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  1. Kids will use more pot when it's legal? BunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    With 32 states and D.C. having some form of legal medical marijuana on the books; Washington and Colorado with years-old systems for legalizing and selling recreational marijuana a AND Alaska, Oregon and D.C. jumping on the bandwagon - critics predicted doom for America's children. The latest data from the National Institute on Drug Abuse's annual " Monitoring the Future Study: Trends in Prevalence of Various Drugs " shows a slight drop in marijuana use for all ages across the board.

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  2. US Doctors to Prescribe Less Painkillers from Now OnRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PRWeb

    ... now, the numbers will become even more alarming in the time to come. At Harbor Village, clients get a luxury drug addiction facility experience. During their stay, they experience hot, fresh meals, relaxing spa-like activities, Internet access, and ...

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  3. NDP can hold Vancouver East if the party chooses the right candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Georgia Straight

    ... the feds, province, and city together in the late 1990s to advance more humane policies for addressing drug addiction in the Downtown Eastside. It showed that she can work cooperative with people from other parties, which will be important if the ...

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  4. Teen marijuana use reports conflict after more states legalize, decriminalize drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    There have been some conflicting reports on teen drug use, especially marijuana, as more states start to legalize the drug. The marijuana findings are particularly noteworthy given that Colorado and Washington state implemented full-scale retail marijuana markets this year, and Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C., voters opted to do the same.

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  5. U-M study shows marijuana, cigarette, alcohol use down among high school-aged teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | MLive.com

    According to the University of Michigan's 40th annual Monitoring the Future study released today -- which tracks substance abuse trends among 8th-,10th- and 12th-grade students nationally -- 41 percent of students surveyed said they had used alcohol in the past 12 months and 8 percent admitted to smoking cigarettes over that time period.

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  6. Millennium Treatment Group Offers Tips on Staying Sober During the HolidaysRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PRWeb

    ... call 1-855-522-1994 and get help now. About Millennium Treatment Group: Millennium Treatment Group is a drug addiction and alcohol detox treatment facility located near Lantana, FL. At Millennium Treatment Group, they take special pride in their ...

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  7. Teen contraband smokers more likely to use illicit drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A University of Alberta economics professor has discovered a link between contraband cigarette use and illicit drug use among Canadian teens. Professor Mesbah Sharaf, a health economics lecturer at the University of Alberta in Canada, recently published a joint study with the University of Waterloo titled "Association Between Contraband Tobacco and Illicit Drug Use Among High School Students in Canada" in The Journal of Primary Prevention .

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  8. Community Coalition seeks input via online surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    The Monroe Community Coalition is seeking additional support from citizens in hopes that they'll participate in an online Community Prevention Wellness Initiative Community survey. The coalition is a grassroots volunteer organization dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the Monroe community by reducing underage drinking and other substance use.

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  9. VIDEO: Sprague talks about substance abuse legislationPosted on Tue. Dec 16th, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | TheCourier.com

    Rep. Robert Sprague visited The Courier on Tuesday, to talk about the work of the Ohio Legislature this year, primarily highlighting efforts to fight heroin and opiate abuse in the state.

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  10. Teen Drug Use: Fewer Teens Using Marijuana, Among Other Prescription, Illicit DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Medical Daily

    Ever since Colorado and Washington first legalized marijuana in 2012, opponents have worried that it would lead to more use among teens. Two studies, however, found this to be untrue.

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  11. National teen drug survey shows higher edible pot use in medical marijuana states, including MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Bangor Daily News

    Opponents of legalizing marijuana pointed to Tuesday's release of new data that indicate a markedly higher use of edible marijuana products among teenagers in states like Maine, where medical marijuana is legal, as proof that making pot more available to adults could lead to more abuse by adolescents. New National Institute of Health data on teen substance abuse released Tuesday contained good news nearly across the board when it comes to teenagers' abuse of drugs, alcohol and cigarettes, which the study's University of Michigan authors saw as resulting from successful prevention methods in recent years.

