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Roger Goodell won't soften his stance — or NFL rules — on 'addictive' marijuana - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 2017-04-28 11:20

Chicago Tribune

Roger Goodell won't soften his stance — or NFL rules — on 'addictive' marijuana
Chicago Tribune
The NFL has come under a sizable amount of scrutiny of late over its overreliance on prescription painkillers, with many calling for drastic changes in the way teams treat player injuries. Among the ideas being bandied about is the use of medicinal ...
Roger Goodell says marijuana is 'addictive,' league not considering legalizationSports Illustrated
Roger Goodell still has a draconian opinion on marijuanaFor The Win
Roger Goodell On Marijuana | NFL Draft | Mike And Mike - SportsGridSportsGrid
ProFootballTalk - NBC Sports
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Marijuana use among college students hits 30-year high - Addiction Now

Fri, 2017-04-28 10:00

Addiction Now

Marijuana use among college students hits 30-year high
Addiction Now
Marijuana use among college students is at its highest in 30 years with the most significant increases occurring in the past three years, according to researchers from the University of Michigan (UM). Richard Miech, the lead author of the study ...

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Reality Week starts with marijuana talk - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Thu, 2017-04-27 19:49

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Reality Week starts with marijuana talk
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Montecito High School's Reality Week kicked off April 18 with a presentation on the harmful effects of marijuana and dangers of addiction. “We have legal weed now in the state,” said Joe Eberstein, program manager of San Diego County Marijuana ...

Nevada Senate Votes to Add Opioid Addiction as Qualifying Medical Marijuana Condition - TheJointBlog (blog)

Wed, 2017-04-26 16:27

TheJointBlog (blog)

Nevada Senate Votes to Add Opioid Addiction as Qualifying Medical Marijuana Condition
TheJointBlog (blog)
A bill to allow those with opioid addiction to legally possess and use medical marijuana – along with some other changes – has been passed by Nevada's full Senate. Nevada Senate Bill 374 was given approval yesterday by the state's Senate with a 12 to 9 ...
Nevada senators vote to OK smoking pot in businesses, among ...Reno Gazette Journal
No Child's Play For Cannabis ContainersSF Weekly

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Marijuana Addiction Is on the Rise - Inverse

Wed, 2017-04-26 16:12

Inverse

Marijuana Addiction Is on the Rise
Inverse
A study published by the JAMA Network found that states where marijuana is less regulated or legal saw a spike in instances of cannabis use disorder. Seems obvious, right? The more weed you legalize, the more weed abuse is likely to occur — at least ...
Marijuana laws increase rates of illicit use and disordersPulse Headlines
Medical marijuana laws influence increases in cannabis use, disorderHealio
Medical marijuana laws linked to greater increase in illicit use, disordersMedical News Today

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Two sheriffs want higher pot tax to pay for addiction treatment - Worcester Business Journal

Tue, 2017-04-25 09:31

Worcester Business Journal

Two sheriffs want higher pot tax to pay for addiction treatment
Worcester Business Journal
Two sheriffs urged lawmakers on Monday to use the legalization of marijuana as an opportunity to invest in substance abuse treatment by raising the tax on pot sales to support public and private addiction treatment programs. "We are searching and ...

Western Massachusetts sheriffs push to raise marijuana taxes, fund addiction treatment - MassLive.com

Mon, 2017-04-24 15:02

MassLive.com

Western Massachusetts sheriffs push to raise marijuana taxes, fund addiction treatment
MassLive.com
BOSTON -- Marijuana legalization will increase arrests and addiction, argued two Western Massachusetts county sheriffs on Monday as they sought to raise taxes on the marijuana industry to fund drug addiction treatment. Hampden County Sheriff Nick ...
Sheriffs say raise Mass. pot tax to pay for addiction treatmentWorcester Telegram
Sheriffs Want Marijuana Tax to Fund Addiction TreatmentNECN
Ex-Cons Fight To Work In Marijuana IndustryCBS Boston / WBZ
The Cannabist -WPRI 12 Eyewitness News -WCVB Boston
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Is Cannabis Actually Addictive? - Care2.com

Mon, 2017-04-24 12:00

Care2.com

Is Cannabis Actually Addictive?
Care2.com
When it comes to drugs like the nicotine, caffeine or even heavier substances such as cocaine or heroin, we know that they are in fact, addictive. However, the answer to whether or not cannabis is addictive is not so simple. This hot-button question is ...

