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Cannabis on prescription - the future of medical marijuana | DW Documentary
 
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Cannabis, also known as marijuana or weed, is being legalized for medicinal use in a growing number of countries. Perceptions towards cannabis are changing. [Online until: 16.10.2018] The list of diseases that the drug cannabis can reportedly alleviate or even cure is long: multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, chronic pain - even brain tumors. But has research really documented the effectiveness of medical marijuana? Cannabis has long been held to have healing properties, and has been used as a medicinal and recreational drug in world cultures for thousands of years. It wasn’t until the 20th century that marijuana was branded a corrupting influence and banned in many countries. Cannabis was seen as a stepping-stone to harder substances, and possession became a punishable offence. Because of weed’s association with criminal activity, even scientific research into marijuana was off-limits. But in recent years there’s been a turnaround, with increasing numbers of patients using cannabis for medicinal purpose. Today therapeutic use of cannabis is permitted in more than 30 countries. In the United States, families with children suffering from epilepsy are even moving to states that have decriminalized the drug cannabis for medical use. As a result of these developments, scientific research into the therapeutic uses of cannabis is booming. Recent studies confirm that cannabinoids may offer an alternative to conventional treatments for multiple sclerosis, Crohn's Disease, epilepsy and certain forms of cancer. They’ve also been shown to alleviate the side effects of chemotherapy. The growing medical interest in this miracle weed appears to be winning over pubic opinion too. This report delves into the facts about this controversial plant and lets scientists at the forefront of cannabis research have their say. _______ DW Documentary gives you knowledge beyond the headlines. Watch high-class documentaries from German broadcasters and international production companies. Meet intriguing people, travel to distant lands, get a look behind the complexities of daily life and build a deeper understanding of current affairs and global events. Subscribe and explore the world around you with DW Documentary. Subscribe to DW Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW39zufHfsuGgpLviKh297Q?sub_confirmation=1# For more documentaries visit: http://www.dw.com/en/tv/docfilm/s-3610 Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dwdocumentary/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dw.stories DW netiquette policy: http://www.dw.com/en/dws-netiquette-policy/a-5300954
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What Is The Most Dangerous Drug In The World? ft. In A Nutshell (Kurzgesagt)
 
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From drug overdose to the war on drugs, what's most deadly? Check out In A Nutshell (Kurzgesagt) "Universal Basic Income Explained - Free Money For Everybody?" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kl39KHS07Xc SUBSCRIBE! It's free: http://bit.ly/asapsci Follow us @whalewatchmeplz & @mitchellmoffit Written by Rachel Salt, Gregory Brown and Mitchell Moffit GET THE ASAPSCIENCE BOOK: http://asapscience.com/book/ FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com SNAPCHAT 'whalewatchmeplz' and 'pixelmitch' Created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 References: https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/han00384.asp https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/01/07/us/drug-overdose-deaths-in-the-us.html http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/549359_3 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3735350/ https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/han00384.asp https://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/26/us/heroin-fentanyl.html http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1300/J069v16n03_08 https://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/trends-statistics/overdose-death-rates http://www.camh.ca/en/hospital/health_information/a_z_mental_health_and_addiction_information/Cocaine/Pages/default.aspx https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/cocaine http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2014/alcohol-related-deaths-prevention/en/ http://www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/whats-most-dangerous-drug-world-according-science/all/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/20/marijuana-prohibition-costs_n_3123397.html http://www.who.int/substance_abuse/publications/global_alcohol_report/msb_gsr_2014_1.pdf?ua=1 http://www.ias.org.uk/uploads/pdf/News%20stories/dnutt-lancet-011110.pdf https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Median_lethal_dose http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/five-most-poisonous-substances-polonium-mercury/ http://www.thelistcafe.com/top-10-worst-toxic-substances/2 http://gizmodo.com/the-new-deadliest-substance-known-to-man-is-top-secret-1444937239
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Why Do Some Drugs Make Your Pupils Wider?
 
