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OregonLive.com
Nonprofit's new tactic in Portland drug battle: free meth pipesdopamine in the brain and enters the user's bloodstream and brain quickly when
Nonprofit's new tactic in Portland drug battle: free meth pipes
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
dopamine in the brain and enters the user's bloodstream and brain quickly when smoked or injected, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. That causes a quick, enjoyable rush that lasts a few minutes, the institute says. The drug... Read more
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Business Insider
Prince reportedly had a legal drug that's killing more Americans than heroin on him when he diedEvery molecule of my body felt nurtured. I was home. The link between heroin a
Prince reportedly had a legal drug that's killing more Americans than heroin on him when he died
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
Every molecule of my body felt nurtured. I was home. The link between heroin and painkillers is strong: According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, close to half of young people surveyed in three recent studies who'd injected heroin said... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'$5 insanity': Flakka, the synthetic drug behind increasingly bizarre crimessomething we are watching. It's an emerging drug," said Chad Brown, an FDLE sup
'$5 insanity': Flakka, the synthetic drug behind increasingly bizarre crimes
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
something we are watching. It's an emerging drug," said Chad Brown, an FDLE supervisory special agent. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Florida appears to be the nation's hot spot for reports of flakka, also known as gravel.... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
Research shows certain genes, in healthy environments, can lengthen lifespanstudy’s authors include Thanos, John Hamilton and Joseph R. O’Rourke of RIA; An
Research shows certain genes, in healthy environments, can lengthen lifespan
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 4 days ago
study’s authors include Thanos, John Hamilton and Joseph R. O’Rourke of RIA; Anthony Napoli of Suffolk Community College; Marcelo Febo, Kenneth Blum and Mark Gold of the University of Florida; and Nora Volkow of the National Institute on Drug A... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
East Bay health officials issue counterfeit pills warningtheir system. No deaths have been reported. Fentanyl is an extremely powerful
East Bay health officials issue counterfeit pills warning
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 4 days ago
their system. No deaths have been reported. Fentanyl is an extremely powerful and sometimes deadly drug. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Fentanyl is a synthetic opiate, more powerful than morphine and 100 times stronger than... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
New Tech Senior Wins Summer Internship In NYCity this summer after landing a competitive internship. Carlos Guirola put his
New Tech Senior Wins Summer Internship In NY
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 6 days ago
City this summer after landing a competitive internship. Carlos Guirola put his name in for a research project with the National Institute on Drug Abuse not thinking he'd have a chance. Learning from an EMT at the CTE Academy one month and... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls Student Lands New York Internshipinternship opportunity in New York City. Recently, Guirola was awarded the sum
Sioux Falls Student Lands New York Internship
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 6 days ago
internship opportunity in New York City. Recently, Guirola was awarded the summer internship. He can't wait to head to the National Institute on Drug Abuse for an eight-week project in June. "It's happening and it's just like exciting and every... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
As authorities debate the rules, vapers form a colorful culturetaken a sizable bite out of that industry. The use of vaping equipment has dou
As authorities debate the rules, vapers form a colorful culture
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
taken a sizable bite out of that industry. The use of vaping equipment has doubled every year since 2010, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, including sales of such gadgetry as "mods" — the battery-powered base units used to heat... Read more
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examiner.com
FDA funded study shows e-cigarettes are more beneficial than harmfultaxation of e-cigarettes to prevent the use of the products by young people. Th
FDA funded study shows e-cigarettes are more beneficial than harmful
examiner.com / Posted 7 days ago
