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Two Senators tour state, talking of legalizing medical marijuana - La Crosse's NewsTalk 1410AM 92.3FM

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Two Senators tour state, talking of legalizing medical marijuana
La Crosse's NewsTalk 1410AM 92.3FM
"We know that we have a horrible opiade addiction crisis here," she said. "And we know states that have utilized medical marijuana see lower rates of opioid addiction becuase it's another option for patients." Both told stories of patients they have ...

Nashville residents to determine fate of alleged meth-using trucker in deadly crash - WZTV

Meth Addiction - Tue, 2017-10-17 23:03

WZTV

Nashville residents to determine fate of alleged meth-using trucker in deadly crash
WZTV
The report found Brewer had used methamphetamine prior to the crash and was driving between 78-82 mph when he drove into slow-moving traffic. Investigators also found Brewer had been in four crashes during the three previous years, two of them ...

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Dentist gets light sentence for meth peddling, child porn - New York Post

Meth Addiction - Tue, 2017-10-17 16:42

New York Post

Dentist gets light sentence for meth peddling, child porn
New York Post
... during one of which he bragged about raping a dog. “The heart of this case is a very significant meth addiction, which makes the case very difficult and sad,” defense attorney Marc Agnifilo said Tuesday. “He's strong and resilient, and he's taking ...

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Tillis-sponsored bill would ease some barriers slowing marijuana research - Asheboro Courier Tribune

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2017-10-17 14:55

Asheboro Courier Tribune

Tillis-sponsored bill would ease some barriers slowing marijuana research
Asheboro Courier Tribune
The idea, as Hatch said in his press release introducing the bill, is to evaluate the “effectiveness, safety, dosing, administration and quality of medical marijuana.” Fresh studies could determine if pot is a legitimate, less-addictive alternative to ...

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Lemon Cove meth sales suspect arrested - Kaweah Commonwealth

Meth Addiction - Tue, 2017-10-17 14:22

Kaweah Commonwealth

Lemon Cove meth sales suspect arrested
Kaweah Commonwealth
Meth addiction, like its more publicized counterpart of late — prescription drugs — is out of control and there is little help available to curb addiction. Methamphetamine has been a Tulare County fixture for decades and is especially prominent in ...

Organizations monetize the misery of others | Letters to the editor ... - STLtoday.com

Meth Addiction - Tue, 2017-10-17 14:00

STLtoday.com

Organizations monetize the misery of others | Letters to the editor ...
STLtoday.com
In this Aug. 22, 2017 photo, Brandon Spurgin sits at home of his mother Reese in Velma, Okla. Spurgin was struggling with a meth addiction when the Stephens ...

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How Sopranos Star Lillo Brancato Descended into Addiction and Violence – And His Life After Prison - PEOPLE.com

Cocaine Addiction - Tue, 2017-10-17 13:01

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How Sopranos Star Lillo Brancato Descended into Addiction and Violence – And His Life After Prison
PEOPLE.com
But Brancato admits he “shrugged off” their advice, and in the years that followed, his drug use escalated and resulted in cocaine and heroin addicts. It got so bad that in the early morning hours of Dec. 10, 2005, Brancato and his friend, Steven ...

Marijuana May Cause Damage To Brain, Research Suggests - International Business Times

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2017-10-17 12:47

International Business Times

Marijuana May Cause Damage To Brain, Research Suggests
International Business Times
Marijuana is said to cause permanent damage to the brain and can make users dependent on it, a new study suggested. A team of neuroscientists wanted to ...

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Teens using less alcohol, tobacco and more marijuana, e-cigarettes in Hampshire County: survey - MassLive.com

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2017-10-17 10:28

MassLive.com

Teens using less alcohol, tobacco and more marijuana, e-cigarettes in Hampshire County: survey
MassLive.com
National studies on the effect marijuana legalization has on usage of other drugs -- notably opioids -- suggests as marijuana is made legally available, fewer people abuse other drugs, without leading to a statistically significant increase in ...

Lawmakers ask Gov. Daugaard to delay public auction for former ... - Watertown Public Opinion

Meth Addiction - Tue, 2017-10-17 09:01

Lawmakers ask Gov. Daugaard to delay public auction for former ...
Watertown Public Opinion
A group of South Dakota lawmakers is making a last minute call on Governor Dennis Daugaard to postpone the pending public auction of the former Star ...

