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Federal agents made multiple arrests Friday in connection with high-profile raids on Colorado's medical marijuana industry last fall, and a lawyer for one of the raid targets confirmed his client has been indicted.
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19-year-old tourist found dead after tribal drug ritual
A British teenager on a gap year has been found dead in Colombia after taking a hallucinogenic drug in a tribal ritual.
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Colorado is hoping to apply for federal matching funds for a program to keep kids off drugs — using money collected from the state's newly minted recreational marijuana industry.
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Another study, another day — OK, make that months — of misleading news reports about what it means.
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Justin Bieber has been released after being detained for hours at Los Angeles airport today after he returned from Japan. This latest detention by police comes after his private plane was searched earlier this year for apparently smelling of cannabis.
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This is the worst of times for ADHD diagnosis because statistics show it is wildly overdiagnosed and overtreated. This is possibly the best of times for ADHD diagnosis because I think we have reached the tipping point and feel hopeful that the ADHD fad will soon begin to fade. We humans are suggestible creatures comforted by the safety of the crowd and prone to groupthink. Most often going with the herd is the smart and safe bet, but follow-the-leader can cause big problems when the herd is running off the cliff.
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The biggest ever haul of heroin seized at sea has been bagged during a Royal Navy-led operation off the coast of Africa. Australian sailors from HMAS Darwin – operating as part of a Royal Navy-led task group – pounced on a suspect dhow and found more than a tonne of the drug, worth £140m.
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A lethargic, unresponsive toddler was rushed to the hospital by her frantic mother and doctors were preparing to do a spinal tap when a toxicology test showed that she had unknowingly eaten marijuana candy.
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While several studies suggest that cannabis users are at increased risk of interpersonal violence, it is not clear to what extent the association is causal. This paper aims to assess the association between cannabis use and violence by using a method that diminishes the risk of confounding. The researchers conclude that analyses of panel data on Norwegian youths reveals a statistically significant association between cannabis use and violence.
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In this new era of marijuana legalization, the information delivered to the public often extols the benefits of cannabis, with its seemingly magical properties. Much of the literature implies, or blatantly states, that this substance has been withheld, wrongly, from the public and that people have been missing out on its many amazing benefits. But the public isn't getting the full story, and as states continue to consider marijuana legalization, lawmakers and the public should have all the facts.
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