Nora Volkow

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Name: Nora Volkow
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

The government’s giant marijuana deception

This article originally appeared on AlterNet. In her latest blog post, US National Institute on Drug Abuse director Nora Volkow claims that “science should guide marijuana policy.” But if the nation’s top anti-drug doc truly believes that facts, not ideological ... [Published Salon - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

US Government Needs Your Help Growing 1,400 Pounds Of Marijuana For Research, 30 Times Last Years Quantity

Hear ye, hear ye! The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is now "soliciting proposals" — sounds vaguely illegal, no? — from citizen-pot growers who can devote 12 acres to marijuana research. The announcement comes on the heels of the Drug Enforcement ... [Published Medical Daily - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Legalized Marijuana Has Unexpected Consequences On Other Drug Mortalities

The legalization of marijuana in some states has had many consequences. For example, as many medical marijuana advocates have been claiming for decades, since the legalization of medical marijuana in some states, more research has found that pot can repair ... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Feds Continue to Spread Misinformation About Marijuana

Some cannabis bud, which is well-cured (i.e. dried slowly following a specific procedure). The strain is Sweet Tooth #3Or maybe it’s more disinformation than misinformation. Either way, I’m guessing that none of you are surprised.In her latest  blog post ... [Published Disinformation - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

This Might Be Your Brain On Drugs: Colorado's Softer Anti-Pot Propaganda Is Still Propaganda

This week the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment unveiled a new ad campaign aimed at scaring teenagers away from marijuana by warning them that it might damage their brains. Then again, it might not. Larry Wolk, the health department’s ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Attacking Marijuana Legalization, Bill Bennett Explains Why Better Pot Is Worse and Why Adults Must Be Treated Like Children

Back in 1998, whenthe federal government unveiled a new batch of anti-drug ads, I noted that widespread experience with marijuana had made the anti-potpropagandist's job more difficult: People tend to be skeptical oftall tales about psychoactive substances ... [Published REASON Online - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Pot debate hits Washington D.C.

WASHINGTON - Pot's gaining mainstream appeal in the U.S., and the attitude shift has made it all the way to the nation's capital.It's no longer a criminal offence to possess up to an ounce of marijuana in Washington.Councilman Tommy Wells spearheaded ... [Published Sun News - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Edible marijuana rules tightened in Colorado

Individually-packaged and labeled products offered by Ganja Gourmet in Denver, Colorado, include marijuana-infused candy. New regulations will limit the potency of edibles. Photo by Dustin Bradford/MCT viaManufacturers of edible pot products sold in Colorado ... [Published PBS - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

The Myth Of Super Pot

THE MYTH OF SUPER POTIt's not your grandfather's pot," I keep hearing. Every time I attend a forum or turn on the TV or the Internet, there's somebody saying that today's marijuana is fearfully strong and therefore much more dangerous than it used to ... [Published Media Awareness Project - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Pot Legalization vs. Science

While the New York Times continues to editorialize in favor of the legalization of marijuana (Wednesday's installment posits the federal ban is "rooted in myth and xenophobia"!), others are pushing back against legalizing the drug. At the Wall Street ... [Published The Weekly Standard Blog - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Marijuana poses more risks than many realize

Doctors say they're increasingly fielding questions about the safety of marijuana, as use of the drug rises and more communities consider legalizing it. Colorado and Washington state have legalized recreational marijuana, and medical use is allowed in ... [Published News Leader - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

NIDA Director Has Misguided Views on Marijuana Legalization

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) ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jun 25 2014]

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The government’s giant marijuana deception [Published Salon - Sep 01 2014]
US Government Needs Your Help Growing 1,400 Pou... [Published Medical Daily - Aug 28 2014]
Legalized Marijuana Has Unexpected Consequences... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 27 2014]
The Feds Continue to Spread Misinformation Abou... [Published Disinformation - Aug 27 2014]
Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization: Pot Coo... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 19 2014]
Attacking Marijuana Legalization, Bill Bennett ... [Published REASON Online - Aug 15 2014]
Attacking Marijuana Legalization, Bill Bennett ... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 15 2014]
This Might Be Your Brain On Drugs: Colorado's S... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 14 2014]
Marijuana Legalization: Brain Study Claims Smok... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 10 2014]
Size should not matter in question of ACT democ... [Published Canberra Times - Aug 08 2014]
Gov. Deval Patrick signs substance abuse law as... [Published MassLive - Aug 06 2014]
Recreational Marijuana Legalization More Danger... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 06 2014]
Pot debate hits Washington D.C. [Published Sun News - Aug 05 2014]
Most of Us Still Don’t Get It: Addiction Is a L... [Published Pacific Standard - Aug 05 2014]
The Myth Of Super Pot [Published Media Awareness Project - Aug 02 2014]
Edible marijuana rules tightened in Colorado [Published PBS - Aug 02 2014]
Pot Legalization vs. Science [Published The Weekly Standard Blog - Jul 30 2014]
Screen to Identify, Classify Adolescents' Risky... [Published Diabetes Care - Jul 29 2014]
WHO calls for drug decriminalisation [Published National Daily - Jul 28 2014]
Marijuana poses more risks than many realize [Published News Leader - Jul 27 2014]
Colorado: Marijuana Illegal Again Partially, HO... [Published Inquisitr - Jul 26 2014]
NIDA Director Has Misguided Views on Marijuana ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jun 25 2014]
Wonkbook: What to do about America’s child-migr... [Published Ezra Klein - Jun 23 2014]
Aid in Recovery Supports Federal Call for Incre... [Published PRWeb - Jun 01 2014]
DEA releases report on marijuana misconceptions [Published Edmund Evening Sun - May 29 2014]
The Morning News: Big Storms, Botched Execution... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Apr 30 2014]
Talking cannabis: Kilmer, Sterling, DuPont, Volkow [Published The Reality-Based Community - Apr 21 2014]
WCRI to Present Research on Florida Ban on Phys... [Published PRWeb - Apr 18 2014]
Is pot getting more potent? [Published PBS - Apr 02 2014]
Addicted to Brain Scans [Published REASON Online - Feb 26 2014]
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Attacking Marijuana Legalization, Bill Bennett ... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 15 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="206" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/jsullum/2014_08/Bill-Bennett2.jpg?h=206&w=275" title="|||" width="275" style="float: right;"/&gt;Back in 1998, whenthe federal government unveiled a new batch of anti-drug ads, I noted ...
Pot Legalization vs. Science [Published The Weekly Standard Blog - Jul 30 2014]
While the New York Times continues to editorialize in favor of the legalization of marijuana (Wednesday's installment posits the federal ban is "rooted in myth and xenophobia"!), others are pushing back against legalizing the drug. At the Wall Street ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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