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Raising Awareness of Opioid Addiction - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)

Thu, 2016-02-04 14:10

Raising Awareness of Opioid Addiction
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
Today, in an effort to help educate students and young adults about the dangers of opioid addiction, the FBI and DEA unveiled a documentary called Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., before an audience ...

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Fact-checking the Democrats' town hall - WGNO

Thu, 2016-02-04 03:22

WGNO

Fact-checking the Democrats' town hall
WGNO
After taking a question on the topic of medical marijuana, Clinton expressed concern about substance abuse in New Hampshire. She said drug overdoses are a leading cause of death in the state, adding, “There have been more deaths by overdoses than car ...
CNN Democratic Town Hall Live Updates: Hillary Clinton And Bernie Sanders Face Off In New HampshireInternational Business Times
***Live Updates*** Bernie, Hillary Meet in New Hampshire Town HallBreitbart News

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Democratic Town Hall: CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claims - CNN

Thu, 2016-02-04 00:11

CNN

Democratic Town Hall: CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claims
CNN
Although it's questionable to conflate the topics of medical marijuana and opioid addiction, Clinton's numbers are on the mark. We rate her claim true. Reality Check: Clinton's campaign donors are mostly women. By Sonam Vashi, CNN. Clinton touted her ...

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What happens when you smoke marijuana every day for five years - NEWS.com.au

Wed, 2016-02-03 21:21

NEWS.com.au

What happens when you smoke marijuana every day for five years
NEWS.com.au
Mr Angel said the eight-year addiction turned his mind to mush, stripping him of his natural intelligence as a child. Since quitting marijuana in 2015, Mr Angel hopes his vocabulary and short term memory will strengthen with time, and now he will be a ...

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Patrick Kennedy: Say no to marijuana legalization - vtdigger.org

Wed, 2016-02-03 18:09

Patrick Kennedy: Say no to marijuana legalization
vtdigger.org
But the legalization and commercialization of another addictive drug — marijuana — is precisely the wrong way to address this critical problem. Legalization has nothing to do with whether we lock up pot users, and everything to do with making money.

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Use of marijuana is increasing among adults but decreasing in teens - Daily Mail

Wed, 2016-02-03 18:03

Daily Mail

Use of marijuana is increasing among adults but decreasing in teens
Daily Mail
More adults are using cannabis since laws were introduced to legalize the drug, experts have revealed. Meanwhile fewer teenagers are turning to the drug, there has been a decrease in marijuana-related arrests, but an increase in admissions for ...
What's The Impact Of New Marijuana Laws? The Data So Far...Science 2.0

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State Senate leader DeLeón picks Clinton — less sure on marijuana - San Francisco Chronicle

Wed, 2016-02-03 15:25

San Francisco Chronicle

State Senate leader DeLeón picks Clinton — less sure on marijuana
San Francisco Chronicle
Talking Wednesday — yes, it is Wednesday — after addressing a meeting of California Newspaper Publishers Association in Sacramento, DeLeón wasn't so enthusiastic about legalizing marijuana. The California Medical Association just endorsed the Sean ...

New Study Shows Seniors Use More Cannabis Than Millenials - Civilized

Wed, 2016-02-03 14:45

Civilized

New Study Shows Seniors Use More Cannabis Than Millenials
Civilized
"A 2014 study from Washington State University did show that female rats had a 30 percent higher sensitivity to isolated THC than their male counterparts," she explains. "But what that tells me is not that females are more prone to cannabis addiction ...

Former addict thankful for new law - IllinoisHomePage.net

Wed, 2016-02-03 13:10

IllinoisHomePage.net

Former addict thankful for new law
IllinoisHomePage.net
URBANA -- An area woman who says she was addicted to synthetic marijuana wants to send a message. The marijuana substitutes have been illegal since a new law took effect January 1, but before that, you could buy them in convenience stores. Last week ...

U.S. Veteran's Children Taken Away Over His Use of Medical Marijuana - AlterNet

Tue, 2016-02-02 22:14

The Inquisitr

U.S. Veteran's Children Taken Away Over His Use of Medical Marijuana
AlterNet
“I got addicted to the pain medication, which led to heroin addiction.” Schwab says that he has been sober since a stint in rehab in 2011, and that cannabis is the only medication that helps with his anxiety, depression and physical pain. Schwab ...
Medical Marijuana: U.S. Veteran Loses Children Due To Using Medical MarijuanaThe Inquisitr

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Tuolumne County Passes Local Medical Marijuana Grow Rules - MyMotherLode.com

Tue, 2016-02-02 20:34

Tuolumne County Passes Local Medical Marijuana Grow Rules
MyMotherLode.com
... primarily due to a lack of medical evidence supporting marijuana's purported wide ranging benefits, also pointing out the elevated state of drug addiction issues currently existing within the county population. Supervisor Randy Hanvelt echoed her ...

