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Omega Laboratories receives FDA clearance for Marijuana Metabolite Test

December 11, 2012  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
The Marijuana Metabolite Test detects the use of marijuana through human hair analysis.

First New Jersey medical marijuana ATC opens

December 10, 2012  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair opened their doors last week and became New Jersey's first Alternative Treatment Center.

Marijuana legalization advocates look to snare more wins

November 27, 2012  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Supporters of marijuana legalization measures see potential for new inroads internationally.

Anti-legalization advocate warns of rising tide on marijuana

November 26, 2012  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Colorado voters' approval of a marijuana legalization measure with few regulatory safeguards sends a powerful signal that more such moves around the country are probably on the way, says an individual who mobilized addiction treatment facilities against...

Three states' voters to consider marijuana legalization Nov. 6

October 8, 2012  |  Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
Early polls have shown solid support in Colorado and Washington state for initiatives that would legalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana and regulate the drug in a manner similar to alcohol.

National survey shows reduction in non-medical prescription drug use among young adults

September 24, 2012  | 
SAMHSA announced today the results of the 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH).

Analysis shows cognitive impairment in long-term marijuana users

September 20, 2012  | 
Newly published research indicates dangers associated with early initiation and persistent heavy use of marijuana.

National Survey on Drug Use and Health to be unveiled next week

September 20, 2012  | 
On Sept. 24, SAMHSA will unveil the results of the latest survey that serves as the government’s primary vehicle for determining how many persons are using illegal drugs, alcohol, and tobacco, as well as how many are misusing pharmaceuticals.

Increasing in teens: Use of social media, drugs and alcohol

August 31, 2012  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
Report shows students' habits, including social media, attending religious services, and being left home alone, and finds contributing factors for drug, tobacco, and alcohol use.

Marijuana data in latest youth survey heighten leaders' concern

December 14, 2011  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
While the number of potential substances that can attract teen users has grown so large that it threatens to overwhelm the annual survey instrument used for the much-watched Monitoring the Future report, the historical major substances of abuse still capture...

Medical marijuana patients can become resistant clients

July 7, 2011  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Two counselors with a Washington state outpatient treatment agency say they have been encountering a troubling consequence of the proliferation of medical marijuana programs. When a medical marijuana patient becomes a treatment client, often by way of a court-...

Can common ground be reached in medical marijuana debate?

June 9, 2011  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The events of Thursday, June 2 offered the quintessential example of how marijuana policy has so many parties tied in knots these days. On the same


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