taxation of e-cigarettes to prevent the use of the products by young people. The study was funded by the FDA through the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The report was presented in the April 25, 2016, edition of the journal Addiction. The... Read more
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Philly.com
Business People on the Move: New department chair at Einstein Healthcare Networkas principal investigator and co-investigator on many National Institute of All
Business People on the Move: New department chair at Einstein Healthcare Network
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
as principal investigator and co-investigator on many National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) award-funded studies. He was also successful in securing HIV research funding from... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Medication gives opioid addicts fighting chance to quitat clinic • In use since 2010 • Nonaddictive, completely blocks the effects o
Medication gives opioid addicts fighting chance to quit
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
at clinic • In use since 2010 • Nonaddictive, completely blocks the effects of opioids • Cost: $20,000 a year Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse Health Headlines Alexandra Miller died of a heroin overdose — twice. Both times,... Read more
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NBC News
'No-Buzz' Medical Pot Laws Prove Problematic for Patients, Lawmakersevidence, not hard science. "That is really not the proper way of practicing m
'No-Buzz' Medical Pot Laws Prove Problematic for Patients, Lawmakers
NBC News / Posted 9 days ago
evidence, not hard science. "That is really not the proper way of practicing medicine," Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, told NBC News. "That kind of decision-making, based on 'I think it works,' can result in... Read more
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East Bay Express
Canada May Fully Legalize Marijuana by Spring 2017teenage pot use rates are lower in the decriminalized Netherlands than in the U
Canada May Fully Legalize Marijuana by Spring 2017
East Bay Express / Posted 11 days ago
teenage pot use rates are lower in the decriminalized Netherlands than in the US, and research funded by the US National Institute on Drug Abuse has showed that legalizing medical marijuana in the states caused no rise in teen... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Medical marijuana in Ohioit's a balance, because high levels of THC can cause potential addiction as wel
Medical marijuana in Ohio
The Marietta Times / Posted 11 days ago
it's a balance, because high levels of THC can cause potential addiction as well as increase anxiety. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, long-term pot use can result in lower life satisfaction and is linked to more job absences,... Read more
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Business Insider
The state hardest hit by the opioid crisis thinks it has a solutionwrote 207 million opioid prescriptions. As recently as 1991, that number was 71
The state hardest hit by the opioid crisis thinks it has a solution
Business Insider / Posted 12 days ago
wrote 207 million opioid prescriptions. As recently as 1991, that number was 71 million, according to a recent study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Over the same time, deaths from opioid-related drug overdoses have skyrocketed, reaching a... Read more
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Raw Story
Marijuana addiction is real — for some people. But can it be treated with a pill?define marijuana addiction and what is the “cure” they are testing? The series
Marijuana addiction is real — for some people. But can it be treated with a pill?
Raw Story / Posted 12 days ago
define marijuana addiction and what is the “cure” they are testing? The series of studies at Columbia, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, look at a course of treatment with medication in combination with different behavioral... Read more
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Slate
People Want Marijuana That’s “Natural” and “Organic.” And the Feds Are Harshing Their Mellow.to get ahold of weed to study. Right now the only source of marijuana available
People Want Marijuana That’s “Natural” and “Organic.” And the Feds Are Harshing Their Mellow.
Slate / Posted 12 days ago
to get ahold of weed to study. Right now the only source of marijuana available for scientists is the federal government’s National Institute on Drug Abuse, which has a contract with the University of Mississippi to produce marijuana for research... Read more
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Wired News
A New Crop of Marijuana Geneticists Sets Out to Build Better Weedwith it are limited to (pathetic) weed grown at the University of Mississippi.
