Marijuana Addiction

Syndicate content marijuana addiction - Google News
Google News
Updated: 16 hours 15 min ago

Lamar Odom To Launch Cannabis Product Line - TheFix.com

Tue, 2018-04-10 07:10

TheFix.com

Lamar Odom To Launch Cannabis Product Line
TheFix.com
The former Los Angeles Laker shared that medical cannabis helped him in his journey to overcome a crack cocaine addiction. “While going through rehab, I discovered certain strains that support wellness,” he said according to The Blast. “Friends ...

Pennsylvania medical marijuana program may allow sale of flower, expand list of qualifying conditions - The Cannabist

Mon, 2018-04-09 15:46

The Cannabist

Pennsylvania medical marijuana program may allow sale of flower, expand list of qualifying conditions
The Cannabist
In addition to cancer remission therapy, the board recommended that certified patients be able to use medical marijuana in opioid-addiction therapy and to treat neurodegenerative diseases and spastic movement disorders. It also recommended that ...

and more »

Addiction: Prevention, not just medication - Baltimore Sun

Mon, 2018-04-09 12:39

Baltimore Sun

Addiction: Prevention, not just medication
Baltimore Sun
The Sun's brief item describing a frightening new threat in Maryland's drug addiction crisis ("Person who used synthetic marijuana suffers bleeding," April 6) reveals the necessity of a renewed focus on substance abuse prevention and public education ...

Clinics open, expand for certifying medical marijuana patients - Central Penn Business Journal

Mon, 2018-04-09 12:33

Clinics open, expand for certifying medical marijuana patients
Central Penn Business Journal
It was a high school reunion last fall that prompted Mike Rohrbaugh to act on helping combat the opioid epidemic. A graduate of Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School, Rohrbaugh heard stories at his 40th reunion about the damage being done by addiction ...

Lamar Odom Credits Medical Marijuana for his Recovery from Cocaine Addiction - Afro American

Sun, 2018-04-08 16:07

Afro American

Lamar Odom Credits Medical Marijuana for his Recovery from Cocaine Addiction
Afro American
By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor. Former Los Angeles Lakers star Lamar Odom recently credited the use of medical marijuana as the solution to a cocaine addiction that once nearly lost him his life. According to GetNews.Info (http://www.getnews.info ...

and more »

Lamar Odom Credits Medical Marijuana for his Recovery from Cocaine Addiction - Afro American

Sun, 2018-04-08 16:07

Afro American

Lamar Odom Credits Medical Marijuana for his Recovery from Cocaine Addiction
Afro American
Former Los Angeles Lakers star Lamar Odom recently credited the use of medical marijuana as the solution to a cocaine addiction that once nearly lost him his life. According to GetNews.Info (http://www.getnews.info/710939/nba-champion-lamar-odom-to ...

and more »

Medical marijuana — not what the doctor ordered? - Deseret News

Sun, 2018-04-08 08:31

Deseret News

Medical marijuana — not what the doctor ordered?
Deseret News
These legitimate worries could be overwhelmed by the emotional advantages possessed by the proponents. Supporters are often eyewitnesses to the devastation of diseases and addiction to opioids they believe marijuana can diminish. The initiative is ...
Pro-Marijuana Faction Disruptive - LetterCapeNews.net
New study suggests marijuana leads to lower opioid prescriptionsWV News
A call to use pot profits to help addictsTimes Colonist
Burlington County Times -Texas Public Radio -Herald Palladium -Facebook
all 258 news articles »

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Kennedy talks marijuana with Kimmel - MetroWest Daily News

Sat, 2018-04-07 17:12

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Kennedy talks marijuana with Kimmel
MetroWest Daily News
“And I do have concerns about what an increase in availability of legal marijuana means for adolescents, what it means for folks who struggle with addiction.” Federal laws regarding marijuana - which still recognize the drug as illegal, no matter how ...

and more »

Pro-Marijuana Faction Disruptive - Letter - CapeNews.net

Sat, 2018-04-07 13:51

WV News

Pro-Marijuana Faction Disruptive - Letter
CapeNews.net
The director of the Traffic Safety Commission from the state of Washington, Darrin Grondel, spoke at the University of Massachusetts on Monday about the dangers of legalizing recreational marijuana; for example, fatalities from marijuana-impaired ...
New study suggests marijuana leads to lower opioid prescriptionsWV News
A call to use pot profits to help addictsTimes Colonist
Legalised cannabis could help solve America's opioid crisis, studies ...The Independent
Burlington County Times -Herald Palladium -The Globe and Mail -The JAMA Network
all 224 news articles »

Khloe Kardashian's Ex Lamar Odom To Launch Cannabis Business, Claims Marijuana Helped Him With Addiction - The Inquisitr

Sat, 2018-04-07 00:22

The Inquisitr

Khloe Kardashian's Ex Lamar Odom To Launch Cannabis Business, Claims Marijuana Helped Him With Addiction
The Inquisitr
In a recent report by The Blast, it has been alleged that the 38-year-old former Los Angeles Clippers is keen to start a cannabis business called Rich Soil Organics. Apparently, Odom's company will cultivate “organically grown, pesticide-free cannabis ...

and more »

Company blamed for fueling fentanyl addiction crisis will soon be approved to sell synthetic cannabis - Daily Mail

