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Giant Bud Banner Half the Size of Football Field Flies Sunday Protesting Hydroponics Industry Cartel Monopoly that's Harming California's Medical Marijuana Patients

... Half the Size of a Football Field With Giant marijuana BUD to Protest San Francisco Indoor Gardening Expo Censorship that's Hurting Medical marijuana Patients and Growers In California ... state legislators are actively considering full marijuana legalization, and the city of Oakland just ...

Is Your Teenager Using Prescription Drugs Behind Your Back? TestCountry Drug Test Panel Numbers Tally with NIDA Fact Sheet Reports on Prescription Drug A

... to that of teenagers struggling with the use of marijuana and other cannabis-derived drugs. marijuana remains to be the most commonly abused substance ... also indicate that sales of drug test kits for marijuana are three times the figures posted for ...

Early stimulus funding supports research in adolescent addiction

... funds in an unusual study that may help reduce marijuana addiction among teens by testing a novel ... at the drug topiramate to see if it helps reduce marijuana addiction among high-school students. Topiramate ... such as marijuana. Research indicates that marijuana use is a factor for two-thirds of all substance ...

Marijuana rivals mainstream drugs for HIV/AIDS symptoms

... living with HIV/AIDS are more likely to use marijuana than those in Kenya, South Africa or Puerto Rica ... Research , published by SAGE. Those who did use marijuana rate it as effective as prescribed or over the ... once again raising the issue that therapeutic marijuana use merits further study and consideration among ...

Marijuana Is Option to Unpleasant Meds, Teens Say

... 24 (HealthDay News) -- Some teens are smoking marijuana not just for recreation but to self-medicate ... interviews with 63 adolescents who smoked marijuana regularly. About a third of the teens said they ... "For these kids, the purpose of smoking marijuana was not specifically about getting high or ....

Pot, Cigarette Smoke Wreaks Havoc on Lungs

... News) -- People who smoke cigarettes and marijuana increase their risk of chronic obstructive ... campaigns should include a reduction in marijuana use among their goals, aiming especially at those who smoke both marijuana and tobacco," said study lead researcher Dr. Wan ...

Active Ingredient in Marijuana Kills Brain Cancer Cells

... suggests that THC -- the active ingredient in marijuana -- appears to prompt the death of brain cancer ... of medicines containing the active principle of marijuana and/or in the activation of autophagy," Velasco ... that more research is needed before advocating marijuana as a medicinal intervention for brain cancer. ...

A severe vomiting sickness with chronic cannabis abuse

... investigations. Increasing consistent use of marijuana among United States populations, particularly ... why it appears only after several years of marijuana abuse and why compulsive hot showering behavior ... with this new syndrome as a result of chronic marijuana abuse among populations. ...

Marijuana Linked to Aggressive Testicular Cancer

... MONDAY, Feb. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking marijuana over an extended period of time appears to ... In fact, researchers found that men who smoked marijuana once a week or began to use the substance on a ... and in Europe over the last 40 years and that marijuana use has also risen over the same time, it seemed ...

Marijuana use linked to increased risk of testicular cancer

... SEATTLE Frequent and/or long-term marijuana use may significantly increase a man's risk of ... Cancer . The researchers found that being a marijuana smoker at the time of diagnosis was associated ... who never smoked marijuana) for those who used marijuana at least weekly and/or who had long-term exposure ...

Heavy marijuana use may damage developing brain in teens, young adults

... and young adults who are heavy users of marijuana are more likely than non-users to have disrupted ... is preliminary and does not demonstrate that marijuana use causes the brain abnormalities. However, ... during adolescence. On average, they had smoked marijuana from age 13 till age 18 or 19, and reported ...

Partnership for a Drug-Free America(R) Responds to 2008 Monitoring the Future Study Results

... MTF indicates that the decade-long decline in marijuana use among all grades has leveled off, and among ... there is weakening in the perceived risk of using marijuana regularly. Historically, when risk ... of use increases. As such, attitudes about both marijuana and inhalant use are in potentially dangerous ...

10% of U.S. High School Seniors Use Vicodin

... And the decline in marijuana use among teens is slowing, survey finds THURSDAY, Dec. 11 (HealthDay News) -- While marijuana and alcohol use has declined among teens, the ... But, the decline in the use of drugs such as marijuana has stalled after a steady drop in recent years, ...

