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Marijuana Tolerance May Build Up Faster in Females

Marijuana Tolerance May Build Up Faster in Females

Females may build up a tolerance to marijuana faster than males do, a new study of rodents suggests.

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Accidental Ingestion of Buprenorphine a Danger to Young Children: Study

Accidental Ingestion of Buprenorphine a Danger to Young Children: Study

Buprenorphine, a medication used to treat opioid addiction, is the prescription drug most commonly implicated in emergency hospitalizations of young children, according to a new study.

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Alcohol a Factor in Several College Freshmen Deaths This Semester

Alcohol a Factor in Several College Freshmen Deaths This Semester

At least eight U.S. college freshmen have died so far this semester, many of them in alcohol-related incidents, according to Times Higher Education.

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Study Raises Doubts About E-Cigarettes’ Role in Helping Cancer Patients Quit Smoking

Study Raises Doubts About E-Cigarettes’ Role in Helping Cancer Patients Quit Smo…

A new study raises doubts about the usefulness of e-cigarettes in helping cancer patients quit smoking.

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DEA to Increase Restrictions on Hydrocodone Combination Products

DEA to Increase Restrictions on Hydrocodone Combination Products

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has announced it will reclassify hydrocodone combination products such as Vicodin.

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Marijuana – Medicine by Legislation

Marijuana – Medicine by Legislation

It is difficult to open any news medium, whether the local Denver free newspaper or CNN, without encountering an analysis of marijuana policy.  Similar to the division of Americans into politically outspoken reds and blues, passionate factions that either support...

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SPOTLIGHT: Fishkill, NY Affiliate Offers an Array of Prevention Programs

SPOTLIGHT: Fishkill, NY Affiliate Offers an Array of Prevention Programs

The Council on Addiction Prevention & Education of Dutchess County, Inc. (CAPE) provides numerous evidence-based prevention programs for county youth and families.

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Combining Social/Governmental and Medical Models:  the Case of Disulfiram

Combining Social/Governmental and Medical Models: the Case of Disulfiram

Developed in the late 1940's(1, 2), disulfiram (Antabuse®) is the oldest of the three agents currently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of alcoholism. In the presence of ethyl alcohol (ethanol), it occasions an immediate and profoundly uncomfortable physical sickness known as the disulfiram-alcohol reaction(D-AR). This includes facial flushing,...

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Fashion, Media and Business Icons Join Forces to Support the Oldest and Largest Alcoholism and Addiction Advocacy Organization in America

Fashion, Media and Business Icons Join Forces to Support the Oldest and Largest …

Hamilton South Photo Credit Neil Rasmus-BFAThe National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) held its Inaugural Gala recently. Event co-chairs Barry Diller and Diane von Furstenberg, Barry Sternlicht, James Abernathy, and Aby and Samantha Rosen joined attendees to honor New York City marketing and communications executive Hamilton South for his passionate commitment to recovery and steadfast...

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