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K2 OUT: GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES BAN ON ALL SALES OF SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA

By editor10022 February 6, 2018

Deaths from synthetic marijuana have been rising sharply in the U.S. according to the CDC, most notably among teens to whom the toxic drug is marketed with catchy names like Spice, Blade, Genie and more.  In 2012, the Obama Administration’s “Synthetic Drug Abuse Prevention Act” specifically prohibited the sale or possession of some of these […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Big Pharma, Doctors, Insurers…Are They All to Blame?

By Andree Corroon September 19, 2017

Drug companies and doctors have been accused of fueling the opioid crisis, but some question whether insurers have played a role, too. The New York Times investigates how amid an opioid crisis, insurers are restricting pricey, less addictive painkillers. At a time when the United States is in the grip of an opioid epidemic, many insurers are […]

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Adolescents

Just the Facts, Man

By Peter Lazar February 21, 2017

A Look at Marijuana Legalization by Peter Lazar, LCSW Peter Lazar, LCSW, is Freedom Institute’s Senior Director of Strategic Development. For more than 21 years, Peter has served as a therapist and clinical outreach specialist in various treatment organizations and maintained a private practice with a focus on addiction.  As part of the leadership team […]

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Just Say No on November 8th?

By editor10022 November 3, 2016

(Panic at a Downtown Denver Pot Rally) With the election rapidly approaching next week, Tuesday, November 8, voters in several states (California, Nevada, Maine, Arizona, Massachusetts, Florida, Arkansas, Montana, North Dakota) will be voting on marijuana reform or marijuana recreational use legalization. Many look to the state of Colorado as their model. But if Denver, […]

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Ohio Puts Pot Legalization on the Ballot

By editor10022 August 13, 2015

Ohio is the next state to vote on the legalization of recreational marijuana. If it passes in November, Ohio will be the sixth state to join the decriminalization efforts in the great marijuana debate. Read More

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