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medical marijuana
2014-08-26 06:39:59

Despite controversy and federal laws, a few states have made marijuana legal for medical use to manage chronic pain and other conditions. A new study reveals that those states have a 25% lower rate of death by prescription drug overdose than in states where marijuana remains illegal.

2014-08-21 12:26:00

Abuse-Resistant Drugs, along with Rehabilitation and Regulation Seen as Essential CINCINNATI, Aug.

2014-08-18 12:27:28

Announces Government Action to Enhance Safe Use of Opioids OTTAWA, Aug.

2014-08-12 08:29:19

BEMA Buprenorphine on track for late 2014 or early 2015 NDA filing by partner Endo Pharmaceuticals RALEIGH, N.C., Aug.

2014-08-12 08:29:02

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2014-08-11 23:04:47

With the United States having the most prescription drug abusers in the world, organizations are attempting to educate Americans on the effects of these drugs.

2014-08-11 12:25:22

Postoperative "doctor shopping" linked to higher narcotic use among orthopaedic patients ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug.


Latest Morphinans Reference Libraries

Papaver glaucum
2014-10-27 10:40:36

Papaver glaucum, otherwise known as the Turkish tulip or Turkish red poppy, is a poppy plant that grows in the region of Anatolia. It is from the family Papaveraceae. P. glaucum can grow to a height of 35 inches. This poppy can withstand the most difficult climates, including the droughts of the dry Middle East. The flowers of the poppy are a vibrant rich red, with notable black spots in the center. The petals are thin, and may appear and feel crispy or brittle. When blooming, the flowers...

Papaver bracteatum
2014-10-27 10:36:03

Papaver bracteatum, commonly referred to as the Iranian poppy, is a hardy perennial poppy. It is high in thebaine, which is an opiate that can be converted into codeine. P. bracteatum grows on thick stalks that can grow up to 4 feet. Its flowers are large and deep red, measuring up to 8 inches across. There is a notable black spot located near the base of the petals. The main non-horticultural use of P. bracteatum is the production of thebaine. This substance can be converted to codeine...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.