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Rauner to consider allowing medical cannabis for opioid patients - The State Journal-Register

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2018-06-17 18:50

The State Journal-Register

Rauner to consider allowing medical cannabis for opioid patients
The State Journal-Register
Gov. Bruce Rauner soon will be asked to weigh in on a bill designed to avoid addiction to prescription painkillers and reduce opioid overdoses by giving certain patients quick but temporary access to the state's medical marijuana program. The ...

Oklahoma's medical marijuana proposal borrows from other states' existing policies, but opponents cite that as cause ... - Tulsa World

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2018-06-17 17:01

Tulsa World

Oklahoma's medical marijuana proposal borrows from other states' existing policies, but opponents cite that as cause ...
Tulsa World
Specifically cited examples include exposure to second-hand marijuana smoke, accidental ingestion of marijuana edibles by children, increased risk of addiction in young people and, in the case of Colorado, the effects of a growing number of pregnant ...

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Editorial: Marijuana vs. opioids - Albany Times Union

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2018-06-17 16:57

Albany Times Union

Editorial: Marijuana vs. opioids
Albany Times Union
The bill, and companion legislation in the state Assembly, would enable marijuana to become a viable alternative to widely prescribed and highly addictive drugs like OxyContin, which have been blamed for fueling the nation's opioid addiction crisis ...

Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor's Office - New York Times

Cocaine Addiction - Sun, 2018-06-17 15:52

New York Times

Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor's Office
New York Times
“I have patients who come in suffering from an addiction to Candy Crush Saga, and they're substantially similar to people who come in with a cocaine disorder,” Dr. Levounis said. “Their lives are ruined, their interpersonal relationships suffer, their ...
WHO decision will classify Fortnite addiction as a real diseaseSiliconrepublic.com

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Fortnite addiction left dad-of-two hooked on cocaine and on verge of losing his family, job and home - The Sun

Cocaine Addiction - Sun, 2018-06-17 07:25

The Sun

Fortnite addiction left dad-of-two hooked on cocaine and on verge of losing his family, job and home
The Sun
A FORTNITE fan nearly lost his job, family and home after becoming so addicted to the game that he snorted cocaine to stay wired as he played through the night. Dad-of-two Lee Harmer told of his shame after wife Sarah walked out with their kids and ...
Fortnite addict opens up about drug problems 'caused by game': 'I was unable to function'Daily Star
My name is Lesley Roberts and I am the mother of a Fortnite addictScottish Daily Record

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Two charged for alleged cocaine sales - Hornell Evening Tribune

Cocaine Addiction - Sat, 2018-06-16 23:15

Hornell Evening Tribune

Two charged for alleged cocaine sales
Hornell Evening Tribune
Some social circles like it, and have a problem with addiction." In 2017, the Hornell Police Department tallied 24 cocaine arrests, a drop off from 42 cocaine-related arrests in 2016. Little and Kearse are being held in the Hornell Police Department ...

David Langille: The missing info on marijuana - Virginian-Pilot

Marijuana Addiction - Sat, 2018-06-16 23:11

Virginian-Pilot

David Langille: The missing info on marijuana
Virginian-Pilot
At the recent convention of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, physicians and scientists who have spent their careers in addiction medicine discussed the safety, toxicity and addictive potential of marijuana. These experts advised caution ...

Calgary eye surgeon cancels plans for medical cannabis clinic after Chinatown protest - CBC.ca

Marijuana Addiction - Sat, 2018-06-16 21:07

CBC.ca

Calgary eye surgeon cancels plans for medical cannabis clinic after Chinatown protest
CBC.ca
He said the protests show that incorrect stereotypes about marijuana users as thrill-seeking addicts, and cannabis as an addictive drug, are alive and well. And that could present problems for other cannabis-based businesses in the future. "If this is ...

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Fortnite game addiction led man into cocaine abuse and verge of losing job, family and home - Mirror.co.uk

Cocaine Addiction - Sat, 2018-06-16 15:30

Mirror.co.uk

Fortnite game addiction led man into cocaine abuse and verge of losing job, family and home
Mirror.co.uk
An addiction to the Fortnite game led to spiralling drug abuse for a man who was brought to the verge of losing his job, family and home. Dad-of-two Lee Harmer told of his shame at how he took cocaine to keep buzzing as he played through the night.

Weathersbee: Addiction stalled this man's fatherhood efforts. But it didn't end them - The Commercial Appeal

Cocaine Addiction - Sat, 2018-06-16 10:23

The Commercial Appeal

Weathersbee: Addiction stalled this man's fatherhood efforts. But it didn't end them
The Commercial Appeal
Now 35, Wilkins struggled with a cocaine addiction that made it tough for him to do much more for his children other than what the law required for child support. At one point, he was sleeping on his grandfather's' couch because his craving for the ...

Meth addiction has roared back in Texas. Can new experimental treatment stop it? - Houston Chronicle

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2018-06-15 23:10

Meth addiction has roared back in Texas. Can new experimental treatment stop it?
Houston Chronicle
Kim is one of more than two-thirds of a million Americans battling an addiction to methamphetamine, the stimulant drug surging in popularity in the shadow of the opioid crisis. A decade after legislative action curtailed its use, meth has roared back ...

Mashpee Health Board Targets Flavored Tobacco - CapeNews.net

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2018-06-15 20:56

Mashpee Health Board Targets Flavored Tobacco
CapeNews.net
"Whereas the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has concluded that nicotine is as addictive as cocaine or heroin and the Surgeon General found that nicotine exposure during adolescence, a critical window for brain development, may have ...

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Rep. McMorris Rodgers on health care, pre-existing conditions - KREM.com

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2018-06-15 13:25

KREM.com

Rep. McMorris Rodgers on health care, pre-existing conditions
KREM.com
... do support medical marijuana or not. I haven't gotten to the place where I'm ready to change federal law. I'm still waiting to better understand the impact. One issue that permeates health care, law enforcement, a lot of different issues, is the ...

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Breitung man gets prison for meth lab in closet - Iron Mountain Daily News

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2018-06-15 09:51

Iron Mountain Daily News

Breitung man gets prison for meth lab in closet
Iron Mountain Daily News
Krause apologized to the court, saying he's dealt with addiction his entire life and was only making meth to supply his own habit. He previously pleaded guilty to felony delivery or manufacture of meth as a habitual offender-third, making the maximum ...

CityViews: Medical Marijuana Key to Curbing NY's Opioid Crisis - City Limits

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2018-06-15 06:00

City Limits

CityViews: Medical Marijuana Key to Curbing NY's Opioid Crisis
City Limits
While there is no silver bullet for solving an opioid epidemic that has claimed the lives of thousands of New Yorkers, the surest way to stem the tide is by preventing addiction from occurring in the first place. Fortunately, state lawmakers have a ...

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Wisconsin meth use rises; prevention and treatment remain a challenge - The Courier Life News

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2018-06-15 04:32

The Courier Life News

Wisconsin meth use rises; prevention and treatment remain a challenge
The Courier Life News
Ruesch said he was considered a “functional addict” — he supported his five kids, paid his bills and worked. But he lived a dysfunctional, secret life, living paycheck to paycheck and always high. In the end, Ruesch's meth addiction from December 2012 ...

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