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Marijuana concentrates grow in popularity - KIMT 3

Mon, 2015-04-27 22:05

Marijuana concentrates grow in popularity
KIMT 3
“Sharing some of my personal experience with alcohol addiction and drug addiction has helped and letting them know about some of the concerns or worries out there,” says Brahm. Take it from those who know, marijuana wax is nothing to mess around with.

Why are politicians still referring to marijuana as a gateway drug? - Raw Story

Sat, 2015-04-25 10:10

Raw Story

Why are politicians still referring to marijuana as a gateway drug?
Raw Story
Meanwhile, in the United States, addiction researchers and addiction treatment professionals are heavily invested in the weakly supported claim that marijuana is a gateway to hard drugs. For decades, scientists who study addiction have received ...
SciCheck: Is marijuana really a 'gateway' drug?Philly.com
Chris Christie Says Marijuana Is a 'Gateway Drug'CDA News

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Vancouver Medical Marijuana Shops Should Be Closed, Not Regulated: Ottawa - Huffington Post Canada

Sat, 2015-04-25 10:02

The Globe and Mail

Vancouver Medical Marijuana Shops Should Be Closed, Not Regulated: Ottawa
Huffington Post Canada
Ambrose responded on Thursday with a strongly worded letter to Robertson warning that "normalizing" marijuana will increase use and addiction, especially among youth. She followed up on Friday, telling reporters at an event in Surrey, B.C., that the ...
Ottawa warns against plan to regulate Vancouver pot dispensariesThe Globe and Mail
Health Minister says marijuana shops in Vancouver should be closedGlobalnews.ca
Canada's health minister "deeply concerned" by Vancouver's plan to regulate ...Straight.com
The Vancouver Observer
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Vancouver, B.C., wants to regulate pot: Feds warn of “marijuana use and addiction” - seattlepi.com (blog)

Thu, 2015-04-23 22:54

seattlepi.com (blog)

Vancouver, B.C., wants to regulate pot: Feds warn of “marijuana use and addiction
seattlepi.com (blog)
“Legalizing and normalizing the use and sale of marijuana can have only one effect, increasing marijuana use and addiction,” she added. The letter was obtained by the Vancouver Sun. It's hard to see how existing use could increase any more. Thousands ...
Ottawa warns against plan to regulate Vancouver pot dispensariesThe Globe and Mail
Vancouver Medical Marijuana Shops Should Be Closed, Not Regulated: OttawaHuffington Post Canada
Health Minister says marijuana shops in Vancouver should be closedGlobalnews.ca

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"The Blunt Truth" conference aims to counter marijuana momentum - WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Thu, 2015-04-23 20:43

WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

"The Blunt Truth" conference aims to counter marijuana momentum
WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
Those in favor of decriminalizing or legalizing marijuana say it's harmless and not addictive. He says both statements are false, since he's a recovering addict himself. "Started young. Hit fast. A lot of addiction inside of my family and some of us ...

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"The Blunt Truth" aims to counter marijuana momentum - NBC26.tv

Thu, 2015-04-23 20:00

WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

"The Blunt Truth" aims to counter marijuana momentum
NBC26.tv
It's looking at medical marijuana, recreational use, decriminalization, impact on youth, businesses, and law enforcement. Ben Cort, a recovering marijuana addict who now works at the University of Colorado Hospital, told participants Thursday what ...
"The Blunt Truth" conference aims to counter marijuana momentumWBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

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Ottawa warns against plan to regulate Vancouver pot dispensaries - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 2015-04-23 19:43

Globalnews.ca

Ottawa warns against plan to regulate Vancouver pot dispensaries
The Globe and Mail
The federal Health Minister is warning Vancouver's mayor not to regulate the city's illegal medical marijuana dispensaries, which she says would encourage drug use and increase addiction. Health Minister Rona Ambrose made her remarks in a strongly ...
Health Minister says marijuana shops in Vancouver should be closedGlobalnews.ca
Smouldering BC pot debate puts City of Vancouver, federal minister at impasse660 News
Canada's health minister "deeply concerned" by Vancouver's plan to regulate ...Straight.com
MetroNews Canada
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BOOK REVIEW: 'Marijuana: The Unbiased Truth About the World's Most Popular ... - Washington Times

