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How harmful is hashish?

How harmful is hashish?

09-29 | Rachael

Marijuana, one of the most widely used illicit drugs in the world, has caused a global outcry by affecting almost 147 million adults consuming the drug around the world. Despite the growing rate of disorders associated with cannabis use and the number of individuals seeking treatment for them, there has been little or no improvement […]

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Smoking slows recovery from drug abuse

Smoking slows recovery from drug abuse

08-14 | Rachael

“Smoking kills. If you’re killed, you’ve lost a very important part of your life.” ― Brooke Shields Much before the Hollywood legends of yore have glamorized it with their onscreen personas, smoking in our society was a deeply entrenched habit among people. What often starts as a style statement for youngsters continues to stay with […]

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Support groups call for more treatment options to fight heroin addiction

Support groups call for more treatment options to fight heroin addiction

11-30 | Rachael

An estimated 2 million Americans are addicted to opiates, of which 600,000 to 900,000 are addicted to heroin, said Dr. Nachiyappan Manoharan of Bristol Hospital at a gathering of medical professionals to discuss heroin epidemic and its treatment options, at the Southington Public Library in October 2016.

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Helping a loved one battle drug abuse

Helping a loved one battle drug abuse

11-25 | Rachael

Living with someone who abuses drugs or other substances can be challenging. However, efforts to reach out to such a person and extend support, if planned well, can prove not only to be lifesaving but highly rewarding.

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New victory for cannabis aficionados in Denver

New victory for cannabis aficionados in Denver

11-17 | Rachael

Denver citizens who voted in favor of the social use of marijuana are jubilant as the “Initiative 300” or Ordinance 300, a new Colorado State measure has been passed to allow public use of marijuana in specially designated areas, of private business establishments, with certain restrictions. Efforts are now being made to effectively implement it […]

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Drug abuse at young age increases risk of addiction during adulthood: Study

Drug abuse at young age increases risk of addiction during adulthood: Study

10-07 | Rachael

Individuals who abuse drugs at a young age are at a higher risk of leading a life of addiction than those who become addicts as adults. Research reveals that the earlier a person gets exposed to drugs, the more likely he is to progress to more serious drug use. This is partly attributed to the […]

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Identifying the signs of cocaine addiction

Identifying the signs of cocaine addiction

01-30 | Rachael

Cocaine is a highly addictive drug with approximately 2 million users in the United States alone (National Health Institute of Drug Abuse). Popularly called “coke,” “snow” “blow” and “crack,” among other street names, the drug stimulates the brain to produce feelings of excitement, energy and euphoria. That high comes at a terrible cost, however, putting […]

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