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Comment: Is marijuana more addictive than alcohol? - SBS

Tue, 2014-09-30 22:51

SBS

Comment: Is marijuana more addictive than alcohol?
SBS
So, you're considering a move to Colorado to live a lifestyle that includes the local (herbal) refreshments. But you don't want to end up like some sort of burnout. You intend to maintain your weapons-grade professional trajectory, balancing it ...

Comment: Is marijuana more addictive than alcohol? - SBS

Tue, 2014-09-30 22:51

SBS

Comment: Is marijuana more addictive than alcohol?
SBS
You intend to maintain your weapons-grade professional trajectory, balancing it alongside a rigorous weekend mountain-biking regimen. You plan to toke, that is, in moderation. But how much is too much? For this, you must know: Is marijuana less ...

Tommy Chong and Pro-Cannabis Nurse Discuss Elderly Care, Dabbing and ... - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Tue, 2014-09-30 07:12

Tommy Chong and Pro-Cannabis Nurse Discuss Elderly Care, Dabbing and ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
The episode opens with internationally renowned marijuana cultivator and five-time Cannabis Cup Medal Winner Kyle Kushman interviewing celebrated actor, comedian, musician, and activist Tommy Chong. Chong and Kushman discuss marijuana addiction ...

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Marijuana use among young people to be discussed as part of free forum this ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Mon, 2014-09-29 13:25

Marijuana use among young people to be discussed as part of free forum this ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Dr. Andrew Mendenhall, the outpatient medical director at Hazelden in Beaverton, said cannabis dependence is the most common addiction among people 14 to 24 years old seeking treatment at the Beaverton clinic. Oregon, by some measures, has one of ...

Will marijuana lead to more addicts or to medical cures? - Fredericksburg.com

Sat, 2014-09-27 22:26

Will marijuana lead to more addicts or to medical cures?
Fredericksburg.com
PROPONENTS of legalization and other drug policy reforms make some important points. It is true that most people who try drugs do not get addicted--they stop after using a few times. It is also true--and regrettable--that America's incarceration rate ...

Letters: Marijuana leads to more severe drug addiction - Monterey County Herald

Fri, 2014-09-26 17:15

Letters: Marijuana leads to more severe drug addiction
Monterey County Herald
One of the last things we need are marijuana dispensaries here on the Monterey Peninsula (Sept. 25). Our local homeless folks, drug addicts and young children will work to get a prescription. Getting marijuana in Del Rey Oaks or Monterey is not a good ...

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Letters: Marijuana leads to more severe drug addiction - Monterey County Herald

Fri, 2014-09-26 17:15

Letters: Marijuana leads to more severe drug addiction
Monterey County Herald
One of the last things we need are marijuana dispensaries here on the Monterey Peninsula (Sept. 25). Our local homeless folks, drug addicts and young children will work to get a prescription. Getting marijuana in Del Rey Oaks or Monterey is not a good ...

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Our View: Further research needed on medical marijuana's opiate addiction ... - Taunton Daily Gazette

Tue, 2014-09-23 05:15

Our View: Further research needed on medical marijuana's opiate addiction ...
Taunton Daily Gazette
But there is ample anecdotal evidence from pain patients who have found that using marijuana relieves their symptoms better than opiate-based pain medications, without the drowsiness and addiction other medications bring. Many pain patients also report ...

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Dr. Drew on marijuana: “It acts like an opiate and causes severe addiction” - The Cannabist

Fri, 2014-09-19 18:04

Dr. Drew on marijuana: “It acts like an opiate and causes severe addiction
The Cannabist
Make no mistake, says addictions specialist Drew Pinsky, marijuana is addictive — and the earlier one starts to use it, the greater the consequences. “It acts like an opiate and causes severe addiction,” Pinsky said during a Colorado visit this week ...

Sabet: Like Big Tobacco, Big Marijuana will drive addiction - Boston Herald

Thu, 2014-09-18 22:05

Sabet: Like Big Tobacco, Big Marijuana will drive addiction
Boston Herald
Proponents of legalization and other drug policy reforms make some important points. It is true that most people who try drugs do not get addicted — they stop after using a few times. It is also true — and regrettable — that America's incarceration ...

