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Ex-NOPD officer, with pill addiction kicked, touts marijuana for pain treatment - The Advocate

Sat, 2017-04-22 20:22

The Advocate

Ex-NOPD officer, with pill addiction kicked, touts marijuana for pain treatment
The Advocate
Taking pot to kick an opioid addiction — rather than using the drug in place of opioids in the first place — is a controversial approach, but one leading doctor in the field says there is growing evidence that marijuana can be used to treat chronic ...

Activists Hope Record Support For Marijuana Can Help Fight Opioid Addiction - Daily Caller

Sat, 2017-04-22 10:41

Activists Hope Record Support For Marijuana Can Help Fight Opioid Addiction
Daily Caller
Marijuana activists are pushing for cannabis as an alternative to painkillers for managing chronic pain, hoping record national support for pot can aid the fight to combat opioid abuse. Polling shows roughly 61 percent of Americans support the ...
Painkillers or player-killers? Opiates in sportThe Roar

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Sorry 4/20 Smokers: Legalizing Weed is a Dangerous Idea - Patriot Post

Sat, 2017-04-22 07:54

Patriot Post

Sorry 4/20 Smokers: Legalizing Weed is a Dangerous Idea
Patriot Post
Marijuana, on the other hand, is far more likely to cause addiction, is usually consumed to the point of intoxication, has no known general healthful properties (although it may have some palliative effects), and it is toxic and deleterious to health ...
Legalization: Can marijuana have positive impacts on public health?Wicked Local Topsfield
A new high: Poll finds record support for pot legalizationCNN
Support For Legalized Marijuana GrowsNews On 6
Montreal Gazette -Kentwired -Normangee Star -CBS News
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Resources to prevent cannabis addiction must work | St. Catharines ... - St. Catharines Standard

Fri, 2017-04-21 19:14

St. Catharines Standard

Resources to prevent cannabis addiction must work | St. Catharines ...
St. Catharines Standard
I have to admit, I felt less than enthusiastic a few weeks ago when I heard the Canadian government was going to follow through on its promise to legalize ...

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Voters OK'd medical marijuana; Florida lawmakers should simply comply - Bradenton Herald (blog)

Fri, 2017-04-21 09:06

Bradenton Herald (blog)

Voters OK'd medical marijuana; Florida lawmakers should simply comply
Bradenton Herald (blog)
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy Research found that in states that had enacted medical marijuana laws from 1999-2010, opiate overdose deaths fell by an average of 25 percent vs. states where medical ...

The dark side of recreational cannabis - Mesa Press

Thu, 2017-04-20 22:11

The dark side of recreational cannabis
Mesa Press
People with addictive personalities aren't the only ones to become addicted to something. Marijuana addiction is subtle but insidious, as it seems to only become a serious problem when it becomes worse than possibly could be. Quitting something is ...

Is medical marijuana the solution to America's spiraling opioid crisis ... - The Hill (blog)

Thu, 2017-04-20 18:00

The Hill (blog)

Is medical marijuana the solution to America's spiraling opioid crisis ...
The Hill (blog)
The nation is currently at a crossroads when it comes to addressing the epidemic known as opioid addiction. According to recent data, a combined 33,091 ...
Gov. Justice signs Medical Cannabis ActYouTube

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Sorry 4/20 smokers: Legalizing weed is a dangerous idea - Washington Examiner

Thu, 2017-04-20 14:27

Washington Examiner

Sorry 4/20 smokers: Legalizing weed is a dangerous idea
Washington Examiner
Marijuana, on the other hand, is far more likely to cause addiction, is usually consumed to the point of intoxication, has no known general healthful properties (although it may have some palliative effects), and it is toxic and deleterious to health ...

Jeff Sessions' Marijuana Policy Is Straight Out Of 'Reefer Madness ... - Huffington Post

Thu, 2017-04-20 11:05

Huffington Post

Jeff Sessions' Marijuana Policy Is Straight Out Of 'Reefer Madness ...
Huffington Post
Yet, as the video above shows, Sessions' views haven't evolved. He's still taking his pot policy straight from “Reefer Madness,” the classically awful 1936 ...

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What happens if you smoke marijuana every day? - USA Today - USA TODAY

Thu, 2017-04-20 07:32

USA TODAY

What happens if you smoke marijuana every day? - USA Today
USA TODAY
Potheads everywhere use today, April 20th, 4/20, as an informal celebration of what it means to smoke, eat and vape marijuana.