Medicinal Marijuana Eases Neuropathic Pain in HIV

... WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Medicinal marijuana helps relieve neuropathic pain in people with ... that 46 percent of patients who smoked medicinal marijuana reported clinically meaningful pain relief, ... the short-term effectiveness of medicinal marijuana in treating neuropathic pain. "This study adds ...

Schizophrenia linked to dysfunction in molecular brain pathway activated by marijuana

... in a molecular brain pathway activated by marijuana may contribute to the cognitive symptoms of ... processes such as working memory. The use of marijuana in individuals with schizophrenia appears to ... of Medicine researchers report. "Heavy marijuana use, particularly in adolescence, appears to be ...

Marijuana May Shrink Parts of the Brain

... MONDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- People who use marijuana for a long time can develop abnormalities in ... growing literature suggests that long-term marijuana use is associated with a wide range of adverse ... role in further understanding the effects of marijuana and its impact on brain functioning, Yucel said. ...

RNC RESPONSE TO OBAMA COMMENTS ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAWS

... agents not to enforce?" OBAMA ON MEDICAL marijuana LAWS Obama Pledged To Stop DEA Raids On Oregon ... Administration's Raids On Oregon Medical marijuana Growers. Willamette Week: "Would you stop the ... Administration's raids on Oregon medical marijuana grows?" Obama: "I would because I think our ...

White House Office of National Drug Control Policy National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign

... and many of these depressed teens are using marijuana and other drugs, making their situation worse, ... Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), reveals that marijuana use can worsen depression and lead to more ... ("self-medicating"), when in fact, using marijuana can compound the problem. The report, released to ...

MIT study suggests caution on new anti-obesity drug in kids

... by blocking brain molecules similar to those in marijuana could also interfere with neural development in ... Picower Institute for Learning and Memory. marijuana is known to be an appetite stimulant, and a new ... by blocking brain receptors that bind to marijuana and other cannabinoids. Marijuana, derived ...

High anxiety?

... brain imaging study in occasional, non-dependent, marijuana users. In a placebo-controlled design, they ... are based on brain scans of 16 recreational marijuana users who agreed to undergo functional magnetic ... THC caplet. The researchers found that when the marijuana users received THC, their brains response to ...

Marijuana increases alcohol toxicity in young rats

... marijuana is among the most frequently used illicit drugs ... years and there is growing concern that marijuana abuse during pregnancy, either alone or in ... of marijuana, crosses the placenta, that maternal marijuana abuse results in intrauterine growth retardation ...

New study finds glamorization of drugs in rap music jumped dramatically over 2 decades

... in the early 1990s that increasingly portrayed marijuana use as a positive activity. The UC Berkeley study ... between 1979 and 1997 in rap songs' mentions of marijuana and marijuana-stuffed cigars, or "blunts," and ... of Cypress Hill's 1991 debut album celebrating marijuana use as a turning point in rap music's ...

Dads' Substance Use Hurts Expectant Moms' Efforts to Quit

... female cigarette smokers and 50 percent of female marijuana smokers used those substances at some time during ... of female cigarette smokers and 24 percent of marijuana users said they used these substances throughout ... Overall rates of women's use of cigarettes, marijuana and alcohol declined during pregnancy, but the ...

Some moms quit cigarettes, marijuana, alcohol during pregnancy, but dads don't

... women continue to use substances such as tobacco, marijuana and alcohol during pregnancy and their usage ... their levels of binge drinking, daily smoking and marijuana use remained fairly stable before, during and ... smokers and 50 percent of the women who smoked marijuana used those substances at some time during ...

Scripps research team wins $4M grant to study effects of chronic marijuana use

... to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of marijuana addiction. According to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug. The 2006 ... 97.8 million Americans aged 12 or older had tried marijuana at least once in their lifetimes; 25.4 million ...

Researchers ID behavioral risk factors for head and neck cancers

... most often linked to certain sexual behaviors and marijuana use, rather than tobacco and alcohol. The Johns ... measures of sexual behavior and exposure to marijuana but not with tobacco or alcohol use, or with poor ... nonsmokers of tobacco, participants who smoked marijuana for at least five years were 11 times more likely ...

Drug use trends affect risk of marijuana in deviance prone boys, but not girls

... among adolescents go up or down, the risk of marijuana use among deviance-prone male youth also goes up ... March issue of Prevention Science. The risk of marijuana use among deviance-prone boys is a reflection of ... Deviance prone girls are just as likely to use marijuana during years of high and low national use. The ...

