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The Pekin Daily Times
After husband's death, Pekin woman fights stigmas of opioid abusean estimated 2.1 million people have substance dependencies related to prescrip
After husband's death, Pekin woman fights stigmas of opioid abuse
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 hours ago
an estimated 2.1 million people have substance dependencies related to prescription opioid pain relievers, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. That number is four times higher than the number of Americans that are addicted to heroin.... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Group fights stigma of abusean estimated 2.1 million people have substance dependencies related to prescrip
Group fights stigma of abuse
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 16 hours ago
an estimated 2.1 million people have substance dependencies related to prescription opioid pain relievers, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. That number is four times higher than the number of Americans that are addicted to heroin.... Read more
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Orange County Register
Marijuana: Is it safe? Is it addictive? Answering common pot questionsso than with alcohol. About 9 percent of people who use marijuana become depen
Marijuana: Is it safe? Is it addictive? Answering common pot questions
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
so than with alcohol. About 9 percent of people who use marijuana become dependent on it, according to research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The study found the dependence rate is about 15 percent for people who drink alcohol, 17... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Federal government continues to ban valid scientific research on medicinal use of Cannabis sativa"a lack of accepted safety use of the drug or other substance under medical sup
Federal government continues to ban valid scientific research on medicinal use of Cannabis sativa
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
"a lack of accepted safety use of the drug or other substance under medical supervision, according to Vigil and Stith. National Institute on Drug Abuse control The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) controls the supply of Cannabis sativa... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
New pain drug being developed at University of Maryland could offer relief without addictiondrug's effect on multiple receptors is a "unique feature," said David Thomas, a
New pain drug being developed at University of Maryland could offer relief without addiction
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
drug's effect on multiple receptors is a "unique feature," said David Thomas, a health science administrator at the National Institute on Drug Abuse. He called the 2013 study "solid" and said it showed that the drug results in less tolerance... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Opioid update: Painkiller misuse in U.S. doubled in decadeopioid pain relievers poses a myriad of serious public health consequences," sa
Opioid update: Painkiller misuse in U.S. doubled in decade
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
opioid pain relievers poses a myriad of serious public health consequences," said Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse, which contributed funding for the study. These consequences range from addiction and... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Debra Chew: Healing - Not Just Coping With - Addictionact as coping mechanisms, helping them sometimes temporarily to avoid relapse b
Debra Chew: Healing - Not Just Coping With - Addiction
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
act as coping mechanisms, helping them sometimes temporarily to avoid relapse but never really curing the addiction. The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that 40-60 percent of addicts relapse from their treatment plans and recovery back... Read more
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The Washington Times
Female opioid addiction focus of new task forceaddiction treatment. “Opioid dependency is about chemistry, not character,” sa
Female opioid addiction focus of new task force
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
addiction treatment. “Opioid dependency is about chemistry, not character,” said Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Dr. Volkow has been instrumental in classifying drug addiction as “a brain disease and not... Read more
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Business Insider
The foremost authority on drugs in the US just smashed a huge misconception about addictionhas less to do with morality and much more to do with physical changes in the b
The foremost authority on drugs in the US just smashed a huge misconception about addiction
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
has less to do with morality and much more to do with physical changes in the brains of those who become addicted, as National Institute on Drug Abuse director Dr. Nora Volkow perfectly explains in a recent PBS episode of "The Open Mind," on... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study finds dramatic increase in nonmedical use of prescription opioids in the U.S.opioid pain relievers poses a myriad of serious public health consequences," sa
Study finds dramatic increase in nonmedical use of prescription opioids in the U.S.
