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Marijuana policy: It's your fight (Part 3)

February 20, 2014  |  Steven Millette
It is CeDAR’s position that smoked marijuana is not medicine and that the use of cannabis for recreational use is harmful.

Marijuana policy: It's your fight (Part 2)

February 19, 2014  |  Kevin Sabet, PhD
"We need a smart policy that reduces marijuana use but does not cripple marijuana users with life-devastating arrest records," says the co-founder of Project SAM.

Marijuana policy: It's your fight (Part 1)

February 18, 2014  |  Patrick Kennedy
Advocates enlist the treatment field to oppose legalization measures.

Marijuana: Pick-up or delivery?

February 12, 2014  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
Although retail shops for the legal sale of marijuana don't open until spring or summer in Washington, some local businesses have decided to deliver marijuana right to consumers' doorsteps.

Marijuana-infused snacks raise issues in Colorado

February 5, 2014  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
As stores in Colorado say these items are “flying off the shelves,” young people, many who are toddlers, are consuming marijuana in some form.

A promising direction for a marijuana dependence medication

December 23, 2013  |  Alison Knopf
Researchers with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) discuss results of an animal study that could signal the eventual emergence of a drug to treat marijuana dependence.

A year in review: Top 10 articles of 2013

December 20, 2013  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
In the behavioral healthcare field, changes are constant and controversies are common. As 2013 comes to a close, we're recognizing the 10 articles that our readers found the most important/interesting.

Marijuana use among teens creates major concern among field leaders

December 19, 2013  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
While opiate use among eighth, 10th and 12th graders is decreasing, the use of marijuana among these youth groups continue to increase rapidly.

NIDA scientists study breath detection of marijuana ingredients

November 21, 2013  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Study results published online this fall signal the possibility of reliable breath testing for marijuana impairment.

Washington state marijuana regulations stir some advocates

November 14, 2013  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
After Washington state adopted new regulations for the recreational use of marijuana last month, advocates began to share their opinions of the news.

Reaching out to Canadian doctors about medical marijuana

October 14, 2013  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A company that has been authorized to grow marijuana in Canada is reaching out with educational programming for Canadian physicians.

Report documents considerable state activity on marijuana legalization

October 8, 2013  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Colorado and Washington clearly have plenty of company around the country in terms of interest in adopting laws to legalize and regulate recreational use of marijuana, according to a newly released analysis.


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