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New insights into marijuana's effect on the developing brain - Medical News Today

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2017-10-17 08:19

Medical News Today

New insights into marijuana's effect on the developing brain
Medical News Today
of VTA dopamine cells, even once the drug is out of the system, are addictive, while non-addictive psychoactive substances do not alter plasticity. Therefore, we attempted chronic THC injections and noted that synaptic plasticity (long-term depression ...

Harry Judd opens up about overcoming his drug addiction as he admits smoking weed 'every night' while in McFly - The Sun

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2017-10-17 06:38

The Sun

Harry Judd opens up about overcoming his drug addiction as he admits smoking weed 'every night' while in McFly
The Sun
MCFLY star Harry Judd opened up about his previous addiction to marijuana during his appearance on This Morning today. The hunky drummer spoke to This Morning hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield about how exercise helped him to overcome ...

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Police saw a Pasco man reach for his pipe. He's going to prison for 17 years - Tri-City Herald

Meth Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-16 20:04

Tri-City Herald

Police saw a Pasco man reach for his pipe. He's going to prison for 17 years
Tri-City Herald
Magana started drinking alcohol at age 10 and now has a severe addiction to cocaine, marijuana and meth, federal prosecutors wrote in a sentencing document. He was expelled from school in the ninth grade for fighting, was charged with his first crime ...

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Police saw a Pasco man reach for his pipe. He's going to prison for 17 years - Tri-City Herald

Cocaine Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-16 20:04

Tri-City Herald

Police saw a Pasco man reach for his pipe. He's going to prison for 17 years
Tri-City Herald
Magana started drinking alcohol at age 10 and now has a severe addiction to cocaine, marijuana and meth, federal prosecutors wrote in a sentencing document. He was expelled from school in the ninth grade for fighting, was charged with his first crime ...

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Rexburg man sentenced in 'appalling and nightmarish' drug case - East Idaho News

Meth Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-16 19:46

East Idaho News

Rexburg man sentenced in 'appalling and nightmarish' drug case
East Idaho News
“He sold it willfully and purposefully. Nobody made him do it. What makes this worse (is) that as an addict himself, he knew what meth did to him. He knew what meth did to people around him and he sold it anyway.” Before Moeller handed down his ...

Colorado officials skeptical about new study's finding that legal marijuana reduced opioid deaths - The Denver Post

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-16 19:44

The Denver Post

Colorado officials skeptical about new study's finding that legal marijuana reduced opioid deaths
The Denver Post
Valuck also noted that, even as prescription opioid deaths have fallen, deaths from heroin have been rising in Colorado — meaning it is possible that what appears to be progress in combating prescription drug addiction is actually just a large-scale ...
Dean Whitlock: Marijuana panel left some questions hangingvtdigger.org
Toke the good with the bad: Marijuana saves lives & alters brains, studies showNewsline

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Anti-Pot Drug Czar Nominee Encouraged Opiate Crisis - Cannabis Now

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-16 17:51

Cannabis Now

Anti-Pot Drug Czar Nominee Encouraged Opiate Crisis
Cannabis Now
This tragedy is only further twisted by the reality that Trump and Marino do not support something as simple as legal marijuana access, after research continues to suggest that medical cannabis can help with opiate addiction. Saying “I told you so ...
How Congress helped get America hooked on opioids: A sordid story, with Trump's pick for the DEA, Tom Marino, at the ...New York Daily News

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Youth summit challenges students to join fight against opioid epidemic - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-16 17:06

The Journal News | LoHud.com

Youth summit challenges students to join fight against opioid epidemic
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Hoffman, a recovering addict, spoke alongside Westchester Executive Robert Astorino on Monday to students from more than 37 schools at the Westchester County Center during a youth summit to combat the opioid and heroin epidemic, according to a press ...

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Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists - Inverse

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-16 14:41

Inverse

Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists
Inverse
And too much of those pleasurable feelings, scientists have found, is what leads to addiction. miley smoking weed Miley Cyrus has put her pot-smoking days behind her so her brain would be more "clear." The team behind the study hopes that their ...

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