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How do your pupils work and why do some substances make them dilate? Written by: Jill Teige Hosted by: Hank Green Head to https://scishowfinds.com/ for hand selected artifacts of the universe! ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0072432/ http://bjo.bmj.com/content/bjophthalmol/53/6/428.full.pdf http://eyewiki.aao.org/Pharmacologic_dilation_of_pupil https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/eye-opener-why-do-pupils-dialate/ https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/experts-chemical-pupil-dilate/ https://www.healthline.com/health/anticholinergics#drug-list http://www.pamf.org/asthma/medications/inhaled/atrovent.html https://www.healthline.com/health/mydriasis https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0025459/ http://scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=3036 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1629580/ https://books.google.com/books?id=mDLYCQAAQBAJ&pg=PA600&lpg=PA600&dq=dopamine+mydriasis&source=bl&ots=RVZQQjWvpw&sig=1fl4afkHFU3EZ3H7Wtv8HxflEz8&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjCi8Wbj7HZAhWBKWMKHUoFBjYQ6AEIYDAH#v=onepage&q=dopamine%20mydriasis&f=false https://io9.gizmodo.com/5966571/why-do-your-pupils-get-larger-when-youre-on-drugs http://www.jefferson.edu/university/jmc/departments/neurosurgery/research/basic_research/coceffect.html ------------ Images: http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-illustration-human-eye-anatomy-vector-illustration/848075772 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Iris_close-up.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eye_dilate.gif https://www.flickr.com/photos/medicalmuseum/3299290165/
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3 Arguments Why Marijuana Should Stay Illegal Reviewed
 
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Doctors debate if marijuana is a 'gateway drug'
 
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Dr. Carl Hart and Dr. Drew Pinsky debate whether marijuana use leads to addiction to other drugs.
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The Cannabis Cancer Cure with Rick Simpson
 
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Can Cannabis cure cancer? Today we are joined by Rick Simpson to discuss the all natural alternative options to chemotherapy. For more information visit: http://phoenixtears.ca/ Get updates like this everyday and support independent media by joining Press For Truth TV: http://pressfortruth.tv/register/ We rely on you the viewer to help us continue to do this work. With your help I can continue to make videos and documentary films for youtube in an effort to raise awareness all over the world. Please support independent media by joining Press For Truth TV! As a Press For Truth TV subscriber you'll have full access to the site's features and content including Daily Video Blogs on current news from the PFT perspective and High Quality Downloads of all Press For Truth Films, Music and Special Reports! Subscribe to Press For Truth TV: http://pressfortruth.tv/register/ For more information visit: http://pressfortruth.tv/ You can also support Press For Truth and help us continue to do this work by donating or becoming a sponsor at pressfortruth.ca http://www.pressfortruth.ca/donatebecome-a-sponsor/ http://www.facebook.com/PressForTruth http://www.youtube.com/weavingspider https://twitter.com/PressForTruth http://twitter.com/#!/DanDicksPFT http://pressfortruth.ca/
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5 Illegal Drugs With Medicinal Benefits
 
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There are good reasons why certain drugs have been made illegal, but could some of these drugs have potential medicinal benefits? Cristen Conger from Stuff Mom Never Told You joins DNews to discuss how drugs like LSD and ecstasy might be able to help aid various mental and physical disorders. Read More: LSD, Reconsidered for Therapy http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/04/health/lsd-reconsidered-for-therapy.html?_r=0 "He heard about the drug trial from a friend in Switzerland and decided it was worth volunteering, even if it meant long, painful train journeys from his native Austria and the real possibility of a mental meltdown." Safety and Efficacy of Lysergic Acid Diethylamide-Assisted Psychotherapy for Anxiety Associated With Life-threatening Diseases http://journals.lww.com/jonmd/Documents/90000000.0-00001.pdf "LSD is a semisynthetic compound first synthesized in 1938 by Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann at Sandoz laboratories in Basel." Hallucinogen Shows Promise In Helping Cancer Patients Cope http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2010/09/07/129696420/hallucinogenic-mushrooms-relieve-anxiety "Is it time to give hallucinogenic drugs for medical use another try?" Pilot Study of Psilocybin Treatment for Anxiety in Patients With Advanced-Stage Cancer http://archpsyc.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=210962 "In recent years, there has been a growing awareness that the psychological, spiritual, and existential crises often encountered by patients with cancer and their families need to be addressed more vigorously." Neural correlates of the psychedelic state as determined by fMRI studies with psilocybin http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2012/01/17/1119598109.abstract "Psychedelic drugs have a long history of use in healing ceremonies, but despite renewed interest in their therapeutic potential, we continue to know very little about how they work in the brain." Study reveals how ecstasy acts on the brain and hints at therapeutic uses http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/newssummary/news_17-1-2014-11-35-46# "Brain imaging experiments have revealed for the first time how ecstasy produces feelings of euphoria in users." The effect of acutely administered MDMA on subjective and BOLD-fMRI responses to favourite and worst autobiographical memories http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9180897 "Preliminary work has supported the potential of MDMA in psychotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)." The Effects of Acutely Administered 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine on Spontaneous Brain Function in Healthy Volunteers Measured with Arterial Spin Labeling and Blood Oxygen Level-Dependent Resting State Functional Connectivity http://www.biologicalpsychiatryjournal.com/article/PIIS0006322314000055/abstract "The compound 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) is a potent monoamine releaser that produces an acute euphoria in most individuals." Ayahuasca-assisted therapy for addiction: results from a preliminary observational study in Canada http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23627784 "This paper reports results from a preliminary observational study of ayahuasca-assisted treatment for problematic substance use and stress delivered in a rural First Nations community in British Columbia, Canada." Watch More: Why Is "Douchebag" an Insult? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwBEAnl2tGw TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-263-can-you-sneeze-without-closing-your-eyes?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=DNews&utm_campaign=DNWC Magic Mushrooms Treat Depression https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdWQ-BN9VOw ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Download the New TestTube iOS app! http://testu.be/1ndmmMq Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
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Marijuana:  Negative Health Effects
 