A New Crop of Marijuana Geneticists Sets Out to Build Better Weed
Wired News / Posted 12 days ago
with it are limited to (pathetic) weed grown at the University of Mississippi. Much of the research funding comes from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which prioritizes studying ill effects over any potential good. But Steep Hill has all... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
PTSD sufferers must find other ways to acquire medical marijuanafrom publishing. One hurdle, strangely enough, is access to cannabis. Sisley m
PTSD sufferers must find other ways to acquire medical marijuana
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 12 days ago
from publishing. One hurdle, strangely enough, is access to cannabis. Sisley must source the plants for her study from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which, at its one grow at the University of Mississippi, can't produce the kind of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Health Canada to explore national plan to deal with opioid abusedoes not have cannabinoid receptors, said Susan Weiss, associate director of sc
Health Canada to explore national plan to deal with opioid abuse
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
does not have cannabinoid receptors, said Susan Weiss, associate director of scientific affairs at the U.S. government’s National Institute on Drug Abuse. However, that does not mean marijuana is without its own risks and problems. Better data... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Lawmakers urge Obama: End barriers to medical marijuana researchin an open, transparent manner. End the DEA-Mandated NIDA Monopoly. Currently
Lawmakers urge Obama: End barriers to medical marijuana research
KTVZ Bend / Posted 15 days ago
in an open, transparent manner. End the DEA-Mandated NIDA Monopoly. Currently, the University of Mississippi, through a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) contract, possesses the only DEA license to grow cannabis for medical research in the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
State sees increase in newborns exposed to opioidsnearly 22,000 babies were born with the syndrome in 2012, a five-fold increase
State sees increase in newborns exposed to opioids
Stamford Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
nearly 22,000 babies were born with the syndrome in 2012, a five-fold increase since 2000, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. How to treat drug-exposed babies Doctors and nurses statewide commonly use a version of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
State sees increase in newborns exposed to opioidsnearly 22,000 babies were born with the syndrome in 2012, a five-fold increase
State sees increase in newborns exposed to opioids
Connecticut Post / Posted 16 days ago
nearly 22,000 babies were born with the syndrome in 2012, a five-fold increase since 2000, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. How to treat drug-exposed babies Doctors and nurses statewide commonly use a version of... Read more
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Greenwich Time
State sees increase in newborns exposed to opioidsnearly 22,000 babies were born with the syndrome in 2012, a five-fold increase
State sees increase in newborns exposed to opioids
Greenwich Time / Posted 16 days ago
nearly 22,000 babies were born with the syndrome in 2012, a five-fold increase since 2000, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. How to treat drug-exposed babies Doctors and nurses statewide commonly use a version of... Read more
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The News-Times
State sees increase in newborns exposed to opioidsnearly 22,000 babies were born with the syndrome in 2012, a five-fold increase
State sees increase in newborns exposed to opioids
The News-Times / Posted 16 days ago
nearly 22,000 babies were born with the syndrome in 2012, a five-fold increase since 2000, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. How to treat drug-exposed babies Doctors and nurses statewide commonly use a version of... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
State sees increase in newborns exposed to opioidsnearly 22,000 babies were born with the syndrome in 2012, a five-fold increase
State sees increase in newborns exposed to opioids
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 16 days ago
nearly 22,000 babies were born with the syndrome in 2012, a five-fold increase since 2000, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. How to treat drug-exposed babies Doctors and nurses statewide commonly use a version of... Read more
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The Maui News
How much marijuana is OK for driving?A puzzling question, or is it me? The Associated Press article clearly states
How much marijuana is OK for driving?
The Maui News / Posted 20 days ago
A puzzling question, or is it me? The Associated Press article clearly states - The National Institute on Drug Abuse has been studying this issue for many years and hasn't been able to establish a recommended level for driving. Hmmm! Hawaii... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Federal reclassification of marijuana could have major impact on medical usesof medical marijuana for researchers. "It will allow more federal institutions
Federal reclassification of marijuana could have major impact on medical uses
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 20 days ago
of medical marijuana for researchers. "It will allow more federal institutions to engage in research and allow the NIDA [National Institute on Drug Abuse] to open up its source for cannabis so there’s not just one place for researchers to use"... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Federal reclassification of marijuana could expand medical usesof medical marijuana for researchers. "It will allow more federal institutions
Federal reclassification of marijuana could expand medical uses
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 21 days ago