Marijuana Use Among MS Patients Raises Risk for Cognitive, Mood Problems

... News) -- Multiple sclerosis patients who smoke marijuana in search of symptom relief are more likely to ... are focused exclusively on the impact of smoking marijuana illegally obtained by patients themselves. Medically prescribed marijuana was not studied. The authors noted that a ...

Quitting Marijuana Just as Hard as Quitting Cigarettes

... News) -- The effects of withdrawal from marijuana use can be as bad as what people experience when ... study says. "These results indicate that some marijuana users experience withdrawal effects when they try ... treating people with problems related to heavy marijuana use," lead investigator Ryan Vandrey, of the ...

Heavy marijuana use linked to gum disease

... DURHAM, N.C. -- Heavy marijuana use has been found to contribute to gum disease, ... and 1973. The link between gum disease and marijuana use emerged from a statistical analysis that ... the teeth were. Most of the self-identified heavy marijuana users also were tobacco-users, but that factor ...

Marijuana Bad for the Gums

... disease, but until now, it wasn't known that marijuana use could also destroy gum tissue. In the ... Association , researchers reported that heavy marijuana users have as much as three times the risk of ... editorial in the same issue of the journal. marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug in the ...

Marijuana withdrawal as bad as withdrawal from cigarettes

... group of scientists studying the effects of heavy marijuana use suggests that withdrawal from the use of marijuana is similar to what is experienced by people when ... in a recent study of 12 heavy users of both marijuana and cigarettes. These results indicate that ...

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO, Partnership for a Drug-Free America on the Release of the 2007 Monitoring the Future Study

... (19.4 percent vs. 14.8 percent); teen use of marijuana is down 25 percent (16.6 percent vs. 12.4 ... contribution to reduced rates of marijuana use in America. Through demand reduction -- that ... problem in America improve -- with teen use of marijuana down dramatically by 25 percent. The ...

Drew Carey Defends Medical Marijuana

... on drugs and dubious DEA raids on legal medical marijuana dispensaries LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1 ... Carey in a new Reason.tv video examining medical marijuana and the war on drugs. Voters in 12 states have legalized medical marijuana and California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger ...

Right Dose of Pot Can Ease Pain

... WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking marijuana can help alleviate pain, but only when used at ... pain in 15 healthy volunteers, who then smoked marijuana cigarettes with different levels of THC, the ... The National Pain Foundation has more about marijuana and pain relief . -- ...

Gauging parent knowledge about teens' substance use

... the extent of their teenagers cigarette smoking, marijuana use, drinking and overall substance use. ... twice as likely to underestimate frequency of marijuana use and quantity of alcohol use. Parents also ... percent accurately reported the presence of teen marijuana use. However, only 72 percent of the parents in ...

Youth Drug Use at a Five Year Low, New Survey Shows

... 25 Percent Drop in marijuana Use by Teen Boys More Youths Starting Drug Use ... of 16 percent. In that same time period, current marijuana use also decreased 18 percent (from 8.2 percent in 2002 to 6.7 percent in 2006). The decline in marijuana use was particularly pronounced in male youths, ...

Middle School Marks Most Critical Time to Start Ongoing Conversations About Drug and Alcohol Use With Kids

... many kids have been exposed to tobacco, alcohol, marijuana and inhalants. A significant number of ... him/her to use alcohol, tobacco, inhalants, marijuana and other drugs. -- Ask Questions: Find out if ... alcohol (65 percent), inhalants (29 percent), marijuana (38 percent), Ecstasy (16 percent), cocaine ...

Mailman School of Public Health study examines link between racial discrimination and substance use

... or recent alcohol consumption and lifetime use of marijuana and cocaine. Although racial discrimination ... with smoking, alcohol, and lifetime use of marijuana and cocaine as they did in African Americans. ... Dr. Borrell. Our findings that current use of marijuana was not related to discrimination and that risk ...

New Urine Drug Test to Detect for 6 Major Drugs, Now Available at Drugstore.com -- 'DrugConfirm' Is a New Revolutionary Urine Drug Test

... illicit drug”. In 2000, over 3 million youths aged 12 to 17 used marijuana at least once during the past year (US Department of Health). Today more ... middle school students and 30% of their high school counterparts reporting marijuana use; and 13% of high school students report using drugs such as cocaine, ...
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