Monthly Archives: March 2012

Medical Marijuana Patients Question Legalization Measures

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Washington state will be voting on an initiative, I-502, to legalize marijuana, and if it passes the November 2012 ballot, it will be the first state to install laws regarding the legal recreational use of marijuana. Seattle has held many annual events such as the Seattle Hempfest festival which draws...

Does LSD Treat Alcoholism?

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Can you kick an old addiction by taking a new drug? Some argue that you can. According to a recent meta-analysis of alcohol studies from the 1960s and 1970s, LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) may help alcoholics kick their habit. In these studies, those given a single dose of LSD were approximately twice...

Youth, the Movies, and Binge Drinking

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When my brother and I were young, television and movies affected us probably more than we were willing to admit. My brother, for instance, constantly called people “fools” and “idiots” after learning these insults from 101 Dalmatians villain Cruella de Vil, and I was constantly asking myself, “What would Chuck...