Wed, 2015-04-22 16:07

Washington Times

BOOK REVIEW: 'Marijuana: The Unbiased Truth About the World's Most Popular ...
Washington Times
Author Kevin P. Hill, M.D., is a credible authority on the psychiatric perils of regular marijuana use and its addiction. He argues, “More people use marijuana than any other illicit drug and more people meet criteria for marijuana addiction than any ...

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From Pills To Pot: How Weed Saved My Life - Vibe

Wed, 2015-04-22 11:14

Vibe

From Pills To Pot: How Weed Saved My Life
Vibe
It was the summer of 2003 when I was shot. I was hanging out at my favorite local bar, and it was near closing time. My friend went to use the restroom but a few low life characters I knew from the neighborhood followed him. They waited outside the ...

Three Data-Based Answers to Top Questions About Marijuana Policy - Pacific Standard

Mon, 2015-04-20 13:18

Pacific Standard

Three Data-Based Answers to Top Questions About Marijuana Policy
Pacific Standard
It can be—even if a pot addiction isn't usually as destructive as being hooked on alcohol, cocaine, or heroin, journalist Maia Szalavitz argued in a story published last year. Studies show about 10 percent of people who use marijuana become addicted, ...

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Marijuana and the Body - New York Times

Mon, 2015-04-20 11:44

New York Times

Marijuana and the Body
New York Times
Q. Leaving aside questions of addiction and brain effects, what is known about the effects of marijuana on things like the lungs and digestive tract? A. The limited formal studies that have been done on marijuana and cancer have yielded complex and ...

Whatever Chris Christie says, marijuana is not a gateway drug by any measure - Quartz

Mon, 2015-04-20 11:18

Quartz

Whatever Chris Christie says, marijuana is not a gateway drug by any measure
Quartz
Meanwhile, in the United States, addiction researchers and addiction treatment professionals are heavily invested in the weakly supported claim that marijuana is a gateway to hard drugs. For decades, scientists who study addiction have received ...
Marijuana testing window opens todayNBCSports.com
Today is 4/20/2015. Is it finally time to stop calling marijuana a gateway drug?Washington Post
Why Are Politicians Still Referring to Marijuana as a Gateway Drug?Fair Observer
NJ.com
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Marijuana 101: The key facts and questions - Daily Nebraskan

Mon, 2015-04-20 02:37

Daily Nebraskan

Marijuana 101: The key facts and questions
Daily Nebraskan
Government agencies and anti-drug organizations have found that regular marijuana users may experience feelings of irritability and restlessness when they stop using the drug, which they say denotes addiction. Marijuana advocates argue such symptoms ...
On 4/20 day, more doctors say it's high time for medical marijuana research to ...LA Daily News
Why medical marijuana dispensaries will be bad for KauaiThegardenisland.com
On four/20, far more medical doctors say it's higher time for health-related ...Standard Bulletin

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First Draft of a Marijuana Legalization Ballot Initiative Has Been Filed - BostInno

Sun, 2015-04-19 16:40

BostInno

First Draft of a Marijuana Legalization Ballot Initiative Has Been Filed
BostInno
Cannabis actually can be used as a harm-reduction medicine for patients to reduce their harm if they're addicted to opiates, if they're addicted to alcohol, if they're addicted to cocaine,” Thor Agustsson, a physician with Integr8 Health, a Burlington ...

