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FOX News
Riding high: Pot-smoking drivers evade blood testsPeople who drive after smoking marijuana are at greater risk of car crashes, bu
Riding high: Pot-smoking drivers evade blood tests
FOX News / Posted yesterday
People who drive after smoking marijuana are at greater risk of car crashes, but blood tests to check for the drug may not be a reliable way to catch impaired drivers, a new study suggests. Researchers found that levels of marijuana's active... Read more
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The Morning Call
Forks supervisors discuss tweaking parking and other ordinancesForks Township has spent the past few weeks tweaking and updating the township
Forks supervisors discuss tweaking parking and other ordinances
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Forks Township has spent the past few weeks tweaking and updating the township ordinances, correcting mistakes, updating out­of­date information and clarifying areas that aren't clear. During Thursday night's workshop meeting, township solicitor... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Swedish Medical Center patients may be at risk for HIV, hepatitis because of former employeeENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Nearly 3,000 surgical patients treated at Swedish Medical Ce
Swedish Medical Center patients may be at risk for HIV, hepatitis because of former employee
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 2 days ago
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Nearly 3,000 surgical patients treated at Swedish Medical Center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C, according to the hospital and the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment. Englewood police and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Records: San Antonio-area schools with the highest number of drug and alcohol seizures in 2014-15SAN ANTONIO — Crystal methamphetamine, cocaine and LSD were among the variety o
Records: San Antonio-area schools with the highest number of drug and alcohol seizures in 2014-15
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
SAN ANTONIO — Crystal methamphetamine, cocaine and LSD were among the variety of drugs seized from students at San Antonio-area schools in the 2015 school year, according to data obtained by mySA.com under Texas open records laws. The records,... Read more
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FOX News
'Prescription Thugs': New documentary looks at America's legal drug abuse problemThe United States makes up about 5 percent of the world’s population, yet consu
'Prescription Thugs': New documentary looks at America's legal drug abuse problem
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
The United States makes up about 5 percent of the world’s population, yet consumes more than 75 percent of the world’s prescription drugs, according to the 2011 UN World Drug Report. It’s a sobering statistic that’s highlighted in the new... Read more
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The Advocate
Acadiana officials hope to lure addicted women into prenatal treatment by forsaking criminal penalties for their drug useAmid a national conversation on combating the ills of opiate abuse, a new coali
Acadiana officials hope to lure addicted women into prenatal treatment by forsaking criminal penalties for their drug use
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
Amid a national conversation on combating the ills of opiate abuse, a new coalition of Acadiana medical professionals is working to reduce both the number of babies born suffering from opiate withdrawal and the number of mothers prosecuted for... Read more
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The Advocate
Acadiana officials hope to lure addicted women into prenatal treatment by forsaking criminal penalties for their drug useAmid a national conversation on combating the ills of opiate abuse, a new coali
Acadiana officials hope to lure addicted women into prenatal treatment by forsaking criminal penalties for their drug use
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Amid a national conversation on combating the ills of opiate abuse, a new coalition of Acadiana medical professionals is working to reduce both the number of babies born suffering from opiate withdrawal and the number of mothers prosecuted for... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Survey: Fewer students see risk in marijuana useOver the past 10 years the percent of students seeing a great risk in regular m
Survey: Fewer students see risk in marijuana use
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Over the past 10 years the percent of students seeing a great risk in regular marijuana use has fallen, according to a Monitoring the Future survey. MTF tracks trends in substance use by surveying over 40,000 eighth, 10th and 12th grade students... Read more
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FOX News
Addiction changes brain biology in 3 stages, experts sayExperts who research addiction have long argued that it is a disease of the bra
Addiction changes brain biology in 3 stages, experts say
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
Experts who research addiction have long argued that it is a disease of the brain. Now, in a new paper, they present a model of addiction, broken down into three key stages, to illustrate how the condition changes human neurobiology. Essentially,... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Dangerous drug 'Flakka' discovered in Maine communityMaine police said they have discovered the dangerous drug Flakka for the first
Dangerous drug 'Flakka' discovered in Maine community
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 8 days ago
Maine police said they have discovered the dangerous drug Flakka for the first time. Flakka, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, is a synthetic drug similar to bath salts. It has been found commonly in the southern U.S. Ellsworth... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
50,000 Drug Addicts in Monrovia Pose Security Threats After UnmilMonrovia — In the aftermath of a recent FrontPageAfrica report highlighting fem
50,000 Drug Addicts in Monrovia Pose Security Threats After Unmil
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Monrovia — In the aftermath of a recent FrontPageAfrica report highlighting female drug users residing on the infamous Turtle Base engaging in sex for money to buy drugs, many Liberians have been concerned over the silence from the government which... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Vermont, NH leaders to testify on drug abuseMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin will be among those testifyin
Vermont, NH leaders to testify on drug abuse
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 10 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin will be among those testifying before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on opiate and heroin addiction. Wednesday's hearing also is to include a range of testimony from various federal agency... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vt., NH leaders to testify on drug abuseMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin will be among those testifyin
