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Marijuana and Education

The topic of marijuana and education on its effects has never been as crucial as it is after the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana. With changing social norms and increased marijuana use among the youth, it’s vital to understand the long-term effects of chronic marijuana use.   If you or your loved one needs marijuana…

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Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drugs are commonly abused, in part because they’re legal and easily available. In the U.S., alarming numbers of Americans are abusing prescription painkillers in what’s been deemed an opioid crisis. Many prescription drugs are relatively safe when used for their intended medical purpose, but they can also cause a high and have addictive properties.…

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Spice Addiction

Have you heard of Spice or K2? It’s also called synthetic marijuana because it’s in a class of substances that contain synthetic cannabinoids. These chemicals bind to the same cannabinoid receptors that are activated when you use natural marijuana. Despite having this in common, Spice differs greatly from the marijuana plant and dangers. Spice addiction…

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Drug Use in College

College: the best years of your life. You’re free from parental control but sheltered from many responsibilities. Many students take advantage of this newfound freedom to experiment with alcohol and drugs. While drug use in college may sound like old news, it’s far from old fashioned. A 2016 Monitoring the Future survey found marijuana use…