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This video deals exclusively with the documented negative health consequences of recreational cannabis use. I used data from over 140 papers in the process of preparing this video. I've done my best to document sources. Below are some key papers for reference. 1. CANNABIS USE AND RISK OF LUNG CANCER: A CASE-CONTROL STUDY Eur Respir J. 2008 February; 31(2): 280--286. 2. Possible role of marijuana smoking as a carcinogen in the development of lung cancer at a young age. J Psychoactive Drugs. 1994 Jul-Sep;26(3):285-8. 3. Associations between duration of illicit drug use and health conditions: results from the 2005-2007 national surveys on drug use and health. Ann Epidemiol. 2010 Apr;20(4):289-97. 4. Cannabis and road crashes: a survey of recent French studies. Ann Pharm Fr. 2006 May;64(3):192-6. 5. Drugs in fatally injured young male drivers. Public Health Rep. 1985 Jan--Feb; 100(1): 19--25. 6. Dose related risk of motor vehicle crashes after cannabis use. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2004 Feb 7;73(2):109-19. 7. Developing limits for driving under cannabis. Addiction. 2007 Dec;102(12):1910-7. 8. The effect of cannabis compared to alcohol on driving. Am J Addict. 2009; 18(3): 185--193. 9. If cannabis caused schizophrenia--how many cannabis users may need to be prevented in order to prevent one case of schizophrenia? England and Wales calculations. Addiction. 2009 Nov;104(11):1856-61. 10. Cannabis and suicide: longitudinal study. Br J Psychiatry. 2009 Dec;195(6):492-7. 11. Cannabis use and the risk of developing a psychotic disorder. World Psychiatry. 2008;7(2):68-71. 12. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol effects in schizophrenia: implications for cognition, psychosis, and addiction. Biol Psychiatry. 2005 Mar 15;57(6):594-608. 13. Adverse health effects of non-medical cannabis use. Lancet. 2009 Oct 17;374(9698):1383-91. 14. General and oral health implications of cannabis use. Aust Dent J. 2005 Jun;50(2):70-4. 15. Adverse health effects of non-medical cannabis use. Lancet. 2009 Oct 17;374(9698):1383-91. 16. Adverse effects of cannabis on health: an update of the literature since 1996. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2004 Aug;28(5):849-63. 17. Evaluating the drug use "gateway" theory using cross-national data: consistency and associations of the order of initiation of drug use among participants in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2010 Apr 1;108(1-2):84-97. 18. Does marijuana use serve as a gateway to cigarette use for high-risk African-American youth? Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2008;34(6):782-91. There are another dozen or so papers I would like to include here, but will not for the sake of brevity.
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How THC Replaces Your Brain's Neurotransmitters
 
