Navigation Links
Louisiana Recognizes Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana
Date:7/25/2014

USA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014

As reported by the New Orleans Advocate in the article Use of Dangerous Synthetic Marijuana Increasing (7/3), the state of Louisiana has recently seen a large increase in people using synthetic marijuana, more so even than cocaine. Officials believe the increase is due to a misconception that the drug is safe because it's a “form” of marijuana. However, both doctors and police confirm that that belief is far from the truth. Going so far as to call it “poison,” doctors have acknowledged that the Louisiana Poison Control Center has received an influx of emergency calls from young people using the drug. Over the past year, the Baton Rouge hospital district has seen at least 200 cases related to synthetic marijuana. Many patients have experienced internal bleeding in the brain, very high heart rates and blood pressure levels, and aggressive hallucinations.

Among the hospital cases, doctors have seen people come in after experiencing psychotic episodes and one doctor recalled a patient who died after going into cardiac arrest. They have acknowledged that every case is different because people react differently to the various chemicals put into the drug. Since the chemicals in the drug are constantly changing, it is difficult for the state to keep changing to law to keep the substance illegal. Research and statistic have shown that synthetic marijuana abuse is high among veterans and school-aged children. In an attempt to offset the number of people who try it, Louisiana is currently making efforts to create a public health campaign.

Located in South Florida, Harbor Village, a rehab center, has programs in place to help those suffering from drug and alcohol dependency overcome their abuse. The 24/7 medically supervised detox facility allows each client to recover in a luxury, state-of-the art environment. Clients are welcomed with upscale accommodations including a beautifully furnished suite complete with satellite television, over an acre of scenic outdoor lounge area, spa, salon, massage and acupuncture services, healthy gourmet dining and a caring, attentive staff that guides each client every step of the way.

For information about this rehab center visit HarborVillageFlorida.com or call 855-290-4261

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12048077.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2014 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Louisiana Tech University professor earns NSF Early Career Development grant
2. National Actos Attorneys File Lawsuit on Behalf of Louisiana Woman who Developed Bladder Cancer Allegedly Due to The Diabetes Drug Actos
3. InsuranceCalculator.net Now Provides Competitive Car Insurance Quotes To Louisiana Drivers
4. Narconon Louisiana Supports United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
5. Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit Filed in Louisiana Alleging Woman Used Diabetes Medication and Contracted Bladder Cancer, Consumer Justice Foundation Reports
6. Louisiana Tech biomedical engineering professor earns recognition, funding for research
7. Serious Collector Announces His Search for Original Jimi Hendrix 1968 Independence Hall Baton Rouge, Louisiana Concert Poster
8. Cunningham Financial Group Encourages Residents of Louisiana to Celebrate American Heart Month
9. Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Lawsuit News: Ohio Law Firm Investigates Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Complications as Settlement is Reached in Louisiana Da Vinci Robot Lawsuit
10. Cunningham Financial Group Wants Motorists to Understand Their Rates as Louisiana’s Auto Insurance Rates Remain the Highest in the Nation
11. Louisiana Shelves Proposed Tax Hike On Cigarettes, But Local Insurance Agents At Cunningham Financial Group Offer Advice For Quitting
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... January 24, 2017 , ... i2i Population Health, a national leader ... , “Cary’s broad financial background is an excellent fit for i2i,” ... and day-to-day financial operations skills we need to take the company to the next ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... January 24, 2017 , ... ... detect, and eliminate cyber threats in real-time, today announced a strategic partnership with ... enable customers to monitor, respond and protect their critical information assets and infrastructure, ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... , ... January 24, 2017 , ... Center for ... century leadership, has named Hector M. Chavez, Manager, Employee & Labor Relations at ... - as its Hispanic Leader of the Month. City of Hope is committed to ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... January 24, 2017 , ... The results from the American Cancer ... good news for prostate cancer patients: incidents of cancer is down as is the ... the cancer death rate has dropped from its peak of 215.1 in 1991 to ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 24, 2017 , ... A yellow ... lives in the last month. Yellow fever is primarily spread through contact with infected ... community’s focus on how to prevent its spread. , According to multiple health organizations, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/24/2017)... Research Future has a half cooked research report on global Plastic ... & Integumentary System is growing rapidly and expected to reach USD ... Market Highlights ... Plastic Surgery & Integumentary System Market has been evaluated as a ... growth figures and thriving in the coming future. There has been ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... Analysis of the Liquid Biopsy Market by ... - our new study reveals trends, R&D progress, and predicted revenues ... involved in this sector you must read this brand new report. ... 2027, assessing data, trends, opportunities and business prospects there. ... Discover How to Stay Ahead ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... DIEGO , Jan. 24, 2017 ... in clinical materials management services, is pleased to ... of Operations. Kevin joins the Sherpa team to ... the highest level of service excellence. ... chain and pharmaceutical manufacturing industries. He has extensive ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: