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Letters to the Editor: At what cost legalizing marijuana - Santa Maria Times (subscription)

Mon, 2017-08-07 14:15

Santa Maria Times (subscription)

Letters to the Editor: At what cost legalizing marijuana
Santa Maria Times (subscription)
In this problem the county gains revenue, but our youth lose their lives and futures. Also, I would hate to be forced to smell the toxic and repulsive secondhand marijuana smoke and dodge high drivers. The next step will be exporting marijuana and ...

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Experts see a federal crackdown on marijuana as unlikely - The Boston Globe

Mon, 2017-08-07 13:45

Experts see a federal crackdown on marijuana as unlikely
The Boston Globe
They say marijuana use can prevent addiction. They say the answer is only treatment. They say don't talk about enforcement. To me, that just doesn't make any sense,” Sessions said. “In fact, I would argue that one reason that we are in such a crisis ...

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Why I left a job with the police department to launch a marijuana edibles business - CNBC

Mon, 2017-08-07 11:38

CNBC

Why I left a job with the police department to launch a marijuana edibles business
CNBC
During this time, Cindy continued to consume cannabis on a regular basis. I didn't notice any signs of addiction or cause for concern. She seemed to be thriving, despite consuming something that I considered to be harmful. Occasionally Cindy would send ...

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Marijuana devastated Colorado, don't legalize it nationally - USA TODAY

Mon, 2017-08-07 05:52

USA TODAY

Marijuana devastated Colorado, don't legalize it nationally
USA TODAY
The total tax revenue for Colorado was $13,327,123,798, making marijuana only 1.18% of the state's total tax revenue. The cost of marijuana legalization in public awareness campaigns, law enforcement, healthcare treatment, addiction recovery, and ...

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India's doctors weigh in: People in pain need more morphine, not medical marijuana - Quartz

Mon, 2017-08-07 00:50

Quartz

India's doctors weigh in: People in pain need more morphine, not medical marijuana
Quartz
Medical researchers around the world have been investigating the possible role of marijuana to treat chronic pain and acute pain, and to prevent addiction to opioids. Some have even looked at using a combination of opioids and cannabinoids to treat pain.

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'I want my family back', says 16-year-old drug addict embarking on ... - Taranaki Daily News

Sun, 2017-08-06 22:57

Taranaki Daily News

'I want my family back', says 16-year-old drug addict embarking on ...
Taranaki Daily News
While most 16-year-old's are applying to sit their driver's licence, Rajshan Featonby is hoping for a spot in rehab.

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Teen depression increases risk of cannabis-use disorder - SalemNews.net

Sun, 2017-08-06 22:07

Teen depression increases risk of cannabis-use disorder
SalemNews.net
Marijuana users are significantly more likely to develop chronic mental disorders. Eating foods and drinking beverages containing marijuana is risky, including the risk of poisoning. About one in 10 marijuana users will become addicted. If they start ...

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At what cost legalizing marijuana - Santa Maria Times (subscription)

Sun, 2017-08-06 09:03

At what cost legalizing marijuana
Santa Maria Times (subscription)
In this problem the county gains revenue, but our youth lose their lives and futures. Also, I would hate to be forced to smell the toxic and repulsive secondhand marijuana smoke and dodge high drivers. The next step will be exporting marijuana and ...

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Marijuana to fight opioids - Albany Times Union

Sat, 2017-08-05 13:14

The Fresh Toast

Marijuana to fight opioids
Albany Times Union
New York is slowly making medical marijuana products more readily available in the state, and there's a good reason why that's especially timely: Research is showing the controlled substance has potential in combating the growing crisis of opioid ...
NJ Patients Want Marijuana For Autism And AnxietyThe Fresh Toast

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Berkeley Heights Police Shed Light on Statistics and Trends at Drug Awareness Program - TAPinto.net

Sat, 2017-08-05 05:29

TAPinto.net

Berkeley Heights Police Shed Light on Statistics and Trends at Drug Awareness Program
TAPinto.net
Massimino identified trending drugs found in Berkeley Heights and what signs to look for in addiction. "Marijuana, prescription pills and heroin are the trend in Berkeley Heights," he said. The police officers showed samples of these drugs from their ...

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Is It Possible To Be Physically Addicted To Marijuana? - The Fresh Toast

Sat, 2017-08-05 05:07

The Fresh Toast

Is It Possible To Be Physically Addicted To Marijuana?
The Fresh Toast
Much of the discussion of cannabis addiction falls under the purview of psychology, where self-reported feelings and more-or-less arbitrary clinical definitions tend to dominate. Obviously, there are psychological drivers for marijuana use, which are ...