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Marijuana has truly gone mainstream, survey finds - The Denver Post

Wed, 2017-04-19 21:07

The Denver Post

Marijuana has truly gone mainstream, survey finds
The Denver Post
Like any drug, there are indeed serious risks associated with marijuana use: addiction, long-term health problems, driving impairment, you name it. While it's true that the risks associated with marijuana are generally lesser than the risks of using ...
Most Americans support medical marijuana, believe it's less dangerous than alcohol, tobacco and opioidsThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Poll: Most Americans approve of athletes using pot for painWBAL Baltimore
Poll: Most Americans Are Fine With Athletes Smoking Medicinal PotDaily Caller
Yahoo News -WebMD -ABC News
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Students learn about highs, lows of marijuana in drug class - Kentwired

Wed, 2017-04-19 19:07

Kentwired

Students learn about highs, lows of marijuana in drug class
Kentwired
She stressed that addiction to marijuana is a real thing and can cause serious health and personality problems. “By saying marijuana is harmless or not addictive, we demean those individuals who do have an issue with this drug,” Burke said. “It is a ...
OPINION: 4/20 friendly: Envisioning a day when marijuana is welcomedN.C. State University Technician Online

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11 charts that show marijuana has truly gone mainstream - Washington Post

Wed, 2017-04-19 03:02

Washington Post

11 charts that show marijuana has truly gone mainstream
Washington Post
Like any drug, there are indeed serious risks associated with marijuana use: addiction, long-term health problems, driving impairment, you name it. While it's true that the risks associated with marijuana are generally lesser than the risks of using ...
Poll: Most Americans approve of athletes using pot for painKCCI Des Moines
Most Americans support medical marijuana, believe it's less dangerous than alcohol, tobacco and opioidsThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Kennedy: Medicinal Marijuana is a 'Trojan Horse' for the recreational drug industryYahoo News
ABC News -NBC2 News -Romper -Marist Poll - Marist College
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It's past time to legalize recreational marijuana - Ellwood City Ledger

Wed, 2017-04-19 02:08

Ellwood City Ledger

It's past time to legalize recreational marijuana
Ellwood City Ledger
Go ahead, just ask anyone -- police, prosecutors, addiction-treatment professionals, pathologists -- they'll tell you there's a crisis that's killing people. But the city of Philadelphia treated more people in 2014 for marijuana use than it did for ...

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Voters OKd medical marijuana; Florida lawmakers should simply comply - Miami Herald

Tue, 2017-04-18 21:07

Miami Herald

Voters OKd medical marijuana; Florida lawmakers should simply comply
Miami Herald
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy Research found that in states that had enacted medical marijuana laws from 1999-2010, opiate overdose deaths fell by an average of 25 percent vs. states where medical ...

For young adults, cigarettes more pleasurable with alcohol than with pot - Science Daily

Tue, 2017-04-18 08:40

For young adults, cigarettes more pleasurable with alcohol than with pot
Science Daily
The study is the first to document that tobacco accompanied by alcohol provides cigarette smokers with a greater perceived reward than when they smoke cigarettes while using marijuana. The study will be published online April 18 in the journal ...

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McLaughlin pitches medical marijuana research idea - Great Falls Tribune

Mon, 2017-04-17 16:26

Great Falls Tribune

McLaughlin pitches medical marijuana research idea
Great Falls Tribune
In a March 15 email to some Great Falls legislators, Randy Gray said MRI could contract with the state Department of Public Health and Human Services to test the products and research cannabis addictive properties and ways to control them. “The result ...

Ottawa doctor pioneers use of cannabis to help opioid addicts - Canoe

Sun, 2017-04-16 22:13

Canoe

Ottawa doctor pioneers use of cannabis to help opioid addicts
Canoe
Dr. Mark Ujjainwalla, who uses cannabis for his patients at a methadone clinic for opioid addicts. Friday November 25, 2016. Errol McGihon/Postmedia ...

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Ottawa doctor pioneers use of cannabis to help opioid addicts ... - Ottawa Citizen

Sun, 2017-04-16 14:27

Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa doctor pioneers use of cannabis to help opioid addicts ...
Ottawa Citizen
The patients at Dr. Mark Ujjainwalla's methadone clinic are trying to beat their addiction to heroin, narcotic painkillers and other opioid drugs, but most of them ...

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