Vt., NH leaders to testify on drug abuse
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 10 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin will be among those testifying before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on opiate and heroin addiction. Wednesday's hearing also is to include a range of testimony from various federal agency... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Vermont, NH leaders to testify on drug abuseMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin will be among those testifyin
Vermont, NH leaders to testify on drug abuse
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 10 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin will be among those testifying before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on opiate and heroin addiction. Wednesday's hearing also is to include a range of testimony from various federal agency... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vermont, NH leaders to testify on drug abuseMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin will be among those testifyin
Vermont, NH leaders to testify on drug abuse
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 10 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin will be among those testifying before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on opiate and heroin addiction. Wednesday's hearing also is to include a range of testimony from various federal agency... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Vermont, NH leaders to testify on drug abuseMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin will be among those testifyin
Vermont, NH leaders to testify on drug abuse
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 10 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin will be among those testifying before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on opiate and heroin addiction. Wednesday's hearing also is to include a range of testimony from various federal agency... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Ihlenfeld Takes Drug Message to StudentsAs part of National Drug Facts Week, Ihlenfeld led an interactive presentation
Ihlenfeld Takes Drug Message to Students
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 11 days ago
As part of National Drug Facts Week, Ihlenfeld led an interactive presentation and discussion with fifth-graders at Bethlehem Elementary School. He spoke about commonly abused drugs, the impact of illicit substances on the human brain, the science... Read more
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FOX News
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineA new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescenc
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for a brainpower... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineFILE - In this Dec. 6, 2012, file photo, a person holds a freshly-rolled mariju
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2012, file photo, a person holds a freshly-rolled marijuana joint just after midnight at the Space Needle in Seattle. A new analysis released Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during... Read more
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TribLIVE
Freeport Area, Leechburg Area schools to implement ‘model program’ to prevent drug, alcohol abuseTwo local school districts are hopeful a new drug-and-alcohol prevention progra
Freeport Area, Leechburg Area schools to implement ‘model program’ to prevent drug, alcohol abuse
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
Two local school districts are hopeful a new drug-and-alcohol prevention program will have the long-term, positive impact on students it's touted to produce. The Freeport Area and Leechburg Area school districts each received a three-year grant to... Read more
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Science Daily
Legal, policy changes can lead to shifts in use of medical marijuana: Use increased in states with dispensaries after 2009 federal policy change; changes in state laws saw varying responsesThe findings, published online in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, sugg
Legal, policy changes can lead to shifts in use of medical marijuana: Use increased in states with dispensaries after 2009 federal policy change; changes in state laws saw varying responses
Science Daily / Posted 15 days ago
The findings, published online in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, suggest a possible "participation elasticity" that could inform future discussions around medical marijuana provisions at both the state and federal level. Medical marijuana... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineNEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana d
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 17 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for a... Read more
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Ionia Sentinel-Standard
IDPS Officers save overdose victimTwo Ionia Department of Public Safety Officers revived a victim of an opiate ov
IDPS Officers save overdose victim
Ionia Sentinel-Standard / Posted 17 days ago
Two Ionia Department of Public Safety Officers revived a victim of an opiate overdose Sunday afternoon by using a drug the IDPS started carrying in November.Officers Chad Jones and Mike Ketchum were the first members of the IDPS to use the drug... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineNEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana d
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 17 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Community effort helps teens stay away from drugsI would like to thank Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli for
Community effort helps teens stay away from drugs
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
I would like to thank Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli for calling attention to the growing issue of heroin and prescription painkiller abuse. About a third of high school seniors across the country report using an illegal drug... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineNEW YORK (AP) — A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana d
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 18 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for a... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Doubts over teen pot smoking and IQ link A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolesce
Doubts over teen pot smoking and IQ link
Adelaide Now / Posted 18 days ago
A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineFILE - In this Dec. 6, 2012, file photo, a person holds a freshly-rolled mariju
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
Brandon Sun / Posted 18 days ago
FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2012, file photo, a person holds a freshly-rolled marijuana joint just after midnight at the Space Needle in Seattle. A new analysis released Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineIn this Dec. 6, 2012, file photo, a person holds a freshly-rolled marijuana joi
