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'When I get out I will murder you' - Riverine Herald (registration) (blog)

Mon, 2017-01-16 18:11

Riverine Herald (registration) (blog)

'When I get out I will murder you'
Riverine Herald (registration) (blog)
During his last court appearance, barrister Rachel Waters said ''things came undone'' for her client after his divorce three years ago and he was aware he needed help for his mental health issues and marijuana addiction. ''He's aware it's disgusting ...

Scientists Say US Approved Research Has An Anti-Cannabis Bias - Civilized

Mon, 2017-01-16 08:44

Civilized

Scientists Say US Approved Research Has An Anti-Cannabis Bias
Civilized
"In the United States, cannabis for research purposes is only available through the NIDA Drug Supply Program," the report reads. "The mission of NIDA is to 'advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that ...

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New Jersey Marijuana Legislation Inches Ahead Despite Gov. Christie Warning - NBC New York

Sun, 2017-01-15 16:09

NBC New York

New Jersey Marijuana Legislation Inches Ahead Despite Gov. Christie Warning
NBC New York
But as the governor charges full-steam ahead with a program to battle drug addiction that got a warm reception from Democratic leaders, he's getting pushback when it comes to marijuana. "He couldn't have been more off the mark with that portion of his ...
How pot can be a weapon in NJ's war on addictionNew Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

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NJ marijuana legislation inches ahead despite Christie's warning - Press of Atlantic City

Sun, 2017-01-15 14:36

Press of Atlantic City

NJ marijuana legislation inches ahead despite Christie's warning
Press of Atlantic City
In a report released Wednesday by the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, the federal advisory panel took a comprehensive look at what's known about the benefits and harms of marijuana and is calling for a national effort to learn ...
How pot can be a weapon in NJ's war on addiction - New Jersey 101.5New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

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Here's How Cannabis Can Treat Chronic Pain Without Addiction - Green Rush Daily

Sun, 2017-01-15 13:14

Here's How Cannabis Can Treat Chronic Pain Without Addiction
Green Rush Daily
For safer long-term pain relief, researchers at Oregon Health & Science University found cannabis can treat chronic pain without addiction. However, marijuana remains federally illegal. Only those in states with legalized marijuana have access to it ...

How pot can be a weapon in NJ's war on addiction - New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Sat, 2017-01-14 18:57

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

How pot can be a weapon in NJ's war on addiction
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
“I have watched too many kids start their addiction with alcohol and marijuana and then move on to much more serious drugs. Every study shows that marijuana is a gateway drug and every study shows that marijuana causes damage.” Studies on marijuana's ...
Gov. Chris Christie Takes On Addiction in State of the State Address ...TheFix.com

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What We Know And Don't Know About The Effects Of Marijuana - Forbes

Sat, 2017-01-14 12:27

Forbes

What We Know And Don't Know About The Effects Of Marijuana
Forbes
The NASEM committee responsible for the report was made up of experts in the fields of marijuana, addiction, oncology, cardiology, neurodevelopment, respiratory disease, pediatric and adolescent health, immunology, toxicology, preclinical research, ...
Most marijuana medicinal benefits are inconclusive, wide-ranging study findsThe Guardian
The benefits and harms of marijuana, explained by the most thorough research review yetVox
Marijuana can help some patients, but doctors say more research neededUSA TODAY
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Pot activist sees ibogaine as plant ally for cause - The Leaf Online

Sat, 2017-01-14 01:12

The Leaf Online

Pot activist sees ibogaine as plant ally for cause
The Leaf Online
When the hippie movement met the dark side of drug use in the 1960s, a researcher and a Yippie joined forces to legalize marijuana and fight addiction. Iboga researcher Howard Lotsof protested at his 1966 trial that he was no drug dealer but a ...

Addiction stories — Kids Escaping Drugs presentation held in Olean, N.Y. - Bradford Era

Fri, 2017-01-13 19:41

Bradford Era

Addiction stories — Kids Escaping Drugs presentation held in Olean, N.Y.
Bradford Era
OLEAN, N.Y. — One teen who took care of his younger sister for years while his mother was high on drugs eventually began “smoking weed” himself to ease his depression and, in turn, became an addict. The teenager, as well as two other youngsters ...