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Episode 2 of 5 Check us out on iTunes! http://apple.co/1TXDZAI Please Subscribe! http://bit.ly/28iQhYC When THC or delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol makes it's way to your brain via smoking or ingesting, lots of interesting things happen. But what exactly are some of the effects on your brain? + + + + + + + + Previous Episode: Where Did Marijuana Come From, And How Did It Spread?: http://www.seeker.com/where-did-marijuana-come-from-and-how-did-it-spread-1856221054.html + + + + + + + + Sources: The Science of Marijuana: How THC Affects the Brain: http://headsup.scholastic.com/students/the-science-of-marijuana “Some people believe smoking marijuana carries no risks. But scientific research shows that there are risks, especially for teens. Marijuana affects a person’s judgment and can impair his or her ability to drive." What Is THC?: http://www.livescience.com/24553-what-is-thc.html “THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is the chemical responsible for most of marijuana's psychological effects. It acts much like the cannabinoid chemicals made naturally by the body, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)." Smoking Too Much Cannabis Causes Dopamine Deficits In The Brain: http://www.iflscience.com/brain/smoking-too-much-dope-causes-dopamine-deficits-brain/ “There’s no doubt that getting high can make you do some pretty dumb stuff, although the scientific community remains split over whether or not smoking too many joints causes lasting cognitive impairment." How Does Marijuana Produce Its Effects?: https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/marijuana/how-does-marijuana-produce-its-effects “THC and other cannabinoid chemicals in marijuana are similar to cannabinoid chemicals that naturally occur in the body. These endogenous cannabinoids (such as anandamide; see figure) function as neurotransmitters because they send chemical messages between nerve cells (neurons) throughout the nervous system." The Science of the Endocannabinoid System: How THC Affects the Brain and the Body: http://headsup.scholastic.com/students/endocannabinoid “After several decades of research, scientists studying the effects of marijuana made several important discoveries. Not only did they identify the active ingredient in marijuana, they also discovered where and how it works in the brain—via a new system they called the endocannabinoid (EC) system." Pot Science: Top Marijuana Findings of 2015: http://www.livescience.com/53218-top-marijuana-scientific-findings-2015.html “Researchers who study marijuana made a number of findings in 2015, from learning about the health effects of using the drug frequently and recreationally, to figuring out which diseases and conditions are most likely to benefit from the substance's use." Is Eating Marijuana Really Riskier Than Smoking It?: http://www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2014/06/04/is-eating-marijuana-really-riskier-than-smoking-it/#146bd71f1010 “As more states are on the road to legalizing medical marijuana, a different pot conversation has heated up: The potential health risks of consuming marijuana-infused edibles." Legalized Pot: Smoke It or Eat It?: http://www.livescience.com/24714-marijuana-edibles-colorado-washington.html “The recreational use of marijuana is now legal in both Colorado and Washington, which means that (state) law-abiding Americans might soon have the choice to use a substance whose long-term health effects are still not well understood by science." Smoke vs. Snack: Why Edible Marijuana Is Stronger Than Smoking: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/06/13/smoke-vs-snack-why-edible-marijuana-is-stronger-than-smoking.html “Eating marijuana tends to produce a stronger and much longer-lasting high than smoking it—one that is often scary to inexperienced users and can be disconcerting to regulars. This has created some controversy in Colorado, as cannabis neophytes consume newly legal “edibles” ranging from ganja brownies to pot-infused salsa." How Long Does Cannabis Stay In The Body After Smoking?: http://www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/2287.aspx?CategoryID=53 “It depends on how often and how much cannabis a person smokes and the potency (strength) of the cannabis. In general, the less cannabis that’s smoked, and the less often it’s smoked, the quicker it leaves the body." + + + + + + + + DNews Plus is built for enthusiastic science fans seeking out comprehensive conversations on the geeky topics they love. Host Trace Dominguez digs beyond the usual scope to deliver details, developments and opinions on advanced topics like AI, string theory and Mars exploration. DNews Plus is also offered as an audio podcast on iTunes. + + + + + + + + Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/TraceDominguez DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/discoverynews DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/DNews + + + + + + + +
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Top 10 Most Abused Prescription Drugs
 
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Top 10 Abused Prescription Drugs Subscribe: http://goo.gl/Q2kKrD TIMESTAMPS BELOW ----------------------- CHECK OUT WATCHMOJO'S NEW BOOK, LINKS BELOW! What are commonly misused prescription drugs? What drug has killed the most people? What are the most dangerous drugs? Whether you’re taking Ambien to help you sleep, Adderall for ADHD, or a pill for anxiety like Valium or Xanax, you have to be careful: many of these prescription pills can be deadly if they’re misused. Check out WatchMojo’s list of the Top 10 Abused Prescription Drugs to see which are commonly misused prescription drugs and to learn the common side effects of the drugs. Be sure to check out our list of the Top 10 Most Dangerous Street Drugs: https://youtu.be/ao79IrdR3oA as well! The 10-Year Overnight Success: An Entrepreneur's Manifesto: How WatchMojo Built The Most Successful Media Brand On YouTube PAPERBACK: https://goo.gl/93prjz KINDLE: https://goo.gl/Hs1hKq If you've never used the Kindle App before, now's your chance to CHECK it out for FREE! CLICK: https://goo.gl/WmULsn 00:57 #10: Dilaudid [aka Hydromorphone] 01:56 #9: Soma [aka Carisoprodol] 02:45 #8: Ambien [aka Zolpidem] 03:48 #7: Valium [aka Diazepam] 04:52 #6: Fentanyl 05:53 #5: Xanax [aka Alprazolam] 07:05 #4: Adderall 08:28 #3, #2 & #1??? WatchMojo's Social Media Pages http://www.Facebook.com/WatchMojo http://www.Twitter.com/WatchMojo http://instagram.com/watchmojo Special thanks to our users Lloyd Eksteen and Michael Beck for suggesting this idea! Check out the voting page at http://watchmojo.com/suggest/Top%2010%20most%20abused%20prescription%20drugs Get WatchMojo merchandise at http://watchmojo.com/store/ WatchMojo’s ten thousand videos on Top 10 lists, Origins, Biographies, Tips, How To’s, Reviews, Commentary and more on Pop Culture, Celebrity, Movies, Music, TV, Film, Video Games, Politics, News, Comics, Superheroes. Your trusted authority on ranking Pop Culture.
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Study finds psilocybin mushrooms are the safest recreational drug
 