of medical marijuana for researchers. "It will allow more federal institutions to engage in research and allow the NIDA [National Institute on Drug Abuse] to open up its source for cannabis so there’s not just one place for researchers to use"... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Doctors paved the road to hell with pain pillsthe past, drug addiction was viewed more as criminal behavior than as a medical
Doctors paved the road to hell with pain pills
OregonLive.com / Posted 21 days ago
the past, drug addiction was viewed more as criminal behavior than as a medical condition, said Nora Volkow, who heads the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "But what we are facing now is the responsibility of the health care system," she said. "We... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Federal reclassification of marijuana could have major impact on medical usesof medical marijuana for researchers. "It will allow more federal institutions
Federal reclassification of marijuana could have major impact on medical uses
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 21 days ago
of medical marijuana for researchers. "It will allow more federal institutions to engage in research and allow the NIDA [National Institute on Drug Abuse] to open up its source for cannabis so there’s not just one place for researchers to use"... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Feds considering loosening classification of marijuanaof medical marijuana for researchers. "It will allow more federal institutions
Feds considering loosening classification of marijuana
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 days ago
of medical marijuana for researchers. "It will allow more federal institutions to engage in research and allow the NIDA [National Institute on Drug Abuse] to open up its source for cannabis so there’s not just one place for researchers to use"... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
DEA reclassification of marijuana could have major impact on medical usesof medical marijuana for researchers. “It will allow more federal institutions
DEA reclassification of marijuana could have major impact on medical uses
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 21 days ago
of medical marijuana for researchers. “It will allow more federal institutions to engage in research and allow the NIDA [National Institute on Drug Abuse] to open up its source for cannabis so there’s not just one place for researchers to use”... Read more
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ABC News
DEA Reclassification of Marijuana Could Have Major Impact on Medical Usesof medical marijuana for researchers. "It will allow more federal institutions
DEA Reclassification of Marijuana Could Have Major Impact on Medical Uses
ABC News / Posted 21 days ago
of medical marijuana for researchers. "It will allow more federal institutions to engage in research and allow the NIDA [National Institute on Drug Abuse] to open up its source for cannabis so there’s not just one place for researchers to use"... Read more
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Business Wire
Cerecor Announces $1.0 Million Research & Development Grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Healthlives of patients with neurological and psychiatric disorders, today announced
Cerecor Announces $1.0 Million Research & Development Grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
lives of patients with neurological and psychiatric disorders, today announced that it has been awarded a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (“NIDA”) at the National Institutes of Health. The grant of approximately $1.0 million... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Colorado scientists looking forward for weed classification change in order to begin researchfarm in Mississippi. "...Because the marijuana in Colorado has close to 18% po
Colorado scientists looking forward for weed classification change in order to begin research
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 23 days ago
farm in Mississippi. "...Because the marijuana in Colorado has close to 18% potency. Where as the marijuana from NIDA [National Institute on Drug Abuse] was more like 3 percent. So, basically like 6 times more potent in Colorado," said... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Marijuana: What business owners should keep in mindnot be viewed online without a $40 subscription. A quick Google search also sh
Marijuana: What business owners should keep in mind
Juneau Empire / Posted 24 days ago
not be viewed online without a $40 subscription. A quick Google search also showed those same statistics appeared in a National Institute on Drug Abuse article that cites another old study published in 1990 in The Journal of the American... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Forcing monkeys to play video games is not valid sciencedescription of one of UC Berkeley’s animal experiments to “coerce dehydrated mo
Forcing monkeys to play video games is not valid science
The Daily Californian / Posted 24 days ago
description of one of UC Berkeley’s animal experiments to “coerce dehydrated monkeys into playing video games.” The National Institute on Drug Abuse, which has given the university more than $4.7 million over the past 10 years for various... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Smokeless tobacco is baseball's deadly sin and should be bannedonce you become a big-leaguer. Never mind the fact that chewing tobacco and sn
Smokeless tobacco is baseball's deadly sin and should be banned
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
once you become a big-leaguer. Never mind the fact that chewing tobacco and snuff contain 28 carcinogens (according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse). Or that the Mayo Clinic suggests that long-term use of smokeless tobacco increases the... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Local doctor lobbies legislature against medical marijuana measurethrough the legislature, those in favor argue that studies show it treats sympt
