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Lawmakers may overhaul Vt. drug policy - Barre Montpelier Times Argus

Sat, 2017-01-07 13:39

Lawmakers may overhaul Vt. drug policy
Barre Montpelier Times Argus
MONTPELIER — The House Judiciary Committee is likely to undertake a broad review of drug policy in Vermont during the next several months, potentially resulting in further decriminalization or even legalization of marijuana, according to the chairwoman.

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Lawmakers may overhaul Vt. drug policy - Barre Montpelier Times Argus

Sat, 2017-01-07 02:12

Lawmakers may overhaul Vt. drug policy
Barre Montpelier Times Argus
MONTPELIER — The House Judiciary Committee is likely to undertake a broad review of drug policy in Vermont during the next several months, potentially resulting in further decriminalization or even legalization of marijuana, according to the chairwoman.

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Marijuana Legalization In Europe: Is France Next? - Forbes

Fri, 2017-01-06 17:29

Forbes

Marijuana Legalization In Europe: Is France Next?
Forbes
None of the European Union members has completely legalized marijuana. Spain, Germany, Portugal and the Netherlands, among others, have twisted their laws to tolerate and frame the use and sale of small amounts through special dispensaries, ...

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If marijuana became legal in NJ, THIS would have to happen - New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Fri, 2017-01-06 15:50

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

If marijuana became legal in NJ, THIS would have to happen
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
Kevin Meara, co-founder of City Of Angels, an organization which guides people with addiction and supports them in their recovery, came on my show recently ...

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Several marijuana legalization bills coming at State Capitol - WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

Thu, 2017-01-05 16:35

WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

Several marijuana legalization bills coming at State Capitol
WTNH Connecticut News (press release)
Candelora is the House Deputy Republican Leader, and calls marijuana a gateway drug that should not be made more accessible during a terrible period of drug addiction in our state. “The reality is we have a drug addiction on rise,” Rep. Candelora said.

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Columnist David Sullivan: Rely on facts to regulate marijuana - GazetteNET

Wed, 2017-01-04 20:19

GazetteNET

Columnist David Sullivan: Rely on facts to regulate marijuana
GazetteNET
Studies show the rate of addiction to marijuana when used by adolescents is 17 percent (as compared to 9 percent on average). Dr. Potee believes that this rate is likely to rise with the higher levels of THC (the psychoactive chemical in marijuana ...

Marijuana blunts natural reward responses in the brain - Addiction Now

Wed, 2017-01-04 18:18

Addiction Now

Marijuana blunts natural reward responses in the brain
Addiction Now
“We were interested in seeing whether the reward centers of the brain [are impacted by] marijuana use,” said Elisa Trucco, co-author and assistant professor at FIU. “What we found was that it led to dampening, suggesting more [continuous] use leads to ...

How Marijuana Anonymous Helps Combat Cannabis Dependency - L.A. Weekly

Wed, 2017-01-04 16:17

L.A. Weekly

How Marijuana Anonymous Helps Combat Cannabis Dependency
L.A. Weekly
While there is no conclusive scientific evidence that marijuana addiction exists, scores of Angelenos regularly meet up to address their dependency on cannabis. These Marijuana Anonymous gatherings, modeled after Alcoholics Anonymous, support ...

Millbury voters adopt methadone clinic restrictions, marijuana moratorium - Worcester Telegram

Tue, 2017-01-03 21:13

Millbury voters adopt methadone clinic restrictions, marijuana moratorium
Worcester Telegram
Mr. Falk also said that people in recovery from addiction are protected under the federal Americans with Disabilities Act. Pointing to a Pennsylvania case in which restrictions on treatment clinics were thrown out, he said, “Case law on ADA is pretty ...

Reefer Madness 1938: Anti-Marijuana Movie or Exploitation Film? [watch] - http://www.anewdomain.net/

Tue, 2017-01-03 19:06

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Reefer Madness 1938: Anti-Marijuana Movie or Exploitation Film? [watch]
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In addition to stoned teenagers, it depicted vehicular manslaughter, suicide, attempted rape, and, even, insanity, all of which it blamed on “marijuana addiction.” “Reefer Madness” is available in the public domain. The Internet Archive makes it ...

