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Drug Use, Addiction at Work Continues to Rise - Human Resource Executive Online (blog)

Mon, 2015-06-15 08:06

Human Resource Executive Online (blog)

Drug Use, Addiction at Work Continues to Rise
Human Resource Executive Online (blog)
The use and abuse of drugs in the workplace isn't slowing down at all. Latest reports indicate the percentage of American workers 73267092 -- drugs at work testing positive for illicit drugs such as marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamines has increased ...

George Michael's Weed Addiction: Singer, Who Smoked 25 Joints A Day, Has ... - International Business Times

Mon, 2015-06-15 05:31

International Business Times

George Michael's Weed Addiction: Singer, Who Smoked 25 Joints A Day, Has ...
International Business Times
In 2007, in a BBC interview, the “Careless Whisper” singer had admitted that he may have a marijuana addiction problem, and that he was “constantly trying” to reduce its intake, but added that his hankering for the weed was not "getting in the way of ...
George Michael Checks Into Rehab To Treat 'Marijuana Addiction'UPROXX

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Marijuana 'Dabbing' Is 'Exploding onto the Drug-Use Scene' - Live Science

Mon, 2015-06-15 00:36

Live Science

Marijuana 'Dabbing' Is 'Exploding onto the Drug-Use Scene'
Live Science
... that the users viewed dabbing as more dangerous than other forms of cannabis use because they reported it led to a higher tolerance for the drug and worse withdrawal symptoms, suggesting a possibility of addiction or dependence, the researchers noted.

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Fitzgerald: Love is no match for addiction's lure - Boston Herald

Sun, 2015-06-14 22:06

Boston Herald

Fitzgerald: Love is no match for addiction's lure
Boston Herald
He's the only son in a strong local family that discovered, much to its dismay, that love and caring were no match for the menacing allure of marijuana, Klonopin, OxyContin or heroin. Hooked early, Steve had fallen into the merciless grip of addiction.

Recovering synthetic marijuana addict warns others - KGBT-TV

Sun, 2015-06-14 19:03

KGBT-TV

Recovering synthetic marijuana addict warns others
KGBT-TV
An outbreak of synthetic marijuana-related illnesses in Austin is prompting a Rio Grande Valley man to speak out. Keith Jones, a 21-year-old from Harlingen is struggling to overcome an addiction to synthetic marijuana, or K2, a drug he's been using ...

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Feinstein very slow to ease opposition to medical marijuana - San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

Sun, 2015-06-14 18:08

San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

Feinstein very slow to ease opposition to medical marijuana
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
... saw many convicts who “began with marijuana and went on to hard drugs.” Similarly, at Thursday's hearing, Feinstein described marijuana as a “gateway drug” with a “growing addiction factor,” a view the drug's advocates say is unsupported by research.

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Price of addiction: Like many others, Thomas Vickers' drug use has cost ... - Longview Daily News

Sun, 2015-06-14 10:49

Longview Daily News

Price of addiction: Like many others, Thomas Vickers' drug use has cost ...
Longview Daily News
Thomas Vickers started using marijuana when he was 15. And over the next three decades, he always seemed to get hooked on something — meth, cocaine and alcohol. Until recently, he hasn't been clean for more than five months at a time. His addictions ...

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'It's like a war, and it's being fought on too many fronts' - The Daily News of Newburyport

Sun, 2015-06-14 02:00

The Daily News of Newburyport

'It's like a war, and it's being fought on too many fronts'
The Daily News of Newburyport
Since opening in 2007 as the state's first high school for addicts trying to recover, Northshore Recovery High School has turned around the lives of hundreds of students. Yet, as if to underscore the pervasiveness of the current heroin epidemic, the ...

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DeadCenter Film Festival devotees swarm downtown Oklahoma City - NewsOK.com

Sun, 2015-06-14 00:03

DeadCenter Film Festival devotees swarm downtown Oklahoma City
NewsOK.com
“Doing local art is the world here in Oklahoma City; what's going on is so amazing,” said Leslie Hensley, director, producer and writer of “GrappleHabit: Oklahoma City's Addiction to B.L.O.W.” “Everyone knows about deadCenter.” Gracing the big screens ...

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Price of addiction: Like many others, Thomas Vickers's drug use has cost ... - Longview Daily News

Sat, 2015-06-13 20:36

Longview Daily News

Price of addiction: Like many others, Thomas Vickers's drug use has cost ...
Longview Daily News
Thomas Vickers started using marijuana when he was 15. And over the next three decades, he always seemed to get hooked on something — meth, cocaine and alcohol. Until recently, he hasn't been clean for more than five months at a time. His addictions ...