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
opioid pain relievers poses a myriad of serious public health consequences," said Nora D. Volkow, M.D., director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), which contributed funding for the study. "These include increases in opioid use... Read more
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The Financial Express
Prescription opioid misuse in US doubled in past decadeof prescription opioid pain relievers poses a myriad of serious public health c
Prescription opioid misuse in US doubled in past decade
The Financial Express / Posted 4 days ago
of prescription opioid pain relievers poses a myriad of serious public health consequences,” said Nora Volkow, Director of National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), which contributed funding for the study. “These include increases in opioid use... Read more
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New Kerala
Prescription opioid misuse in US doubled in past decade: newkerala.com #80626of prescription opioid pain relievers poses a myriad of serious public health c
Prescription opioid misuse in US doubled in past decade: newkerala.com #80626
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
of prescription opioid pain relievers poses a myriad of serious public health consequences," said Nora Volkow, Director of National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), which contributed funding for the study. "These include increases in opioid use... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Farr to introduce bipartisan marijuana research billpurpose of research. The only marijuana currently available to be used in resea
Farr to introduce bipartisan marijuana research bill
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 7 days ago
purpose of research. The only marijuana currently available to be used in research legally comes from a single contract the National Institute on Drug Abuse holds with the University of Mississippi. “There are countless reports of marijuana’s... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Rep. Andy Harris, foe of legalized marijuana, leads push for research"Can it be useful in some situations? Probably. We haven't really defined those
Rep. Andy Harris, foe of legalized marijuana, leads push for research
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
"Can it be useful in some situations? Probably. We haven't really defined those very clearly." The bill would require the National Institute on Drug Abuse to continue to produce and supply marijuana for research, and to expand the current supply... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Teen-targeted marketing campaign in Griswold focuses on 'healthy decisions'PRIDE survey last fall, three out of four Griswold High School students say the
Teen-targeted marketing campaign in Griswold focuses on 'healthy decisions'
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
PRIDE survey last fall, three out of four Griswold High School students say they haven't tried alcohol. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the findings in Griswold are much lower than the national average.The National Institute on... Read more
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Lowell Sun
When the pain doesn't stop, and the drugs hurton opioids, according to data from IMS Health. About 2 million Americans were a
When the pain doesn't stop, and the drugs hurt
Lowell Sun / Posted 8 days ago
on opioids, according to data from IMS Health. About 2 million Americans were addicted to prescription opioids in 2014, the National Institute on Drug Abuse estimates, and many heroin users start with pills. But there are also around 23 million... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Trying to fight the opioid epidemicprescription pain medication is one of leading causes of opioid addiction and o
Trying to fight the opioid epidemic
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 8 days ago
prescription pain medication is one of leading causes of opioid addiction and often leads to heroin use. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), people who abuse opioid painkillers, like Oxycontin, are 19 times more likely to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Could a device tell your brain to make healthy choices?at the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, is lead author of the study publishe
Could a device tell your brain to make healthy choices?
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
at the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, is lead author of the study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience. The National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute of Mental Health funded the work. Yasmin Anwar is the Media... Read more
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Ionia Sentinel-Standard
IDPS revive person after apparent drug overdosedrug is "stronger" than expected. Drug dealers can add other chemicals, such as
IDPS revive person after apparent drug overdose
Ionia Sentinel-Standard / Posted 10 days ago
drug is "stronger" than expected. Drug dealers can add other chemicals, such as fentanyl, to their supply, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Residents can contact the Central Michigan Enforcement Team drug task force at... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Experts find meth idea a bitter pill to swallowPaiboon Koomchaya, saying it will not reduce the number of drug users. Dr Viro
Experts find meth idea a bitter pill to swallow
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
Paiboon Koomchaya, saying it will not reduce the number of drug users. Dr Viroj Veerachai, director of Princess Mother National Institute on Drug Abuse Treatment, said the right solution to curb the number of users is to treat them as patients,... Read more
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Business Insider
Overdoses from legal drugs are exploding, and a shockingly common practice may be partially to blameMore than half of people who abuse the drugs say they got them for free from fa
Overdoses from legal drugs are exploding, and a shockingly common practice may be partially to blame
Business Insider / Posted 11 days ago
More than half of people who abuse the drugs say they got them for free from family or friends, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Still, nearly half of the people who participated in this survey said they hadn't been... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
BEHIND THE RISE: West Virginia's problem with prescription pill abusefor those suffering from acute pain. Over the next decade, the distribution of
BEHIND THE RISE: West Virginia's problem with prescription pill abuse
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 11 days ago
for those suffering from acute pain. Over the next decade, the distribution of the drug would explode, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, from 2 million to 8 million prescriptions over a decade. At the time, Dr. Michael... Read more
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Raw Story
If we’re really in the midst of an ‘opioid epidemic’ — we’re reacting in just the wrong wayan increase in drug use overall, with the exception of marijuana (which is not
If we’re really in the midst of an ‘opioid epidemic’ — we’re reacting in just the wrong way
Raw Story / Posted 12 days ago
an increase in drug use overall, with the exception of marijuana (which is not implicated in drug deaths). According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse: Marijuana use has increased since 2007. In 2013, there were 19.8 million current... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Texas could get up to $48 million to curb opioid abuse under Obama proposalthe strength of local strategies to assist people who are trying to get help fo
Texas could get up to $48 million to curb opioid abuse under Obama proposal
Dallas Morning News / Posted 12 days ago
the strength of local strategies to assist people who are trying to get help for opioid disorders. A 2014 report from the National Institute on Drug Abuse noted that hydrocodone continued to be the most prevalent prescription opioid used for... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Drugged driving a bigger threat than drunken driving?data at the state level. After alcohol, marijuana is most often found in drive
Drugged driving a bigger threat than drunken driving?