The dermatology of addiction - Addiction Now

Tue, 2017-01-03 14:06

Addiction Now

The dermatology of addiction
Addiction Now
One of the most serious cannabis-related conditions is cannabis arteritis, in which necrotic lesions/ulcers don't stop bleeding and never heal. The condition happens because cannabis widens the blood vessels, while tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the main ...

Fighting Drug Use 'Business As Usual' In Bellaire After Marijuana Issues Approved - Wheeling Intelligencer

Mon, 2017-01-02 23:04

Fighting Drug Use 'Business As Usual' In Bellaire After Marijuana Issues Approved
Wheeling Intelligencer
Assaults related to drug addiction have become more prevalent, as have incidents of violence against law enforcement officers. Nationwide last year, 139 officers were killed in the line of duty, and 64 of them by gunfire, according to statistics ...

Emma Willis recalls chilling fears over husband Matt's addictions - Daily Mail

Mon, 2017-01-02 19:56

Daily Mail

Emma Willis recalls chilling fears over husband Matt's addictions
Daily Mail
... of the magazine before speaking openly about her husband's chequered history. The couple married in 2008, before which the Busted singer battled with well-documented demons, leading to rehabilitation for alcoholism in 2005 and for marijuana ...

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Oregon Marijuana Addiction Treatment Helps Patients Gain Sobriety - Digital Journal

Mon, 2017-01-02 11:51

Oregon Marijuana Addiction Treatment Helps Patients Gain Sobriety
Digital Journal
Elite Rehab Placement is a no-cost, full service, drug and alcohol rehab assistance provider. Our mission is to help you, or a loved one, to find the right addiction treatment center for your specific needs. We work with several of the top rehab ...

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Jesus rescues woman from drug addiction and pact with the devil - The Christian Times

Sat, 2016-12-31 20:01

The Christian Times

Jesus rescues woman from drug addiction and pact with the devil
The Christian Times
In a YouTube video, Yvette Castillo shares how an encounter with Jesus Christ rescued her from drug addiction, alcohol, suicidal tendencies, and depression, and basically a life of sin. (Reuters/David McNew)Marijuana plants for sale are displayed at ...

Parents are right to worry about kids using marijuana - The News (subscription)

Sat, 2016-12-31 18:57

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Parents are right to worry about kids using marijuana
The News (subscription)
According to the NIDA, only 9 percent of people who try marijuana become addicted. However, this number increases to 16 percent among those who start using marijuana in adolescence. It increases further if marijuana is used daily in adolescence. In ...
Drug Use by U.S. Teens Drops to All-Time LowKARK

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Parents are right to worry about kids using marijuana | Health and ... - Hanford Sentinel

Fri, 2016-12-30 19:10

Hanford Sentinel

Parents are right to worry about kids using marijuana | Health and ...
Hanford Sentinel
Dear Doctor: Marijuana seems to be increasingly accepted in our country. But I worry about my kids using it. Is it addictive?

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Huge pot bust in Davenport - Story | OurQuadCities - OurQuadCities

Fri, 2016-12-30 18:46

OurQuadCities

Huge pot bust in Davenport - Story | OurQuadCities
OurQuadCities
Police busted a huge marijuana growing operation in Davenport on Thursday night.

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How Harrison Ford's 'brutal strength' weed changed Carrie Fisher's ... - Konbini US

Fri, 2016-12-30 09:11

Konbini US

How Harrison Ford's 'brutal strength' weed changed Carrie Fisher's ...
Konbini US
If there were any doubts that 2016 was a low point in the annals of human history then the news of the deaths of both Carrie Fisher and her beloved mother ...

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Parents are right to worry about kids using marijuana | Lifestyles ... - Elko Daily Free Press

Fri, 2016-12-30 04:24

Elko Daily Free Press

Parents are right to worry about kids using marijuana | Lifestyles ...
Elko Daily Free Press
Dear Doctor: Marijuana seems to be increasingly accepted in our country. But I worry about my kids using it. Is it addictive?

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