Teen drug addiction: 7 things every parent should know - KSL.com

Fri, 2015-06-12 19:39

KSL.com

Teen drug addiction: 7 things every parent should know
KSL.com
According to NPR article from 2014, some studies show that regular marijuana use (once a week or more) may cause structural changes to the teen brain — specifically, in the regions having to do with memory and problem solving. Alarmingly, according to ...

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Legacy of Muir lives on in great-great-grandson - Fresno Bee

Fri, 2015-06-12 18:28

Fresno Bee

Legacy of Muir lives on in great-great-grandson
Fresno Bee
It details how, as a troubled teenager in Folsom, he descended into a haze of alcohol and pills, marijuana and methamphetamine, skirting the law as a minor and being expelled from high school. How .... “It helped me beat addiction and move on with my life.

Ryan Messano: Marijuana delusion - Vallejo Times Herald

Fri, 2015-06-12 16:00

Ryan Messano: Marijuana delusion
Vallejo Times Herald
It is disturbing to me that you can write a bald-faced untruth like saying that marijuana is not addictive when evidence clearly shows 10 percent of marijuana users become addicted, and that more people in the United States are addicted to marijuana ...

Australian couple donates $33.7 million for medical marijuana research - Mashable

Fri, 2015-06-12 09:37

Mashable

Australian couple donates $33.7 million for medical marijuana research
Mashable
"It enables research across a broad range of applications from addiction, cancer, obesity, childhood epilepsy and chronic pain to dementia and mental health disorders," Spence said in a statement. "Their generosity recognises the University's ...

Montel Williams rouses crowd at local medical marijuana event - PennLive.com

Thu, 2015-06-11 20:22

PennLive.com

Montel Williams rouses crowd at local medical marijuana event
PennLive.com
Baker has argued "the lion's share" of doctors and medical organizations oppose legalizing medical marijuana without more research and federal approval. He also says he worries medical marijuana will lead to more recreational use and addiction.

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Drinking Coffee And Smoking Pot: Caffeine Dosage Impacts Marijuana's Effects - Medical Daily

Thu, 2015-06-11 16:44

Medical Daily

Drinking Coffee And Smoking Pot: Caffeine Dosage Impacts Marijuana's Effects
Medical Daily
Marijuana addiction is rare, but it can happen to regular smokers. A study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse found about nine percent of people who use marijuana will become abusers. These studies help scientists get a step closer to ...
Marijuana: New Studies Reveal New Benefits and Side EffectsPravda

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Prosecutor: Marijuana legalization would create 35000 jobs - Columbus Dispatch

Thu, 2015-06-11 09:01

Columbus Dispatch

Prosecutor: Marijuana legalization would create 35000 jobs
Columbus Dispatch
Donald Perryman, Center of Hope Baptist Church, Cincinnati; Howard Rahtz, former Cincinnati police captain and addiction counselor; John Russo, professor at the Williamson College of Business Administration, Youngstown State University; Christopher ...
Ohio marijuana legalization report touts job creation, examines claims from ...cleveland.com

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Teenager Tyler Smith with 'inappropriate sexual thoughts' takes own life after ... - Metro

Thu, 2015-06-11 02:49

Metro

Teenager Tyler Smith with 'inappropriate sexual thoughts' takes own life after ...
Metro
A teenager killed himself when he began harbouring 'inappropriate sexual thoughts' after smoking cannabis, an inquest heard. Factory worker Tyler Smith, 19, of Manchester, posted a message on Facebook reading 'I feel death calling me' in the lead up to ...

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New Marijuana Restrictions Regulate Secondhand Smoke - Alaska Public Radio Network

Wed, 2015-06-10 21:07

New Marijuana Restrictions Regulate Secondhand Smoke
Alaska Public Radio Network
The frequent cannabis odor creates problems for many of the families served by Beacon, many of whom are coping with addiction, according to employee Cindy Adamson. “They are trying to clean up their life and get it put back together,” Adamson said, ...

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Carly Fiorina Cries Federalism on Marijuana - Reason (blog)

Wed, 2015-06-10 15:37

Reason (blog)

Carly Fiorina Cries Federalism on Marijuana
Reason (blog)
In other statements, Fiorina does reveal herself to be something other than a traditional drug warrior. Watching her stepdaughter Lori Ann struggle with addiction and eventually die from a drug overdose helped Fiorina come around about drug laws, she said.
Fiorina: States should have right to legalize potThe Hill (blog)
Carly Fiorina Takes a Stand on Legalizing Pot That's Closer To Hillary's Than ...IJ Review
No, You're Not High: Carly Fiorina Cool with States Legalizing WeedMediaite

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