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Is it risky? Marijuana and you - SalemNews.net

Sun, 2017-08-20 22:12

Is it risky? Marijuana and you
SalemNews.net
In spite of what some people believe to the contrary, marijuana can be addictive and may lead to cocaine and heroin addiction. Look at the news headlines for Columbiana County and news reports the numbers of the population that cannot pass a drug test ...

Politicians and Police Officials are Still Making Up Blatant Lies about Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana - MERRY JANE

Sun, 2017-08-20 11:00

MERRY JANE

Politicians and Police Officials are Still Making Up Blatant Lies about Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana
MERRY JANE
“There are some marijuana dealers that will tell their clients that I have no doubt there is fentanyl in it and some of the more addictive folks, especially folks that also use other drugs, will get that marijuana laced with fentanyl in hopes of ...

Man's addiction leaves trail of tragedy - The Columbian

Sun, 2017-08-20 07:08

The Columbian

Man's addiction leaves trail of tragedy
The Columbian
In 2015, 27.1 million people ages 12 or older, or about 1 in 10 Americans, used an illicit drug -- cocaine, including crack; hallucinogens; heroin; inhalants; marijuana; methamphetamine; and misuse of prescription pain relievers, sedatives, stimulants ...

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Enough with the marijuana fear mongering - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Sun, 2017-08-20 02:03

Enough with the marijuana fear mongering
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Addiction is rampant in our community. How insensitive that he boasts about being able to “drink moderately.” Fairbanks is not a moderate place to be, and an addictive substance being suggested with moderate use is idiotic. People can make their own ...

Israeli medical cannabis is flying high - The Jerusalem Post

Sat, 2017-08-19 17:40

The Jerusalem Post

Israeli medical cannabis is flying high
The Jerusalem Post
“There is addiction of opiate drugs, which are used legally, but not marijuana. I am for full legalization and decriminalization of marijuana. There are dangers of addiction and abuse, but there are also many benefits. I am for evidence-based use of ...

Eustis man looks to God to overcome drug addiction - Daily Commercial

Sat, 2017-08-19 13:31

Daily Commercial

Eustis man looks to God to overcome drug addiction
Daily Commercial
According to Wells, he told God he could take everything — the drugs and all — from his life, except for one thing: marijuana. “I just didn't want to give it up,” he said. “But this so-called harmless drug was the one that brought me the most pain ...

With marijuana legal, group wants new school program to teach SLO County kids about drugs - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sat, 2017-08-19 12:26

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

With marijuana legal, group wants new school program to teach SLO County kids about drugs
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
For Arroyo Grande resident Carlos Guerrero, an addiction to marijuana as a teenager started him down a path that led to harder drugs and crime. He went on to use mushrooms, acid, crank and methamphetamine and spent years in and out of jail for ...

New rehab clinic offers drug to fight addiction - KLAS-TV

Sat, 2017-08-19 00:17

KLAS-TV

New rehab clinic offers drug to fight addiction
KLAS-TV
LAS VEGAS - A rehab clinic wants to get people off drugs by letting them smoke weed. The concept behind High Sobriety is simple: letting former drug addicts smoke marijuana will help prevent them from relapsing. In two weeks, the clinic will open their ...

Marijuana: Do you know the facts? - Watertown Public Opinion

Fri, 2017-08-18 23:36

Marijuana: Do you know the facts?
Watertown Public Opinion
As with most drugs, marijuana use can interfere with judgement, leading to increases in risk taking behaviors, including driving under the influence or riding with a driver who is high. Marijuana use also slows the user's ability to respond in ...

Should marijuana be legalised in Australia? What would really happen - NEWS.com.au

Fri, 2017-08-18 22:49

NEWS.com.au

Should marijuana be legalised in Australia? What would really happen
NEWS.com.au
IT'S been a long time since I've smoked weed. When a casual joint makes an appearance; maybe after a boozy night with friends; my answer is always the ...

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Smoking Versus Edibles - The Atlantic

Fri, 2017-08-18 02:30

The Atlantic

Smoking Versus Edibles
The Atlantic
Last month, Canada's Center for Addiction and Mental Health issued some interesting guidelines that address your question. Canada has been moving toward legalization, the authors argue, and ... But most importantly, inhaling smoke irritates and ...

