Marijuana Addiction

Drug lords will run our government, warns Tonga's psychiatrist - Matangi Tonga

21 hours 20 min ago
Drug lords will run our government, warns Tonga's psychiatrist  Matangi Tonga

Tonga's drugs problem is on the rise, “like a cancer in the community,” says Psychiatric Specialist, Dr Mapa Puloka, who warns that government is too slow in ...

Black Woman Leads $10 Billion Cannabis Industry's First Ever Online Summit - Black Enterprise

Wed, 2019-05-22 23:05
Black Woman Leads $10 Billion Cannabis Industry's First Ever Online Summit  Black Enterprise

The Cannaramic Online Summit is a five day informational event designed to demystify and destigmatize cannabis and is co-fouded by a black woman.

Nicotine exposure in newborns alters neurons, predisposes brain to addiction - University of California

Wed, 2019-05-22 15:52
Nicotine exposure in newborns alters neurons, predisposes brain to addiction  University of California

Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood, report ...

Book Notes: A grim, scientific look at addiction - The Columbus Dispatch

Wed, 2019-05-22 14:37
Book Notes: A grim, scientific look at addiction  The Columbus Dispatch

Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction,” By Judith Grisel. Doubleday, 2019. 256 pagesThe book cover of “Never Enough: The ...

Trailblazers 2019: Cannabis advocate Neil Magnuson isn't waiting for official approval to save lives - Straight.com

Wed, 2019-05-22 14:07
Trailblazers 2019: Cannabis advocate Neil Magnuson isn't waiting for official approval to save lives  Straight.com

Long lines form down the block outside of the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU) premises on East Hastings Street. Many wait patiently for the ...

Opioid treatment behind bars - Effective Compassion - WORLD News Group

Wed, 2019-05-22 13:59
Opioid treatment behind bars - Effective Compassion  WORLD News Group

A grant from a private foundation will give jail inmates in 15 U.S. communities access to medication-assisted opioid therapy, an addiction treatment that gets ...

Harris says there are no plans to legalise cannabis in Ireland - TheJournal.ie

Wed, 2019-05-22 11:50
Harris says there are no plans to legalise cannabis in Ireland  TheJournal.ie

The health minister plans to have the medicinal cannabis access scheme up and running in the summer.

MediPharm Labs to Manufacture CBD Gelcaps for U.S. Clinical Trial - New Cannabis Ventures

Wed, 2019-05-22 07:44
MediPharm Labs to Manufacture CBD Gelcaps for U.S. Clinical Trial  New Cannabis Ventures

New York City Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Renowned Global Researcher Dr. Hurd, Select MediPharm Labs to Support 500 Patient Major ...

No plans to legalise cannabis, says Health Minister - Irish Examiner

Wed, 2019-05-22 07:18
No plans to legalise cannabis, says Health Minister  Irish Examiner

The Health Minister says there are no plans to legalise cannabis in Ireland. Simon Harris is rejecting claims by an alliance of senior doctors that the country is ...

Former Teen Addict Graduates From USF, Aims to Help Others - NBC Bay Area

Tue, 2019-05-21 23:10
Former Teen Addict Graduates From USF, Aims to Help Others  NBC Bay Area

At an age when many teens are trying alcohol for the first time, Julia Nelson was struggling to end a 5-year addiction. She is now a graduate, with honors, from ...

Cannabis: why are doctors so reluctant to prescribe it? - Raconteur

Tue, 2019-05-21 18:01
Cannabis: why are doctors so reluctant to prescribe it?  Raconteur

Medical cannabis can change the lives of people suffering from cancer and chronic pain, so why aren't doctors prescribing it?

Legalizing pot in Illinois will harm minority-owned businesses and communities - Chicago Sun-Times

Tue, 2019-05-21 16:43
Legalizing pot in Illinois will harm minority-owned businesses and communities  Chicago Sun-Times

Even if they are able to make initial investments in marijuana businesses, we've seen in other states that many of those businesses are quickly absorbed and ...

WSU researchers team with Puyallup tribe on medicinal cannabis research - The Spokesman-Review

Tue, 2019-05-21 15:26
WSU researchers team with Puyallup tribe on medicinal cannabis research  The Spokesman-Review

Researchers at Washington State University are teaming up with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians in an effort to chart the tribe's outcomes prescribing medicinal ...

WSU researchers team with Puyallup tribe on medicinal cannabis research - The Spokesman-Review

Tue, 2019-05-21 15:26
WSU researchers team with Puyallup tribe on medicinal cannabis research  The Spokesman-Review

Researchers at Washington State University are teaming up with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians in an effort to chart the tribe's success prescribing medicinal ...

Early Life Exposure to Nicotine Alters Neurons, Predisposes Brain to Addiction Later in Lifeaddiction - UC San Diego Health

Tue, 2019-05-21 14:33
Early Life Exposure to Nicotine Alters Neurons, Predisposes Brain to Addiction Later in Lifeaddiction  UC San Diego Health

Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood, report ...

CBD May Reduce Drug Cravings in People with Heroin Addiction, Small Study Finds - Live Science

Tue, 2019-05-21 12:04
CBD May Reduce Drug Cravings in People with Heroin Addiction, Small Study Finds  Live Science

A small study suggests that the marijuana compound cannabidiol (CBD) may reduce cravings in those with heroin addiction.

Experts Claim Cannabis Addiction Is Growing - Nova.ie

Tue, 2019-05-21 09:34
Experts Claim Cannabis Addiction Is Growing  Nova.ie

Experts claim the number of people seeking help for cannabis addiction is growing.

NFL and players’ union to study potential use of marijuana for pain management - Hartford Courant

Tue, 2019-05-21 08:38
NFL and players’ union to study potential use of marijuana for pain management  Hartford Courant

The NFL and the NFL Players Association have agreed to form two new joint medical committees, one of which is to study the potential use of marijuana as a ...

NFL and players’ union to study potential use of marijuana for pain management - Hartford Courant

Tue, 2019-05-21 08:38
NFL and players’ union to study potential use of marijuana for pain management  Hartford Courant

The NFL and the NFL Players Association have agreed to form two new joint medical committees, one of which is to study the potential use of marijuana as a ...