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 14 days ago
data at the state level. After alcohol, marijuana is most often found in drivers' blood after a crash, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. But throughout the country in the past couple of years, media have been reporting on tragic... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
FDA passes up an opportunitya flavored product, while 85 percent of those who continued to vape regularly c
FDA passes up an opportunity
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
a flavored product, while 85 percent of those who continued to vape regularly chose flavorings, scientists at the FDA, the National Institute on Drug Abuse and other institutions concluded in a study published last year. The popularity of... Read more
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Adelaide Now
’I was stoned in every single family photo’Disorders found adults who smoked marijuana were more likely than non-users to
’I was stoned in every single family photo’
Adelaide Now / Posted 15 days ago
Disorders found adults who smoked marijuana were more likely than non-users to also abuse alcohol. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, marijuana use is also linked to other addictions like nicotine. In 2010 National Cannabis... Read more
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The Courier Mail
’I was stoned in every single family photo’Disorders found adults who smoked marijuana were more likely than non-users to
’I was stoned in every single family photo’
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Disorders found adults who smoked marijuana were more likely than non-users to also abuse alcohol. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, marijuana use is also linked to other addictions like nicotine. In 2010 National Cannabis... Read more
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The Washington Times
Editorials from around New Englanda flavored product, while 85 percent of those who continued to vape regularly c
Editorials from around New England
The Washington Times / Posted 16 days ago
a flavored product, while 85 percent of those who continued to vape regularly chose flavorings, scientists at the FDA, the National Institute on Drug Abuse and other institutions concluded in a study published last year. The popularity of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Mexico, US, Canada to launch heroin fight at Three Amigos summitto the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That figure is six times hi
Mexico, US, Canada to launch heroin fight at Three Amigos summit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That figure is six times higher than the total in 2001, the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse says. "Right now there's a lot of concern here in the United States because we are... Read more
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The Star
Mexico, US, Canada to launch heroin fight at Three Amigos summitto the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That figure is six times hi
Mexico, US, Canada to launch heroin fight at Three Amigos summit
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That figure is six times higher than the total in 2001, the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse says. "Right now there's a lot of concern here in the United States because we are... Read more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC Press Releases12 and older (http://www.samhsa.gov/data/population-data-nsduh) – and the Monit
CDC Press Releases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / Posted 18 days ago
12 and older (http://www.samhsa.gov/data/population-data-nsduh) – and the Monitoring the Future (MTF) study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse/National Institutes of Health and conducted by the University of Michigan’s Institute for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Smoking cannabis long term changes the brain - triggering cravingsmarijuana use despite these problems is an indicator of marijuana dependence.'
Smoking cannabis long term changes the brain - triggering cravings
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
marijuana use despite these problems is an indicator of marijuana dependence.' The research was funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and published in the journal Human Brain Mapping. Marijuana disrupts a brain circuit known... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Authorities: Trusty died from drug overdosecan result in death, particularly when the drug user is unaware that a powder o
Authorities: Trusty died from drug overdose
The Daily Comet / Posted 20 days ago
can result in death, particularly when the drug user is unaware that a powder or pill contains fentanyl, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Illegal fentanyl can be sold as a powder, mixed with or substituted for heroin, spiked on... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Authorities: Trusty died from drug overdosecan result in death, particularly when the drug user is unaware that a powder o
Authorities: Trusty died from drug overdose
The Houma Courier / Posted 20 days ago
can result in death, particularly when the drug user is unaware that a powder or pill contains fentanyl, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Illegal fentanyl can be sold as a powder, mixed with or substituted for heroin, spiked on... Read more
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New Kerala
The teenage brain on social media,says study - newkerala.com #72860graduate student in Daprettos laboratory. The researchers received funding fro
The teenage brain on social media,says study - newkerala.com #72860
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
graduate student in Daprettos laboratory. The researchers received funding from the National Institutes of Healths National Institute on Drug Abuse, which awarded Sherman a National Research Service Award, and the Brain Mapping Medical... Read more
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The Longmont Times-Call
Opioids can make the pain worseof the world's supply of opioids is consumed in the United States, which has 5
Opioids can make the pain worse
The Longmont Times-Call / Posted 22 days ago
of the world's supply of opioids is consumed in the United States, which has 5 percent of the world's population. The National Institute on Drug Abuse has reported the number of Americans who died from prescription opioid overdoses increased... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
The problem of pain killers: Opioids can make it worseof the world's supply of opioids is consumed in the United States, which has 5
The problem of pain killers: Opioids can make it worse
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
of the world's supply of opioids is consumed in the United States, which has 5 percent of the world's population. The National Institute on Drug Abuse has reported the number of Americans who died from prescription opioid overdoses increased... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Olson: Drug that killed Prince not as dangerous as pot?because Prince was known for his insistence on clean living, not only by him bu
Olson: Drug that killed Prince not as dangerous as pot?
