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How a generation of young athletes became addicted to heroin - New York Post

Mon, 2017-10-09 16:58

New York Post

How a generation of young athletes became addicted to heroin
New York Post
He admits to smoking marijuana and drinking in high school, and initially thought of the pain pills as a harmless accessory to his partying repertoire. But by his senior year, he started skipping football practice and was skipping school. “Sports weren ...

Medical marijuana helped reduce rate of opioid prescriptions in Illinois, study claims - Daily Mail

Mon, 2017-10-09 10:34

Daily Mail

Medical marijuana helped reduce rate of opioid prescriptions in Illinois, study claims
Daily Mail
However, there is broad consensus that marijuana does not trigger addiction like opioids. Consequently there is a broad push to see marijuana as a possible alternative to highly-addictive drugs like oxycodone, which are now kill more Americans a year ...
Why NJ patients with chronic pain still can't get medical marijuanaPhilly.com

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McFly's Harry Judd reveals how marijuana addiction left him battling crippling panic attacks and paranoia - CelebsNow

Mon, 2017-10-09 05:53

CelebsNow

McFly's Harry Judd reveals how marijuana addiction left him battling crippling panic attacks and paranoia
CelebsNow
McFly's Harry Judd has spoken for the first time of the secret marijuana addiction he battled during his time with the band – and how it had a serious effect on his mental health. The drummer was left struggling with anxiety, panic attacks and paranoia ...
McFly's Harry Judd opens up on horror marijuana addiction which left him riddled with 'paranoia and crippling ...OK! Magazine
Strictly Come Dancing star opens up about marijuana addictionEntertainment Daily

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5 Things That Kill People More Than Marijuana - MMJ Reporter

Mon, 2017-10-09 01:52

MMJ Reporter

5 Things That Kill People More Than Marijuana
MMJ Reporter
Though there is evidence that marijuana can cause increased anxiety, heart palpitations, and impaired judgment, there is no concrete research that links it to an elevated risk for abuse or an addiction. No one has ever died from a cannabis overdose ...

One kabob short of drug addiction - American Council on Science and Health

Sun, 2017-10-08 21:04

American Council on Science and Health

One kabob short of drug addiction
American Council on Science and Health
It is probably worth noting that addictive/problematic behavior was much higher for alcohol use (69%) than cannabis (13%) although this is not a brief for cannabis use. Because the authors' hypothesis concerned cobalamin (Vitamin B12) and other ...

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McFly heart-throb Harry Judd, 31, reveals how exercise helped him to beat a secret dope-smoking habit and crippling ... - The Sun

Sun, 2017-10-08 17:17

The Sun

McFly heart-throb Harry Judd, 31, reveals how exercise helped him to beat a secret dope-smoking habit and crippling ...
The Sun
I hated travelling in those early days of McFly because it meant I couldn't have any weed. No weed meant anxiety, and no sleep. It caused tensions. Arguments. We would be travelling to some amazing place and I'd be putting a dampener on proceedings ...

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Medical marijuana safer than opioids -- Jessica Andrews - Madison.com

Sun, 2017-10-08 17:02

Medical marijuana safer than opioids -- Jessica Andrews
Madison.com
Currently, 29 states allow medical marijuana. It can increase appetite, ease pain, lower nausea and limit seizures. It affects everyone differently. Many people have said medical marijuana has made their lives easier by changing their moods for the better.

Medical marijuana patients report reduction in use of prescription ... - Chicago Tribune

Sun, 2017-10-08 12:01

Chicago Tribune

Medical marijuana patients report reduction in use of prescription ...
Chicago Tribune
A new study finds that some medical cannabis patients in Illinois say it helps them get off narcotics.

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Pete Davidson talks borderline personality diagnosis on 'Saturday Night Live,' asks to be on TV more - New York Daily News

Sun, 2017-10-08 00:13

New York Daily News

Pete Davidson talks borderline personality diagnosis on 'Saturday Night Live,' asks to be on TV more
New York Daily News
Davidson, who was mostly absent from SNL's 42nd season to seek drug rehabilitation, revealed in September that he wrongfully blamed a marijuana addiction for a spate of mental breakdowns. Even after kicking his pot habit, Davidson still knew “something ...

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Personal stories of opioid addiction and loss - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Sat, 2017-10-07 22:05

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Personal stories of opioid addiction and loss
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Joe Nickelson is interviewed at Minnesota Adult Teen Challenge in Minneapolis on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. He is recovering from opioid addiction. (Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press). “It quickly progressed into selling marijuana, at the age of 14. The year ...