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
In this Dec. 6, 2012, file photo, a person holds a freshly-rolled marijuana joint just after midnight at the Space Needle in Seattle. A new analysis released Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can... Read more
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Orange County Register
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineNEW YORK – A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
Orange County Register / Posted 18 days ago
NEW YORK – A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that’s really responsible for a... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
The new ‘Just say no to drugs’“We came up with this week six years ago. This is our sixth year,” said Brian M
The new ‘Just say no to drugs’
WWLP Springfield / Posted 19 days ago
“We came up with this week six years ago. This is our sixth year,” said Brian Marquis, public liaison officer for the National Institute on Drug Abuse, referring to the weeklong focus on drug and alcohol education in schools across the country. “The... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineNEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana d
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for a... Read more
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ABC News
Study Questions Link Between Teen Pot Smoking and IQ DeclineA new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescenc
Study Questions Link Between Teen Pot Smoking and IQ Decline
ABC News / Posted 19 days ago
A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for a brainpower... Read more
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Daily Mail
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineCannabis 'DOESN'T harm IQ': Study questions link between teen pot smoking and a
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Cannabis 'DOESN'T harm IQ': Study questions link between teen pot smoking and a decline intelligence Past studies have resulted in view smoking cannabis leads to drop in IQ But a new study suggests cannabis may be merely a symptom of something else... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineNEW YORK >> A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana durin
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK >> A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that’s really responsible for a... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineNEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana d
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
Ventura County Star / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for a... Read more
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The Mercury News
Marijuana doesn't cause teens' IQ drop, study saysNEW YORK (AP) -- A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana
Marijuana doesn't cause teens' IQ drop, study says
The Mercury News / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Marijuana doesn't cause teens' IQ drop, study saysNEW YORK (AP) -- A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana
Marijuana doesn't cause teens' IQ drop, study says
The Fremont Argus / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Marijuana doesn't cause teens' IQ drop, study saysNEW YORK (AP) -- A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana
Marijuana doesn't cause teens' IQ drop, study says
Inside Bay Area / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Marijuana doesn't cause teens' IQ drop, study saysNEW YORK (AP) -- A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana
Marijuana doesn't cause teens' IQ drop, study says
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for... Read more
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The Daily Review
Marijuana doesn't cause teens' IQ drop, study saysNEW YORK (AP) -- A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana
Marijuana doesn't cause teens' IQ drop, study says
The Daily Review / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineNEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana d
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for a... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineNEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana d
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
WSMV Nashville / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for a... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Marijuana doesn't cause teens' IQ drop, study saysNEW YORK (AP) -- A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana
Marijuana doesn't cause teens' IQ drop, study says
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineNEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana d
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
Hawaii News Now / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for a... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineBy MALCOLM RITTER AP Science Writer NEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challen
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 19 days ago
By MALCOLM RITTER AP Science Writer NEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineNEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana d
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
The Record Searchlight / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for a... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ declineNEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana d
Study questions link between teen pot smoking and IQ decline
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - A new analysis is challenging the idea that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to declines in intelligence. Instead, the new study says, pot smoking may be merely a symptom of something else that's really responsible for a... Read more
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Newswise
New Evidence in Mice That Cocaine Makes Brain Cells Cannibalize Themselves Compound counteracts the process Working with mice, researchers at Johns Hopk
New Evidence in Mice That Cocaine Makes Brain Cells Cannibalize Themselves
Newswise / Posted 19 days ago
Compound counteracts the process Working with mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins have contributed significant new evidence to support the idea that high doses of cocaine kill... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Teen Cannabis Users at Risk of Schizophrenia and Greater Anxiety: StudyTeen Cannabis Users at Risk of Schizophrenia and Greater Anxiety: Study Teenag
Teen Cannabis Users at Risk of Schizophrenia and Greater Anxiety: Study
Doctors Health Press / Posted 19 days ago
Teen Cannabis Users at Risk of Schizophrenia and Greater Anxiety: Study Teenagers and young adults sometimes succumb to the peer pressures of recreational drug use. Marijuana in particular is popular among students from grades eight to 12. It is a... Read more
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