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Smoking marijuana provides more pain relief for men than women

Source : http://www.psypost.org/2016/08/smoking-marijuana-provides-more-pain-relief-for-men-than-women-44457 Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) found that men had greater pain relief than women after smoking marijuana. Results of the study were recently published online in Drug and Alcohol Dependence. “These findings come at a time when more people, including women, are turning to the ...

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Methadone Treatment Issues

Source : www.csam-asam.org/methadoMethadone NIH Consensus Statement on the Effective Medical Treatment of Opiate Addiction CSAM Letter to Drug Court Judges on Methadone Methadone treatment for narcotic addiction was originally researched during the 1960’s. In the intervening 40 years, methadone has come to be recognized as the standard care for opiate ...

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Toronto council approves 3 supervised injection sites

Source : https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2016/07/14/toronto-council-approves-3-supervised-injection-sites.html Toronto city council has given its resounding support to the opening of three supervised injection sites for intravenous drug users. On Thursday, council voted 36-3 to back Board of Health recommendations to move forward with the proposed sites in existing community health centres on Queen St. W., ...

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Les patients pourront bientôt produire leur propre marijuana médicinale

Source : http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/sante/201608/11/01-5009558-les-patients-pourront-bientot-produire-leur-propre-marijuana-medicinale.php Les Canadiens qui souhaitent cultiver leur propre marijuana médicinale pourront bientôt le faire en vertu de nouvelles règles, a annoncé Santé Canada, jeudi. Ces règles permettront aux personnes ayant reçu l’autorisation de leur médecin pour consommer du cannabis à des fins médicales de faire pousser une quantité ...

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Marijuana task force to be led by former deputy PM Anne McLellan

Source : http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/liberals-marijuana-task-force-1.3659509 Justice Minister Wilson-Raybould announced today the launch of a task force to advise the Canadian government on how best to move forward with its plan to legalize marijuana. The nine-member task force will be chaired by Anne McLellan, a former deputy prime minister under Paul Martin who also served as ...

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