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Zoning law not likely to trip up medical pot facility - Citizens Voice

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Zoning law not likely to trip up medical pot facility
Citizens Voice
He shed tears Wednesday thinking about friends who suffered from opiate addiction, and believes medical marijuana could have helped some. “It's a shame it took so long (to legalize),” Hinkley said. “I don't like big pharmaceuticals. If people would ...

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Buss: Legalize pot, curb opioid use - The Detroit News

Wed, 2017-06-21 21:20

The Detroit News

Buss: Legalize pot, curb opioid use
The Detroit News
Yes, medical marijuana has been legal here for almost a decade. But the law is wrought with problems, and state lawmakers show little interest in cleaning it up, much less in broadening legal access. For those who suffer from a life-threatening ...

Bob Orleck: An open letter to legislators considering marijuana legalization - vtdigger.org

Wed, 2017-06-21 17:08

Bob Orleck: An open letter to legislators considering marijuana legalization
vtdigger.org
Replace the glass of water with some highly addictive form of cannabis like “crack weed” that has become so prevalent now in Colorado where some of the highest concentrations of marijuana are readily available. Not that the legislator would be forced ...

Mexico just legalized medical marijuana - Washington Post

Wed, 2017-06-21 12:24

Washington Post

Mexico just legalized medical marijuana
Washington Post
Instead it calls on the Ministry of Health to draft and implement regulations and public policies regulating “the medicinal use of pharmacological derivatives of cannabis sativa, indica and Americana or marijuana, including tetrahydrocannabinol.” It ...

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Medical marijuana a factor for veteran returning to county - Citizens Voice

Wed, 2017-06-21 00:22

Citizens Voice

Medical marijuana a factor for veteran returning to county
Citizens Voice
A combat veteran battling post traumatic stress disorder and a physician who specializes in addiction treatment see Tuesday's award of growers' licenses for medical marijuana as a step toward easing pain and suffering. Adam Cottle, a Kingston native ...

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States frequently reject use of medical marijuana for opioid treatment - KCRA Sacramento

Mon, 2017-06-19 14:54

KCRA Sacramento

States frequently reject use of medical marijuana for opioid treatment
KCRA Sacramento
Tick Segerblom, said he personally thinks doctors can prescribe medical marijuana for opioid addiction due to pain issues, but he added that the bill could have clarified the issue and made a statement. He said the veto was tragic because of the ...

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States frequently reject use of medical marijuana for opioid treatment - KETV Omaha

Mon, 2017-06-19 14:54

KETV Omaha

States frequently reject use of medical marijuana for opioid treatment
KETV Omaha
Tick Segerblom, said he personally thinks doctors can prescribe medical marijuana for opioid addiction due to pain issues, but he added that the bill could have clarified the issue and made a statement. He said the veto was tragic because of the ...

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Health Dept. shuts down petition to treat opioid addiction with cannabis - KOAT Albuquerque

Sun, 2017-06-18 19:05

KOAT Albuquerque

Health Dept. shuts down petition to treat opioid addiction with cannabis
KOAT Albuquerque
In her proposal, she included several articles from nationally acclaimed medical journals. She said marijuana can help ease addicts' withdrawal symptoms or even kick their addiction altogether because cannabis is safer alternative for pain management.

Reader: Focus on Meth, Heroin and Opiod Addiction, Not Marijuana! - Westword

Sun, 2017-06-18 07:24

Westword

Reader: Focus on Meth, Heroin and Opiod Addiction, Not Marijuana!
Westword
Colorado State University has expanded its addiction counseling program to include instruction on how counselors should deal with those addicted to marijuana — whether physically or emotionally. The deadline to apply for the master's program and ...

