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Study: Heavy Marijuana Use May Shrink Part of Brain Controlling Muscle, Senses - Christian Post

Thu, 2014-11-13 12:19

Christian Post

Study: Heavy Marijuana Use May Shrink Part of Brain Controlling Muscle, Senses
Christian Post
"However, research on its long-term effects remains scarce despite the changes in legislation surrounding marijuana and the continuing conversation surrounding this relevant public health topic." Ben Cort, director of the Center for Dependency ...
How Marijuana Really Affects the BrainYahoo Canada Shine On

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Gov.-Elect Charlie Baker will 'vigorously oppose' marijuana legalization - The Republican - masslive.com

Wed, 2014-11-12 10:55

Gov.-Elect Charlie Baker will 'vigorously oppose' marijuana legalization
The Republican - masslive.com
Baker, a Republican, said many people dealing with addiction believe marijuana use is a "significant first step" toward addiction to other drugs. "There's a ton of research out there at this point that says, especially for young people, it's just plain ...

What smoking marijuana does to the brain - CBS News

Tue, 2014-11-11 08:41

What smoking marijuana does to the brain
CBS News
Long-term marijuana use appears to alter a person's brain, causing one region associated with addiction to shrink and forcing the rest of the brain to work overtime to compensate, a new study reports. MRI scans revealed that people who use pot for ...
Long-Term Marijuana Use Linked To Abnormalities In Key Brain RegionHuffington Post

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Psychology professor treats marijuana addiction with anxiety disorder - LSU The Reveille

Mon, 2014-11-10 17:44

Psychology professor treats marijuana addiction with anxiety disorder
LSU The Reveille
Studies show more than half of people with an anxiety disorder experience substance abuse at some point in their lives. They most often abuse marijuana and alcohol, according to Anxiety and Addictive Behaviors Clinic director Julia Buckner, Ph.D ...

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Marijuana arguments don't stand - Shreveport Times

Mon, 2014-11-10 03:17

Shreveport Times

Marijuana arguments don't stand
Shreveport Times
But the linchpin of his crusade is that marijuana is a “highly addictive substance,” especially for teenagers. And it is a “permanent addiction” that prevents you from working. In comments on The Times website, Rep. Fleming warns of “a life of ...

Ask Amy: My husband smokes a lot of pot - San Jose Mercury News

Fri, 2014-10-31 19:30

Detroit Free Press

Ask Amy: My husband smokes a lot of pot
San Jose Mercury News
You ask what I would do: I would detach from his addiction. I would be completely honest with family members and friends. I would ask for help. I would focus my energies on that squishy concept called self-care. I would see a professional counselor or ...
Ask Amy: Pot addiction holds family in its gripDubuque Telegraph Herald

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Kennedy: Are We Ready For Big Tobacco-Style Marketing For Marijuana? - NPR

Fri, 2014-10-31 13:08

NPR

Kennedy: Are We Ready For Big Tobacco-Style Marketing For Marijuana?
NPR
This is not a coincidence, and gets to the very core of Big Tobacco's approach: Hook them young, and they have a customer for life. Why do we think the legal marijuana industry will behave differently from Big Tobacco? When the goal is addiction, all ...

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Kennedy: Are We Ready For Big Tobacco-Style Marketing For Marijuana? - Texas Public Radio

Fri, 2014-10-31 10:13

Texas Public Radio

Kennedy: Are We Ready For Big Tobacco-Style Marketing For Marijuana?
Texas Public Radio
Manufacturers Altria and Brown & Williamson have registered domain names that include the words "marijuana" and "cannabis." Imagine how much they will spend peddling their new brand of addiction to our kids. We cannot sit by while these companies ...

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Kennedy: Are We Ready For Big Tobacco-Style Marketing For Marijuana? - KVNF Public Radio

Fri, 2014-10-31 09:53

KVNF Public Radio

Kennedy: Are We Ready For Big Tobacco-Style Marketing For Marijuana?
KVNF Public Radio
Manufacturers Altria and Brown & Williamson have registered domain names that include the words "marijuana" and "cannabis." Imagine how much they will spend peddling their new brand of addiction to our kids. We cannot sit by while these companies ...

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Big Marijuana Is Not Your Friend - PanAm Post

Fri, 2014-10-31 07:35

KTEP

Big Marijuana Is Not Your Friend
PanAm Post
Español Remember Big Tobacco? Say hello to Big Marijuana. That's what we're about to get if we continue to legalize marijuana here in the United States. Despite warnings from groups like the American Medical Association, American Society of Addiction ...
Kennedy: Are We Ready For Big Tobacco-Style Marketing For Marijuana?KTEP

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Ask Amy: Pot addiction holds family in its grip - Dubuque Telegraph Herald

Fri, 2014-10-31 02:06

Ask Amy: Pot addiction holds family in its grip
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
Dear Amy: My husband of five years is addicted to marijuana. We have an 8-month-old daughter. He smokes every day -- in the morning, afternoon and night. Over the years, his smoking patterns have changed; sometimes he smokes less, but mainly he ...

