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Psychoactive Substances

Cindy Hardy ❘

Psychoactive substances are drugs which alter a person's brain chemistry. They include depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, and inhalants.

Understanding Addiction Transference

Theresa Parisi ❘

Addiction transference is a common problem that can occur to individuals who struggle with or are recovering from alcohol, drug or behavioral addictions.

The Synthetic Marijuana Outbreak: Legal and Lethal

Cooper Smith ❘

A new synthetic marijuana outbreak has taken to the streets. It isn't illegal, and it won’t show up on a drug test, but there is a huge downside.

New York Decriminalizes Up to Two Ounces of Recreational Marijuana

Nathan Yerby ❘

The Governor of New York just signed a law which removes criminal penalties for possessing marijuana in small amounts. Learn more about the new rules.

Illinois Legalizes Recreational Marijuana, Overturns Cannabis Convictions

Nathan Yerby ❘

Illinois is the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana. Find out more about the State's new rules for marijuana and marijuana-offenders.

Evidence Of Ancient Cannabis Use Found In China

Destiny Bezrutczyk ❘

In ancient caves located in western China, researchers have found evidence of cannabis use by humans at least 2,500 years ago.

Pets and Marijuana Poisoning

Krystina Murray ❘

As marijuana is increasingly legal and available in edible forms, the number of cases of pets and marijuana poisoning is growing at a worrying pace.

Epidiolex Becomes First FDA Approved Marijuana-Based Drug Available In The U.S.

Cooper Smith ❘

In June, the FDA approved Epidiolex as the medication available in the United States which is made from cannabis. Learn why that's important.

News: Synthetic Marijuana Claims 100 Victims In New Haven

Cooper Smith ❘

Back in April, we warned of a growing synthetic marijuana outbreak. Now, another strain has struck in Connecticut and caused 100 overdoses.

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