Daily Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
because Prince was known for his insistence on clean living, not only by him but by the musicians in his band. The National Institute on Drug Abuse describes fentanyl as “a powerful synthetic opiate analgesic similar to but more potent than... Read more
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The Maui News
A senseless drug deathwent on to say the death was accidental, from a self-administered dose. USA To
A senseless drug death
The Maui News / Posted 24 days ago
went on to say the death was accidental, from a self-administered dose. USA Today's story on the cause of death cited the National Institute on Drug Abuse describing fentanyl as a "powerful synthetic opiate analgesic similar to but more potent... Read more
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The Mercury News
Prince died of fentanyl overdose, medical examiner confirmshave further comment and authorities will continue their investigation into the
Prince died of fentanyl overdose, medical examiner confirms
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
have further comment and authorities will continue their investigation into the rock star's death. USA Today quoted the National Institute on Drug Abuse, saying fentanyl is a "powerful synthetic opiate analgesic similar to but more potent than... Read more
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TribLIVE
Prince died of overdose of painkiller, autopsy report says(left hip, right lower leg); and how the “injury” occurred. “The decedent self
Prince died of overdose of painkiller, autopsy report says
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
(left hip, right lower leg); and how the “injury” occurred. “The decedent self-administered fentanyl.” According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, fentanyl is a “powerful synthetic opiate analgesic similar to but more potent than... Read more
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Island Packet
What is fentanyl?and it was introduced as an anesthetic. It is sold under brand names like Actiq
What is fentanyl?
Island Packet / Posted 24 days ago
and it was introduced as an anesthetic. It is sold under brand names like Actiq, Duragesic and Sublimaze, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. A: Fentanyl is up to 100 times more potent than morphine and can be 30 to 50 times more... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Prince died of 'fentanyl toxicity,' an overdose of a painkiller(left hip, right lower leg); and how the "injury" occurred. "The decedent self
Prince died of 'fentanyl toxicity,' an overdose of a painkiller
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 24 days ago
(left hip, right lower leg); and how the "injury" occurred. "The decedent self-administered fentanyl." According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, fentanyl is a "powerful synthetic opiate analgesic similar to but more potent than... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Update: Prince died of fentanyl overdose, medical examiner confirmshave further comment and authorities will continue their investigation into the
Update: Prince died of fentanyl overdose, medical examiner confirms
Colorado Daily / Posted 25 days ago
have further comment and authorities will continue their investigation into the rock star's death. USA Today quoted the National Institute on Drug Abuse, saying fentanyl is a "powerful synthetic opiate analgesic similar to but more potent than... Read more
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Market Watch
Prince’s death casts light on America’s soaring prescription drug abusemost commonly prescribed for a variety of painful conditions, including dental
Prince’s death casts light on America’s soaring prescription drug abuse
Market Watch / Posted 25 days ago
most commonly prescribed for a variety of painful conditions, including dental and injury-related pain, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The percentage of American workers testing positive for prescription drugs has also risen... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
What is fentanyl and why did it kill Prince?drowsiness/respiratory depression and arrest, nausea, confusion, constipation,
What is fentanyl and why did it kill Prince?
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 25 days ago
drowsiness/respiratory depression and arrest, nausea, confusion, constipation, sedation, unconsciousness, coma, tolerance, and addiction. Sources: The Associated Press; The National Institute on Drug Abuse; National Institute on Drug Abuse... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Is weed the new Little Helper for stay-at-home dads?problems (domestic abuse, child neglect, excessive verbal conflict, to name a f
Is weed the new Little Helper for stay-at-home dads?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 25 days ago
problems (domestic abuse, child neglect, excessive verbal conflict, to name a few). According to a report by the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse, the main social problem caused by chronic cannabis use is increased professional absences... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
What is fentanyl and why did it kill Prince?drowsiness/respiratory depression and arrest, nausea, confusion, constipation,
What is fentanyl and why did it kill Prince?
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 25 days ago
drowsiness/respiratory depression and arrest, nausea, confusion, constipation, sedation, unconsciousness, coma, tolerance, and addiction. Sources: The Associated Press; The National Institute on Drug Abuse; National Institute on Drug Abuse... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
What is fentanyl and why did it kill Prince?drowsiness/respiratory depression and arrest, nausea, confusion, constipation,
What is fentanyl and why did it kill Prince?
Dayton Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
drowsiness/respiratory depression and arrest, nausea, confusion, constipation, sedation, unconsciousness, coma, tolerance, and addiction. Sources: The Associated Press; The National Institute on Drug Abuse; National Institute on Drug Abuse... Read more
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