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Adolescent Marijuana Addiction Fueled by Multiple Factors

Adolescent Marijuana Addiction Fueled by Multiple Factors By: Trey Dyer Adolescents and young people today live in an age characterized by shifting views on marijuana legality, as well as its potential use for medicinal purposes. More and more states are moving toward marijuana legalization, both recreationally and medically, or decriminalization. With society’s shifting views on … Continue reading Adolescent Marijuana Addiction Fueled by Multiple Factors

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Test Your Drug Addiction Knowledge

We are just ending national drug awareness week.  As such, the Drug Abuse site has heaps of new resources and community events. They are all focused on promoting awareness around the dangers of drugs and alcohol. My favorite part is the test your knowledge quiz. I also did an article on last years quiz. Well, I … Continue reading Test Your Drug Addiction Knowledge

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Getting High on Drugs – What’s Hot

There are so many new drugs being created, that even the law is having a hard time keeping up. Federal agents say that just the drug term “Molly” covers two dozen different chemical compounds.  To further confuse things, the slang is frequently changing. Five new different synthetic drug compounds are introduced to the US market every … Continue reading Getting High on Drugs – What’s Hot

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The Effects of Marijuana on the Body

What is Marijuana? It goes by many different names—pot, herb, ganja, weed, grass—and stronger forms include sinsemilla (sin-seh-me-yah), hashish (“hash” for short), and hash oil. This mind-altering substance is an illegal drug in most states. The Effects of Marijuana on the Body from Healthline Marijuana comes from the Cannabis plant. The flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems … Continue reading The Effects of Marijuana on the Body

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Boost your Drug IQ

National Drug IQ week starts tomorrow. The focus is to shatter myths about drugs and drug use. The audience is teens. It doesn't matter your age, there are so many helpful resources on the website. You can brush up on your scientific knowledge. You can find the latest statistics, trends, and infographics on drug abuse … Continue reading Boost your Drug IQ

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Recovery -10 Things

10 things I am glad a learned about this year - the short version 1. You can get high a lot easier these days - and you don't necessarily need a drug dealer to do it. Cough Syrup - When not used for colds, cough medicine is a “street drug”. Commonly referred to as Syrup, Robo … Continue reading Recovery -10 Things

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Marijuana 101

Marijuana - also known as ganja, weed, reefer, and grass. It is a psychoactive herb that comes from the hemp plant. All forms of marijuana are mind-altering.