Silly rabbits getting spliffy on marijuana? DEA agent's claim may not be legit - RT

Tue, 2016-02-02 20:33

RT

Silly rabbits getting spliffy on marijuana? DEA agent's claim may not be legit
RT
Drug Enforcement Agency special agent Matt Fairbanks addressed the Utah State Senate in February 2015 to speak on the environmental impacts of large-scale marijuana cultivation. As a member of the marijuana eradication team in Utah, Agent Fairbanks ...

Addiction label may delay teens' recovery from online porn - Deseret News

Tue, 2016-02-02 18:37

Deseret News

Addiction label may delay teens' recovery from online porn
Deseret News
And currently, Gitlow believes there's not enough data about whether pornography is impairing everyone who uses it — unlike marijuana, where experts can safely say that around 15 percent of kids who try it will eventually become addicted and of those, ...

'City of Angels' founder weighs in on marijuana legalization - New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Tue, 2016-02-02 18:17

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

'City of Angels' founder weighs in on marijuana legalization
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
Founder of 'City of Angels,' Kevin Meara called into Steve's show to discuss addiction and marijuana legalization. Despite seeing the effects of addiction every day, Meara believes that pot should be legalized. As he put it in an email to Steve, “I can ...

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Former RB Ricky Williams recommends NFL players use medical marijuana for pain - New York Daily News

Tue, 2016-02-02 14:49

New York Daily News

Former RB Ricky Williams recommends NFL players use medical marijuana for pain
New York Daily News
Williams' comments filter out into the public just days after former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon reportedly called medical marijuana a “godsend,” and credited it with helping him kick an addiction to painkillers. McMahon, 56, led the Bears to ...

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Nene King says says she went off the rails after husband was killed by shark - Daily Mail

Tue, 2016-02-02 03:32

Daily Mail

Nene King says says she went off the rails after husband was killed by shark
Daily Mail
When questioned about her drug use, Ms King denied being a heavy marijuana user before her husband died in 1996. 'Do you think I could run a multi-million dollar business being stoned?' she asked. 'I wasn't a drug addict until after he [Mr Bowring] died.'.

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Physicians Group Backs Recreational Pot Initiative, But Not Everyone Thinks It's High Time - CBS Local

Tue, 2016-02-02 00:32

CBS Local

Physicians Group Backs Recreational Pot Initiative, But Not Everyone Thinks It's High Time
CBS Local
“Just saying California should legalize marijuana use for recreational use because doctors don't want to be the gatekeepers, that's irresponsible,” said Damon Raskin, an addiction specialist and the medical director of Cliffside Malibu. Raskin says he ...
Marijuana Use and Its Impact on Workplace Safety and ProductivityOccupational Health and Safety

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Pro-marijuana billboard goes up in conjunction with Phoenix Open - Tucson News Now

Mon, 2016-02-01 18:48

Tucson News Now

Pro-marijuana billboard goes up in conjunction with Phoenix Open
Tucson News Now
"Alcohol is more toxic, more addictive, and more likely to contribute to rowdy or violent behavior," he continued. "If spectators can enjoy a beer or cocktail at the TPC, adults should not be arrested for enjoying a little marijuana at a backyard ...

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Ex-surgeon general backed legalizing marijuana before it was cool - San Francisco Chronicle

Mon, 2016-02-01 17:55

San Francisco Chronicle

Ex-surgeon general backed legalizing marijuana before it was cool
San Francisco Chronicle
Plus, in December, current Surgeon General Vivek Murthy announced he was preparing what's believed to the first-of-its-kind study on “the state of the science on substance use, addiction and health.” It would look at both illegal and legal drugs like ...
MetroWest lawmakers disagree on legal marijuana questionMilford Daily News
Corridor Nine hosts annual legislative breakfastCommunity Advocate
Colorado's legalized marijuana: Mexican cartels take a dive, but drug trafficking in other US states risesLawyer Herald

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Kan. authorities take away veteran's children for his use of medical marijuana - fox4kc.com

Mon, 2016-02-01 15:25

fox4kc.com

Kan. authorities take away veteran's children for his use of medical marijuana
fox4kc.com
He fears his condition might worsen without cannabis. He said before he used marijuana, his PTSD and chronic pain drove him to alcohol and drug addiction. He became addicted to pain medication, and eventually turned to heroin use. Raymond said that he ...
US veteran's children taken away over his use of medical marijuanaThe Guardian
Navy veteran's children taken away over his use of medical marijuana to treat PTSDRaw Story
US Veteran Has Children Taken By State Over Use Of Medical MarijuanaThe Libertarian Republic

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