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Pot addiction holds family in its grip - Detroit Free Press

Thu, 2014-10-30 22:39

Detroit Free Press

Pot addiction holds family in its grip
Detroit Free Press
Dear Amy: My husband of five years is addicted to marijuana. We have an 8-month-old daughter. He smokes every day — in the morning, afternoon and night. Over the years, his smoking patterns have changed; sometimes he smokes less, but mainly he ...

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Kennedy: Are We Ready For Big Tobacco-Style Marketing For Marijuana? - KTEP

Thu, 2014-10-30 21:10

KTEP

Kennedy: Are We Ready For Big Tobacco-Style Marketing For Marijuana?
KTEP
Manufacturers Altria and Brown & Williamson have registered domain names that include the words "marijuana" and "cannabis." Imagine how much they will spend peddling their new brand of addiction to our kids. We cannot sit by while these companies ...

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Kennedy: Are We Ready For Big Tobacco-Style Marketing For Marijuana? - WPPB

Thu, 2014-10-30 20:50

Kennedy: Are We Ready For Big Tobacco-Style Marketing For Marijuana?
WPPB
Manufacturers Altria and Brown & Williamson have registered domain names that include the words "marijuana" and "cannabis." Imagine how much they will spend peddling their new brand of addiction to our kids. We cannot sit by while these companies ...

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Kennedy: Are We Ready For Big Tobacco-Style Marketing For Marijuana? - North Country Public Radio

Thu, 2014-10-30 20:30

North Country Public Radio

Kennedy: Are We Ready For Big Tobacco-Style Marketing For Marijuana?
North Country Public Radio
Manufacturers Altria and Brown & Williamson have registered domain names that include the words "marijuana" and "cannabis." Imagine how much they will spend peddling their new brand of addiction to our kids. We cannot sit by while these companies ...

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Fla. doctors give opposing opinion on medical marijuana - WPBF West Palm Beach

Wed, 2014-10-29 23:00

WPBF West Palm Beach

Fla. doctors give opposing opinion on medical marijuana
WPBF West Palm Beach
Haridopolos and Morgan said overdosing on marijuana is highly unlikely. Neither were familiar with any known overdose cases. They also agree smoking marijuana does come with potential side effects, like bronchitis and increased risk of neck and lung ...

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Lewiston Middle School hosts talk on marijuana - Lewiston Sun Journal

Tue, 2014-10-28 21:21

Lewiston Middle School hosts talk on marijuana
Lewiston Sun Journal
LEWISTON — Just as rolling billboards hit the streets in Lewiston from the Marijuana Policy Project touting the drug as "less toxic, less addictive and less scary than alcohol," Healthy Androscoggin gave a lecture Tuesday evening on the dangers of ...

Debating marijuana legalization: The pros and cons - Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

Tue, 2014-10-28 10:45

Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

Debating marijuana legalization: The pros and cons
Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews
At a recent event at The Forum at the Harvard School of Public Health, Dr. Eden Evins, a Harvard psychiatry professor and director of the Center for Addiction Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, described the biochemical effects of cannabis on ...
Marijuana legalization is the only optionBaltimore Sun
The Push Toward Legalizing MarijuanaFoster's Daily Democrat
Opinion: Pot legalization demands acknowledgement of pros and consNorthJersey.com
OPB News -Valdez Star
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Jim Carrey Tells Howard Stern About Marijuana Addiction - Empty Lighthouse Magazine

Tue, 2014-10-28 06:00

Empty Lighthouse Magazine

Jim Carrey Tells Howard Stern About Marijuana Addiction
Empty Lighthouse Magazine
When the pressure gets going, so do the joints, and Carrey admitted to smoking marijuana and becoming addicted to the habit. While some people can use it is a creative generator, Carrey finds that it hinders his creativity, and that's why he told Stern ...
Jim Carrey: Dumb and Dumber About PotCelebStoner

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Marijuana's addictive potential shouldn't be ignored - Chicago Tribune

Mon, 2014-10-27 11:21

Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

Marijuana's addictive potential shouldn't be ignored
Chicago Tribune
Several years after quitting, I received my first federal grant to study counseling for marijuana addiction. My colleagues and I found that our typical subject an adult who voluntarily sought support had first smoked pot at age 15, first used daily at ...
Debating marijuana legalization: The pros and consRick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews
Marijuana legalization is the only optionBaltimore Sun
Cop stars in marijuana legalization commercialValdez Star

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