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Addiction to Marijuana on the Rise - Guardian Liberty Voice

Sat, 2014-06-21 12:51

Guardian Liberty Voice

Addiction to Marijuana on the Rise
Guardian Liberty Voice
Addiction to marijuana is expected to rise substantially as states loosen medical marijuana laws and allow recreational marijuana use. Currently, two states allow marijuana use as a recreational drug, Colorado and Washington State, and 22 states allow ...

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Elkhart teen shares story of frightening experience smoking synthetic marijuana - The Elkhart Truth

Sat, 2014-06-21 04:35

Elkhart teen shares story of frightening experience smoking synthetic marijuana
The Elkhart Truth
Elkhart teen shares story of frightening experience smoking synthetic marijuana. At first the drug seemed safe – despite panic attacks, mood changes and addiction. Then a “bad trip” left 18-year-old Dre vomiting and shaking, blacked out and violent.

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Casual marijuana use not free of risk, concludes new research Special - DigitalJournal.com

Fri, 2014-06-20 21:56

DigitalJournal.com

Casual marijuana use not free of risk, concludes new research Special
DigitalJournal.com
JG: My background is in the neuroscience of addiction; specifically, on how drugs of abuse affect the brain. I originally studied how alcohol modulated brain circuits; since marijuana is the most widely used drug among young people, other than alcohol ...

Pope Warns Legalizing Marijuana A Very Bad Idea; Mizeur Disagrees - CBS Local

Fri, 2014-06-20 20:54

CBS Local

Pope Warns Legalizing Marijuana A Very Bad Idea; Mizeur Disagrees
CBS Local
“The pope's concern is about addiction and growing problems with addiction–we all share that concern. But we know that adults who make a decision to use marijuana is no different than a decision to use alcohol or tobacco,” said Mizeur. “And if you look ...

More on marijuana: The battle rages on - Valley morning Star

Fri, 2014-06-20 17:47

More on marijuana: The battle rages on
Valley morning Star
Professionals have also been involved in prevention education and treatment of Cannabis addictive disorders extensively for at least the past 45 years; the numbers reached in their efforts numbering in the millions. As previously published in my column ...
U.S. scientists brace for 'marijuana meltdown' as laws easeThe Japan Times
Weed and Wheels Do not MixMainStreet

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Pope Francis says he opposes making recreational drugs legal - CNN

Fri, 2014-06-20 14:43

Boston Herald

Pope Francis says he opposes making recreational drugs legal
CNN
"To think that harm can be reduced by permitting drug addicts to use narcotics in no way resolves the problem," he said. Could pot push voters to the polls this fall? Gupta: 'I am doubling down' on medical marijuana. CNN's Hada Messia contributed to ...
Decree from on high: Lawmen side with Pope Francis against legalized marijuanaBoston Herald
Pope Francis Condemns Legalization of MarijuanaAOL News (blog)
Pope's view on legalizing drugs: Just say noBoston.com
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Pope Francis speaks out against legalizing marijuana: 'Drug addiction is an evil' - Raw Story

Fri, 2014-06-20 10:10

Raw Story

Pope Francis speaks out against legalizing marijuana: 'Drug addiction is an evil'
Raw Story
Pope Francis has demonstrated that there are limits to his modernising fervour as he warns against moves to legalise recreational drugs. “Drug addiction is an evil, and with evil there can be no yielding or compromise,” he said at a drug enforcement ...
Pope Francis says he opposes making recreational drugs legalCNN
The Pope's Down for A Lot of Things, But Not MarijuanaRYOT
AOL.com Article - Pope Francis Condemns Legalization of MarijuanaAOL News (blog)
Mashable -Gospel Herald
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Pope Francis' view on legalizing marijuana: Just say no - Naples Daily News

Fri, 2014-06-20 08:16

Irish Independent

Pope Francis' view on legalizing marijuana: Just say no
Naples Daily News
When he was archbishop of Buenos Aires, he devoted much of his pastoral care to addicts. Last month Argentina's neighbor Uruguay cleared the way for legal sales of marijuana cigarettes in pharmacies. Recreational use of marijuana has been legalized in ...
Pope's view on legalizing drugs: Just say noBoston.com
Pope to legalizing recreational drugs: Just say noKawartha Media Group
Just say no: Pope comes out strongly against legalizing recreational drugsCTV News

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Pot Scientists Brace for Marijuana Meltdown as Laws Ease - Newsmax.com

Thu, 2014-06-19 23:10

Pot Scientists Brace for Marijuana Meltdown as Laws Ease
Newsmax.com
Marijuana is a trend that “will peak like tobacco then people will see their error,” said Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which serves as the gatekeeper for U.S. marijuana research through its oversight of a pot farm that ...

