Nora Volkow

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Name: Nora Volkow
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Using Exercise to Aid Alcohol and Drug Recovery

Multiple Benefits to Getting Active Many professional alcohol and drug treatment and rehabilitation programs include exercise as part of an overall program to help patients maintain abstinence and develop a more healthy lifestyle. Many residential treatment ... [Published About - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Warning system will enable public health responses to illicit drug use

A new warning system will help to detect illicit drug use around the country to allow for "rapid, informed and effective" public health responses, the National Institutes of Health announced this week.The University of Maryland's Center for Substance ... [Published Fierce Health IT - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Marijuana Linked To Depression?

RSS The media (Time, Daily Mail) are touting a new study published July 14 in the that links cannabis use to anxiety and depression. The researchers studied the brains of 24 marijuana "abusers" -- defined as those who smoke multiple times a day and how ... [Published High Times - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Heavy marijuana use may affect dopamine response

People who use marijuana heavily appear to have blunted brain responses to dopamine, a chemical messenger associated with pleasant feelings, motivation and reward. This diminished response might help explain why some people abuse cannabis, scientists ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Smoking cannabis DOES increase the risk of anxiety and depression

| Updated: 14:01 EST, 14 July 2014Smoking cannabis does increase the risk of depression and anxiety, a new study has concluded.U.S. researchers found the brains of users were less able to react to dopamine - the feel-good chemical that inspires a spirit ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

RBCC Developing New Tech to Help Prevent Deaths From Prescription Overdoses

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week -- Work continues on a new injectable, sustained-release technology that Rainbow Coral Corp. (OTCBB: RBCC) hopes can help prevent a deadly epidemic of prescription narcotic overdoses (see also Rainbow ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

RAIW CORA : RBCC Working to Prevent Deaths from Prescription Overdoses

Rainbow Coral (RBCC) said it is working on a new injectable, sustained-release technology that it hopes can help prevent a deadly epidemic of prescription narcotic overdoses.Rainbow Coral reported that in a statement to the press reported by Benzinga ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 2 reports

Marijuana Legalization May Make Pot More Dangerous Than Legal Tobacco And Alcohol?

Marijuana legalization could be more dangerous than tobacco and alcohol according to Nora Volkow, head of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. But what does the marijuana research say about this claim?In a related report by The Inquisitr , during the ... [Published Inquisitr - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Research Review Prompts NIDA Warning About Marijuana Use

An extensive research review published June 5 in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that marijuana use is linked to multiple adverse effects—particularly in youth.“Despite some contentious discussions regarding the addictiveness of marijuana, ... [Published Psychiatric News - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

NIDA Director Has Misguided Views on Marijuana Legalization

Today’s Washington Post contains a Ruth Marcus interview of Nora Volkow, head of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.Volkow opposes marijuana legalization; she believies it will generate a large increase in use, which will (allegedly) harm users and ... [Published Cato Institute - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

Marijuana news: Nora Volkow, head of National Institute on Drug Abuse, spells out pot's harms

Nora Volkow, chief of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, told the Washington Post in a recent interview that too much is unknown about marijuana to risk legalizing it for recreational use.Volkow, who's agency researches drug abuse and addiction, takes ... [Published Oregonian - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Legal pot sends wrong message

BETHESDA, Md. - From her perch as head of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Nora Volkow watches anxiously as the country embarks on what she sees as a risky social experiment in legalizing marijuana.For those who argue that marijuana is no more dangerous ... [Published Lewiston Tribune - Jun 25 2014]

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Marijuana is a trend that "will peak like tobacco then people will see their error" said Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which serves as the gatekeeper for U S marijuana research through its oversight of...

