Nora Volkow

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First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

KY's Operation UNITE oganizes national Rx Abuse Summit

A display at the 2012 National Rx Drug Abuse Summit showed the faces of prescription drug abuse. Courier-Journal file photo by Laura Ungar (Photo: Courier-Journal file photo by Laura Ungar)TagsKentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, Attorney General Jack Conway ... [Published Louisville Courier-Journal - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

WCRI to Present Research on Florida Ban on Physician Dispensing of Opioids at National Rx Drug Abuse Summit

Dr. Richard Victor, executive director of the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI), will present findings from the Institute’s study, Dr. Richard Victor, executive director of the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI), will discuss ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 4 reports

Research Finds Brain Changes in Pot Smokers

A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say.The young adults who volunteered for the study were not dependent on pot, nor did they show any marijuana-related ... [Published Laboratory Equipment - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Study finds changes in pot smokers' brains

NEW YORK — A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say.The young adults who volunteered for the study were not dependent on pot, nor did they show any marijuana-related ... [Published Denver Post - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You: Adderall Abuse

The rise of both the ADHD/ADD diagnosis and the use of stimulant drugs like Adderall, Concerta and Ritalin is once again front page news. A Centers for Disease Control (CDC) telephone survey found that nearly one in five high school boys' parents have ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

High hopes for weed legalization

By Erin Alexis GoldmanOpinion EditorJokers, smokers and midnight tokers rejoice - for the first time in American history, a majority of citizens are in favor of the legalization of marijuana. According to the latest Gallup poll, in the past year, support ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Is pot getting more potent?

The average potency of pot has more than tripled in the past two decades, studies show. Photo by Tony Avelar / The Christian Science Monitor.The average potency of pot has more than tripled in the past two decades, according to testing done for the federal ... [Published PBS - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Legalizing Medical Marijuana might not Harm Young Teens

Legalizing medical marijuana in Florida has raised fear among many experts claiming that the legalizing will increase the drug intake in young teens. Increased abundance and social acceptability of the drug will boost pot consumption of the drug by teenagers, ... [Published TopNews New Zealand - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

We Have Consensus Houston

One of the unreported key events in the mainstream media at the recently concluded 57th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) in Vienna was the coming together of scientists from all over the world with clear consensus statements on ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

News of the Herb: Week 17

RSS State-level cannabis legalization continues to live in legal limbo, conflicting with federal law until the federal government finally gets decisive and makes some changes. Despite their sloth, signs of forthcoming change are everywhere, with attempts ... [Published High Times - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Annual Meeting Attracts World-Renowned Lecturers

APA’s annual meeting has for years featured lectures, symposia, and workshops led by the brightest lights in psychiatry and medicine.This year’s meeting in New York City is no exception, with dozens of lectures by distinguished psychiatrists, noted authors, ... [Published Psychiatric News - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Dec 18 2013 - Updated Dec 18 2013 - 2 reports

Majority of U.S. High Schoolers Are Cool With Marijuana

As U.S. states begin to roll back prohibitions on marijuana , younger Americans are beginning to view the drug in a more favorable light.A new survey out from the U.S. National Institutes of Health ( NIH ) this week is showing that teens’ attitudes toward ... [Published WebProNews - Dec 18 2013]

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KY's Operation UNITE oganizes national Rx Abuse... [Published Louisville Courier-Journal - Apr 19 2014]
WCRI to Present Research on Florida Ban on Phys... [Published PRWeb - Apr 18 2014]
Research Finds Brain Changes in Pot Smokers [Published Laboratory Equipment - Apr 16 2014]
Casual marijuana use may alter brains of young ... [Published CBS News - Apr 16 2014]
Pot study finds signs of brain changes [Published Journal-Gazette - Apr 16 2014]
Study finds changes in pot smokers' brains [Published Denver Post - Apr 16 2014]
Study finds signs of brain changes in recreatio... [Published Columbia Missourian - Apr 16 2014]
Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You: Adderal... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 08 2014]
High hopes for weed legalization [Published Individual.com - Apr 07 2014]
Is pot getting more potent? [Published PBS - Apr 02 2014]
Legalizing Medical Marijuana might not Harm You... [Published TopNews New Zealand - Mar 31 2014]
We Have Consensus Houston [Published Huffington Post - Mar 28 2014]
News of the Herb: Week 17 [Published High Times - Mar 21 2014]
Annual Meeting Attracts World-Renowned Lecturers [Published Psychiatric News - Mar 21 2014]
United Nations: Criminal Sanctions for Drug Use... [Published DRUG POLICY ALLIANCE - Mar 14 2014]
Drug policy at the international stage: the UN ... [Published Malay Mail - Mar 13 2014]
Addicted to Brain Scans [Published REASON Online - Feb 26 2014]
Why Legal Weed Stinks [Published Georgetown/On Faith - Feb 21 2014]
Why We Have Drug Scares [Published REASON Online - Feb 17 2014]
Government Says You Can’t Overcome Addiction, C... [Published REASON Online - Feb 01 2014]
Over 2,500 Community Leaders to Participate in ... [Published PRWeb - Jan 30 2014]
Cross Post: Monitoring the Future Reveals Both ... [Published The White House - Dec 19 2013]
Majority of U.S. High Schoolers Are Cool With M... [Published WebProNews - Dec 18 2013]
Majority of U.S. High Schoolers Are Cool With M... [Published WebProNews Feed - Dec 18 2013]
Increased Use of Anti-Overdose Drug May Give Ad... [Published PRWeb - Nov 19 2013]
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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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