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Mainstreaming marijuana - Bend Bulletin

Mon, 2016-11-14 02:11

Bend Bulletin

Mainstreaming marijuana
Bend Bulletin
“And it's just the cycle of addiction.” Now homeless and estranged from her family, smoking marijuana remains her only escape from the pain, her only way of coping with the shame and guilt of being unable to break her addiction for the sake of her kids.
Some fear incoming Trump administration could crack down on medical marijuanaHawaii News Now
Why Not Smoking Weed On A Regular Basis Is Something You Should Consider (If You Do)Collective Evolution
The UK Government denies self-obtained research into the medicinal benefits of MarijuanaBlasting News

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Don't make medicinal pot impossible to obtain - The Star Beacon

Sat, 2016-11-12 23:36

Don't make medicinal pot impossible to obtain
The Star Beacon
In fact, in some places, such as Massachusetts, medical marijuana is being prescribed to help those addicted to opioids kick the habit. Medicinal marijuana is legal in 27 other states, and as communities work to deal with that new reality, slapping a ...

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Q&A with Dr. Stuart Gitlow, past president of American Society of Addiction Medicine - TribDem.com

Sat, 2016-11-12 22:04

TribDem.com

Q&A with Dr. Stuart Gitlow, past president of American Society of Addiction Medicine
TribDem.com
They wouldn't end up with all the symptoms of addictive disease. That's something we are seeing play out in states like Colorado and Washington, where marijuana is now recreationally available. Many more people are trying it, so we have many more ...

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Few doctors sign on to recommend medical marijuana in Maryland ... - Baltimore Sun

Sat, 2016-11-12 19:15

Baltimore Sun

Few doctors sign on to recommend medical marijuana in Maryland ...
Baltimore Sun
Just 1 percent of the 16000 doctors who treat patients in Maryland have signed up to for the state's medical marijuana program, and two of the largest hospital ...

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Marijuana And Teens: An Alarming Situation - Parent Herald

Fri, 2016-11-11 05:13

Parent Herald

Marijuana And Teens: An Alarming Situation
Parent Herald
Loss of appetite and emotional detachment are two of the biggest giveaways of marijuana addiction. If parents feel their teenager is often emotionally cut off and zone out, please take control of the situation and investigate what's going on. Look out ...

How Marijuana Won the US Election - VICE

Thu, 2016-11-10 23:03

VICE

How Marijuana Won the US Election
VICE
Though the data only runs up until 2014, which is just one years after the first recreational laws went into effect, a study conducted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse found that marijuana addiction rates were steady, not rising. Moreover, no ...
Maine Votes To Legalize Recreational MarijuanaATTN
California Lends Its Weight To Wider Marijuana AcceptanceKaiser Health News
In This Election, Voters United Behind Pot LegalizationWebMD
Business Insider -CNN -Ballotpedia
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How Marijuana Won the Election - VICE

Thu, 2016-11-10 11:54

VICE

How Marijuana Won the Election
VICE
Though the data only runs up until 2014, which is just one years after the first recreational laws went into effect, a study conducted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse found that marijuana addiction rates were steady, not rising. Moreover, no ...
Maine Votes To Legalize Recreational MarijuanaATTN
Is Legalized Recreational Marijuana Use on Connecticut's Horizon?WNPR News
Voters in California, Massachusetts and Nevada approve recreational use of marijuanaCNN
WebMD -hotpress.com
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Medical cannabis another tool to stem narcotic overdoses - Knoxville News Sentinel

Thu, 2016-11-10 02:06

Knoxville News Sentinel

Medical cannabis another tool to stem narcotic overdoses
Knoxville News Sentinel
In order to combat opioid overdoses, we should look again at legal cannabinoid use for Tennessee's chronic pain patients and those with opioid addiction. Even Dr. Oz had a recent episode featuring this therapy. Cannabis when taken alone helps reduce ...

