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Are we willing to risk it? - Ontario Argus Observer

5 hours 11 min ago

Are we willing to risk it?
Ontario Argus Observer
Medical studies are clear that early, chronic exposure to marijuana lowers intelligence permanently and that marijuana is addictive. Persons should know also that marijuana that is sold now is so high in THC, that many people are developing psychosis ...

Drug addiction hasn't gone away - The Madera Tribune

Sat, 2018-08-18 15:55

The Madera Tribune

Drug addiction hasn't gone away
The Madera Tribune
I was driving on Howard Road behind a red car and saw an S.U.D sufferer hanging out the driver-side window of the car. He was coughing out big clouds of smoke, and I didn't have to sniff too hard to determine he was smoking marijuana. His car was all ...

The Big Number: Most adults think marijuana can be good for health - Washington Post

Sat, 2018-08-18 10:04

Washington Post

The Big Number: Most adults think marijuana can be good for health
Washington Post
That said, 91 percent of respondents said they also believe that marijuana comes with risk, the most common being legal problems (cited by 52 percent), addiction (50 percent) and impaired memory (42 percent). The concern, though, is that people's ...

Let's clear up some misconceptions about cannabis addiction. First off: yes, it's real - CBC.ca

Sat, 2018-08-18 05:42

CBC.ca

Let's clear up some misconceptions about cannabis addiction. First off: yes, it's real
CBC.ca
Cannabis addiction is qualitatively different from a heroin addiction, for example, insofar as it is much less intense and not directly life-threatening. But it is also not trivial because it can lead to significant life-altering challenges, including ...

Marijuana's now More Than Tolerated In Canada, But What Are The Risks? - Digital Journal

Fri, 2018-08-17 20:50

Marijuana's now More Than Tolerated In Canada, But What Are The Risks?
Digital Journal
From Patrick Stewart, Snoop Dogg to Rihanna and Megan Fox and the list continues, marijuana has been dominating the media landscape for years as the soft, non-addictive drug and always surrounded by the query 'should we legalize it?'. Besides the ...

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Marijuana And Myths - Letter - CapeNews.net

Fri, 2018-08-17 14:08

Marijuana And Myths - Letter
CapeNews.net
Myth number three is that the THC substance (hallucinogenic) is not addictive by either a psychological, physical, or emotional addiction factor. In many cases it is all three or a combination thereof. Big marijuana has now adopted the old playbook of ...

'Medical Marijuana in the Workplace' seminar in Columbiana - WFMJ

Fri, 2018-08-17 13:22

WFMJ

'Medical Marijuana in the Workplace' seminar in Columbiana
WFMJ
Event organizers say information regarding Ohio's Medical Marijuana Law and legal considerations for employers, drug testing policies, and workplace testing will be covered. Information at the seminar will be provided by Ruth Bowdish, Addiction ...

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After powerful testimony, Portage County Board advances medical marijuana referendum - Stevens Point Journal

Fri, 2018-08-17 10:18

Stevens Point Journal

After powerful testimony, Portage County Board advances medical marijuana referendum
Stevens Point Journal
STEVENS POINT - Advocates for the use of medical marijuana piled into a Portage County Board meeting Thursday night. One after another, they shared stories of debilitating pain, opioid addiction and loved ones who grapple with post traumatic stress ...

Kirby: I'm a marijuana user and a Mormon - Salt Lake Tribune

Fri, 2018-08-17 07:42

Salt Lake Tribune

Kirby: I'm a marijuana user and a Mormon
Salt Lake Tribune
Weed also helped me beat an 18-month addiction to Percocet, which was legally dispensed to me during that time by well-trained professionals and approved of by people who thought it in my best interest because it didn't technically violate the LDS ...

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B isn't always caused by A - Sunbury Daily Item

Fri, 2018-08-17 01:23

Sunbury Daily Item

B isn't always caused by A
Sunbury Daily Item
No one denies that there is a correlation between heroin addiction and previous use of marijuana. However, the fact that every heroin addict previously used marijuana is no more significant than the fact that every heroin addict was previously 12 years ...

