Studies of Substance Abuse With Interventions for the Youth of Native American

Studies of Substance Abuse with Interventions for the Youth of Native American

Filed under: District of Columbia Drug Use

The NHSDA is designed to provide drug use estimates for all 50 states plus the District of Columbia over a 5-year sampling period. Every year the NHSDA is administered as an in-person interview to more than 68000 people who are representative of the …
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DC Week: It's All ACA, All the Time

Filed under: District of Columbia Drug Use

To date, 34 states and the District of Columbia have received approximately $ 850 million in exchange grants, according to a press release from HHS. HHS announced it is making 10 additional grants available for states to apply for federal funding to …
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DC Council: The Week Ahead

Filed under: District of Columbia Drug Use

The Committee on Environment, Public Works and Transportation will hold a public oversight roundtable on Recycling and Waste Disposal in the District of Columbia in Room 123 at 10:30 am. The committee is chaired by Ward 3 Council member Mary M.
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Waiting to Inhale – Marijuana, Medicine and the Law (Full) – Waiting to Inhale examines the heated debate over marijuana and its use as medicine in the United States. Sixteen states plus DC have passed legislation to protect patients who use medical marijuana. Yet opponents claim the medical argument is just a smokescreen for a different agenda– to legalize marijuana for recreation and profit. What claims are being made, and what are the stakes? Waiting to Inhale takes viewers inside the lives of patients who have been forever changed by illness—and parents who lost their children to addiction. Is marijuana really a gateway drug? What evidence is there to support the claim that marijuana can alleviate some of the devastating symptoms of AIDS, cancer and multiple sclerosis? Waiting to Inhale sheds new light on this controversy and presents shocking new evidence that marijuana could hold a big stake in the future of medicine.

 

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