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2014/09/01 17:48
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This article originally appeared on In her latest blog post, US National Institute on Drug Abuse director Nora Volkow claims that “science should guide marijuana policy.” But if the nation’s top...
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2014/09/01 08:17
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Study Compares Consequences of Teen Alcohol and Marijuana Use The study found that for high school seniors, alcohol consumption led to unsafe driving and compromised relationships with peers, while...
2014/08/31 17:48
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George, a funeral home director in Brockton, Massachusetts, watched as the formaldehyde pulsed its way into the body lying before him on the porcelain embalming table. It was a task that was normally...
2014/08/28 19:01
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LITTLE ROCK – A team of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences researchers are studying the potential of two drugs used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in helping addicts...
2014/08/28 18:30
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New UB research findings from a study of 634 couples found that the more often they smoked marijuana, the less likely they were to engage in domestic violence. The study, conducted by researchers in...
2014/08/28 16:44
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The federal government classifies marijuana as a substance that has no medical use and is more dangerous than cocaine. But it’s willing to let researchers have access — under a few conditions. One...
2014/08/28 09:58
2014/08/28 09:58
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RALEIGH Four N.C. State University students have dreamed up a striking way to detect date rape drugs that’s getting some major media buzz. It’s also generating a backlash from people who say it...
2014/08/27 22:17
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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Director, Dr. Nora D. Volkow states, "It is important to alert the public that using marijuana in the teen years brings health, social, and academic risk....
2014/08/27 20:28
2014/08/27 20:28
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... -- Facing the reality that "I need help" and knowing where to actually get it are crucial initial steps for anyone battling prescription drug addiction. The process to recovery can be one ridden...
2014/08/27 18:17
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Scripps Research Institute Scientists Link Alcohol-Dependence Gene to Neurotransmitter Study Also Confirms Presence of Genetic Variation in Alcohol-Dependent Patient Population Newswise — LA JOLLA,...
2014/08/26 17:45
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States that have legalized marijuana for medical use have lower rates of prescription painkiller overdose deaths than states that have not, new research suggests. In a study published Monday in the...
2014/08/26 14:37
2014/08/26 14:37
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About this project This article was produced as a project for The California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships, a program of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. For Ely...
2014/08/25 15:46
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Dr. Eric Turner, a principal investigator in Seattle Children's Research Institute's Center for Integrative Brain Research, together with lead author Dr. Yun-Wei (Toni) Hsu, have discovered that a...
2014/08/25 14:06
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Electronic cigarettes are worth trying as a last option for smokers seeking to quit, the biggest U.S. heart health advocacy group said. The American Heart Association, in a policy statement released...
2014/08/24 09:20
2014/08/24 09:20
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Four years ago, hundreds of families packed the Sports Complex for the city’s first Heroin Kills Symposium to learn about the rising use and abuse of heroin among young people in our community. I was...
2014/08/23 22:37
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For Ely Erickson, 28, the road to heroin began with a fall into the Sacramento River. In 2009, he plummeted 100 feet and was flown to a San Francisco hospital. The fall left him disabled with back...
2014/08/23 21:43
2014/08/23 21:43
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When anti-drug educator Tim Ryan talks to students, he often asks them what they know about marijuana. “It’s a plant,” is a common response. But more recently, the answer has changed. Now they reply,...
2014/08/22 21:48
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LAS CRUCES >> When he's not on patrol in his cruiser, New Mexico State Police officer Adrian Salas spends time as a DJ, mixing electronic dance music, an energetic genre known as EDM. From that...
2014/08/22 20:27
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... want a blue?” How could one little pill, legally prescribed to millions of people, be a dangerous way to have a good time? Mike Duggan remembers those words. He said yes to a “blue,” a 30...
2014/08/21 15:57
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It didn’t take long on a recent family road trip to the Northwest for my family to come face-to-face with recent changes in Washington state law. We were returning to the car after dinner at a...
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