Local doctor lobbies legislature against medical marijuana measure
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 25 days ago
through the legislature, those in favor argue that studies show it treats symptoms of serious and painful illness. But the National Institute on Drug Abuse says the evidence of its benefits is not enough to give marijuana Food and Drug... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Morgan County law enforcement struggling with marijuana-impaired driverscurrent state laws, people who drive stoned get the same penalties as those who
Morgan County law enforcement struggling with marijuana-impaired drivers
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
current state laws, people who drive stoned get the same penalties as those who drive while drunk. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, alcohol and marijuana have similar effects on drivers, such as impaired judgment and slowed... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Morgan County law enforcement struggling with marijuana-impaired driverscurrent state laws, people who drive stoned get the same penalties as those who
Morgan County law enforcement struggling with marijuana-impaired drivers
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 27 days ago
current state laws, people who drive stoned get the same penalties as those who drive while drunk. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, alcohol and marijuana have similar effects on drivers, such as impaired judgment and slowed... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Author and next Prologue guest saves Mrs. Hudson's reputationinformation, call the StarNews at 910-343-2208. A clinical psychologist with a
Author and next Prologue guest saves Mrs. Hudson's reputation
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 27 days ago
information, call the StarNews at 910-343-2208. A clinical psychologist with a Ph.D., Brown worked for many years with the National Institute on Drug Abuse and has taught psychology as an adjunct professor at the University of North Carolina... Read more
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examiner.com
Will Seattle say ‘yes’ to drugs, while saying ‘no’ to guns?but helped few homeless…and now they want to ENCOURAGE heroin use with sanction
Will Seattle say ‘yes’ to drugs, while saying ‘no’ to guns?
examiner.com / Posted 27 days ago
but helped few homeless…and now they want to ENCOURAGE heroin use with sanctioned user ‘safe havens.’” According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the number of deaths from heroin rose dramatically between 2001 and 2014. They were up... Read more
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The Signal
Detective says suspect to be re-arrested in Newhall hash housethat has three to five times more THC — the active ingredient in marijuana — th
Detective says suspect to be re-arrested in Newhall hash house
The Signal / Posted 28 days ago
that has three to five times more THC — the active ingredient in marijuana — than the plant itself, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The process has been known to cause fires and explosions. The drug house raid was the... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Drug Warriors Helped to Fuel the Opioid Epidemicfor 28,647 deaths. Between 2001 and 2014, deaths from heroin overdoses alone in
How Drug Warriors Helped to Fuel the Opioid Epidemic
The Atlantic / Posted 28 days ago
for 28,647 deaths. Between 2001 and 2014, deaths from heroin overdoses alone increased six-fold, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. On average, 125 people a day die from drug overdoses, 78 of them from heroin or... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
LSD could make you smarter, happier and healthier. Should we all try it?future when psychedelics are used widely. They worry that it will be hard to co
LSD could make you smarter, happier and healthier. Should we all try it?
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
future when psychedelics are used widely. They worry that it will be hard to control the drugs' use. As Nora Volkow of the National Institute on Drug Abuse told the New Yorker, "The main concern we have ... is that the public will walk away with... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Combination of heroin, fentanyl more lethal to usersnaloxone, sold under the name Narcan.Straight heroin is also potentially life a
Combination of heroin, fentanyl more lethal to users
Southwest Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
naloxone, sold under the name Narcan.Straight heroin is also potentially life altering and often fatal. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, heroin is converted to morphine when it binds to opioid receptors in the brain. There is an... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Regular pot users wind up earning less money, new study saysfinancial difficulties, such as hardships in paying for basic living expenses a
Regular pot users wind up earning less money, new study says
The Sacramento Bee / Posted a month ago
financial difficulties, such as hardships in paying for basic living expenses and food. The research was supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and National Institute on Aging in the United States as well as the New Zealand Health... Read more
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The Signal
Man arrested in drug house released for insufficient evidencethat has three to five times more THC — the active ingredient in marijuana — th
Man arrested in drug house released for insufficient evidence
The Signal / Posted a month ago
that has three to five times more THC — the active ingredient in marijuana — than the plant itself, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The process has been known to cause fires and explosions. The drug house raid was the... Read more
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