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San Diego Mother Arrested After Allegedly Selling Drugs to Students at Daughter's High School - PEOPLE.com

Sun, 2017-10-22 14:30

PEOPLE.com

San Diego Mother Arrested After Allegedly Selling Drugs to Students at Daughter's High School
PEOPLE.com
Kimberly Dawn Quach, 48, was arrested in September and subsequently charged with 37 counts, including 10 charges of employing a minor to sell or carry marijuana and 16 counts of furnishing marijuana to a minor over the age of 14, the San Diego Union ...

Cannabis legalization: Are we ready? - Saipan Tribune

Sun, 2017-10-22 14:04

Cannabis legalization: Are we ready?
Saipan Tribune
States that have set up regulated markets for marijuana use for responsible adult consumers have seen significant benefits to public health, safety, and quality of life for all residents. ... collection; tourism and spending; agriculture and industrial ...

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Dispelling the Gateway Drug Myth - Cannabis Now

Sun, 2017-10-22 07:00

Cannabis Now

Dispelling the Gateway Drug Myth
Cannabis Now
Cannabis was especially effective in the treatment of chronic neuropathic pain, a type of pain for which opioids are often useless, highly addictive, and widely overprescribed,” stated Dr. Suzanne Sisley, M.D., a physician and renowned researcher in ...
Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Colorado Reversed a 14-Year Trend of Rising Opioid-Related DeathsMadison.com

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The Evolution Of Marijuana – NJ Addiction Rehab To Host Lunch & Discussion - Digital Journal

Sun, 2017-10-22 03:44

The Evolution Of Marijuana – NJ Addiction Rehab To Host Lunch & Discussion
Digital Journal
Summit Behavioral Health will host a lunch and discussion session for professional counselors titled, “Drug Trends: The Evolution of Marijuana” on Friday, November 10 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Summit Outpatient facility at 4065 Quakerbridge Road ...

Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Colorado Reversed a 14-Year Trend of Rising Opioid-Related Deaths - Madison.com

Sat, 2017-10-21 10:32

Madison.com

Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Colorado Reversed a 14-Year Trend of Rising Opioid-Related Deaths
Madison.com
The marijuana industry is, for lack of a better pun, sprouting like a weed. According to cannabis research firm ArcView, the North American legal weed market grew by 34% in 2016 and is expected to expand by a compound annual rate of 26% through 2021.

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The dos and don'ts of new marijuana stance - channel5belize

Fri, 2017-10-20 21:08

channel5belize

The dos and don'ts of new marijuana stance
channel5belize
The record seem to suggest that the consumption of marijuana and the addiction to it really is a medical problem and in this day and age we know that many of these people have these allergies and you don't punish them more, you try to furnish the with ...

For young men in addiction recovery, a meal makes a difference - W*USA 9

Fri, 2017-10-20 19:54

W*USA 9

For young men in addiction recovery, a meal makes a difference
W*USA 9
Dimalo shares he's been addicted to marijuana since he was 15. Friday marked his 4th month at Nick's Place. He says the difference from when he first arrived is shocking. "The Dimalo that came here the first day was really self centered, really didn't ...

Candidates discuss opioid addiction, medical marijuana - The Daily Progress

Fri, 2017-10-20 17:41

The Daily Progress

Candidates discuss opioid addiction, medical marijuana
The Daily Progress
WEYERS CAVE — Virginia's opioid crisis, the possible expansion of medical marijuana use and resources available to community services boards were some of the issues area candidates for the House of Delegates discussed Thursday night at Blue Ridge ...

7 Celebrities Who've Spoken About Their Struggles with Substance Abuse - InStyle

Fri, 2017-10-20 16:20

InStyle

7 Celebrities Who've Spoken About Their Struggles with Substance Abuse
InStyle
“I have been addicted to [marijuana] and it's ultimately related to anxiety coping and it's a form of self-medication and I was smoking up to 15-20 marijuana cigarettes a day with no tobacco,” she said on Elvis Duran and the Morning Show in 2013. “I've ...

