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Canada's Largest Addiction Center Calls for Marijuana Legalization - The Daily Chronic

Fri, 2014-10-10 08:15

Canada's Largest Addiction Center Calls for Marijuana Legalization
The Daily Chronic
The Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto made the call for legalization in its report Cannabis Policy Framework. It comes after an in-depth analysis of the health, social, and legal implications of marijuana use, as well as an ...

Sex, Marijuana, Alcohol Among Topics in Baptist Health Paducah Addiction ... - WKMS

Thu, 2014-10-09 16:27

WKMS

Sex, Marijuana, Alcohol Among Topics in Baptist Health Paducah Addiction ...
WKMS
Baptist Health Paducah presents its 8th Annual Addiction & Compulsive Behaviors Symposium for healthcare professionals on Saturday, October 18th. Topics include marijuana use, sex addiction, alcoholism and youth drug addiction. On Sounds Good, Kate ...

Canadian addictions centre speaks out in favour of marijuana legalization - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 2014-10-09 14:48

Canadian addictions centre speaks out in favour of marijuana legalization
The Globe and Mail
A prominent Canadian addictions centre has come out in favour of the legalization and government sale of marijuana, adding their voice to a growing chorus that prohibition has been an expensive failure. The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health argued ...

Pot should be legalized, addiction centre says - Toronto Star

Thu, 2014-10-09 04:00

Toronto Star

Pot should be legalized, addiction centre says
Toronto Star
In a policy statement released Thursday, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto said cannabis should be sold through a government-controlled monopoly and with limited availability and an age limit, possibly through outlets similar to ...

The Massive New Marijuana Study That's Going Viral Is Deeply Flawed - Mic

Wed, 2014-10-08 16:59

Mic

The Massive New Marijuana Study That's Going Viral Is Deeply Flawed
Mic
The study, published by professor Wayne Hall of the University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research in the October edition of Addiction, has the media in a tizzy thanks to its conclusion that habitual marijuana use is associated with a large ...
Cannabis as Addictive as Heroin, New Study FindsBreitbart News
Is Marijuana Harmful?U.S. News & World Report (blog)
20 years of marijuana research shows ill effects of chronic useCTV News
VICE News -International Business Times UK -The Independent
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Study Claims Marijuana Is Addictive, Damaging to the Brain, and Linked to ... - VICE News

Wed, 2014-10-08 14:34

Mic

Study Claims Marijuana Is Addictive, Damaging to the Brain, and Linked to ...
VICE News
The increasingly popular notion that marijuana is a relatively safe recreational drug was challenged this week by a new study that claims that the drug is addictive, damaging to the brain, and may cause psychiatric problems, including schizophrenia, in ...
The Massive New Marijuana Study That's Going Viral Is Deeply FlawedMic
Cannabis as addictive as heroin, major new study findsTelegraph.co.uk
Cannabis as Addictive as Heroin, New Study FindsBreitbart News
U.S. News & World Report (blog) -New Statesman -CTV News
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Cannabis still isn't as addictive as heroin, no matter what the papers say - New Statesman

Wed, 2014-10-08 09:08

New Statesman

Cannabis still isn't as addictive as heroin, no matter what the papers say
New Statesman
Over at the Telegraph it's arguably even worse, with the headline claiming that cannabis is "as addictive as heroin". Hall's study, published in Addiction, does conclude that cannabis has some nasty effects on human health - but it doesn't claim it's ...
Study Claims Marijuana Is Addictive, Damaging to the Brain, and Linked to ...VICE News
The Massive New Marijuana Study That's Going Viral Is Deeply FlawedMic
Shocker: 20-Year Study Says That Marijuana Makes You StupidMen's Fitness
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20 years of marijuana research shows ill effects of chronic use: review - CTV News

Wed, 2014-10-08 07:08

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20 years of marijuana research shows ill effects of chronic use: review
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Hall, a World Health Organization expert advisor on addiction, reviewed cannabis research since 1993 for his article titled “What has research over the past two decades revealed about the adverse health effects of recreational cannabis use?” Hall's ...
Cannabis as Addictive as Heroin, New Study FindsBreitbart News
Study Claims Marijuana Is Addictive, Damaging to the Brain, and Linked to ...VICE News
Is Marijuana Harmful?U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Mic -Daily Mail -LiveScience.com
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Marijuana can cause mental disorders, loss of intelligence: 20-year study - New York Daily News

Tue, 2014-10-07 19:16

New York Daily News

Marijuana can cause mental disorders, loss of intelligence: 20-year study
New York Daily News
Among the more startling findings in his study, published in the journal Addiction, are that people who drive after smoking marijuana are twice as likely to be in a car accident, and teens who smoke regularly are twice as likely to have impaired brain ...