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Using Exercise to Aid Alcohol and Drug Recovery [Published About - Jul 23 2014]
World Health Organization Calls for Drug Decrim... [Published DRUG POLICY ALLIANCE - Jul 21 2014]
Heavy marijuana affects dopamine response [Published Digital Journal - Jul 21 2014]
Heroin becomes cheaper and more available 2 min... [Published Statesman Journal - Jul 20 2014]
Florida Medical Marijuana Dangerous? Calvina Fa... [Published Inquisitr - Jul 19 2014]
Warning system will enable public health respon... [Published Fierce Health IT - Jul 18 2014]
Marijuana Linked To Depression? [Published High Times - Jul 17 2014]
Let's Be Clear Who Has Caused the Border Crisis... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 16 2014]
Marijuana Facts: Daily Pot Smokers Experience L... [Published Medical Daily - Jul 15 2014]
Heavy marijuana use may affect dopamine response [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
Heavy marijuana use may affect dopamine response [Published Science News Online - Jul 14 2014]
Smoking cannabis DOES increase the risk of anxi... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 14 2014]
She Gave Weed to Vets & Then Got Fired [Published Daily Beast - Jul 10 2014]
RBCC Developing New Tech to Help Prevent Deaths... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 09 2014]
RAIW CORA : RBCC Working to Prevent Deaths from... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 08 2014]
Marijuana Research Of Cannabis’ Medical Benefit... [Published Inquisitr - Jul 05 2014]
RBCC Developing New Tech to Help Prevent Deaths... [Published CNBC - Jul 02 2014]
Marijuana Legalization May Make Pot More Danger... [Published Inquisitr - Jun 28 2014]
Turned Off By Legal Pot [Published Media Awareness Project - Jun 28 2014]
Research Review Prompts NIDA Warning About Mari... [Published Psychiatric News - Jun 27 2014]
Laws Make Studying Marijuana Difficult [Published Media Awareness Project - Jun 26 2014]
NIDA Director Has Misguided Views on Marijuana ... [Published Cato Institute - Jun 25 2014]
NIDA Director Has Misguided Views on Marijuana ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jun 25 2014]
Marijuana news: Nora Volkow, head of National I... [Published Oregonian - Jun 25 2014]
Legal pot sends wrong message [Published Lewiston Tribune - Jun 25 2014]
MARCUS: Is marijuana harmful 18 minutes ago [Published Asbury Park Press - Jun 24 2014]
Are the Feds About to Reschedule Marijuana? [Published High Times - Jun 24 2014]
Wonkbook: What to do about America’s child-migr... [Published Ezra Klein - Jun 23 2014]
Chasing the heroin resurgence [Published Coshocton Tribune - Jun 21 2014]
The Future of Addiction: Stanton Peele’s Predic... [Published Pacific Standard - Jun 21 2014]
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NIDA Director Has Misguided Views on Marijuana ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jun 25 2014]
Jeffrey Miron Today’s Washington Post contains a Ruth Marcus interview of Nora Volkow, head of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Volkow opposes marijuana legalization; she believies it will generate a large increase in use, which will (allegedly) ...
Wonkbook: What to do about America’s child-migr... [Published Ezra Klein - Jun 23 2014]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara. To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Detainees sleep ...
The Morning News: Big Storms, Botched Execution... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Apr 30 2014]
The national weather today: Freak “S” shaped storm unleashes biblical rain in Pensacola, Mobile: http://t.co/LGBo9FWydN pic.twitter.com/u2GJowmOrV — Capital Weather Gang (@capitalweather) April 30, 2014 Botched execution: "A controversial double ...
Talking cannabis: Kilmer, Sterling, DuPont, Volkow [Published The Reality-Based Community - Apr 21 2014]
Beau Kilmer, Eric Sterling, Robert DuPont, and Nora Volkow discuss cannabis legalization on the Diane Rehm show. Volkow’s presentation is a masterpiece of jumping to conclusions. She assumes that the net effects of cannabis legalization are negative, ...
Why Legal Weed Stinks [Published Georgetown/On Faith - Feb 21 2014]
Marijuana legalization stinks. There, I made a lame pot joke right in the first sentence — only mine, unlike the torrent of American news coverage and media about this issue, isn’t intended to convey that there’s anything fun, humorous, harmless, all-natural, ...
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