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Synthetic Marijuana Facts

Synthetic Marijuana Facts Synthetic marijuana is very different from marijuana. Called by names like Spice, K2, No More Mr. Nice Guy,…

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Screening for Substance Abuse in Emergency Departments

Screening for Substance Abuse in Emergency Departments Drug-related emergency department (ED) visits have steadily increased, with substance users relying heavily on…

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Edible Pot: One Problem of Marijuana Legalization

Edible Pot: One Problem of Marijuana Legalization   The Colorado marijuana industry has produced marijuana-infused edible products that are so tasty,…

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Tragic Reality of Substance Abuse in South Africa

Tragic Reality of Substance Abuse in South Africa South Africa, a giant in the global drug trade, is at breaking point…

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PTSD and the Children of Veterans

PTSD and the Children of Veterans  PTSD not only affects veterans, but the families of veterans also can feel its “aftershocks”…

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Changing Cues that Encourage Addiction

Changing Cues that Encourage Addiction The brain controls not only the body, but also motivation and learning. New insight into neurodegenerative…

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Testing to Predict Binge Drinking in Teens

Testing to Predict Binge Drinking in Teens According to a recently published study, researchers have developed a test that may predict…

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Children Using Marijuana Rising in UK

Children Using Marijuana Rising in UK The UK has one of the highest rates of cannabis use in the world. The…

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Can I Use Marijuana to Help Me Taper Off Harder Drugs?

Can I Use Marijuana to Help Me Taper Off Harder Drugs? Many people who abuse alcohol and drugs also use marijuana….

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Alcohol Use in Women Is Increasing

Alcohol Use in Women Is Increasing Our culture shows its acceptance of alcohol use by its positive and widespread depiction in…

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