Fri, 2018-04-06 15:58

Daily Mail

Company blamed for fueling fentanyl addiction crisis will soon be approved to sell synthetic cannabis
Daily Mail
The US Drug Enforcement Agency is close to approving a synthetic formula for THC, the main psychoactive component in marijuana, made by Insys Therapeutics. The company has said launching the new drug Syndros will be a 'pivotal milestone' to turn around ...
Synthetic Cannabinoids | IDPHIDPH - Illinois.gov
About synthetic cannabinoids - CDCCDC
First Maryland case of bleeding from synthetic marijuana reportedBaltimore Sun

all 106 news articles »

New study suggests marijuana leads to lower opioid prescriptions - WV News

Fri, 2018-04-06 15:40

WV News

New study suggests marijuana leads to lower opioid prescriptions
WV News
Some critics of the state's medical marijuana program have criticized the idea of using it to help combat the opioid epidemic, fearing that using marijuana would be effectively just switching one addiction for another. “That's absolutely not true ...
A call to use pot profits to help addictsTimes Colonist
Poll finds New Jersey residents are divided about legalizing marijuanaBurlington County Times
Health board just says 'no' to recreational marijuana useHerald Palladium
NOLA.com -Care2.com -The Globe and Mail
all 213 news articles »

Lamar Odom, who is starting a marijuana business, says pot helped his crack addiction - CNBC

Fri, 2018-04-06 12:40

CNBC

Lamar Odom, who is starting a marijuana business, says pot helped his crack addiction
CNBC
Former NBA champion Lamar Odom is promoting a new venture. The 38-year-old is starting a business for marijuana-based products, a growing market in states where pot is legal. Odom, who last summer opened up about his cocaine addiction that nearly cost ...

Opinion: Legalizing marijuana will help fight the opioid crisis - Albany Student Press

Fri, 2018-04-06 11:28

Albany Student Press

Opinion: Legalizing marijuana will help fight the opioid crisis
Albany Student Press
The Northeastern United States is amid a major Opioids Crisis. More and more people are becoming addicted to hard and illegal substances like heroin or abusing prescription pain pills such as oxycodone, Vicodin, codeine, morphine or fentanyl. As this ...
CNN leaves out key limitation of study on legalizing marijuana and opioid useHealthNewsReview.org
Increasing Medical Marijuana Accessibility Would Help Fight Opioid EpidemicThe Oberlin Review
5 Ways Medical Marijuana Could Fix The Opioid Crisis, According To ScienceOxygen (blog)

all 167 news articles »

Lamar Odom, who is starting marijuana business, says pot helped his crack addiction - USA TODAY

Fri, 2018-04-06 07:35

USA TODAY

Lamar Odom, who is starting marijuana business, says pot helped his crack addiction
USA TODAY
Former NBA champion Lamar Odom is promoting a new venture. The 38-year-old is starting a business for marijuana-based products, a growing market in states where pot is legal. Odom, who last summer opened up about his cocaine addiction that nearly cost ...
Retired NBA Player Lamar Odom Used Cannabis To Kick AddictionCivilized

all 13 news articles »

Poll finds New Jersey residents are divided about legalizing marijuana - Burlington County Times

Thu, 2018-04-05 17:39

Burlington County Times

Poll finds New Jersey residents are divided about legalizing marijuana
Burlington County Times
Released this week, the poll by the Stockton University Polling Institute revealed that 49 percent of adult residents support legalizing the drug for adult recreational use, compared to 44 percent who oppose the idea and 5 percent who responded they ...

and more »

Mayor de Blasio, Wife Disagree on Legalizing Marijuana in NYC - NBC New York

Thu, 2018-04-05 10:37

New York Daily News

Mayor de Blasio, Wife Disagree on Legalizing Marijuana in NYC
NBC New York
Gillibrand Cosponsors Bill to End Marijuana Prohibition. “I believe we should legalize it because I don't think people should be penalized and punished for using it, but I think it should be highly regulated,” McCray said, warning that those who want ...
NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray backs making pot legal as mayor continues mulling the ideaNew York Daily News

all 7 news articles »

Lamar Odom Says Marijuana Helped Him Recover from Crack Cocaine Addiction - PEOPLE.com

Thu, 2018-04-05 10:32

PEOPLE.com

Lamar Odom Says Marijuana Helped Him Recover from Crack Cocaine Addiction
PEOPLE.com
Lamar Odom has a new business venture. The former NBA star, who has battled a crack cocaine addiction, is investing in the marijuana business, he revealed in a new interview with The Blast. Odom, 38, said he found that marijuana was helpful in his ...
Lamar Odom Says Marijuana Helped End Crack Addiction, Talks Cannabis BusinessBleacher Report
Lamar Odom Getting Into the Cannabis Business, Says Marijuana Helped With RehabThe Blast

all 19 news articles »

To fight addiction, Gonzalez backs insurance for medical marijuana - Dorchester Reporter

Thu, 2018-04-05 04:45

South China Morning Post

To fight addiction, Gonzalez backs insurance for medical marijuana
Dorchester Reporter
A total of 1,977 people in Massachusetts died of suspected or confirmed opioid overdoses in 2017, and the addiction crisis claimed 2,155 lives in 2016. A former health insurance executive, Gonzalez said medical marijuana coverage was not an option for ...
Could legal marijuana solve America's opioid addiction crisis?South China Morning Post
Marijuana legalization could help offset opioid epidemic, studies findCNN
How Medical Marijuana Could Help Curb the Opioid EpidemicLive Science
NPR -New York Daily News -The JAMA Network
all 1,076 news articles »