Jeff Sessions Wants to Fight Opioid Addiction By Criminalizing One of Its Most Effective Treatments - AlterNet

Sat, 2017-08-05 02:15

AlterNet

Jeff Sessions Wants to Fight Opioid Addiction By Criminalizing One of Its Most Effective Treatments
AlterNet
Ninety-two percent of pain patients prefer cannabis over opioids and the rate of mariajuana-related hospitalizations has been unaffected by legalization. Yet Sessions insists there is "more violence around marijuana than one would think," even as ...
Jeff Sessions' Approach To The Opioid Epidemic Is Basically A Nationwide Prescription For HeroinCivilized

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Fentanyl and marijuana: A potential mix has London's top doctor warning pot users to carry overdose kits, suggesting ... - London Free Press

Fri, 2017-08-04 18:33

London Free Press

Fentanyl and marijuana: A potential mix has London's top doctor warning pot users to carry overdose kits, suggesting ...
London Free Press
Reports of fentanyl-laced marijuana have popped up across North America, especially in communities ravaged by widespread opioid addiction. But there appear to be no confirmed cases of the two drugs ever being combined. London police have yet to seize ...
Should pot users carry Naloxone? London's medical health officer says yesCBC.ca
Fentanyl found in London street drugsThe Gazette • Western University's Student Newspaper

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Can You Get Addicted to Marijuana? - Civilized

Fri, 2017-08-04 12:23

Civilized

Can You Get Addicted to Marijuana?
Civilized
For the past century, the powers that be have portrayed marijuana as a powerful drug that will instantly turn a person into a hopeless addict after a single use. At the same time, counter-culture cannabis enthusiasts have suggested that weed is not ...

Rise in Opioid and Heroin Use: Berkeley Heights Police Educate Community Through Drug Awareness Programs - TAPinto.net

Fri, 2017-08-04 00:12

TAPinto.net

Rise in Opioid and Heroin Use: Berkeley Heights Police Educate Community Through Drug Awareness Programs
TAPinto.net
"An addict lives for a fix," he said. "Their days revolve around getting it." Massimino identified trending drugs found in Berkeley Heights and what signs to look for in addiction. "Marijuana, prescription pills and heroin are the trend in Berkeley ...

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Readers weigh in: Dentists, marijuana could help curb opioid epidemic - USA TODAY

Thu, 2017-08-03 15:27

USA TODAY

Readers weigh in: Dentists, marijuana could help curb opioid epidemic
USA TODAY
There must be something better and not as addictive. — @MarchettaCindy. Hand them out freely, and let those who wish to destroy themselves do it. We would end drug smuggling, too. — @NancyHerron53. We should legalize cannabis. — @thecat854.

Middlesex-London Health Unit issues alert after recent tests find heroin, marijuana laced with fentanyl - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 2017-08-03 15:09

Globalnews.ca

Middlesex-London Health Unit issues alert after recent tests find heroin, marijuana laced with fentanyl
Globalnews.ca
The findings come from a urine drug screening (UDS) conducted this week at the Addiction Services Thames Valley Suboxone Clinic, said the alert, co-issued with the Canadian Mental Health Association, Addiction Services Thames Valley, and London ...
Authorities sound alarm as tests find fentanyl cut into other street drugs, including marijuanaLondon Free Press
Smoking marijuana? Health unit warns fentanyl showing up in weedCBC.ca
Heroin, Marijuana Being Laced With FentanylBlackburnNews.com

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My Body Remembers - The Players' Tribune

Thu, 2017-08-03 08:31

Canal Street Chronicles

My Body Remembers
The Players' Tribune
For a myriad of reasons — including Roger Goodell himself calling marijuanaaddictive” and “unhealthy” (relative to what, Roger?) — I assumed we were a long ways away from seeing any progress with the league when it came to their hard-line stance ...
The NFL Appears More Ready to Re-examine Its Marijuana PolicyCanal Street Chronicles
NFL is Interested in Studies of Cannabis for Pain to Treat it's PlayersThe Weed Blog (blog)

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High Point psychiatrist talks pros, cons of marijuana use - myfox8.com

Wed, 2017-08-02 10:53

myfox8.com

High Point psychiatrist talks pros, cons of marijuana use
myfox8.com
He says that not only as the executive director of NC NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) but also from his own experience. “When I was 17, I ended up with an opiate addiction,” he says. “And I used cannabis to help myself ...

NFL makes plans to study marijuana as pain relief as report claims 50% of players secretly use the banned drug to ... - Daily Mail

Wed, 2017-08-02 10:24

Daily Mail

NFL makes plans to study marijuana as pain relief as report claims 50% of players secretly use the banned drug to ...
Daily Mail
He said there is 'a growing body of research' showing marijuana's chemicals can help with 'pain, nausea, epilepsy, obesity, wasting disease, addiction, autoimmune disorders, and other conditions.' In fact, he said he supports the idea of easing ...
NFL Agrees to Study Marijuana as Pain KillerBreitbart News
In Key Step, NFL Wants To Partner With NFLPA In Marijuana ResearchSteelers Depot
NFL wants to join union in marijuana researchCapital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

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