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Cannabis legalisation: ‘It’s a bit like the anti-vaxx debate’ - The Irish Times

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 23:01
Cannabis legalisation: ‘It’s a bit like the anti-vaxx debate’  The Irish Times

A group of doctors say we are 'sleepwalking' into legalising cannabis. Is it time to wake up?

Cannabis legalisation: ‘It’s a bit like the anti-vaxx debate’ - The Irish Times

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 23:01
Cannabis legalisation: ‘It’s a bit like the anti-vaxx debate’  The Irish Times

A group of doctors say we are 'sleepwalking' into legalising cannabis. Is it time to wake up?

City to debate a zoning bylaw that excludes cannabis sales from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside - Straight.com

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 18:00
City to debate a zoning bylaw that excludes cannabis sales from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside  Straight.com

NPA councillor Rebecca Bligh is pushing to make space for harm reduction programs and low-cost cannabis products to quell the city's overdose crisis.

At annual softball tournament, recovery community shares stories - Charleston Gazette-Mail

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 17:15
At annual softball tournament, recovery community shares stories  Charleston Gazette-Mail

DANVILLE — Looking across the softball diamonds outside the Danville Madison Community Center Friday morning, it was nearly impossible to distinguish who ...

Meet the marijuana nuns behind Breaking Habits | The Times Magazine - The Times

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 17:01
Meet the marijuana nuns behind Breaking Habits | The Times Magazine  The Times

In a small room with brass crosses on the wall, three middle-aged women in habits and wimples are passing round a joint.They belong to an order of ...

Why we asked Gov. Reynolds to veto expanded medical cannabis - DesMoinesRegister.com

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 16:17
Why we asked Gov. Reynolds to veto expanded medical cannabis  DesMoinesRegister.com

Iowa Behavioral Health Association simply could not support the elevated levels of the psychoactive ingredient THC that the Legislature proposed.

Scott MacKay Commentary: To the Class of 2019: - The Public's Radio

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 13:00
Scott MacKay Commentary: To the Class of 2019:  The Public's Radio

Scott MacKay's commentary has some thoughts for the college class of 2019:

Kern County Just Became California's Worst Cannabis Desert - Leafly

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 12:56
Kern County Just Became California's Worst Cannabis Desert  Leafly

Just in time for Memorial Day, a rural California county is shuttering its medical cannabis dispensaries and making its residents—many of them military ...

The Roll-Up #89: Joe Biden Takes the Coward's Path - Leafly

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 11:45
The Roll-Up #89: Joe Biden Takes the Coward's Path  Leafly

This week: Biden embraces the boldest drug reform policy of 1996. Also, CBD may reduce addiction cravings.

Smokescreen - Register Pajaronian

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 10:42
Smokescreen  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — For several decades, public health officials battled cigarette smoking by young people, and by many accounts, those efforts have been ...

Man sent to get drug addicts' numbers jailed - BBC News

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 10:26
Man sent to get drug addicts' numbers jailed  BBC News

A man sent to get drug addicts' phone numbers after a gang member swallowed a contacts list has been jailed. Jack Henstock was in debt to "county lines" drug ...

Supporters expect significant changes to medical marijuana bill - Montgomery Advertiser

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 09:36
Supporters expect significant changes to medical marijuana bill  Montgomery Advertiser

House committee expected to replace authorization with commission to study issue; proponents say timeline won't be affected.

Local News, Heroin dealer happy with sentence - Coeur d'Alene Press

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 06:10
Local News, Heroin dealer happy with sentence  Coeur d'Alene Press

Heroin dealer Joel Milanowski is glad to have his drug enterprise shut down by police so he can go to prison and be done with it. The 31-year-old Rathdrum ...

IFP welcomes decision allowing dagga compound to be available without prescription - TimesLIVE

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 06:09
IFP welcomes decision allowing dagga compound to be available without prescription  TimesLIVE

The IFP on Friday welcomed health minister Aaron Motsoaledi's decision to exclude certain preparations containing cannabidiol from being scheduled in terms ...

Is using cannabis oil for medicinal purposes addictive? - The GrowthOp

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 05:36
Is using cannabis oil for medicinal purposes addictive?  The GrowthOp

Is it addictive? It's a question that researchers, healthcare professionals, advocates and skeptics have been asking about cannabis and its active ingredients for ...

6 Mind-Blowing Tech Trends Shaping the Next Decade - Entrepreneur

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 05:30
6 Mind-Blowing Tech Trends Shaping the Next Decade  Entrepreneur

From quantum mechanics to psychedelics, the six major forces that will impact our lives over the coming decades.

Jeffrey's journey: An addict's trail from San Francisco streets to prison - San Francisco Chronicle

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 05:03
Jeffrey's journey: An addict's trail from San Francisco streets to prison  San Francisco Chronicle

He couldn't escape the easy access to drugs in San Francisco's Tenderloin. He couldn't escape prison when he crossed the border into San Mateo County.

Jeffrey's journey: An addict's trail from San Francisco streets to prison - San Francisco Chronicle

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 05:03
Jeffrey's journey: An addict's trail from San Francisco streets to prison  San Francisco Chronicle

He couldn't escape the easy access to drugs in San Francisco's Tenderloin. He couldn't escape prison when he crossed the border into San Mateo County.

Open Forum: I was a drug addict and a welfare cheat. This month, the FBI director honored me - San Francisco Chronicle

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-24 05:00
Open Forum: I was a drug addict and a welfare cheat. This month, the FBI director honored me  San Francisco Chronicle

There's a certain individual in San Francisco. You've seen him. High on methamphetamine, he stalks the sidewalks, engaged in screaming matches with people ...

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