Marijuana Addiction

‘Dope Refugees’: How the Opioid Crisis Arrived at New York’s Commuter Hubs - The New York Times

Tue, 2019-07-16 03:00
‘Dope Refugees’: How the Opioid Crisis Arrived at New York’s Commuter Hubs  The New York Times

In the throes of addiction, people congregate around Penn Station and the Port Authority Bus Terminal.

Medicinal cannabis spray could help break addiction to the drug - ABC News

Mon, 2019-07-15 20:06
Medicinal cannabis spray could help break addiction to the drug  ABC News

In the first study of its kind, Australian researchers have found cannabis addicts could use the medical version of the drug to help break their addiction.

Cork man who hid cocaine in his underwear during search of house is jailed - BreakingNews.ie

Mon, 2019-07-15 10:08
Cork man who hid cocaine in his underwear during search of house is jailed  BreakingNews.ie

A man who tried to hide cocaine in his underwear when gardaí searched his house under warrant has received a 10-month jail sentence. Vincent Keane, with ...

Cannabis treatment counters addiction: First study of its kind - EurekAlert

Mon, 2019-07-15 09:02
Cannabis treatment counters addiction: First study of its kind  EurekAlert

An Australian study has demonstrated that cannabis-based medication helps tackle dependency on cannabis, one of the most widely used drugs globally.

Man to be sentenced for possession of heroin valued at €1.25 million - The Irish Times

Mon, 2019-07-15 08:03
Man to be sentenced for possession of heroin valued at €1.25 million  The Irish Times

Michael Brady (54) found with drugs at apartment in Co Kildare in January 2017.

Medical cannabis is gaining momentum in Asia - CNBC

Sun, 2019-07-14 17:55
Medical cannabis is gaining momentum in Asia  CNBC

Many countries in Asia have made headlines for strict punishments for cannabis, but some are nevertheless softening their attitude toward the once-taboo drug.

Fifteen children under five poisoned by heroin and ecstasy - The Irish Times

Sun, 2019-07-14 17:41
Fifteen children under five poisoned by heroin and ecstasy  The Irish Times

Most common cause of narcotic poisoning among youngsters under 13 is methadone.

Centre to help ex-drug addicts reintegrate opens in Taman Jurong - The Straits Times

Sun, 2019-07-14 15:00
Centre to help ex-drug addicts reintegrate opens in Taman Jurong  The Straits Times

Technician Zulkifli Atan started smoking in his early teens, then moved on to marijuana and eventually heroin.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Video: Police uncover 37 marijuana plants in Al Ain - Gulf News

Sun, 2019-07-14 00:21
Video: Police uncover 37 marijuana plants in Al Ain  Gulf News

Abu Dhabi Police arrested two men for growing drugs in a farm.

Teen Vaping on the Rise in US, Canada - Voice of America

Sat, 2019-07-13 15:55
Teen Vaping on the Rise in US, Canada  Voice of America

A new study says more American and Canadian teenagers are vaping than ever before.

Is CBD legal? Here’s what you need to know, according to science - PBS NewsHour

Fri, 2019-07-12 15:04
Is CBD legal? Here’s what you need to know, according to science  PBS NewsHour

If you buy or sell CBD, you could be breaking the law. These science lessons can explain why.

Competition to grow medical marijuana in Utah heats up - ABC News

Fri, 2019-07-12 14:58
Competition to grow medical marijuana in Utah heats up  ABC News

The wide metal barn on the Utah alfalfa farm owned by Russell and Diane Jones will host their youngest son's wedding next month. By September, they hope ...

Competition to grow medical marijuana in Utah heats up - ABC News

Fri, 2019-07-12 14:58
Competition to grow medical marijuana in Utah heats up  ABC News

The wide metal barn on the Utah alfalfa farm owned by Russell and Diane Jones will host their youngest son's wedding next month. By September, they hope ...

Competition to grow medical marijuana in Utah heats up - ABC News

Fri, 2019-07-12 14:58
Competition to grow medical marijuana in Utah heats up  ABC News

The wide metal barn on the Utah alfalfa farm owned by Russell and Diane Jones will host their youngest son's wedding next month. By September, they hope ...

Minnesota's 'Hybrid Court' Offers Addicts an Alternative to Jail - Crime Report

Fri, 2019-07-12 09:22
Minnesota's 'Hybrid Court' Offers Addicts an Alternative to Jail  Crime Report

Jason Drift's drug use seemed to increase every time he suffered a death in the family. A 44-year-old environmental services worker on the Bois Forte Indian ...

Cannabinoid treatments: ICCI – International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute - Health Europa

Fri, 2019-07-12 03:00
Cannabinoid treatments: ICCI – International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute  Health Europa

ICCI, the first Centre of Excellence in the medical cannabis field, is an organisation that combines various institutions and explores the dynamic cannabinoid ...

'You remember other ways to have fun': the loyalty card with free Nando's for recovering addicts - The Guardian

Fri, 2019-07-12 01:00
'You remember other ways to have fun': the loyalty card with free Nando's for recovering addicts  The Guardian

Drug and alcohol charity WDP's Capital card rewards *service* users with points to spend on food, films and fitness – and a way back into society.

Utah farmers and entrepreneurs compete to grow medical pot - ABC News

Thu, 2019-07-11 23:28
Utah farmers and entrepreneurs compete to grow medical pot  ABC News

The wide metal barn on the Utah alfalfa farm owned by Russell and Diane Jones will host their youngest son's wedding next month. By September, they hope ...

Rebecca Marie Dyett sentenced to 12 months prison for 2017 trafficking charges - The Advocate

Thu, 2019-07-11 23:00
Rebecca Marie Dyett sentenced to 12 months prison for 2017 trafficking charges  The Advocate

Dyett pleaded guilty to the charges in April, but had failed to cooperate with a court ordered drug addiction assessment.

Mental Health in a Cannabis Nation - Medscape

Thu, 2019-07-11 10:59
Mental Health in a Cannabis Nation  Medscape

Most of the US has access to legal cannabis in some form. Dr Drew Ramsey speaks with epidemiologist Dr Deborah Hasin about the impact of this rapid shift.