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Medical marijuana used to treat heroin and cocaine addiction at Los Angeles rehab centre - The Independent

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The Independent

Medical marijuana used to treat heroin and cocaine addiction at Los Angeles rehab centre
The Independent
A drug addiction treatment centre claims to be helping patients give up heroin and cocaine with medical marijuana. Cannabis is more frequently associated with getting high than getting sober – but the directors of one rehab facility in Los Angeles say ...

@ISSUE: Should we make it legal? - Home News Tribune - MyCentralJersey.com

Sun, 2017-05-21 11:03

Reading Eagle

@ISSUE: Should we make it legal? - Home News Tribune
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Wouldn't legalization of marijuana be sending the wrong message about drugs, particularly to young people, at a time when there is a major effort under way to ...
Editorial: Marijuana legalization wrong, regardless of poll results ...Reading Eagle

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Ohio Supreme Court justice thinks it's time to decriminalize marijuana - WCPO

Sun, 2017-05-21 06:23

WCPO

Ohio Supreme Court justice thinks it's time to decriminalize marijuana
WCPO
Doing those two things would generate an estimated $350 million to both combat drug addiction and create a mental health network run by the state, he told members of the Wayne County Democratic Party on Friday night. “The time has come for new thinking ...
Ohio supreme court judge calls for legalisation of marijuana ...The Guardian
Ohio Supreme Court justice backs legalizing marijuanaNews & Observer
Ohio Supreme Court Justice Supporting And Calls For Legalizing MarijuanaBusiness News.online (blog)
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Ohio Supreme Court justice backs legalizing marijuana - fox8.com

Sat, 2017-05-20 19:32

fox8.com

Ohio Supreme Court justice backs legalizing marijuana
fox8.com
O'Neill wants to see the Ohio Department of Mental Health re-open the network of state hospitals that were closed decades ago and change how the state deals with addiction. “Treat addiction like the disease it is in the name of compassion,” he said.
Ohio Supreme Court Justice Backs Legalizing Marijuana | Ohio ...U.S. News & World Report
Ohio supreme court judge calls for legalisation of marijuanaThe Guardian

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@ISSUE: Should we make marijuana legal? - Asbury Park Press

Fri, 2017-05-19 07:00

Asbury Park Press

@ISSUE: Should we make marijuana legal?
Asbury Park Press
SAM's funding comes primarily from individual supporters and small family foundations that have been touched by addiction. In races where SAM has been able to match funding against organizations supporting marijuana commercialization, we've won.

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New potential for marijuana: Treating drug addiction - Honolulu ... - KITV Honolulu

Fri, 2017-05-19 00:13

New potential for marijuana: Treating drug addiction - Honolulu ...
KITV Honolulu
Harm reduction is a strategy for treating addiction that begins with acceptance. A friendlier, less disciplined sister of abstinence, this philosophy aims to reduce ...

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Hingham coalition hears about dangers of marijuana edibles - Wicked Local Hingham

Thu, 2017-05-18 17:46

Hingham coalition hears about dangers of marijuana edibles
Wicked Local Hingham
And the fact that marijuana edibles -- including gummy bears, lollipops and other candy, chocolate milk, and much more -- are now legal in Massachusetts and readily available “makes this a whole new world for law enforcement,” Cruz stated. ... There's ...

Cannabis might forestall opioid addiction - Gardnernews.com

Thu, 2017-05-18 08:51

Gardnernews.com

Cannabis might forestall opioid addiction
Gardnernews.com
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released a comprehensive cannabis study in January indicating there was evidence to suggest cannabis could be used to treat chronic pain in adults. Chronic pain is often treated with an ...

Gabbard Urges Federal Marijuana Decriminalization - Big Island Now

Wed, 2017-05-17 19:29

Big Island Now

Gabbard Urges Federal Marijuana Decriminalization
Big Island Now
... and broken criminal justice system.” She also noted the opioid addiction epidemic continues to spread across the country and states that have legalized medical marijuana have seen addiction rates drop and opioid abuse deaths decrease by over 20%.

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New potential for marijuana: Treating drug addiction - KY3

Wed, 2017-05-17 12:41

KY3

New potential for marijuana: Treating drug addiction
KY3
Schrank, who readily concedes there are possible health and addiction risks with marijuana, says he offers his cannabis detox and maintenance protocol to people addicted to crack cocaine as well as those trying to kick opioids. Through the years, he ...

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Can marijuana treat drug addiction? - CNN.com - CNN

Wed, 2017-05-17 12:07

CNN

Can marijuana treat drug addiction? - CNN.com
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As part of the "harm reduction" strategy of addiction treatment, experts are exploring cannabinoids to ease addiction to cocaine, opioids and other drugs.

