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Medical marijuana the future - The Star Beacon

Wed, 2017-07-19 23:14

Medical marijuana the future
The Star Beacon
In fact, some studies have actually shown — counterintuitive as it might feel to some — that marijuana could be a promising tool in the fight against opioid addiction. Not only can medical marijuana be used to manage the pain that often leads people ...

Senators Urge Trump Administration to Consider Cannabis as Opioid Alternative - Leafly

Wed, 2017-07-19 16:29

Leafly

Senators Urge Trump Administration to Consider Cannabis as Opioid Alternative
Leafly
In correspondence sent to the President Trump's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal submitted a number of recommendations, including ideas on how those who are fighting the ...

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Medical marijuana is really taking off in Europe-commentary - CNBC

Wed, 2017-07-19 12:12

CNBC

Medical marijuana is really taking off in Europe-commentary
CNBC
Medical marijuana still faces many hurdles in the U.S. There's an even bigger market that is ripe for investment, says CEO Benjamin Ward.

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This rehab clinic lets patients smoke marijuana - New York Daily News

Wed, 2017-07-19 11:08

New York Daily News

This rehab clinic lets patients smoke marijuana
New York Daily News
A Los Angeles drug rehabilitation clinic is offering a radical approach for patients wanting to kick a dangerous addiction. It's called Cannabis-Inclusive Treatment and the controversial program is making headlines across the country for allowing ...

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With New Hampshire, all of New England has decriminalized or legalized marijuana - Vox

Wed, 2017-07-19 08:30

Vox

With New Hampshire, all of New England has decriminalized or legalized marijuana
Vox
New Hampshire just took another step in ensuring its state motto — “live free or die” — is true for marijuana. On Tuesday, Republican Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill that decriminalized pot. Previously, simple marijuana possession was punishable by ...
New Hampshire Governor Decriminalizes Marijuana Because '[Kids] Try Things'Governing
Sununu signs bill decriminalizing marijuana possessionThe Union Leader

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Addicted to Weed? | The Fix - TheFix.com

Wed, 2017-07-19 04:19

TheFix.com

Addicted to Weed? | The Fix
TheFix.com
There was so much misinformation about marijuana that I was willing to doubt anything negative, even if it was backed by hard science. Then I got a brain scan.

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Uruguay's Marijuana Law Turns Pharmacists Into Dealers - New York Times

Wed, 2017-07-19 00:59

New York Times

Uruguay's Marijuana Law Turns Pharmacists Into Dealers
New York Times
By legalizing the production and sale of marijuana, Mr. Mujica reasoned, Uruguay stood to drive drug traffickers out of business. “Worse than drug addiction is drug trafficking,” Mr. Mujica said in a 2014 interview with laSexta, a Spanish news network.
Uruguay pharmacies start selling marijuanaeNCA
Uruguay pharmacies start selling marijuana - Digital JournalDigital Journal

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Sununu signs bill decriminalizing marijuana possession - The Union Leader

Tue, 2017-07-18 18:27

Sununu signs bill decriminalizing marijuana possession
The Union Leader
They try things. I don't want my kids facing one strike and you are out, because I've been there.” Opponents of the bill said it would send the wrong message to youth, especially with the state deep in a drug addiction crisis. Crime, law and justice ...

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Hydro: the drug epidemic sweeping through the West Bank - The National

Tue, 2017-07-18 16:20

The National

Hydro: the drug epidemic sweeping through the West Bank
The National
Hydro, a powerful synthetic drug which mimics marijuana, is more potent than its organic derivative and, arguably, more dangerous as the addiction rate is higher and long-term health effects are unknown. The drug problem sweeping the region is the ...

