Marijuana Addiction

Former Teen Addict Graduates From USF, Aims to Help Others - NBC Bay Area

Tue, 2019-05-21 23:10
Former Teen Addict Graduates From USF, Aims to Help Others  NBC Bay Area

At an age when many teens are trying alcohol for the first time, Julia Nelson was struggling to end a 5-year addiction. She is now a graduate, with honors, from ...

Cannabis: why are doctors so reluctant to prescribe it? - Raconteur

Tue, 2019-05-21 18:01
Cannabis: why are doctors so reluctant to prescribe it?  Raconteur

Medical cannabis can change the lives of people suffering from cancer and chronic pain, so why aren't doctors prescribing it?

Legalizing pot in Illinois will harm minority-owned businesses and communities - Chicago Sun-Times

Tue, 2019-05-21 16:43
Legalizing pot in Illinois will harm minority-owned businesses and communities  Chicago Sun-Times

Even if they are able to make initial investments in marijuana businesses, we've seen in other states that many of those businesses are quickly absorbed and ...

WSU researchers team with Puyallup tribe on medicinal cannabis research - The Spokesman-Review

Tue, 2019-05-21 15:26
WSU researchers team with Puyallup tribe on medicinal cannabis research  The Spokesman-Review

Researchers at Washington State University are teaming up with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians in an effort to chart the tribe's success prescribing medicinal ...

Early Life Exposure to Nicotine Alters Neurons, Predisposes Brain to Addiction Later in Lifeaddiction - UC San Diego Health

Tue, 2019-05-21 14:33
Early Life Exposure to Nicotine Alters Neurons, Predisposes Brain to Addiction Later in Lifeaddiction  UC San Diego Health

Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood, report ...

Experts Claim Cannabis Addiction Is Growing - Nova.ie

Tue, 2019-05-21 09:34
Experts Claim Cannabis Addiction Is Growing  Nova.ie

Experts claim the number of people seeking help for cannabis addiction is growing.

NFL and players’ union to study potential use of marijuana for pain management - Hartford Courant

Tue, 2019-05-21 08:38
NFL and players’ union to study potential use of marijuana for pain management  Hartford Courant

The NFL and the NFL Players Association have agreed to form two new joint medical committees, one of which is to study the potential use of marijuana as a ...

Q&A: Ohio Considers Medical Marijuana for Autism and Anxiety Treatment - ideastream

Tue, 2019-05-21 08:30
Q&A: Ohio Considers Medical Marijuana for Autism and Anxiety Treatment  ideastream

The State Medical Board of Ohio may soon approve physicians to prescribe medical marijuana to treat anxiety and some symptoms of autism. Anxiety and ...

Justice Minister Denies We're Sleep Walking Into Legalising Cannabis - Midlands103

Tue, 2019-05-21 04:47
Justice Minister Denies We're Sleep Walking Into Legalising Cannabis  Midlands103

The Justice Minister denies we're “sleepwalking” into legalising cannabis. Proposals to ease the law around possession of drugs for personal use are due ...

Flanagan insists Ireland is not "sleepwalking" toward cannabis legalisation - Newstalk 106-108 fm

Tue, 2019-05-21 03:24
Flanagan insists Ireland is not "sleepwalking" toward cannabis legalisation  Newstalk 106-108 fm

The Minister for Justice has rejected claims Ireland is “sleepwalking” into legalising cannab...

Local group speaking out against legal marijuana - WTNH.com

Tue, 2019-05-21 03:16
Local group speaking out against legal marijuana  WTNH.com

Local officals, parents and addiction treatment specialists are calling on Connecticut's senate to reject legalizing pot on Tuesday.

Charlie Flanagan denies Ireland is 'sleepwalking' into legalising cannabis - Irish Examiner

Tue, 2019-05-21 01:58
Charlie Flanagan denies Ireland is 'sleepwalking' into legalising cannabis  Irish Examiner

The Justice Minister denies the country is 'sleepwalking' into legalising cannabis.

Study finds CBD effective in treating heroin addiction - CNN

Tue, 2019-05-21 01:18
Study finds CBD effective in treating heroin addiction  CNN

Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive ingredient in hemp and marijuana, could treat opioid addiction, a new study says. Given to patients with heroin addiction, ...

Proposals to liberalise cannabis laws expected before Cabinet - The Irish Times

Mon, 2019-05-20 20:47
Proposals to liberalise cannabis laws expected before Cabinet  The Irish Times

Plans will stop short of 'full-blown' decriminalisation of possession.

Mullane: A primer on recreational marijuana arguments - Opinion - The Intelligencer

Mon, 2019-05-20 17:15
Mullane: A primer on recreational marijuana arguments - Opinion  The Intelligencer

A lot of the pro-fun weed arguments are veiled, so let's pull back that veil and shine a light on them.

Patients wait in cannabis supply limbo | Ireland - The Times

Mon, 2019-05-20 17:01
Patients wait in cannabis supply limbo | Ireland  The Times

Patients seeking access to medicinal cannabis face an indefinite wait because the government has yet to find a supplier. Other steps, including new legislation ...

No plans to legalise cannabis, Harris insists - Irish Examiner

Mon, 2019-05-20 15:17
No plans to legalise cannabis, Harris insists  Irish Examiner

The health minister has rejected claims by senior doctors that Ireland is recklessly sliding towards the general legalisation of cannabis. Simon Harris was ...

Michael Pollan praises psychedelics in his book, but cautions against widespread reform - Montreal Gazette

Mon, 2019-05-20 15:02
Michael Pollan praises psychedelics in his book, but cautions against widespread reform  Montreal Gazette

"We still have a lot to learn about the immense power and potential risk of these molecules, not to mention the consequences of unrestricted use"

NFL and players' union to study potential use of marijuana for pain management - TheSpec.com

Mon, 2019-05-20 14:59
NFL and players' union to study potential use of marijuana for pain management  TheSpec.com

The NFL and the NFL Players Association have agreed to form two new joint medical committees, one of which is to study the potential use of marijuana as a ...