Why Trump's drug addiction task force should freak you out - Salon

Sat, 2017-06-17 21:04

Salon

Why Trump's drug addiction task force should freak you out
Salon
Why Trump's drug addiction task force should freak you out EnlargeIn this undated photo provided by the New York City Police Department, containers of packaged marijuana ready to be sold are shown inside a New York warehouse. (New York City Police ...
Can marijuana help mitigate America's opioid crisis?The Hill (blog)

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Miley Cyrus had a nightmarish weed addiction. Literally - T2 Online (blog)

Fri, 2017-06-16 23:58

T2 Online (blog)

Miley Cyrus had a nightmarish weed addiction. Literally
T2 Online (blog)
Miley Cyrus stopped smoking marijuana after having a nightmare, and also thought she would probably die. The Wrecking Ball hitmaker revealed last month that she has quit alcohol and marijuana. But admits to have gone through a true-blue scare ...
Miley Cyrus Talks About Her Weed AddictionDesimartini

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Coalition fights back against marijuana legalization - C&G Newspapers

Fri, 2017-06-16 13:35

C&G Newspapers

Coalition fights back against marijuana legalization
C&G Newspapers
The National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Council of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence state that the younger that marijuana use begins, the higher the potential for addiction. One in six teens who use marijuana become addicted, the study ...

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Can marijuana help mitigate America's opioid crisis? - The Hill (blog)

Fri, 2017-06-16 11:00

The Hill (blog)

Can marijuana help mitigate America's opioid crisis?
The Hill (blog)
A 2017 study published in The International Journal of Drug Policy finding that medical cannabis access was associated with the decreased use of tobacco. Separate clinical trial data published in the journal Addictive Behaviors previously reported that ...
Why Trump's drug addiction task force should freak you outSalon
Medical Marijuana Must Be Part Of Solution To Opioid CrisisMiami's Community Newspapers
First Meeting Of Trump's Opioid Commission: Will It Be Effective ...NORML Blog (blog)

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Can Marijuana Cure Opioid Addiction? MSU Psychiatrist Weighs In ... - WKAR

Fri, 2017-06-16 10:27

WKAR

Can Marijuana Cure Opioid Addiction? MSU Psychiatrist Weighs In ...
WKAR
In continuation of this week's Marijuana in Michigan Series, WKAR's Brooke Allen spoke with the Chairperson of Michigan State University's Department of.

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Veteran Opens Up About Use Of Marijuana To Treat Addiction - WKAR

Fri, 2017-06-16 10:06

WKAR

Veteran Opens Up About Use Of Marijuana To Treat Addiction
WKAR
A self-described "walking zombie" while taking opioids, it would be a motorcycle accident that would expose Weiss' addiction and serve as the "rehab" he said he needed. Now Weiss said he is opioid-free, all thanks to marijuana. Morning Edition Host ...

New Mexico Health Sec rejects medical marijuana for opiate addiction, citing lack of scientific evidence - The Cannabist

Fri, 2017-06-16 07:32

The Cannabist

New Mexico Health Sec rejects medical marijuana for opiate addiction, citing lack of scientific evidence
The Cannabist
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico's top health official has rejected state Medical Cannabis Advisory Board recommendations to add opiate dependence and Alzheimer's disease to the list of conditions that qualify a person to legally buy medical ...
Cannabis can help sick people — let itSanta Fe New Mexican

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Colorado State University Launching Marijuana Addiction Treatment Program - Westword

Thu, 2017-06-15 10:19

Westword

Colorado State University Launching Marijuana Addiction Treatment Program
Westword
Most users consider marijuana addiction a myth, but Colorado State University's psychology department takes it seriously...so much so that it's focusing on marijuana in its new master's program on addiction counseling. "Historically speaking, people ...

FAKE WEED, REAL CONSEQUENCES - Dope Magazine

Thu, 2017-06-15 09:10

Dope Magazine

FAKE WEED, REAL CONSEQUENCES
Dope Magazine
And an uninformed few thought it was the result of marijuana addiction—that this was reefer madness. But it wasn't any of those substances. It was, in fact, a synthetic substance made to look like marijuana, sometimes smell a little like marijuana ...

Medical Marijuana for New Mexico Opiate Addicts Rejected - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 2017-06-15 08:27

Medical Marijuana for New Mexico Opiate Addicts Rejected
U.S. News & World Report
She cited a lack of scientific research to support the argument that cannabis can offer relief from the pain and suffering of people struggling with opiate addiction. She also cited a lack of scientific research about the effects of cannabis on people ...

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Health chief: No medical cannabis to treat opioid addiction | Health ... - Santa Fe New Mexican

Wed, 2017-06-14 23:10

Health chief: No medical cannabis to treat opioid addiction | Health ...
Santa Fe New Mexican
The state health secretary rejected recommendations by an advisory board, including a proposal to allow marijuana as a treatment for opioid addiction.

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