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Expert speak: Miley Cyrus's tip to dealing with addiction might not be for everyone - T2 Online (blog)

Wed, 2017-05-17 05:03

T2 Online (blog)

Expert speak: Miley Cyrus's tip to dealing with addiction might not be for everyone
T2 Online (blog)
So, the new Miley has opened up about her weed addiction, and apparently, after years of usage, she just decided to not smoke up one day. Now, those of you who are familiar with the...umm.. patterns, would know that kicking an addiction is not a simple ...
Miley Cyrus Reveals The One Song Of Hers She Doesn't Like To Sing | Cubby And Carolina In The Morning | 103.5 KTU103.5 KTU - iHeartRadio

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Canal Fulton officials discuss medical marijuana processing plant - Canton Repository

Tue, 2017-05-16 22:30

Canal Fulton officials discuss medical marijuana processing plant
Canton Repository
DISCUSSION: Mayor Joe Schultz told council members that he had received a phone call from an unnamed individual asking if the city would be interested in having a medical marijuana processing plant within its boundaries. Schultz, who said he was ...

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Cannabis as an exit drug: People are using pot to beat drug, alcohol addiction - Extract

Tue, 2017-05-16 16:03

Extract

Cannabis as an exit drug: People are using pot to beat drug, alcohol addiction
Extract
“From my perspective as a social worker who's steeped in the world of addiction, the value of cannabis is that you can't die,” Schrank told Extract. “If we can use it to help people not get HIV, not get Hep B, not inject crazy stuff that they don't ...

Can medical marijuana end opioid addiction? - Allentown Morning Call

Tue, 2017-05-16 15:03

Allentown Morning Call

Can medical marijuana end opioid addiction?
Allentown Morning Call
Wouldn't it be wonderful if the legalization of medical marijuana proves to be the silver bullet that blasts opioid addiction out of existence, as well as ending the resulting heroin epidemic that is killing so many Americans who are in pain? We can hope.

I always thought of pot as a fun, harmless distraction—until I realized I couldn't live without it - Toronto Life

Tue, 2017-05-16 14:44

Toronto Life

I always thought of pot as a fun, harmless distraction—until I realized I couldn't live without it
Toronto Life
I realized I'd been using weed to hide, and it was good to let myself out, even if I felt like a freak. In the beginning I was ashamed, because the notion of a pot addict seemed so unlikely. I felt like a charlatan among the real addicts. But I soon ...

Kamala Harris to Trump: Leave grandma's marijuana alone - Sacramento Bee

Tue, 2017-05-16 14:36

Sacramento Bee

Kamala Harris to Trump: Leave grandma's marijuana alone
Sacramento Bee
Kamala Harris of California used the year's first big 2020 presidential spotlight Tuesday to rail against Trump administration drug policies and call for easing laws governing marijuana. “Let me tell ... And opioid addiction is devastating red and blue ...
Kamala Harris: Jeff Sessions, Stop Going After 'Grandma's Medicinal Marijuana'Breitbart News
Sen. Kamala Harris to Trump administration: Start a war on drug abuse, don't restart the war on drugsLos Angeles Times

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The Promise of Medical Marijuana for Opioid Addiction - The Weed Blog (blog)

Tue, 2017-05-16 09:26

The Weed Blog (blog)

The Promise of Medical Marijuana for Opioid Addiction
The Weed Blog (blog)
As cannabis becomes decriminalized and even legalized for medical purposes in states across the nation, scientists are exploring its possible use to treat the addiction epidemic. Explore the potential for medical marijuana as a possible treatment for ...

Cort: Marijuana 'Considerably' More Dangerous - Sheridan Media (press release)

Mon, 2017-05-15 19:08

Sheridan Media (press release)

Cort: Marijuana 'Considerably' More Dangerous
Sheridan Media (press release)
According to information presented during his program Monday, the level of THC, which is the chemical that creates the “high” in marijuana, is 30 times higher in marijuana today than in the 1970s, and marijuana addiction is the leading reason that ...

Recent Poll Shows NFL Players Are Increasingly Concerned About Opioid Use and Addiction - AlterNet

Mon, 2017-05-15 15:08

AlterNet

Recent Poll Shows NFL Players Are Increasingly Concerned About Opioid Use and Addiction
AlterNet
McLaughlin continued, “With the recent slew of medical marijuana legalizations and the epidemic of opioid addiction, the NFL rules must be rewritten. We need a safer way to manage pain for these players and the NFL is ignoring the obvious solution of ...