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More Kids Accidentally Ingesting Marijuana Following New Drug Policies | TIME.com

More Kids Accidentally Ingesting Marijuana Following New Drug Policies | TIME.com | Research | Scoop.it
Thanks to more relaxed laws for medical marijuana users — and with the first states legalizing recreational pot — Junior may be more likely to ingest marijuana in dangerously high doses.
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It is impossible to ignore the public health consequences of policies that might increase access and availability of diverted “medical marijuana,” especially to adolescents. Read TRI's position statment on medical marijuana. http://triweb.tresearch.org/index.php/tri-issues-position-statement-on-medical-marijuana/

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Effective Addiction Treatment

Effective Addiction Treatment | Research | Scoop.it
Many addiction treatment programs are rooted in outdated methods rather than new evidence-based approaches, dooming many addicts to failure.
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In case you missed it a few months ago...also check out the article that follows: “Picking Addiction Help.”

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More Adult Prescription-Drug Use Leads to Increased Poisonings in Kids | TIME.com

More Adult Prescription-Drug Use Leads to Increased Poisonings in Kids | TIME.com | Research | Scoop.it
A new study shows that the rise in prescription-drug use among U.S. adults has led to more poisonings among children
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