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Shocking DUI Arrest & Reveals What DrugsHe's Used - Hollywood Life

Tue, 2017-07-18 16:09

Hollywood Life

Shocking DUI Arrest & Reveals What DrugsHe's Used
Hollywood Life
They said, 'Is there anything illegal in the car?' I said, 'I have marijuana in the car. I kept trying to explain the whole situation, to the officer,” Aaron claimed, adding that the officer allegedly said, “'You're a professional, right? I'm a ...
Aaron Carter Says He Doesn't Drink Despite DUI Charge, Denies Having a Drug AddictionUs Weekly
Aaron Carter Breaks Down In Tears Over Arrest, Reveals What Drugs He TakesETCanada.com
Aaron Carter responds to drug use accusations: 'I don't need help'EW.com
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Jeff Sessions is leading America back into Reefer Madness - The Guardian

Tue, 2017-07-18 08:52

The Guardian

Jeff Sessions is leading America back into Reefer Madness
The Guardian
In said letter, he referred to a “historic drug epidemic”, willfully conflating marijuana use with the crisis of opiate addiction plaguing our country. (Sessions either doesn't know or doesn't care that opiate deaths have actually decreased in states ...

Depression among young teens linked to cannabis use at 18 - Science Daily

Mon, 2017-07-17 18:47

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Depression among young teens linked to cannabis use at 18
Science Daily
The results were published in the journal Addiction. "The findings suggest that if we can prevent or reduce chronic depression during early adolescence, we may reduce the prevalence of cannabis use disorder," said lead author Isaac Rhew, research ...
Cannabis use at 18 linked to depression in young teensUPI.com

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Addiction Week: The Face of Addiction - My Twin Tiers.com

Mon, 2017-07-17 17:52

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Addiction Week: The Face of Addiction
My Twin Tiers.com
ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - 18 News is looking into the issue of addictions. We begin our series with someone who intimately knows the power these drugs can hold on a person. Tim Kerbein hasn't taken drugs in three years; a feat he didn't believe was ...

Culleton: Addiction is our country's biggest threat - Carroll County Times

Mon, 2017-07-17 15:14

Carroll County Times

Culleton: Addiction is our country's biggest threat
Carroll County Times
Marijuana does not kill directly but can ruin careers and contribute to accidents. It is often the precursor of alcohol and hard drug addictions. Too many pot users become addicted to being addicted. Recent government toleration of so-called "medical" ...

Bo Dietl wants medical marijuana expanded to beat opioids - SILive.com

Mon, 2017-07-17 13:33

SILive.com

Bo Dietl wants medical marijuana expanded to beat opioids
SILive.com
Andrew Cuomo to "fast-track" an expansion of the state's medical marijuana program to give people a healthier alternative to highly addictive opioids. Standing outside the Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Chemical Dependency at Staten Island ...

Effort to decriminalize pot in NJ sees Camden in leading role - Philly.com

Mon, 2017-07-17 12:26

Philly.com

Effort to decriminalize pot in NJ sees Camden in leading role
Philly.com
Many people use marijuana to help them with opiate addiction and they should be able to use it legally to wean themselves off the more dangerous drug, he said. Rivera, whose sister died of opiate addiction, testified a few months ago before a state ...

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Crowley: Legalize marijuana to combat growing opioid epidemic - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Mon, 2017-07-17 11:42

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Crowley: Legalize marijuana to combat growing opioid epidemic
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Marijuana use has been linked to a reduction in reported pain and a reduction in addictive opioid prescriptions across the country. According to an extensive study performed by University of California Public Health Professor Yuyan Shi and published in ...

Chris Christie Invited to Discuss Marijuana at Addiction Summit - Weed News

Mon, 2017-07-17 10:41

Weed News

Chris Christie Invited to Discuss Marijuana at Addiction Summit
Weed News
The United States' small, but determined, marijuana prohibition organization is planning a marijuana education summit in Baltimore, Maryland, in August. Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) has invited the always bloviating, amazingly selfish, and ...

Effort to decriminalize pot in NJ sees Camden in leading role - Philly.com

Mon, 2017-07-17 03:00

Philly.com

Effort to decriminalize pot in NJ sees Camden in leading role
Philly.com
Many people use marijuana to help them with opiate addiction and they should be able to use it legally to wean themselves off the more dangerous drug, he said. Rivera, whose sister died of opiate addiction, testified a few months ago before a state ...

Auditor: Drug treatment tweaks needed - Sharonherald

Sun, 2017-07-16 16:28

Sharonherald

Auditor: Drug treatment tweaks needed
Sharonherald
As far as the Department of Corrections is concerned, the auditor general said that the prison system makes no effort to determine if its programs for drug addiction actually help people stay off drugs. The only analysis the Department of Corrections ...