Fentanyl-related deaths put Montreal health officials on alert

Source : http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/fentanyl-related-deaths-put-montreal-health-officials-on-alert-1.2526451 Pour la version vidéo de cet article, cliquez le lien ci-dessus / For the video version of the article, please click the above link   Officials across the country are warning drug users that buying drugs off the street is becoming an increasingly dangerous game of Russian roulette. That’s ...

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US National Cancer Institute Now Lists Cannabis as Potential Cancer Treatment

Source : https://gravernews.com/us-national-cancer-institute-now-lists-cannabis-as-effective-cancer-treatment/ The National Cancer Institute’s page for Cannabis and Cannabinoids now lists several preclinical trials and studies in which the compounds have shown beneficial medical applications. While these merits come as no surprise for many, the real shocker here is Marijuana still being listed as a Schedule I substance in the eyes of ...

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Le fentanyl, un problème de société

Source : http://www.lapresse.ca/le-soleil/actualites/societe/201508/19/01-4893925-le-fentanyl-un-probleme-de-societe.php Les trois décès liés au fentanyl enregistrés à Québec, rapportés dans Le Soleil de mercredi, s’ajoutent à une très longue liste au pays. Entre 2009 et 2014, 655 personnes ont trouvé la mort après une surdose de «la petite bleue», et encore plus si l’on considère les cas ...

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Le cannabis synthétique tue de plus en plus aux É.-U.

Source : http://www.lapresse.ca/international/etats-unis/201508/16/01-4893001-le-cannabis-synthetique-tue-de-plus-en-plus-aux-e-u.php Il porte des noms exotiques – K2, Spice, Bizarro ou Stoopid – et se vend en petits paquets d’aspect inoffensif, mais le cannabis synthétique et son «effet zombie» alarment les autorités sanitaires aux États-Unis. Le produit de base vient très majoritairement de Chine et les ingrédients qui le ...

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DEA Approves Ecstasy For Anxiety, MDMA Trials Begin In California

Source : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/18/dea-mdma-study_n_6888972.html The Drug Enforcement Administration last week gave a green light to a clinical study that will test the safety and efficacy of MDMA for use in treating anxiety in people with life-threatening illnesses. The move suggests the DEA may be questioning its long-held position that the psychedelic compound, ...

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1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval

Source : http://bigstory.ap.org/article/ef15442e759c42b981fc78ce036d3279/1st-legal-medical-pot-sold-nevada-15-years-after-approval Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno. Dressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes and button-downs, about 75 people with medical marijuana ...

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