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2011-02-03 18:17:50

University of Granada scientists have been the first to analyze the relation between drug abuse and recognition of basic emotions (happiness, surprise, wrath, fear, sadness and disgust).

2010-09-16 15:14:00

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President Teen Drug Use Rises to 9 Percent; Reinforces That Parents Are Essential NEW YORK, Sept.

2010-09-10 14:27:09

Health and social services are facing a new challenge, as many illicit drug users get older and face chronic health problems and a reduced quality of life.

2010-09-02 11:33:52

New research from the University of New Hampshire shows that the "gateway effect" of marijuana – that teenagers who use marijuana are more likely to move on to harder illicit drugs as young adults – is overblown.

2010-07-15 01:59:23

Just-published research led by a psychologist at the University of Georgia shows that behavioral economic analysis may lead to an improved understanding of craving for alcohol and other drugs.

2010-06-25 15:02:17

Why is it that only some drug users become addicts?

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2010-01-16 08:30:00

Doctors have declared that cannabis, commonly known as marijuana, does not increase the risk of a person taking their life.

2009-11-25 14:25:22

Drug users are well informed about the harms associated with the drugs they use, and perceive alcohol and tobacco to be amongst the most dangerous substances.

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2009-11-17 13:05:00

New research shows that frequent use of ketamine - a drug popular with clubbers - is being linked with memory problems.

2009-05-08 09:42:23

Punitive policies intended to reduce drug use by making life difficult for convicted users are counterproductive and actually lead to a vicious spiral of drug use and reincarceration.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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