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A Closer Look at Marijuana Addiction Treatment Programs in Utah - Press Release Rocket

Mon, 2016-07-11 15:44

A Closer Look at Marijuana Addiction Treatment Programs in Utah
Press Release Rocket
Elite Rehab Placement is a no-cost, full service, drug and alcohol rehab assistance provider. Our mission is to help you, or a loved one, to find the right addiction treatment center for your specific needs. We work with several of the top rehab ...

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Designer drug detective work - The Biological SCENE

Sun, 2016-07-10 23:07

The Biological SCENE

Designer drug detective work
The Biological SCENE
The drugs, often sold in stores and on the internet as innocuous-sounding “spice” or “bath salts,” are designed to mimic the physiological actions of well-characterized drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy, LSD, and heroin, often via tweaks to the ...

Trump, Clinton, Stein, and Johnson on Drugs - Reason

Sun, 2016-07-10 22:01

The Inquisitr

Trump, Clinton, Stein, and Johnson on Drugs
Reason
The last time the Democratic Party's platform mentioned marijuana was in 1984, when it cited "25 million regular abusers of marijuana" and "15,000 tons of marijuana" entering the United States each year as "clear evidence that we are losing the effort ...
Democratic Platform Calls For 'A Reasoned Pathway' To Legalization Of MarijuanaThe Inquisitr

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Pike and Wayne County sentencings - Scranton Times-Tribune

Sun, 2016-07-10 02:07

Pike and Wayne County sentencings
Scranton Times-Tribune
Victoine Omar Brown, 35, East Stroudsburg, five to 30 days in the Pike County Jail, $300 fine and a six-month driver's license suspension for possession of a small amount of marijuana on Sept. 12 in Lehman Twp. • Gerard L. Mignosi, 38, East ... Donald ...

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Cannabis mixed with tobacco may lead to addiction; Scientists suggest non-tobacco routes for marijuana smokers - International Business Times AU

Sun, 2016-07-10 00:16

International Business Times AU

Cannabis mixed with tobacco may lead to addiction; Scientists suggest non-tobacco routes for marijuana smokers
International Business Times AU
Hindocha found a link between using marijuana with tobacco and users showing symptoms of dependence and addictive behaviour. “Cannabis dependence and tobacco dependence manifest in similar ways, so it is often difficult to separate these out in ...

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Is pot as dangerous as heroin? Feds' decision on rescheduling marijuana coming soon - LA Daily News

Sat, 2016-07-09 22:00

LA Daily News

Is pot as dangerous as heroin? Feds' decision on rescheduling marijuana coming soon
LA Daily News
Since the list was created in 1970, marijuana has been ranked in Schedule I — the most restrictive category alongside heroin, LSD and peyote. The designation is reserved for drugs the DEA says have no proven medical use and are highly addictive.

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Governor, Boston Mayor Kick Off Campaign Against Marijuana Legalization - Patch.com

Sat, 2016-07-09 13:48

Patch.com

Governor, Boston Mayor Kick Off Campaign Against Marijuana Legalization
Patch.com
The choice of venue for Friday's press conference, at the William J. Ostiguy Recovery High School in Boston, underscores the crux of the group's opposition: that legal, recreational marijuana could serve as a gateway to drug abuse and addiction for ...

Cannabis users who put tobacco in joints 'more likely to be addicted' - The Guardian

Sat, 2016-07-09 07:58

The Guardian

Cannabis users who put tobacco in joints 'more likely to be addicted'
The Guardian
Chandni Hindocha, a doctoral student at the clinical psychopharmacology unit of University College London, who led the research, said: “Cannabis is less addictive than tobacco, but we show here that mixing tobacco with cannabis lowers the motivation to ...
Marijuana smokers mixing cannabis and tobacco in joints may get addictedInternational Business Times AU

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Officials denounce legalization of marijuana - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

Fri, 2016-07-08 19:30

The Boston Globe

Officials denounce legalization of marijuana
Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
"The legalization of the recreational use of marijuana is not in the best interest of Massachusetts' citizens," Capeless said in a statement released Friday. "Today's marijuana is more addictive than in years past and in many instances the use of ...
Baker, Walsh, and DeLeo combine to oppose marijuana legalizationThe Boston Globe
Top pols say just vote noCommonWealth magazine
Walsh, Baker Kick Off Anti-Legalization CampaignBoston magazine (blog)
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Hearing for medical marijuana legalization in Frankfort - WKYT

Fri, 2016-07-08 15:00

WKYT

Hearing for medical marijuana legalization in Frankfort
WKYT
While marijuana is still classified as a schedule one drug, Kentucky lawmakers discussed the potential to follow in the footsteps of several other states and legalize the controversial plant for medical use. Lawmakers heard from law enforcement ...
Cannabis catalyst: Medical marijuana could boost business in FloridaMiami Herald
Seniors with Medical Marijuana Access Use Fewer Prescription DrugsScientific American
Stem opioid abuse deaths with medical marijuanaButler Eagle (subscription)
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Legalize marijuana and reduce deaths from drug abuse - The Hill (blog)

Fri, 2016-07-08 05:34

The Hill (blog)

Legalize marijuana and reduce deaths from drug abuse
The Hill (blog)
A recently published study by the RAND Corporation also found a decrease in opioid addiction and overdoses in states with medical marijuana dispensaries. And last month, investigators at the University of Michigan published a retrospective survey of ...

