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Marijuana arrests make up majority of drug crimes - Charleston Gazette

Sun, 2014-08-31 22:08

Marijuana arrests make up majority of drug crimes
Charleston Gazette
The combined 2011-2012 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Surveys on Drug Use and Health found that one in ten West Virginians age 12 and older had used marijuana in the past month. Among those aged ...

Military nixes (legal) marijuana on bases - RenewAmerica

Fri, 2014-08-29 16:47

Military nixes (legal) marijuana on bases
RenewAmerica
BUT....the military has drawn the line to his demand to allow marijuana to be supplied on military bases. Obama has encouraged free-for-all sexual conquests, the removal of Christian beliefs by all, which drains the strength of our military,resulting ...

Addiction doesn't matter under collectively-bargaining drug policy - NBCSports.com

Fri, 2014-08-29 15:09

NBCSports.com

Addiction doesn't matter under collectively-bargaining drug policy
NBCSports.com
If Browns receiver Josh Gordon has an addiction to marijuana, shouldn't those same concepts apply to him? In theory, yes. As a practical matter, the NFL and NFLPA decided back in the Nancy Reagan “War on Drugs” days that the league should have the ...

Is Marijuana Bad For Your Brain? Weed May Not Be As Innocuous As You Think - Bustle

Thu, 2014-08-28 05:39

Is Marijuana Bad For Your Brain? Weed May Not Be As Innocuous As You Think
Bustle
So is marijuana safe? Well, it's hard to say for sure. After all, numerous studies have indicated that rates of marijuana addiction are very low, even among users, and typically addiction is considered to be psychological rather than physical. However ...

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Marijuana laws may reduce painkiller abuse - WGAL Lancaster

Wed, 2014-08-27 07:40

Marijuana laws may reduce painkiller abuse
WGAL Lancaster
Marijuana shops in Washington are opening their doors to all customers on Tuesday, making it the second state in the nation to legalize marijuana sales to recreational users. Take a look at which states allow recreational and medical marijuana use, ...

Visualizing Opioid Addiction and Overdoses. Is Marijuana the Answer? - The News Ledge

Tue, 2014-08-26 18:47

The News Ledge

Visualizing Opioid Addiction and Overdoses. Is Marijuana the Answer?
The News Ledge
Is there abuse? Of course. But, there is a definitive need for patients looking for relief. Today a study was released concerning overdose rates declining in states that have legalized medical marijuana. DrugAbuse.com put together a few rather ...

Researchers say medical marijuana use cuts painkiller overdoses by 25 percent - Raw Story

Tue, 2014-08-26 15:01

Raw Story

Researchers say medical marijuana use cuts painkiller overdoses by 25 percent
Raw Story
“What we found was that in states where patients have access to medical marijuana, they experienced a better quality of life when they cut their use of hard prescription drugs, which have a very high potential for addiction and fatal overdose,” Morgan ...
Marijuana might reduce painkiller abuse, study saysThe Independent Florida Alligator
Marijuana laws may reduce painkiller abuseKPRC Houston
Fewer Pain Pill Overdoses In States With Legal Medical MarijuanaHuffington Post
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Legalizing Medical Marijuana Can Help Prevent People From Overdosing On ... - ThinkProgress

Tue, 2014-08-26 12:08

ThinkProgress

Legalizing Medical Marijuana Can Help Prevent People From Overdosing On ...
ThinkProgress
A recent study confirms what medical marijuana advocates have long tried to argue: the cannabis plant can serve as a less addictive alternative to prescription painkillers. The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine this week, found that the states ...
Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States With Medical Marijuana: Study – WebMDWebMD
Researchers say medical marijuana use cuts painkiller overdoses by 25 percentRaw Story
Marijuana might reduce painkiller abuse, study saysThe Independent Florida Alligator
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Study: Fewer painkiller deaths in states with medical marijuana - The Hill

Tue, 2014-08-26 07:48

ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Study: Fewer painkiller deaths in states with medical marijuana
The Hill
The researchers suggest that legalizing marijuana could be one way of lessening painkiller abuse. "Prescription drug abuse and deaths due to overdose have emerged as national public health crises," said Colleen Barry, an associate professor at Johns ...
States With Medical Marijuana Laws Have Fewer Fatal Painkiller Drug OverdosesWBAL Radio
Fewer Pain Pill Overdoses In States With Legal Medical MarijuanaHuffington Post
Medical marijuana laws may reduce painkiller overdosesKAJ18 Kalispell Montana News
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Do Medical Marijuana Laws Lower Prescription Painkiller Overdoses? - The Weed Blog (blog)

Tue, 2014-08-26 07:41

Do Medical Marijuana Laws Lower Prescription Painkiller Overdoses?
The Weed Blog (blog)
pharmacy medical marijuana michigan Addiction to painkillers is a nasty thing. I have had many friends start using painkillers after an injury or accident, just to get addicted and have their lives spiral out of control. Sadly, I've seen some ...

