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Medical Marijuana for Addiction is Gaining Traction

In Addiction, Feature Stories by Melanie TsikosLeave a Comment

The jury is still out about weather Medical Marijuana can be addictive, however when you compare the addictiveness of marijuana with alcohol, there doesn’t seem to be much of a comparison. A staggering 50% of alcoholics will relapse with in 6 months. Seemingly, medical marijuana can help ease cravings for alcohol, and one particularly famous person who has made such claims …

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Study: Marijuana helps people cope with pain of loneliness

In Feature Stories, Mental Health by David Silverberg

A recent study found  marijuana use buffered people from the negative consequences associated with loneliness and social exclusion. The widespread appeal of marijuana may be credited to its health effects on not only the body but also the mind, researchers said. The University of Kentucky psychologists noted marijuana use softens the pain of exclusion. “Marijuana has been used to treat physical pain,” researchers …