Two men charged with growing marijuana - Bakersfield Now

Thu, 2017-08-17 21:27

Two men charged with growing marijuana
Bakersfield Now
Uriel Madrigal-Perez, of Bakersfield, California, and Silviano Madrigal-Herrera, of Perris, California, have been charged with cultivation of marijuana and conspiring to cultivate marijuana. According to court documents, both men were arrested in the ...

Grant expands addiction treatment in Rock County - Janesville Gazette

Thu, 2017-08-17 20:04

Grant expands addiction treatment in Rock County
Janesville Gazette
JANESVILLE -- More people addicted to heroin or opioids will be able to get treatment in Rock County because of a $124,000 grant. The Rock County Human Services Department will work with Janesville Counseling Center to provide the services that will ...

No licenses yet for Harford medical marijuana dispensaries - Baltimore Sun

Thu, 2017-08-17 16:06

Baltimore Sun

No licenses yet for Harford medical marijuana dispensaries
Baltimore Sun
Research is being conducted on whether chemicals found in the marijuana plant, called cannabinoids, can help patients with nausea, decreased appetite, inflammation, pain, seizures, as well as addiction and mental health issues, according to the ...

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Marijuana Use May Raise Risk of Dying From Hypertension - Medscape

Thu, 2017-08-17 15:04

Medscape

Marijuana Use May Raise Risk of Dying From Hypertension
Medscape
Commenting to theheart.org | Medscape Cardiology, addiction psychiatrist Dr Kevin P Hill (McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, Harvard Medical School, Boston) said, "The bottom line is that these association studies raise questions that should be studied ...
There's No Known Cure For Arthritis, But Marijuana Works WondersAlterNet

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Did marijuana kill this young man? Doctors may never know for sure - Today.com

Thu, 2017-08-17 11:17

Today.com

Did marijuana kill this young man? Doctors may never know for sure
Today.com
But the medical examiner said he cannot say for sure whether cannabis was involved in Michael's sudden death and notes there's little evidence about what marijuana does or doesn't do to the heart. States are moving ahead with decriminalizing or ...
Belize~ Decriminalization of MarijuanaBreaking Belize News (blog)

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Radio personality Stav Davidson goes public with ice addiction - NEWS.com.au

Wed, 2017-08-16 23:07

NEWS.com.au

Radio personality Stav Davidson goes public with ice addiction
NEWS.com.au
“I am Stav Davidson, and for about nine months to a year of my life I had an addiction to ice — methamphetamine,” an audibly nervous Davidson began. The addiction took hold in the year before he started on radio, about 13 years ago. Even now, “not ...
'I'm Stav, and I was an ice addict': Radio host admits live on air he had a crippling year-long meth addiction ...Daily Mail

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Sorry, Big Pharma: Opioids Intoxicated Tiger Woods, Not Marijuana - Sunshine State News

Wed, 2017-08-16 22:30

Sunshine State News

Sorry, Big Pharma: Opioids Intoxicated Tiger Woods, Not Marijuana
Sunshine State News
In court filings, drug companies are smearing the estimated two million people hooked on their products as criminals to blame for their own addiction. Some of those in its grip break the law by buying drugs on the black market or switch to heroin. But ...

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Marijuana stashed in microwave - Clarence Valley Daily Examiner

Wed, 2017-08-16 16:23

Clarence Valley Daily Examiner

Marijuana stashed in microwave
Clarence Valley Daily Examiner
In court, his defence solicitor said Dunfordhad an addiction to marijuana he was "keen to address", and used it for pain, stress and sleep management. He added that there were no factors, other than the weight, that indicated his client intended to ...

Cannabis is a Pathway from Opiate Addiction - Marijuana Politics (blog)

Wed, 2017-08-16 11:21

Marijuana Politics (blog)

Cannabis is a Pathway from Opiate Addiction
Marijuana Politics (blog)
This is of course poppycock, and new research has shown that sometimes cannabis can be a “pathway” drug, acting as a safer alternative to people suffering from opioid addiction. Too much cannabis won't kill you; too much Fentanyl will kill you in a hurry.
Expect Legalization Talk in 2020Weekly Alibi

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