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Marijuana Is Not All Good - LA Canyon News

Thu, 2015-03-05 21:50

LA Canyon News

Marijuana Is Not All Good
LA Canyon News
Guess what, its not. There is a reason most drugs are bad. Would anyone like to guess as to why? It leads to addiction. That is the key word addiction. Anything used over a period of time can be easily acquired into an addiction, and marijuana is no ...

Committee approves bill to decriminalize marijuana - WMUR Manchester

Thu, 2015-03-05 17:18

Committee approves bill to decriminalize marijuana
WMUR Manchester
Police chiefs have long opposed the concept of decriminalizing marijuana in New Hampshire, while others said they believe loosening the current laws only tightens the grip of addiction. "I don't have a problem with medical marijuana, but the ...

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Marijuana legalization carries risks, Ohio drug treatment leaders say - News-Herald.com

Thu, 2015-03-05 15:24

Marijuana legalization carries risks, Ohio drug treatment leaders say
News-Herald.com
Marijuana legalization carries risks, Ohio drug treatment leaders say. In this June 25, 2014, photo, a ladybug crawls on a marijuana plant at Sea of Green Farms, a recreational pot grower in Seattle. Ladybugs are used to control pests that could ...

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Ex-NFL Player Nate Jackson Says He Smoked Marijuana To Avoid Prescription ... - Huffington Post

Thu, 2015-03-05 08:37

Huffington Post

Ex-NFL Player Nate Jackson Says He Smoked Marijuana To Avoid Prescription ...
Huffington Post
The league said it's used "experts on substance abuse disorders and addiction and we ask them to make recommendations and to date they haven't recommended any change." It also said there's "other medications doctors can use for effective treatment of ...
Former Broncos player says NFL should allow marijuanaCBSSports.com
Former player Nate Jackson calls for NFL to allow marijuanaCharlotte Observer

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Former player Nate Jackson calls for NFL to allow marijuana - seattlepi.com

Wed, 2015-03-04 18:58

seattlepi.com

Former player Nate Jackson calls for NFL to allow marijuana
seattlepi.com
Instead, he self-medicated with marijuana so that he wouldn't retire addicted to prescription drugs like so many of his contemporaries, he said. "It kept my brain clean," Jackson said Wednesday during the Cannabis Business Executives Breakfast that ...

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Navajo lawmaker firm on stance against legalizing marijuana - Salt Lake Tribune

Wed, 2015-03-04 17:36

Navajo lawmaker firm on stance against legalizing marijuana
Salt Lake Tribune
... marijuana within certain guidelines. Navajo lawmakers can take action on Yazzie's bill after a public comment period. Yazzie has said legalizing marijuana would drive up crime rates and drug addiction on the vast reservation that extends into New ...

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Treatment community mixed on pot legalization - CT Post

Wed, 2015-03-04 15:52

Treatment community mixed on pot legalization
CT Post
"There will be more addiction," said Collins, physician in chief at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan. "The more marijuana that's out there, the more addiction there is." But at least one marijuana advocate said that though the drug's use isn't ideal ...

Simpson marijuana bill provokes opposition, support among Longview area ... - Longview News-Journal

Wed, 2015-03-04 04:10

Longview News-Journal

Simpson marijuana bill provokes opposition, support among Longview area ...
Longview News-Journal
The regional evaluator for the East Texas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse said marijuana addiction and dependence do occur in East Texas. “You most definitely have people who use it, abuse it and become dependent on it,” Chris Carpenter said, citing ...
East Texas legislator files bill to decriminalize marijuanaKTBS

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Should NBA Players Be Able to Smoke Marijuana? - Blazer's Edge

Wed, 2015-03-04 01:35

Should NBA Players Be Able to Smoke Marijuana?
Blazer's Edge
Because of my personal experience and the stories of people I trust--and with no medical evidence to back it up whatsoever--I'm of the opinion that pot falls closer to the alcohol level of addiction potential than to the instant, much scarier meth and ...

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'Stoned Rabbits' Concern Raised By Utah DEA, But Is Marijuana Addictive? - The Inquisitr

Tue, 2015-03-03 20:39

Jobs & Hire

'Stoned Rabbits' Concern Raised By Utah DEA, But Is Marijuana Addictive?
The Inquisitr
Matt said that rabbits could become addicted to pot. Even worse, the stoned rabbits would lose their fear of people, putting them at risk. Matt Fairbanks attempted to assure the Senate panel that his concerns about legalizing marijuana were based on ...
Stoned Rabbits: Utah DEA Agent Warns Of Marijuana-Addicted Rabbits As State ...Jobs & Hire
Stoned rabbits are the anti-marijuana movement's weakest ploy yetThe Guardian

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East Texas legislator files bill to decriminalize marijuana - KTBS

Tue, 2015-03-03 20:21

Longview News-Journal

East Texas legislator files bill to decriminalize marijuana
KTBS
One of the big differences between the man Mike Harper was then and now is his addiction to marijuana. “Who knows what I might have been without experimenting. I smoked it for 14 years and I had no idea I was still going to feel its impact almost ...
Simpson marijuana bill provokes opposition, support among Longview area ...Longview News-Journal

