The legislation would expand access to evidence-based treatment for opioid addicts.
Smoking addiction is a contagious disease spread by tobacco companies through high-nicotine cigarettes. Evidence suggests that lowering nicotine levels is an important way to give smokers a better chance to escape the trap set for them by addiction.
Use of inhalants, traditionally a concern in the youngest age groups, was at its lowest levels ever, and the drop in lifetime
Smoking still causes nearly half a million deaths each year in our country. Research now suggests that reducing the nicotine in cigarettes to a fraction of its current levels may be one way to lessen the health-destructive power of these products.
Today the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study officially gets underway, as the National Institutes of Health award 13 five-year grants to U.S. research institutions that will spearhead the landmark project over the first half of its roughly 10-year duration.
CBD appears to be a safe drug with no addictive effects, and the preliminary data suggest that it may have therapeutic value for a number of medical conditions. Addressing barriers that slow clinical research with CBD would accelerate progress.
For the first time, we have comprehensive medical marijuana legislation in both the U.S. House and Senate. The Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States Act (CARERS) Act of 2015 is the most comprehensive piece of federal medical marijuana legislation ever introduced in the U.S. Congress.
University of Mississippi researchers in the marijuana lab declined to comment to HuffPost on the federal award or the size
"We are targeting concentrations that are low in CBD, equal concentrations 50/50 CBD/THC, and high CBD," NIDA explained. "We
In one recent study, six of 25 participants who had consumed marijuana still tested positive for active levels of THC seven
Here is how it happened: Gangs arrived in force in Honduras in the 1990s. . .[American gang members] were deported in large
The federal government just ordered all the marijuana it wants -- something it would send most Americans to prison for doing.
According to The Hill, NIDA has conducted about 30 studies to date on the potential benefits of marijuana. The feds have
NIDA and other government agencies are privy to this information, of course, yet they willfully choose to ignore it -- as does the Obama administration. It shouldn't.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse released an eyebrow-raising statement to PolitiFact on Monday, denying that marijuana is less toxic than alcohol.
Mason Tvert, director of communications at Marijuana Policy Project, said NIDA's claim is a new low for the agency. "This
The lure of alcohol and cigarettes among teens has found a competitor this year: marijuana. And it's a finding that everybody
Barack Obama instilled hope in medical marijuana supporters by pledging to respect state laws on the matter. And for the first two years of his term, he was generally faithful to his promise. Yet suddenly, he has become arguably the worst president regarding medical marijuana.