Push grows stronger for legalizing marijuana; so do warnings - OneNewsNow

Tue, 2014-08-26 04:04

Push grows stronger for legalizing marijuana; so do warnings
OneNewsNow
"They fail to understand there is going to be a cost to it in the form of personal lives," he said, claiming there are approximately two million people being treated for marijuana addiction. Meanwhile, Lambert warns that today's marijuana is stronger ...

Medical marijuana could reduce painkiller abuse, study suggests - Los Angeles Times

Mon, 2014-08-25 20:16

Raw Story

Medical marijuana could reduce painkiller abuse, study suggests
Los Angeles Times
"The striking implication is that medical marijuana laws, when implemented, may represent a promising approach for stemming runaway rates of nonintentional opioid-analgesic-related deaths," wrote opiate abuse researchers Dr. Mark S. Brown and Marie J.
Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States With Medical Marijuana: Study – WebMDWebMD
Researchers say medical marijuana use cuts painkiller overdoses by 25 percentRaw Story
Marijuana might reduce painkiller abuse, study saysThe Independent Florida Alligator
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Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States With Medical Pot - WebMD

Mon, 2014-08-25 16:17

Raw Story

Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States With Medical Pot
WebMD
The study authors believe that people suffering from chronic pain tend to rely on medical marijuana when they have that option, which reduces the risk of addiction and overdose that accompanies use of narcotic medications. "We think that people with ...
Researchers say medical marijuana use cuts painkiller overdoses by 25 percentRaw Story
Marijuana might reduce painkiller abuse, study saysThe Independent Florida Alligator
Could Medical Marijuana Solve the Painkiller Epidemic?Vocativ
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Marijuana laws may reduce painkiller abuse - KPRC Houston

Mon, 2014-08-25 15:18

KPRC Houston

Marijuana laws may reduce painkiller abuse
KPRC Houston
States that have legalized marijuana for managing chronic pain have significantly fewer deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses each year, according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers looked at medical ...
Study: Fewer painkiller deaths in states with medical marijuanaThe Hill
Fewer Pain Pill Overdoses In States With Legal Medical MarijuanaHuffington Post
States With Medical Marijuana Laws Have Fewer Fatal Painkiller Drug OverdosesWBAL Radio
Q13 FOX -ScienceBlog.com (blog)
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In States With Medical Marijuana, Painkiller Deaths Drop by 25% - Newsweek

Mon, 2014-08-25 14:27

Newsweek

In States With Medical Marijuana, Painkiller Deaths Drop by 25%
Newsweek
States that pass progressive laws to treat addiction may be more likely to lower their rates of overdose deaths; for political reasons these states may also be more likely to legalize medical marijuana. “This is a good example of where policy change ...
Medical marijuana could reduce painkiller abuse, study suggestsLos Angeles Times
Medical Marijuana Can Help Lower Painkiller Abuse, New Study SuggestsInternational Business Times
Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States With Medical Marijuana: Study – WebMDWebMD
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States with medical marijuana have 25 percent fewer prescription overdose deaths - Washington Post (blog)

Mon, 2014-08-25 14:02

States with medical marijuana have 25 percent fewer prescription overdose deaths
Washington Post (blog)
Factors specific to each state, such as attitudes about health, could explain the association between marijuana laws and overdose deaths, for example. They did, however, explore whether other policies targeting painkiller abuse—such as having a drug ...

Marijuana and the Developing Brain - CounterPunch

Thu, 2014-08-21 09:13

Marijuana and the Developing Brain
CounterPunch
The helping professionals require —businesswise— that treatment for marijuana addiction be compelled by the courts. The under-21 Prohibition also guarantees an ongoing role for law enforcement and the criminal justice system. Demand from the ...

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China media: Marijuana legalisation - BBC News

Thu, 2014-08-21 01:37

BBC News

China media: Marijuana legalisation
BBC News
"In a big country like China, if we legalise marijuana, it will be disastrous for the whole society," says a drug rehabilitation worker. Li Wenjun, a drug expert at the People's Public Security University of China, adds that marijuana causes addiction ...

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Is marijuana use increasing the burden of mental illness? - Los Altos Town Crier

Wed, 2014-08-20 02:04

Fox News

Is marijuana use increasing the burden of mental illness?
Los Altos Town Crier
Because the science to date clearly indicates that early marijuana use can alter normal adolescent brain development and increase an adult's susceptibility to psychiatric disease and addiction. Marijuana's primary active ingredient, 9 ...
Why is the New York Times pushing pot?Fox News

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Oregon's Leading Addiction Expert Kicks Off Marijuana Legalization Ad Campaign - The Weed Blog (blog)

Tue, 2014-08-19 08:49

The Weed Blog (blog)

Oregon's Leading Addiction Expert Kicks Off Marijuana Legalization Ad Campaign
The Weed Blog (blog)
new approach oregon marijuana legalization Oregon's leading drug addiction expert appears today in the first TV spot in a $2.3 million advertising campaign to regulate, tax and legalize marijuana for adults 21 and older. The advertising buy made by the ...
Ore. campaign for legal pot spending $2.3M in TV adskgw.com
Oregon marijuana legalization campaign says it is buying $2.3 million in TV ...The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
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