Is Marijuana Harmful? - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Tue, 2014-10-07 17:28

Is Marijuana Harmful?
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
That second point -that regular marijuana use is addictive to about 10 percent of the adolescent population- has also been borne out in other recent studies as well. It's a worrisome effect for health officials. The paper also found that regular use of ...

20 years of marijuana research shows ill effects of chronic use - CTV News

Tue, 2014-10-07 17:15

20 years of marijuana research shows ill effects of chronic use
CTV News
Hall, a World Health Organization expert advisor on addiction, reviewed cannabis research since 1993 for his article titled “What has research over the past two decades revealed about the adverse health effects of recreational cannabis use?” Hall's ...

2016: When Republican presidential candidates will finally take drug policy ... - Yahoo News

Tue, 2014-10-07 09:21

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2016: When Republican presidential candidates will finally take drug policy ...
Yahoo News
But marijuana decriminalization advocates argue that cannabis isn't the same as heroin or methamphetamines, and not everyone who uses marijuana is an addict in need of treatment. “While critiques of the War on Drugs are always welcomed, it is hard to ...
Why GOP presidential hopefuls are finally talking about drugsNEWS.GNOM.ES

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Marijuana and Your Health: What 20 Years of Research Reveals - Yahoo News

Tue, 2014-10-07 05:02

Marijuana and Your Health: What 20 Years of Research Reveals
Yahoo News
In the review, author Wayne Hall, a professor and director of the Center for Youth Substance Abuse Research at the University of Queensland in Australia, examined scientific evidence on marijuana's health effects between 1993 and 2013. He found that ...

Marijuana Study: Long-Term Use 'Causes Cancer and Schizophrenia' - International Business Times UK

Tue, 2014-10-07 03:54

International Business Times UK

Marijuana Study: Long-Term Use 'Causes Cancer and Schizophrenia'
International Business Times UK
Long-term use of marijuana can cause cancer, bronchitis, and heart attacks reports Hall's paper, published in the journal Addiction. Researchers also found that one in six teenagers and one in ten adults who regularly smoke cannabis become dependent on ...

Cannabis as addictive as heroin, major new study finds - Telegraph.co.uk

Tue, 2014-10-07 01:49

Telegraph.co.uk

Cannabis as addictive as heroin, major new study finds
Telegraph.co.uk
Driving after smoking cannabis doubles the risk of a car crash, with the risk heightened yet further if you have had a drink;. :: As many teenagers now smoke cannabis as cigarettes. The Daily Mail quoted Prof Hall as saying: "If cannabis is not ...
20 years of marijuana research shows ill effects of chronic use: reviewCTV News
The Massive New Marijuana Study That's Going Viral Is Deeply FlawedMic
Cannabis still isn't as addictive as heroin, no matter what the papers sayNew Statesman
VICE News -Breitbart News -Daily Mail
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The terrible truth about cannabis - Daily Mail

Mon, 2014-10-06 17:25

Daily Mail

The terrible truth about cannabis
Daily Mail
A definitive 20-year study into the effects of long-term cannabis use has demolished the argument that the drug is safe. Cannabis is highly addictive, causes mental health problems and opens the door to hard drugs, the study found. The paper by ...

My Turn: 10 things they wont tell you about the Marijuana ballot measure - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Mon, 2014-10-06 02:14

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My Turn: 10 things they wont tell you about the Marijuana ballot measure
Juneau Empire (subscription)
It takes more than 12 steps. According to addiction treatment experts at the University of Colorado Hospital, it's more difficult to treat marijuana addicts than heroin addicts. 8. Marijuana makes kids dumb and dumber. A long-term study has proven that ...
It's time to end marijuana prohibition: Guest opinionThe Oregonian - OregonLive.com
The New York Times Endorses Oregon's Measure 91 to Regulate MarijuanaeNews Park Forest

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Opinion: Dr. Drew was wrong when he said pot 'causes severe addiction' - The Cannabist

Fri, 2014-10-03 15:22

Opinion: Dr. Drew was wrong when he said pot 'causes severe addiction'
The Cannabist
My professional experience — where I worked as a residential addiction counselor and studied cannabis pharmacology in university — tells me differently. And when my Crohn's Disease was in remission I quit using marijuana and never experienced a ...

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 ...