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Weed 3 Special Guest: President Obama Speaks Out in Support of Medical ... - Medical Jane

Sat, 2015-04-18 21:41

Medical Jane

Weed 3 Special Guest: President Obama Speaks Out in Support of Medical ...
Medical Jane
Dr. Sanjay Gupta, a neurosurgeon and CNN's chief medical correspondent, spoke out in August 2013 apologizing for previously making negative comments about marijuana. Later that year, he launched a documentary that aired on CNN, called 'Weed,' in ...
Obama Expressed Support For Medical Marijuana, But Will He Do Something ...The Weed Blog (blog)
Obama Signals Support For Changing Course In Federal War On Medical ...Huffington Post
Obama Indicators Aid For Shifting Program In Federal War On Healthcare ...Statesmen News
Standard Bulletin
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Judge Rules Marijuana Remains Schedule 1 Drug: Here's How Religions are ... - World Religion News

Fri, 2015-04-17 17:45

World Religion News

Judge Rules Marijuana Remains Schedule 1 Drug: Here's How Religions are ...
World Religion News
The Catholic Human Services Inc. sponsors and runs an Alcohol and Drug Service program that aims to treat Catholics with varying degrees of addiction to alcohol and drugs. The staff list is populated by professional counselors and social workers who ...

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Chris Christie vows to 'crack down' on marijuana as president - CNN

Thu, 2015-04-16 15:50

Daily Mail

Chris Christie vows to 'crack down' on marijuana as president
CNN
Christie: Marijuana is a gateway drug. We have an enormous addiction problem in this country. And we need to send very clear leadership from the White House on down through the federal law enforcement. Marijuana is an illegal drug under federal law.
As President, Chris Christie Would 'Not Permit' Legal Pot LawsNewsmax
As President, Governor Chris Christie Will Escalate War on PotEast Bay Express
Marco Rubio and Chris Christie vow war on marijuana if they take White HouseDaily Mail

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"Christie Promises To 'Crack Down' On Marijuana If Elected President" - ThinkProgress

Wed, 2015-04-15 14:59

ThinkProgress

"Christie Promises To 'Crack Down' On Marijuana If Elected President"
ThinkProgress
Marijuana is a gateway drug. We have an enormous addiction problem in this country,” said Christie. “And we need to send very clear leadership from the White House on down through the federal law enforcement. Marijuana is an illegal drug under federal ...
Why Chris Christie's Vow To Suppress Marijuana Legalization Is Politically RiskyForbes
As President, Governor Chris Christie Will Escalate War on PotEast Bay Express
Chris Christie: Legal Marijuana? As President 'I Will Crack Down And Not ...The Inquisitr
Newsmax
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Chris Christie vows to 'crack down' on legal marijuana - Washington Times

Wed, 2015-04-15 12:40

Washington Times

Chris Christie vows to 'crack down' on legal marijuana
Washington Times
Marijuana is a gateway drug. We have an enormous addiction problem in this country, and we need to send very clear leadership from the White House on down to federal law enforcement,” he said. “Marijuana is an illegal drug under federal law, and the ...
Gov. Chris Christie takes strong stance against marijuana legalizationWPXI Pittsburgh
Chris Christie is Way Out of Touch on Legal MarijuanaRing of Fire
As President, Chris Christie Would 'Not Permit' Legal Pot LawsNewsmax
Mic -East Bay Express
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Why Chris Christie's Vow To Suppress Marijuana Legalization Is Politically Risky - Forbes

Wed, 2015-04-15 11:03

Forbes

Why Chris Christie's Vow To Suppress Marijuana Legalization Is Politically Risky
Forbes
Christie: Marijuana is a gateway drug. We have an enormous addiction problem in this country. And we need to send very clear leadership from the White House on down through the federal law enforcement. Marijuana is an illegal drug under federal law.
As President, Chris Christie Would 'Not Permit' Legal Pot LawsNewsmax
Governor Christie:Marijuana is a Gateway DrugAlaska Native News
As President, Governor Chris Christie Will Escalate War on PotEast Bay Express
The Inquisitr
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