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Kevin Sabet: If you think Big Tobacco was bad, wait till you get a whiff of ... - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Thu, 2014-09-18 15:07

Kevin Sabet: If you think Big Tobacco was bad, wait till you get a whiff of ...
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
First, we know that addictive industries generate the lion's share of their profits from addicts, not casual users. In the tobacco industry, 80 percent of the industry's profits come from 20 percent of smokers. So while most marijuana users try the ...

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Is Marijuana More Addictive Than Alcohol? - The Atlantic

Wed, 2014-09-17 05:31

The Atlantic

Is Marijuana More Addictive Than Alcohol?
The Atlantic
You intend to maintain your weapons-grade professional trajectory, balancing it alongside a rigorous weekend mountain-biking regimen. You plan to toke, that is, in moderation. But how much is too much? For this, you must know: Is marijuana less ...

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Legalizing marijuana will be bad for kids: Guest opinion - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Mon, 2014-09-15 19:13

Legalizing marijuana will be bad for kids: Guest opinion
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Marijuana legalization attempts, if passed, will skyrocket teen addiction rates. In 2012, Clackamas County mental health services revealed that of the 242 kids 18 and under who entered their treatment facilities, over 85 percent were there for ...

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Substance abuse councils to hold summit on marijuana - nwitimes.com

Sun, 2014-09-14 16:01

Substance abuse councils to hold summit on marijuana
nwitimes.com
VALPARAISO | The substance abuse councils of Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties will host a joint summit on marijuana Sept. 19 at the Memorial Opera House. The summit will be held from 8 a.m. to noon. The focus of the summit will be public health.

Coalitions to discuss public health issues associated with marijuana - News Dispatch

Fri, 2014-09-12 17:01

Coalitions to discuss public health issues associated with marijuana
News Dispatch
According to research from NIDA, teenagers have a 1-in-6 chance of developing marijuana addiction. Heavy marijuana use during the teen years can reportedly permanently lower intelligence in adult life by as much as eight or nine IQ points.

Editorial: Cities and counties need to follow state's progress on marijuana policy - The Seattle Times

Thu, 2014-09-11 11:36

Editorial: Cities and counties need to follow state's progress on marijuana policy
The Seattle Times
The carrot is the better approach, so long as revenue-sharing doesn't eat away at the initiative's dedicated funding for marijuana addiction prevention. Coercing reluctant corners of the state would stiffen resistance. Coax the cities and counties to ...

If you think Big Tobacco was bad, wait till you get a whiff of Big Marijuana - Dallas Morning News

Thu, 2014-09-11 11:20

Dallas Morning News

If you think Big Tobacco was bad, wait till you get a whiff of Big Marijuana
Dallas Morning News
Proponents of legalization and other drug policy reforms make some important points. It is true that most people who try drugs do not get addicted — they stop after using a few times. It is also true — and regrettable — that America's incarceration ...

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Females Build Up Tolerance To Marijuana Faster Than Males, Study Finds - Huffington Post

Wed, 2014-09-10 05:48

Design & Trend

Females Build Up Tolerance To Marijuana Faster Than Males, Study Finds
Huffington Post
She suggested that women educate themselves about marijuana use and proceed with caution, just as they would with liquor consumption. Marijuana addiction does occur, though only in a small percentage of cases. "I think it's great that there's been a ...
Women Are More Sensitive To Marijuana But Also Build Tolerance Faster, Says ...Bustle

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Frequent teen marijuana use linked to issues later in life - WPTV

Tue, 2014-09-09 20:11

WPTV

Frequent teen marijuana use linked to issues later in life
WPTV
"Nobody wants teens to use marijuana, but it's quite clear that it poses far less harm to the consumer and to others than the abuse of alcohol or prescription drugs." The study authors said preventing or delaying cannabis use by teens is likely to have ...

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Frequent teen marijuana use linked to issues later in life - CNN

Tue, 2014-09-09 16:05

CNN

Frequent teen marijuana use linked to issues later in life
CNN
According to the 2013 Monitoring the Future survey done in the United States, approximately 7% of high school seniors are daily or near-daily cannabis users. The annual study, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, looks at behaviors and ...