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Stoned Rabbits: Utah DEA Agent Warns Of Marijuana-Addicted Rabbits As State ... - Jobs & Hire

Tue, 2015-03-03 17:23

Jobs & Hire

Stoned Rabbits: Utah DEA Agent Warns Of Marijuana-Addicted Rabbits As State ...
Jobs & Hire
... There have been many - awkwardly skewed as well as some reasonable - arguments against the legalization of marijuana usage and cultivation in the country, but perhaps one of them that you haven't heard is that animals could get addicted to the plant.
Stoned rabbits are the anti-marijuana movement's weakest ploy yetThe Guardian
Marijuana-lovin' Rabbits? Yes, if Utah Passes Medical Marijuana, says Utah DEAHealth Aim

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Mixing tobacco and marijuana may seem like a good idea, but here's the ... - Business Insider

Tue, 2015-03-03 15:44

Business Insider

Mixing tobacco and marijuana may seem like a good idea, but here's the ...
Business Insider
We will pass up the opportunity to examine the genetic research in detail. Suffice to say that while marijuana addiction probably has a genetic component like other addictions, genetic studies have not identified any gene variants as strong candidates ...

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3 officers in LA Skid Row death had training on mentally ill - Fresno Bee

Tue, 2015-03-03 03:34

CNN

3 officers in LA Skid Row death had training on mentally ill
Fresno Bee
Skid Row residents start their morning, Monday, March 2, 2015, on a street near where a man was shot and killed by police on Sunday, in downtown Los Angeles. Three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed the man as they wrestled with him on the ...
LA police chief: Man killed on Skid Row reached for gunHilton Head Island Packet

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Utah hears of danger of dope-crazed rabbits if marijuana legalised - The Guardian

Mon, 2015-03-02 17:19

The Guardian

Utah hears of danger of dope-crazed rabbits if marijuana legalised
The Guardian
“Deforestation has left marijuana grows with even rabbits that had cultivated a taste for the marijuana,” Fairbanks declared, suggesting that hares were yet one more of an unknown number of species to have succumbed to a cannabis addiction. Leporine ...

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Tribes from across US gather to discuss legal marijuana - Detroit Free Press

Fri, 2015-02-27 22:29

Detroit Free Press

Tribes from across US gather to discuss legal marijuana
Detroit Free Press
Marijuana remains a divisive issue among tribes, with many tribal officials worried about high rates of drug addiction among American Indians. Last year, the Yakama Nation decided to ban marijuana from its reservation in south central Washington state.

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How Do I Stand Up to Marijuana, Gay and Radical Islamic Propaganda? - Christian Post

Fri, 2015-02-27 17:35

How Do I Stand Up to Marijuana, Gay and Radical Islamic Propaganda?
Christian Post
Dr. Edward Gogek, addiction psychiatrist wrote in the New York Times, "I've spent 25 years as a doctor treating drug abusers...they're excellent con artists...marijuana activists use phony science (like telling us it was good for glaucoma and never ...

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The Legalization of Marijuana Is Debated at CPAC — Here's How It Went Down - TheBlaze.com

Fri, 2015-02-27 04:15

TheBlaze.com

The Legalization of Marijuana Is Debated at CPAC — Here's How It Went Down
TheBlaze.com
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The arguments were, “Think of the children,” versus, “Everybody's doing it” — and if those two cliches weren't enough, the debate kicked off at 4:20 p.m.. The debate over marijuana legalization at the 2015 Conservative ...

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Russia on D.C. marijuana legalization: 'Everyone becomes a drug addict' - Washington Times

Thu, 2015-02-26 09:45

Washington Post

Russia on D.C. marijuana legalization: 'Everyone becomes a drug addict'
Washington Times
“The path from marijuana use does not always lead to hard drugs in 100 percent of the cases,” he said, the Moscow Times reported. “But there is a pattern. The use of marijuana is a gateway to more serious drug addiction, and people who have genetic and ...
Russia to DC: You're all doomed to be drug addictsWashington Post
Chronicle AM: Paul v. Bush on Drug Policy, Russians Warn of DC Pot Addicts ...Drug War Chronicle
'Everyone Will Become a Drug Addict' in DC, Says Russian Health OfficialThe Moscow Times

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Talking to your teen about marijuana - FOX31 Denver

Thu, 2015-02-26 06:04

FOX31 Denver

Talking to your teen about marijuana
FOX31 Denver
Starting marijuana use during adolescence or young adulthood is associated with future marijuana addiction. Marijuana use by adolescents and young adults – even occasional use – is associated with future high-risk use of alcohol, tobacco and other ...
As Alaska legalizes marijuana, one girl shares her family's story of pot abuseChristian Science Monitor
Alaska Wins Public Votes, Becomes The Third State To Legalize Marijuana ...MMJ Observer

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