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2013-08-14 23:28:13

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) expresses its concern that the CNN documentary “Weed”, hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, may mislead Americans about the “medical” nature of smoked marijuana. Chevy Chase, MD (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) expresses its concern that the CNN documentary “Weed”, hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, may mislead Americans about the...

Sanjay Gupta Apologizes For Misleading Public About Medical Marijuana
2013-08-08 17:51:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online CNN's chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta said on Wednesday night that he wanted to "apologize" for misleading the public with respect to medical marijuana. President Obama's former choice for Surgeon General said he made assumptions with respect to the drug that many testify has a valid medical use. "I apologize because I didn't look hard enough, until now," Gupta wrote in a CNN blog article that was published the next day....

2013-07-25 23:01:41

Narconon® Drug Prevention & Education recruited teen artists to create a motivational guide that steers their peers and younger children toward accomplishments and away from drug abuse. (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Experts agree that peer pressure is one of the primary forces that encourages young people to start using drugs. The National Institute on Drug Abuse, as an example, focuses on how to resist this influence on their website for youth, "NIDA for Teens." Many other...

2013-07-04 23:04:47

Narconon East US is offering a free booklet titled “10 Things Your Friends May Not Know About Drugs” to anyone seeking freedom from drugs in honor of the July 4th holiday. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) July 04, 2013 Narconon East US is continuing their drug awareness and prevention campaign by offering a free booklet titled “10 Things Your Friends May Not Know About Drugs” to anyone seeking freedom from drugs in honor of the July 4th holiday. The Fourth of July is a day that represents...

Synthetic Drugs Skyrocketing UN Report
2013-06-26 11:13:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The development of synthetic, designer drugs often outpaces the laws designed to control them, and a new report from the United Nations described a sharp rise in the proliferation of these so-called “legal highs.” “New harmful substances have been emerging with unfailing regularity on the drug scene,” the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said. “The international drug control system is floundering for the first time under...

2013-05-28 23:20:32

With teen drug abuse rates going up, Narconon Arrowhead shows that the problem can be prevented by helping one teen at a time. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Teen drug abuse rates have skyrocketed across the United States leaving nothing in their path of destruction. The issue has been covered in the media and through many government studies. And the reason why many experts feel that it is such an issue is because “teens are not educated enough about drugs.” According...

2013-05-18 23:13:46

Synthetic Marijuana and “Spice” Brings More Teens Into Emergency Rooms. Recovery Associates Offers Spice and Synthetic Marijuana Drug Rehab. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) May 18, 2013 Adolescents, especially young males, who experiment with synthetic marijuana that´s also known as “Spice” or “K2” are landing in emergency rooms across America. Recovery Associates is helping to curb this drug epidemic with a new treatment program for those addicted to spice...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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