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What You Should Know About Marijuana Legalization

The use of marijuana as medicine can be traced back to 2900 BC. In the U.S., the drug first became legal for medical use in 1996, when California passed Proposition 215. The proposition allowed physicians to determine whether "the person's health would benefit from...

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Is Marijuana Addictive?

Marijuana's place in the American consciousness has transformed in the past hundred years: once seen as the "assassin of youth" by top drug enforcement officials, marijuana is now legal in some form in 29 states and the District of Columbia. Today, 57% of...

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Treatment Profile: Naloxone

In Memphis and around the country, law enforcement and private citizens alike are fighting the opioid epidemic with the help of naloxone, also known by its brand name Narcan. Opioids severely slow down a person's breathing. During an overdose, breathing can stop,...

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