Ind. Veteran Pushing For Legalization Of Medical Marijuana - Indiana Public Media

Fri, 2017-01-13 12:52

Indiana Public Media

Ind. Veteran Pushing For Legalization Of Medical Marijuana
Indiana Public Media
Veteran Jeff Staker started the initiative to push for a medical marijuana program in Indiana. He spoke during the legislature's veteran's affairs committee this week. Staker says he's interested in how marijuana could help curb opioid addiction. “We ...

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Governor pushes hemp farming, decriminalization, as NYS allots ... - WBFO

Fri, 2017-01-13 07:09

WBFO

Governor pushes hemp farming, decriminalization, as NYS allots ...
WBFO
An expansion of industrial hemp farming was one of Governor Cuomo's proposals at his regional State of the State address in Syracuse. The proposal comes.

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Leaders look to tackle marijuana use - The Advertiser News South

Fri, 2017-01-13 00:32

The Advertiser News South

Leaders look to tackle marijuana use
The Advertiser News South
VERNON — “Perception of risk: the more dangerous something is perceived to be, the less likely someone is to try it,” reviewed community leaders at their December Vernon Coalition meeting in the Lower Library of Vernon Township High School.

Why Is This Powerful Addiction-Fighting Substance Banned in the U.S.? - AlterNet

Thu, 2017-01-12 13:28

AlterNet

Why Is This Powerful Addiction-Fighting Substance Banned in the U.S.?
AlterNet
Marijuana reformers know all too well the hypocrisy of the US Drug War. Since pot activist Jack Herer first began touring the country promoting consciousness of hemp for food, fuel and fiber, people have been talking about the Ibogaine cure for addiction.

Prison ordered over gun used to shoot officer - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Thu, 2017-01-12 13:01

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Prison ordered over gun used to shoot officer
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
There's no indication Sandoval ever used the gun for violence and it apparently was used more as an asset to sell for cash to feed his marijuana addiction and gambling habit, said his attorney, Matt J. Ricci. Sandoval, a high-school graduate, has a ...

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Time For Addiction Recovery Community To Accept Medical Weed - The Interrobang

Thu, 2017-01-12 03:36

Time For Addiction Recovery Community To Accept Medical Weed
The Interrobang
Medical marijuana has become more and more accepted as a viable form of treatment, but there are still hold outs and one is the addiction recovery community. Marijuana that doesn't get you high? They're not going to trust that! Someone could put weed ...

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Connecticut to Consider Legalizing Recreational Marijuana - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 2017-01-11 14:37

Wall Street Journal

Connecticut to Consider Legalizing Recreational Marijuana
Wall Street Journal
“As a football coach, I deal with many young men that have been affected negatively by drugs and drug addiction. So I have issues with that,” Mr. Aresimowicz said. “But recreational marijuana as a whole, I'd be open to have that discussion. I'm not ...

Though programs discourage "mood-altering substances" for recovering addicts, cannabis extracts might be far safer ... - RollingStone.com

Wed, 2017-01-11 14:18

RollingStone.com

Though programs discourage "mood-altering substances" for recovering addicts, cannabis extracts might be far safer ...
RollingStone.com
First, I didn't have strong feelings about marijuana one way or the other – my drug of choice was always alcohol. Second, weed with medicinal benefits and no psychoactive effect seemed like the wishful thinking of a newly sober recovering addict. I ...
Should Medical Marijuana Be Used as Part of Opioid Addiction Recovery?MERRY JANE

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Cannabis Connection: Does Marijuana Help or Hurt Health ... - Paste Magazine

Wed, 2017-01-11 09:18

Paste Magazine

Cannabis Connection: Does Marijuana Help or Hurt Health ...
Paste Magazine
What do Eli Lilly, Pfizer, Merck, Bristol Myers Squibb, American Home Products and Upjohn all have in common? Whether by their current or former names, ...

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