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Drug crisis can be solved

Extraordinary times we live in — not least because supposedly responsible people are promoting drug abuse, which everyone knows cascades into addiction, drug-crime, overdoses — that are killing us. So what gives? No one wants to stand up and take responsib

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http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/feb/9/drug-crisis-can-be-solved/

Scott Administration Opposes Vermont Marijuana Legalization Bill

Updated at 12:45 p.m., February 10, 2017, with a statement from Rebecca Kelley. Gov. Phil Scott’s administration came out Thursday firmly against a marijuana legalization...

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http://www.sevendaysvt.com/OffMessage/archives/2017/02/09/scott-administration-opposes-vermont-marijuana-legalization-bill

Advocate: Legalizing marijuana in NY may ease opiate crisis - The Buffalo News

A drug-policy consultant will visit Buffalo on Tuesday to argue that New York should legalize recreational marijuana not simply because, in his view, the current system squanders police resources, targets certain minorities and fosters a dangerous, undergr

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https://buffalonews.com/2017/01/31/advocates-sharpen-arguments-legalize-recreational-marijuana/

Dr. Dustin Sulak on America’s Opiate Addiction Crisis and How Medical Cannabis Can Help

Dr. Sulak on a neglected treatment option for opioid addiction: medical cannabis.Dr. Sulak on the staggering scope of opioid abuse in America and explored a neglected treatment option for opioid addiction: medical cannabis.

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https://www.projectcbd.org/article/americas-opiate-crisis-how-medical-cannabis-can-help

NICE one? Is NHS guidance on substance misuse fit for purpose?

Ian Hamilton explains why NICE have missed a trick by not updating their 2007 guidance on psychosocial interventions for substance misuse.

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http://www.nationalelfservice.net/mental-health/substance-misuse/nice-one-is-nhs-guidance-on-substance-misuse-fit-for-purpose/

Study Says Legalized Marijuana Has Drastically Reduced The Number Of Painkiller Deaths

A study by the Journal of the American Medical Association has indicated that legalized marijuana in certian areas coincided with a drastic reduction in painkiller deaths.

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http://www.trueactivist.com/study-says-legalized-marijuana-has-drastically-reduced-the-number-of-painkiller-deaths/

Study Links Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Reduced Mortality From Opioid Overdose

During the past 2 decades, nearly half of U.S. states implemented policies that sanction marijuana use for medical purposes. Researchers have been hard put, however, to draw firm conclusions about the policies’ public health ramifications. Now, NIDA-suppor

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https://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/nida-notes/2016/05/study-links-medical-marijuana-dispensaries-to-reduced-mortality-opioid-overdose

Journal of Addiction Medicine

Background: The health burden of cannabis use in patients with other substance dependencies is not fully understood. Objective: To assess the impact of cannabis use as secondary drug on mortality of patients with other major substance use disorders. Partic

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http://mobile.journals.lww.com/journaladdictionmedicine/_layouts/15/oaks.journals.mobile/articleviewer.aspx?year=9000&issue=00000&article=99596

Veterans, soldiers tout pot benefits in fight against PTSD, opiate addiction

Legalized access to cannabis will help former military soldiers fight symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome while reducing their need for opiate prescriptions ...

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http://lasvegassun.com/news/2016/oct/07/veterans-soldiers-tout-pot-benefits-in-fight-again/

Meet the Opiate Addicts Getting Clean with Cannabis | VICE | United States

On an all new episode of 'Weediquette,' Krishna visits a detox facility in rural Maine to meet the former addicts helping current addicts get clean with weed.

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http://www.vice.com/read/tonight-on-viceland-weediquette-rehab-maine

Is Kratom the CBD of Opioids?

The DEA wants to ban it, but the Southeast Asian herb has valuable medicinal properties and can help with withdrawals from opiate addiction.

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http://www.alternet.org/drugs/kratom-cbd-opioids

DEA moves to ban kratom, frustrating both scientists and users

The DEA says it will put kratom, a leaf indigenous to Southeast Asia, on its list of most severely prohibited drugs. But scientists and users — who say kratom has helped them kick opioid addictions — think that’s a mistake.

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http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/health/dea-moves-to-ban-the-herb-kratom-frustrating-both-scientists-and-users/

Maker of Addictive Prescription Painkiller Funds Anti-marijuana Campaign

Insys Therapeutics manufactures the prescription opiate painkiller Fentanyl. They are facing investigation for improperly marketing the highly addictive painkiller.

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http://thecpcwa.com/blog/fentanyl-manufacturer-opposes-cannabis-legalization

Maker Of Opiate Painkiller Stronger Than Heroin Is Working To Defeat Marijuana Legalization

Insys Therapeutics Inc, manufacturer of fentanyl - an opiate painkiller stronger than heroin - recently donated $500,000 to stop marijuana legalization in Arizona.

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http://www.trueactivist.com/maker-of-opiate-painkiller-stronger-than-heroin-is-working-to-defeat-marijuana-legalization/

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