Dozens Overdose In Connecticut Park On Tainted Synthetic Marijuana - NPR

Thu, 2018-08-16 01:45

NPR

Dozens Overdose In Connecticut Park On Tainted Synthetic Marijuana
NPR
More than 70 people overdosed in or around a historic Connecticut park near the Yale University campus on Wednesday after receiving what authorities believe was synthetic marijuana laced with the powerful opioid fentanyl. Although there have been no ...
Overdose Numbers Spike Past 85 In New Haven As Two Men Are Arraigned On Charges Related To The ODs; Police ...Hartford Courant
Nearly 80 people collapse in quick succession from synthetic marijuana K2 overdosesMetro
Dozens of drug overdoses near Yale University possibly linked to synthetic marijuanaCBC.ca
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At an Updated Head Shop, High Meets Highbrow - New York Times

Wed, 2018-08-15 08:56

New York Times

At an Updated Head Shop, High Meets Highbrow
New York Times
The store progresses like an addiction memoir: from a Malin & Goetz cannabis candle ($55) to a Dr. Dabber dab rig ($159.95). Dabbing is the flash vaporization of cannabis concentrate applied to a hot surface and inhaled. It is freebasing. New Yorkers ...

Point of View: Oklahoma doesn't need recreational pot - NewsOK.com

Tue, 2018-08-14 23:04

NewsOK.com

Point of View: Oklahoma doesn't need recreational pot
NewsOK.com
These tales should serve as warnings of what Oklahoma could face if advocates seeking the full legalization of marijuana have their way. Any time you legalize a potentially addictive behavior or substance, there will be unintended consequences.

Fighting drug addiction in teens: What parents should know - KGBT-TV

Tue, 2018-08-14 20:23

KGBT-TV

Fighting drug addiction in teens: What parents should know
KGBT-TV
Young kids could easily be addicted to substances, like marijuana and cocaine, according to experts. "Recently these past years, it's been the opioids," said at-risk counselor Miguel Mendoza at Vela Middle School in Brownsville. Mendoza has seen that ...

Weed Is Addictive: Makes You Want To Constantly Fight BS - Weed News (blog)

Tue, 2018-08-14 14:03

Weed News (blog)

Weed Is Addictive: Makes You Want To Constantly Fight BS
Weed News (blog)
Do Something. You don't have to join NORML or any other cannabis legalization organization, but you need to do something. It takes all types, and that includes you, cause this is America and if you're not, pray for us. Americans like to think they're ...

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North Dakota recreational pot measure approved for ballot - Arizona Daily Star

Tue, 2018-08-14 11:35

CBC.ca

North Dakota recreational pot measure approved for ballot
Arizona Daily Star
The association in May passed a resolution opposing the ballot measure. Officers worry about potential problems such as more impaired drivers and fatalities, and more domestic disputes. Mental health and addiction treatment facilities also could feel a ...
Petition pushes legal recreational marijuana onto North Dakota election ballotCBC.ca
Recreational pot on the ballot in North DakotaYork Dispatch

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North Dakota recreational pot measure approved for ballot - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Mon, 2018-08-13 17:24

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

North Dakota recreational pot measure approved for ballot
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
“The Legalize ND campaign was able to successfully channel the grassroots enthusiasm for recreational marijuana,” said David Owen, chairman of the citizen group behind the petition drive. The proposal seeks to legalize marijuana for people 21 and older ...

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Your Turn: Sex Crime Arrests, Marijuana & Webber - WWNY TV 7

Mon, 2018-08-13 14:02

WWNY TV 7

Your Turn: Sex Crime Arrests, Marijuana & Webber
WWNY TV 7
Assemblywoman Addie Jenne has co-sponsored a bill to legalize recreational marijuana; meanwhile, the group Smart Approaches to Marijuana is afraid making it legal would open a new door to addiction. We asked for your thoughts: I feel legalizing ...

Should Marijuana Be Used To Treat Autism In Children? - Digital Journal

Mon, 2018-08-13 02:37

Should Marijuana Be Used To Treat Autism In Children?
Digital Journal
According to one study, about 9 percent of marijuana users develop an addiction. What's concerning is that the National Institute on Drug Abuse reports almost doubles that number to 17% when it comes to those who have started taking marijuana as ...

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