Maine Votes To Legalize Recreational Marijuana - ATTN

Wed, 2016-11-09 11:28

ATTN

Maine Votes To Legalize Recreational Marijuana
ATTN
ATTN: visited Maine, which has been hard hit by the opioid crisis, to meet former addicts who credit cannabis for helping them overcomes their addiction. Legalization for recreational use is especially significant in Maine, because opioid addiction is ...
California Lends Its Weight To Wider Marijuana AcceptanceKaiser Health News
California marijuana legalization: Your questions answeredSan Francisco Chronicle
What Colorado and other states tell us about how marijuana's big election day will affect healthBusiness Insider
fox13now.com
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Australia Shuts Down Cannabis “Addiction” Treatment Facility - The Marijuana Times

Wed, 2016-11-09 10:52

The Marijuana Times

Australia Shuts Down CannabisAddiction” Treatment Facility
The Marijuana Times
Only weeks after making medical marijuana legal, the Australian Commonwealth has decided to discontinue funding for their National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre. The NCPIC is located at the University of New South Wales and since 2007 it ...

New Mexico May Allow Opioid Addicts to Use Medical Marijuana - MERRY JANE

Tue, 2016-11-08 15:38

MERRY JANE

New Mexico May Allow Opioid Addicts to Use Medical Marijuana
MERRY JANE
One of the leading endorsements for this proposed medical marijuana expansion came board member Dr. Laura Brown – an addiction specialist at the Santa Fe Recovery Center. She told the panel that out of all of the patients she has witnessed struggling ...

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November 7, 2016 - Australian Cannabis Addiction Center Closes Doors After Losing Funding - CULTURE Magazine (subscription)

Mon, 2016-11-07 14:54

CULTURE Magazine (subscription)

November 7, 2016 - Australian Cannabis Addiction Center Closes Doors After Losing Funding
CULTURE Magazine (subscription)
The National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC) will be closing doors December 31, 2016, after losing federal funding from Australia's Commonwealth. Now that Australia has legalized medical cannabis, cannabis addiction centers like the ...

Cannabis "addicts" welcomed at Marijuana Anonymous - The Mercury News

Mon, 2016-11-07 02:17

The Mercury News

Cannabis "addicts" welcomed at Marijuana Anonymous
The Mercury News
As California seems poised to legalize marijuana through Prop. 64, members of Marijuana Anonymous are welcoming newcomers to their weekly Bay Area ...

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POV: It's Time to Legalize Marijuana - BU Today

Sun, 2016-11-06 22:14

BU Today

POV: It's Time to Legalize Marijuana
BU Today
As early as 1931, Dr. A. E. Fossier claimed that marijuana use led to heroin addiction. In 1937, however, as the first director of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, Harry J. Anslinger eliminated any possibility that cannabis could be a gateway drug ...

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Legalize Marijuana in Massachusetts: Why I'm Voting Yes on ... - BU Today

Sun, 2016-11-06 22:14

BU Today

Legalize Marijuana in Massachusetts: Why I'm Voting Yes on ...
BU Today
Amidst the current political debate over marijuana legalization in Massachusetts (Question 4 on this year's ballot), state Representative Hank Naughton, ...

Kimberly Hartke: Colorado City's Experience Portends a Grim Future for Marijuana-Based Communities - Noozhawk

Sun, 2016-11-06 14:30

Kimberly Hartke: Colorado City's Experience Portends a Grim Future for Marijuana-Based Communities
Noozhawk
The family sought help locally for his addiction, and tried a number of different programs to no avail. She finally found help from MomsStrong.org, which was founded by other mothers who lost their children to marijuana addiction or suicide. Today ...

Easing football addiction with marijuana, profound effects of glory and the week's best sportswriting - The42

Sun, 2016-11-06 02:33

The42

Easing football addiction with marijuana, profound effects of glory and the week's best sportswriting
The42
“I nod again, wondering whether he has the best insights into football I've heard, or just the best weed I've smoked. 'Do you see things out there that, like, you can't explain? Things that, like, defy gravity?'” Retired lineman Eugene Monroe uses ...

Why Former NFL Players Are Turning To Marijuana Over Pills - Green Rush Daily

Sat, 2016-11-05 16:03

MERRY JANE

Why Former NFL Players Are Turning To Marijuana Over Pills
Green Rush Daily
It's the bone-crushing hits and collisions that draw millions of viewers to the National Football League every weekend. But few fans see the wreckage behind the ...
NFL Players Support Marijuana Legalization - Merry JaneMERRY JANE
Report: Two-thirds of NFL players say legal pot decreases painkillersToday's Pigskin (blog)

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