Thu, 2017-03-23 07:11

MDPV abuse in adolescence increases cocaine addiction vulnerability in adulthood
Medical Xpress
Designer drugs are a new generation of addictive substances popular among young people. Methylenedioxpyrovalrone (MDPV) is a high-abuse amphetamine derivative with greater psychostimulant effects than those of cocaine. The effects of this drug, which ...

Doctor challenges Connecticut legislators' support for recreational marijuana - New Haven Register

Marijuana Addiction - Wed, 2017-03-22 15:30

New Haven Register

Doctor challenges Connecticut legislators' support for recreational marijuana
New Haven Register
He said there's an increase in the demand for treatment of marijuana addiction as more people become addicted to cannabis, but “there's nothing for us to offer them,” in the form of treatment. D'Souza said unlike with opioids or cocaine there's no ...
Pot critics tee off on 'recreational' cannabis billCT Post
Disagreement Over Marijuana Danger As Hearing OpensHartford Courant
Connecticut Marijuana Debate Heats Up at CapitolPatch.com
Chicagoist -Meriden Record-Journal -MERRY JANE -Marijuana Policy Project
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Can Cannabis Cure The Opioid Epidemic? - WUFT

Marijuana Addiction - Wed, 2017-03-22 14:18

WUFT

Can Cannabis Cure The Opioid Epidemic?
WUFT
Cannabis, now available in Florida for certain ailments, could potentially treat another crisis in the state: prescription drug abuse, specifically highly addictive painkillers. It would be an understatement to say there is no universal agreement that ...

Opioids vs. Marijuana: Which Is More Dangerous? - Healthline

Marijuana Addiction - Wed, 2017-03-22 13:36

Healthline

Opioids vs. Marijuana: Which Is More Dangerous?
Healthline
As for treatment, Strouse says withdrawal from a marijuana addiction is significantly less severe than withdrawal from an opioid addiction. Strouse said marijuana's designation as a Schedule 1 drug has more to do with historical and political reasons ...
Q+A: Expert not expecting Trump to crack down on legal marijuanaLas Vegas Sun
Opinion: Sessions' hard line on pot doesn't help anyoneseattlepi.com
Jeff Sessions' Terrible Truth About Drugs Is a LieReason
AlterNet -Green Rush Daily
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Pot critics tee off on 'recreational' cannabis bill - CT Post

Marijuana Addiction - Wed, 2017-03-22 12:18

CT Post

Pot critics tee off on 'recreational' cannabis bill
CT Post
Marijuana is a drug,” Walton said while waiting to testify to the committee. “Let's not kid ourselves. People are now coming in just because they are addicted to marijuana. And we are seeing the physical and mental issues that must be treated when ...
Disagreement Over Marijuana Danger As Hearing OpensHartford Courant
Buzzkill: Gov. Rauner 'Not A Believer' That Legalized Marijuana Would Help State's WoesChicagoist
Differences apparent in pot legalization debateIllinois News Network
MERRY JANE -Marijuana Resources (blog) -Marijuana Policy Project
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Consumption of 'cannibal drug' in adolescence has prejudicial ... - Science Daily

Cocaine Addiction - Wed, 2017-03-22 11:11

Consumption of 'cannibal drug' in adolescence has prejudicial ...
Science Daily
Consumption of the synthetic drug MDPV – a powerful psychostimulant known as 'cannibal drug'- in adolescence, can increase vulnerability of cocaine ...

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Medical Marijuana Dead for the Year - Nashville Scene

Marijuana Addiction - Wed, 2017-03-22 09:04

Nashville Scene

Medical Marijuana Dead for the Year
Nashville Scene
But Dr. Michael Warren, a pediatrician and the Deputy Commissioner for Population Health at the Tennessee Department of Health, repeated, over and over, that marijuana is addictive and that a sizable number of intoxicated people involved in car crashes ...

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Doctor-prescribed painkillers led to woman's meth addiction - WTSP.com

Meth Addiction - Tue, 2017-03-21 16:53

WTSP.com

Doctor-prescribed painkillers led to woman's meth addiction
WTSP.com
Michelle Ringler will be away from her three kids until she feels like she has fully recovered from her drug addiction. The last thing she wants is to relapse and go back to using methamphetamine. "It basically took everything that I love in just a ...

Sons Of Anarchy Star Katey Sagal Reveals 15-Year Addiction To Cocaine And Diet Pills - Comicbook.com

Cocaine Addiction - Mon, 2017-03-20 17:32

Comicbook.com

Sons Of Anarchy Star Katey Sagal Reveals 15-Year Addiction To Cocaine And Diet Pills
Comicbook.com
Katey Sagal has been one of television's most beloved actresses over the past three decades. Her roles as Peggy Bundy on Married with Children, Leela on Futurama and Gemma Teller Morrow on Sons of Anarchy are fan favorites. However, being a beloved ...

Man blames crack cocaine addiction for stealing, pawning television in Village of Silver Lake - Villages-News

Cocaine Addiction - Mon, 2017-03-20 14:44

Villages-News

Man blames crack cocaine addiction for stealing, pawning television in Village of Silver Lake
Villages-News
A man who said he has been battling a crack cocaine addiction, admitted to stealing and then pawning a Villager's television set. Nicholas John Sargis, 60, has been staying with a woman at a house on Ann Avenue in the Village of Silver Lake owned by ...

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Sean Penn's Son Hopper Opens Up About Meth Addiction - TheFix.com

Meth Addiction - Mon, 2017-03-20 07:49

TheFix.com

Sean Penn's Son Hopper Opens Up About Meth Addiction
TheFix.com
Sean Penn's son reflected on his struggles with meth—and his famous father's efforts to get him sober—in a wide-ranging new interview with Evening Standard Magazine. Hopper Penn, now a 23-year-old actor and model, grew up with his father and his ...

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