Ricky Williams “kind of” quit football to smoke weed - NBCSports.com

Fri, 2016-07-08 04:39

NBCSports.com

Ricky Williams “kind of” quit football to smoke weed
NBCSports.com
Williams' comments came as part of a documentary that SI.com will publish next week, and Williams discussed his support for medicinal marijuana and his opposition to the way the NFL conducts its substance abuse policy. ... It was always weed first with ...

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Anti-marijuana legalization effort kicking off campaign with Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh - MassLive.com

Thu, 2016-07-07 16:04

MassLive.com

Anti-marijuana legalization effort kicking off campaign with Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh
MassLive.com
BOSTON – The Safe and Healthy Massachusetts Campaign, which opposes legalizing marijuana, is formally kicking off its effort on Friday. Gov. Charlie Baker ... Karyn Polito, Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins and anti-addiction advocates. The kick ...

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Overdoses, drug deaths in Norwalk double due to fentanyl lacing - Norwalk Reflector

Thu, 2016-07-07 13:49

Overdoses, drug deaths in Norwalk double due to fentanyl lacing
Norwalk Reflector
So they think it's just marijuana, but they're already experimenting. They're thinking using something like marijuana is harmless but they're getting heroin and fentanyl in there too and they're becoming addicted to these substances and not even ...

Seniors with Medical Marijuana Access Use Fewer Prescription Drugs - Scientific American

Thu, 2016-07-07 07:32

Scientific American

Seniors with Medical Marijuana Access Use Fewer Prescription Drugs
Scientific American
Addiction psychiatrist Dr. Kevin Hill questioned whether medical marijuana patients might in some cases be getting inferior or incorrect treatment, and if so, whether the resulting extra healthcare costs would overshadow the Medicare drug savings.
Thom McCombs: Marijuana and factsVallejo Times Herald
Seniors With Access To Medical Cannabis Use Less Prescription DrugsTech Times
Colorado Anti-Pot Group On a Mission to Limit Potency of Cannabis ProductsMERRY JANE
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Mixing Pot and Tobacco Increases Dependence Risk: Study - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Wed, 2016-07-06 22:53

Council Chronicle

Mixing Pot and Tobacco Increases Dependence Risk: Study
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Tobacco-mixing methods are even less popular in the Americas, where they are used by only 16 percent of Canadian marijuana users, 4 percent of those in the United States, and about 7 percent of Mexican and Brazilian users, the researchers reported.
Mixing Tobacco and Marijuana Increases the Risk of DependencyCouncil Chronicle
Mixing Tobacco And Pot Increases Drug DependenceImmortal News

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New marijuana research has talking points for fans and opponents - AL.com

Wed, 2016-07-06 17:39

AL.com

New marijuana research has talking points for fans and opponents
AL.com
"Some people may believe that marijuana is not addictive or that it's 'better' than other drugs that can cause dependence," said Heitzeg, an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Michigan Medical School and member of the U-M Addiction ...
Small businesses prepare for Ohio medical marijuana market months before regulations announcedcleveland.com
'Life-changing prescription': Medical marijuana has desired effect for Woodbury patientRiver Towns
Scientists launch new study on marijuana's ability to treat skin cancerExtract

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Smoking cannabis DOES dampen your emotions 'and increases the risk of addiction - Daily Mail

Wed, 2016-07-06 15:38

Daily Mail

Smoking cannabis DOES dampen your emotions 'and increases the risk of addiction
Daily Mail
For most people, the idea of winning some money will ignite a rush of emotions - joy, anticipation, excitement. If you were to scan their brains at that very moment, you would see a surge of activity in the part of the brain that responds to rewards ...
Marijuana could put users at risk for addiction, researchers findFIU News
Marijuana: Long-term cannabis use dampens brain's response to reward and increases risk of addictionInternational Business Times UK
Marijuana use dampens brain's response to reward over time, study findsScience Daily
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Seniors with access to medical marijuana use fewer prescription drugs - Reuters

Wed, 2016-07-06 14:21

Reuters

Seniors with access to medical marijuana use fewer prescription drugs
Reuters
Addiction psychiatrist Dr. Kevin Hill questioned whether medical marijuana patients might in some cases be getting inferior or incorrect treatment, and if so, whether the resulting extra healthcare costs would overshadow the Medicare drug savings.

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Mixing Pot and Tobacco Increases Dependence Risk: Study - Arizona Daily Star

Tue, 2016-07-05 23:22

Arizona Daily Star

Mixing Pot and Tobacco Increases Dependence Risk: Study
Arizona Daily Star
Tobacco-mixing methods are even less popular in the Americas, where they are used by only 16 percent of Canadian marijuana users, 4 percent of those in the United States, and about 7 percent of Mexican and Brazilian users, the researchers reported.
Mixing Tobacco And Pot Increases Drug DependenceImmortal News

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