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  12. Teen Drinking Rates Hit New Historic Lows U.S. Government ReportsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PressReleasePoint

    The major Federal study of youth behavior released today reported that underage drinking and binge drinking are at their lowest levels since the study's inception in 1975, according to the Distilled Spirits Council. The 2014 Monitoring the Future Survey, jointly released by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the University of Michigan, noted that alcohol consumption rates among 8th, 10th and 12th graders have continued their long-term decline, once again hitting record lows in 2014.

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  13. No increase in teen marijuana use in 2014, national survey findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Daily Camera

    A woman rolls a joint while wearing marijuana plant inspired socks and leggings while attending the Colorado 420 Rally at Civic Center Park in Denver, Co on April 20, 2014. Teen use of marijuana has not increased in the past four years nationwide, even as the country has undergone a transformation in marijuana's legality and availability, according to the results of a new survey released Tuesday.

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  14. Survey: Teen marijuana use declines even as states legalizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Survey: Teen marijuana use declines even as states legalize Marijuana use among teens declined this year even as two states, Colorado and Washington, legalized the drug. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1DH0FN3 Marijuana use among teens declined this year even as two states, Colorado and Washington, legalized the drug for recreational use, a national survey released Tuesday found.

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  15. Meth users face substantially higher risk for getting Parkinson's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Immunohistochemistry for alpha-synuclein showing positive staining of an intraneural Lewy-body in the Substantia nigra in Parkinson's disease. Credit: Wikipedia In addition to incurring serious dental problems, memory loss and other physical and mental issues, methamphetamine users are three times more at risk for getting Parkinson's disease than non-illicit drug users, new research from the University of Utah and Intermountain Healthcare shows.

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  16. Meth Users Face Substantially Higher Risk for Parkinson's DiseaseRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Newswise

    In addition to incurring serious dental problems, memory loss and other physical and mental issues, methamphetamine users are three times more at risk for getting Parkinson's disease than non-illicit drug users, new research from the University of Utah and Intermountain Healthcare shows. The researchers also observed that women who use methamphetamine may be nearly five times more likely to get Parkinson's disease compared to women who don't use drugs.

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  17. Teen prescription opioid abuse, cigarette, and alcohol use trends downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Use of cigarettes, alcohol, and abuse of prescription pain relievers among teens has declined since 2013 while marijuana use rates were stable, according to the 2014 Monitoring the Future survey, released today by the National Institute on Drug Abuse . However, use of e-cigarettes, measured in the report for the first time, is high.

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  18. Survey: Teen drug use downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The latest Monitoring the Future survey, released on Tuesday by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, finds children are smoking fewer cigarettes, drinking less alcohol and abusing fewer prescription and synthetic drugs. Marijuana rates are stable, even with the increase in the number of states that allow people to use marijuana recreationally.

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  19. Cocaine, amphetamine users more likely to take their own livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Stimulants use such as cocaine and amphetamine is associated with a nearly two-fold greater likelihood of suicidal behaviour amongst people who inject drugs, say researchers at the University of Montreal and the CHUM Research Centre. Drug addiction had already been identified as a major risk factor for suicide, and it is in fact the cause of ten percent of deaths among drug users.

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  20. Occasional heroin use may worsen HIV infectionRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Science Blog

    Researchers at Yale and Boston University and their Russian collaborators have found that occasional heroin use by HIV-positive patients may be particularly harmful to the immune system and worsens HIV disease, compared to persistent or no heroin use. "We expected that HIV-positive patients who abused heroin on an ongoing basis would have the greatest decreases in their CD4 count, but this preliminary study showed that those who abused heroin intermittently had lower CD4 cell counts, indicating a weakened immune system," said lead author Dr. E. Jennifer Edelman , assistant professor of medicine at Yale School of Medicine.

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