Addiction & Alcoholism

Addiction & Alcoholism

Addiction is characterized by the inability to consistently abstain from a substance (such as opiates) or behavior, despite substantial harm to yourself. Alcoholism refers to the addiction to alcohol, in particular.

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Another hare-brained idea about cannabis replacement therapy from NIDA.
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What impact does cannabis legalization have on the use of other substances by college students?
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Scientists often interpret research to suit funding goals. Why is that problematic?
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Confused about cannabis addiction and withdrawal? So are the experts.
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Scientists examined how savoring positive experiences predicts aspects of problematic cannabis use, but the numbers don't add up.
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Project CBD releases the results of one of the most extensive CBD user surveys to date.
New discoveries reported at ICRS symposium highlight CBD's potential for treating anxiety, cancer, heart disease, substance abuse, brain injuries, and more.
In early 2019 Project CBD began collecting responses to a survey designed to figure out who is using CBD, how and why, what kinds of products they are consuming, and whether or not CBD is working for them.
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Caryophyllene (BCP) and its derivative caryophyllene oxide (BCPO) are particularly significant terpenoids found in many green leafy vegetables.
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Personally threatening children is not the best way to make kids fear cannabis.

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