Medical Marijuana Is Effective, Underused Treatment for Opioid ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Mon, 2017-04-24 06:36

Casper Star-Tribune Online

Medical Marijuana Is Effective, Underused Treatment for Opioid ...
PR Newswire (press release)
SCRANTON, Pa., April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Scranton law firm The Slocum Firm, PC, today released a white paper entitled "The Utilization of Cannabis for ...
Trump pick for substance abuse commission warns against ...Casper Star-Tribune Online

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Can you be in recovery if you use marijuana? - Bangor Daily News

Sun, 2017-04-23 21:00

Bangor Daily News

Can you be in recovery if you use marijuana?
Bangor Daily News
But whether viewed through that lens or a harm reduction lens, the idea of marijuana as a tool for recovery is long overdue. And now there's a recovery support group in Maine that is cannabis-friendly. Freedom from Addiction is a recovery support group ...

Can Marijuana Help Crack Addicts Break Free Of Addiction? - Salon

Sun, 2017-04-23 18:44

Salon

Can Marijuana Help Crack Addicts Break Free Of Addiction?
Salon
Currently, there are no effective pharmaceutical therapies for treating people addicted to crack cocaine. However, Canadian researchers recently investigated the influence of marijuana to help people with crack addictions reduce their use. Participants ...

Ex-NOPD officer, with pill addiction kicked, touts marijuana for pain treatment - The Advocate

Sat, 2017-04-22 20:22

The Advocate

Ex-NOPD officer, with pill addiction kicked, touts marijuana for pain treatment
The Advocate
Taking pot to kick an opioid addiction — rather than using the drug in place of opioids in the first place — is a controversial approach, but one leading doctor in the field says there is growing evidence that marijuana can be used to treat chronic ...

Marijuana Advocates Hope Medical Pot Can Curb Opioid Abuse ... - Daily Caller

Sat, 2017-04-22 10:41

Marijuana Advocates Hope Medical Pot Can Curb Opioid Abuse ...
Daily Caller
Marijuana activists are pushing for cannabis as an alternative to painkillers for managing chronic pain, hoping record national support for pot can aid the fight to ...

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Sorry 4/20 Smokers: Legalizing Weed is a Dangerous Idea - Patriot Post

Sat, 2017-04-22 07:54

Patriot Post

Sorry 4/20 Smokers: Legalizing Weed is a Dangerous Idea
Patriot Post
Marijuana, on the other hand, is far more likely to cause addiction, is usually consumed to the point of intoxication, has no known general healthful properties (although it may have some palliative effects), and it is toxic and deleterious to health ...
Legalization: Can marijuana have positive impacts on public health?Wicked Local Topsfield
A new high: Poll finds record support for pot legalizationCNN
Support For Legalized Marijuana GrowsNews On 6
Montreal Gazette -Kentwired -Normangee Star -CBS News
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Resources to prevent cannabis addiction must work | St. Catharines ... - St. Catharines Standard

Fri, 2017-04-21 19:14

St. Catharines Standard

Resources to prevent cannabis addiction must work | St. Catharines ...
St. Catharines Standard
I have to admit, I felt less than enthusiastic a few weeks ago when I heard the Canadian government was going to follow through on its promise to legalize ...

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Treating addiction with marijuana - WCSH-TV

Fri, 2017-04-21 15:45

WCSH-TV

Treating addiction with marijuana
WCSH-TV
Venice, CA (NEWS CENTER) -- What is the solution to the rising heroin epidemic? Arresting more people, expanding access to treatment? What about Marijuana? In 2014, the Journal of the American Medical Association found states with Medical Cannabis ...

Voters OK'd medical marijuana; Florida lawmakers should simply comply - Bradenton Herald (blog)

Fri, 2017-04-21 09:06

Bradenton Herald (blog)

Voters OK'd medical marijuana; Florida lawmakers should simply comply
Bradenton Herald (blog)
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy Research found that in states that had enacted medical marijuana laws from 1999-2010, opiate overdose deaths fell by an average of 25 percent vs. states where medical ...

The dark side of recreational cannabis - Mesa Press

Thu, 2017-04-20 22:11

The dark side of recreational cannabis
Mesa Press
People with addictive personalities aren't the only ones to become addicted to something. Marijuana addiction is subtle but insidious, as it seems to only become a serious problem when it becomes worse than possibly could be. Quitting something is ...

Is medical marijuana the solution to America's spiraling opioid crisis ... - The Hill (blog)

Thu, 2017-04-20 18:00

The Hill (blog)

Is medical marijuana the solution to America's spiraling opioid crisis ...
The Hill (blog)
The nation is currently at a crossroads when it comes to addressing the epidemic known as opioid addiction. According to recent data, a combined 33,091 ...
Gov. Justice signs Medical Cannabis ActYouTube

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Sorry 4/20 smokers: Legalizing weed is a dangerous idea - Washington Examiner

Thu, 2017-04-20 14:27

Washington Examiner

Sorry 4/20 smokers: Legalizing weed is a dangerous idea
Washington Examiner
Marijuana, on the other hand, is far more likely to cause addiction, is usually consumed to the point of intoxication, has no known general healthful properties (although it may have some palliative effects), and it is toxic and deleterious to health ...