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Time to Legalize Marijuana

See the op-ed here that Sunny Patel and I wrote in the Springfield (MA) newspaper in support of legalization of cannabis.

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Is Marijuana Addictive?

Provocative question!  See my discussion of this issue here at Psychology Today.

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The Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana

Please see my just published post on Psychology Today.  Although it stimulates the same brain receptors that marijuana does, synthetic marijuana (also known as K2 or Spice, among other names) is dramatically more potent than marijuana itself and also carries … Continue reading

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I’m not Using “Hard” Drugs, So What’s the Big Deal?

Some think that because marijuana isn’t a “hard” drug it doesn’t cause problems.  The reality is that although drugs like methamphetamine and the opiates can be devastating and even a single use might be too much, regular use of marijuana … Continue reading

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Marijuana is All Natural, so What’s the Problem?

See the post on my blog Almost Addicted on Psychology Today: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/almost-addicted/201301/marijuana-is-all-natural-so-what-s-the-problem      

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