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Hastings mom spreads message about addiction after son's death - NTV

Sat, 2017-10-07 21:41

NTV

Hastings mom spreads message about addiction after son's death
NTV
"None of us want to believe that our kids have experimented with marijuana, alcohol, whatever it may be. Get involved in your child's life and really get to know, what are the symptoms, the warning signs; the red eyes, the cotton mouth," Hansen said.

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Changing course critical to taming addiction - Kankakee Daily Journal

Sat, 2017-10-07 08:15

Kankakee Daily Journal

Changing course critical to taming addiction
Kankakee Daily Journal
They start with the gateways we always talk about – alcohol and marijuana. To be clear, it's a small percentage of people who get addicted to heroin, painkillers and heavier drugs. Marijuana doesn't cause a heroin addiction. Alcohol doesn't cause a ...

Russell Brand Schools Bill Maher on Heroin, LSD, Marijuana: 'I'm Only Describing One Evening' (Video) - TheWrap

Fri, 2017-10-06 23:03

TheWrap

Russell Brand Schools Bill Maher on Heroin, LSD, Marijuana: 'I'm Only Describing One Evening' (Video)
TheWrap
Russell Brand stopped by “Real Time with Bill Maher” Friday night to promote his new book, “Recovery: Freedom from Our Addictions,” and ended up sharing his take on the recreational drugs that he's tried. Maher called Brand an “addiction specialist,” ...

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Legalizing marijuana can increase use: French study - Jakarta Post

Fri, 2017-10-06 21:32

Jakarta Post

Legalizing marijuana can increase use: French study
Jakarta Post
The study conducted by France's National Institute of Higher Security and Justice Studies and the French Observatory for Drugs and Drug Addiction examined data from Washington and Colorado, which in 2012 became the first two US states to legalize ...

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Local resident shares story of path to recovery after addiction - KPRC Houston

Fri, 2017-10-06 20:03

KPRC Houston

Local resident shares story of path to recovery after addiction
KPRC Houston
"I began smoking marijuana, hanging out with, you know, the wrong crowd of people. And, you know, I began partying," Steenburg said. "My grades started slipping." Steenburg lost sight of his goals and his parents noticed. "I noticed he would sleep a ...

Idaho is surrounded by states that eased marijuana laws. Will we join them? - Idaho Statesman

Fri, 2017-10-06 14:45

Idaho Statesman

Idaho is surrounded by states that eased marijuana laws. Will we join them?
Idaho Statesman
Last fall, Nevada legalized recreational marijuana, becoming the third state bordering Idaho to do so and opening the possibility that pot will soon be sold legally a short drive from Twin Falls. So far, Idaho .... Ahlquist said his experience seeing ...
Medical marijuana: Advocates of medicinal pot are asking why governments aren't turning to cannabis to help patients ...London Free Press

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Delaware shocked heroin took an addiction champion - The News Journal

Fri, 2017-10-06 08:31

The News Journal

Delaware shocked heroin took an addiction champion
The News Journal
In many ways, Adam said, he and Curtis were the quintessential heroin addicts: Young men who started out with alcohol, marijuana and then eventually – with the help of wisdom teeth surgery at the age of 20 – pills. ACROSS DELAWARE: Six overdose ...

Study: Marijuana use appears to increase rather than decrease risk of opioid use disorder - PsyPost

Thu, 2017-10-05 19:21

PsyPost

Study: Marijuana use appears to increase rather than decrease risk of opioid use disorder
PsyPost
Marijuana use may be associated with an increased risk of developing a prescription opioid use disorder, according to new research published in the American Journal of Psychiatry. “The idea that marijuana could help curb the opioid epidemic, which has ...

Study finds medical marijuana may offer aid in opioid struggle - Cape Cod Times

Thu, 2017-10-05 16:55

Cape Cod Times

Study finds medical marijuana may offer aid in opioid struggle
Cape Cod Times
Raymond Tamasi, who recently retired after 40 years at the addiction treatment center Gosnold on Cape Cod, cautioned against excitement about marijuana as a miracle drug. The most comprehensive studies on marijuana to date show adverse affects on the ...

10 Biggest Lies About Marijuana Use - Civilized

Thu, 2017-10-05 14:18

Civilized

10 Biggest Lies About Marijuana Use
Civilized
Perhaps the longest-running myth is the idea that marijuana is addictive. Just a few years ago, a bogus study claimed that marijuana is more addictive than heroin. Addiction is a tricky term, and many people now use the word “dependence instead.” But ...
Public support sought for CNMI Cannabis Act of 2018Saipan Tribune
Is Canada ready for legal cannabis? Dal experts weigh inDal News

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