How I overcame my opioid addiction - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 2017-10-20 14:16

Chicago Tribune

How I overcame my opioid addiction
Chicago Tribune
That alternative is medical cannabis, and it has saved my life. Instead of destroying my body with addictive opioids, I use natural cannabis oil on my gums and will occasionally vape for immediate pain relief. As a result, my mind is clear, and my life ...

What's in today's marijuana? Come find out at Ludlow High School ... - MassLive.com

Fri, 2017-10-20 05:42

MassLive.com

What's in today's marijuana? Come find out at Ludlow High School ...
MassLive.com
LUDLOW -- "Let's Talk About Marijuana," a free presentation by Dr. Jennifer Michaels, medical director of The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance ...

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Health Experts, Nonprofit Leaders Tackle Opioid Addiction at Conference - The Examiner News

Fri, 2017-10-20 00:01

Health Experts, Nonprofit Leaders Tackle Opioid Addiction at Conference
The Examiner News
Panelists agreed that it is rare to find a patient rushed to the emergency room with a pure opioid addiction. There is almost always a “co-existing mental disorder,” and a blood test often turns up alcohol, marijuana or another drug in the addict's ...

Marijuana: Why Dangerously Potent Pot Is Making People Lose ... - Newsweek

Thu, 2017-10-19 14:44

Newsweek

Marijuana: Why Dangerously Potent Pot Is Making People Lose ...
Newsweek
High-potency pot is causing psychiatric issues, including addiction and memory problems. New strains of the recreational drug have higher levels of the active ...
Clearing the airThe Globe and Mail

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Surviving My Mother's Drug Addiction - HuffPost

Thu, 2017-10-19 09:02

HuffPost

Surviving My Mother's Drug Addiction
HuffPost
When I was 9 years old, my mother would send me out every day for milk, bread, cigarettes and a “dime bag” ? a shopping list I assumed was the norm for every neighborhood kid. If the dealer wasn't available, I wasn't allowed to come home without the ...

Ousting Opioids - Tucson Weekly

Thu, 2017-10-19 03:11

The Marijuana Times

Ousting Opioids
Tucson Weekly
Still, the study supports what many already expect: Marijuana provides a viable alternative to many of the conditions treated by opioids, from chronic pain to addiction therapy. It may seem ironic to treat addiction with marijuana since, as much as we ...
New Study Finds Opioid-Related Deaths Dropped After Colorado Legalized CannabisThe Marijuana Times

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State Lawmakers Push Medical Marijuana - WSAU

Wed, 2017-10-18 12:12

WSAU

State Lawmakers Push Medical Marijuana
WSAU
"[Opioids] are legally prescribed medicines from doctors, and there are studies that show that in states where medical marijuana is legal, opioid addiction is reduced," said Erpenbach. Governor Scott Walker has been consistently opposed to a measure ...

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Addiction expert: Pot addiction treatment could 'make a dent' in ... - Wicked Local Danvers

Wed, 2017-10-18 08:28

Wicked Local Danvers

Addiction expert: Pot addiction treatment could 'make a dent' in ...
Wicked Local Danvers
Dr. Kevin Hill said he thinks efforts to identify treatment for cannabis use disorder would "dramatically undercut" the numbers of people coming into programs for ...

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Democrats running for governor hit Rauner, differ on marijuana, minimum wage - Chicago Daily Herald

Wed, 2017-10-18 04:24

Chicago Daily Herald

Democrats running for governor hit Rauner, differ on marijuana, minimum wage
Chicago Daily Herald
Hardiman endorsed a referendum on legalizing general use of marijuana. "I've seen the ugly side of addiction," he said. "I don't want younger people to think it's OK to smoke marijuana." However, he doesn't agree with "locking people up for possessing ...

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

Wed, 2017-10-18 03:14

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 ...

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

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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