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Pot Scientists Brace for Marijuana Abuse as Laws Ease - Businessweek

Thu, 2014-06-19 07:43

Pot Scientists Brace for Marijuana Abuse as Laws Ease
Businessweek
Three out of every four dollars spent this year on pot studies funded by the government will go toward studying abuse and addiction, according to a review of federal spending by Bloomberg News. The government has spent $69 million studying cannabis in ...

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Pot Scientists Brace for Marijuana Meltdown as Laws Ease - Bloomberg

Wed, 2014-06-18 22:29

Pot Scientists Brace for Marijuana Meltdown as Laws Ease
Bloomberg
Marijuana is a trend that “will peak like tobacco then people will see their error,” said Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which serves as the gatekeeper for U.S. marijuana research through its oversight of a pot farm that ...

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OR recreational marijuana petition hits 100000 signatures, Clinton holds stance - Gant Daily

Wed, 2014-06-18 17:18

Bangor Daily News

OR recreational marijuana petition hits 100000 signatures, Clinton holds stance
Gant Daily
Ever since medical marijuana became legal in Colorado in 2009, Ben Court, an addictions expert at the University of Colorado Hospital Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation, saw an increase in patients coming for treatment for marijuana ...
Group urges wariness amid marijuana push: 'We need to stop this train'TheDay.com

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OR recreational marijuana petition hits 100000 signatures, Clinton holds stance - Gant Daily

Wed, 2014-06-18 17:18

Bangor Daily News

OR recreational marijuana petition hits 100000 signatures, Clinton holds stance
Gant Daily
Ever since medical marijuana became legal in Colorado in 2009, Ben Court, an addictions expert at the University of Colorado Hospital Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation, saw an increase in patients coming for treatment for marijuana ...
Group urges wariness amid marijuana push: 'We need to stop this train'TheDay.com

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Synthetic marijuana effects can vary and are still largely unknown - The Elkhart Truth

Wed, 2014-06-18 04:58

Synthetic marijuana effects can vary and are still largely unknown
The Elkhart Truth
The initial effects from being under the influence don't last long, but some side effects can last longer, as can withdrawal periods, said Michelle Haas, team leader of addiction services at Oaklawn. Haas said she has seen the drug affecting sleeping ...

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Group urges wariness amid marijuana push: 'We need to stop this train' - TheDay.com

Wed, 2014-06-18 02:23

NewsBusters

Group urges wariness amid marijuana push: 'We need to stop this train'
TheDay.com
The intent, he said, mirrors the tobacco industry's once-secret campaign aimed at youth, attempting to get teens addicted to marijuana and make them lifelong customers. Contrary to popular misconceptions, he said, one in six teens and one in 10 adult ...
Beware of Big Marijuana's growing powerThe News Journal

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Group urges wariness amid marijuana push: 'We need to stop this train' - TheDay.com

Wed, 2014-06-18 02:14

Group urges wariness amid marijuana push: 'We need to stop this train'
TheDay.com
The intent, he said, mirrors the tobacco industry's once-secret campaign aimed at youth, attempting to get teens addicted to marijuana and make them lifelong customers. Contrary to popular misconceptions, he said, one in six teens and one in 10 adult ...

Cannabis goes corporate: Dot-bong boom explodes as Big Marijuana flexes its ... - ABC Online

Mon, 2014-06-16 15:06

Orlando Weekly

Cannabis goes corporate: Dot-bong boom explodes as Big Marijuana flexes its ...
ABC Online
"The mentally ill, or those who have predisposition for addiction and alcoholism ... they are really the candidates that the Big Marijuana industry is targeting. "You capture an addiction, you've got a customer." He is out to spread the message that ...
Florida businesses poised to pounce on medical marijuanaOrlando Weekly

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Beware of Big Marijuana's growing power - The News Journal

Mon, 2014-06-16 03:40

Beware of Big Marijuana's growing power
The News Journal
Greater potency may increase the risks of addiction, traffic accidents and personal side effects ranging from memory loss and anxiety to psychosis. Not to mention overindulgence in edibles. The marijuana market in the U.S. is still small – it's just 7 ...

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Marijuana, minimum wage to be tackled in NY Legislature's last week - New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Mon, 2014-06-16 02:28

Marijuana, minimum wage to be tackled in NY Legislature's last week
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The fate of medical marijuana, a higher minimum wage and efforts to combat heroin addiction are set to be decided as New York lawmakers enter their final week of work during this year's regular session. Legislators will return to ...

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Clearing the air around marijuana use - The Pilot

Fri, 2014-06-13 05:26

The Pilot

Clearing the air around marijuana use
The Pilot
A June 2014 article in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), written by researchers from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institutes of Health, points out that marijuana is not the harmless drug that many imagine. Rather, it ...
DEA Accused of Obstructing Research on Marijuana BenefitsVICE News
NIDA raises marijuana concernsDigitalJournal.com

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