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By On October 4th, 2012

Who Said Pot Isn’t Addictive?

An Australian study of withdrawal effects of cannabis users was conducted by David Allsop, PhD of the University of South Wales in Australia. Dr. Allsop noted that the more severe a person’s marijuana withdrawal symptoms when they stopped using and the more significant their level of post-use functional impairment was related to the increased likelihood…

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By On March 2nd, 2012

Injecting Drug Users and Health Risks

  Individuals who inject drugs are “at risk” for acquiring HIV, Hepatitis C and other diseases. 9% of all new HIV infections in the United States involve injecting drug users, despite a decline in HIV in general. Of those who tested positive for HIV, 45% were unaware of their infection.  A report published by the…

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