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“People don’t tend to abuse psychedelics, they don’t get dependent, they don’t rot every organ from head to toe, and many would cite their impact upon their life as profound and positive. But you need to know how to use them.” Story from The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/may/23/study-hallucinogenic-mushrooms-safest-recreational-drug-lsd#img-2 Global Drug Survey: https://www.globaldrugsurvey.com/wp-content/themes/globaldrugsurvey/results/GDS2017_key-findings-report_final.pdf
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10 Terrifying New Drugs That Could End You
 
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There's drugs on the streets that can rot your flesh, destroy your vital organs and even, turn you into a zombie. Stay tuned for 10 Terrifying New Drugs That Could End You. Click to Subscribe.. http://bit.ly/WTVC4x FAQ's: What editing software do we use?: http://amzn.to/2p8Y4G2 What mic do we use for our voice overs?: http://amzn.to/2pbWBzr What camera do we use to film?: http://amzn.to/2pbMv1A What computer do we edit on?: http://amzn.to/2p951qu Check out the best of Alltime10s - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLec1lxRhYOzt2qqqnFBIpUm63wr5yhLF6 Where else to find All Time 10s... Facebook: http://ow.ly/3FNFR Twitter: http://ow.ly/3FNMk
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Addiction
 
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What causes addiction? Easy, right? Drugs cause addiction. But maybe it is not that simple. This video is adapted from Johann Hari's New York Times best-selling book 'Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs.' For more information, and to take a quiz to see what you know about addiction, go to www.chasingthescream.com Support us on Patreon so we can make more stuff: https://www.patreon.com/Kurzgesagt?ty=h Get the music of the video here: https://soundcloud.com/epicmountain/addiction https://epicmountainmusic.bandcamp.com/track/addiction An interactive version of this video: http://www.addiction.mobydigg.de (works on mobile) Or follow us on social media or reddit: http://kurzgesagt.org https://www.reddit.com/r/kurzgesagt https://www.facebook.com/Kurzgesagt https://twitter.com/Kurz_Gesagt THANKS A LOT TO OUR LOVELY PATRONS FOR SUPPORTING US: T0T0S, Ryan OHoro, Matthieu de Canteloube, Vince, Thomas Shiels, Brian David Henderson, Jim Yang, Arnav Guleria, Clemens, Tahseen Mushtaque, Jochen, Vahur S, Harry, BurmansHealthShop, Nils Caspar, Holger Fassel, Jackson R Hanna, Pascal de Reuck, ByeongWook Lee, Guus Ketelings, Franko Papić, Thalia, Narat, Suchartsunthorn, Lorenz Zahn, Brian Aparicio, Jörg Vogelsang, Rashed Ali, Darwin Ranzone, Tyler Thornton, David Pfister, Han Saini, Ute Moll, Ioanna Bischinioti, Jenny Zhou, Vince Babbra. Avi Yashchin, Dan Cortes, Matt K, Phiroze Dalal, Marcelo Fernandes de Souza Filho, A La Mode, Tom Wardrop, Shawn Marincas, Pontus Attåsen, Paul, Marc Dumont, Robert McKone, Todd Binkley, Matthew von der Ahe, Thomas Russell, Erick, Vivek Kotecha, Artur Szczypta, Jeff Fellows, Daniel Duffee, Konstantin Shabashov, Tim drake, Mike Galles, Evgenia Yigitalieva, Vrm Vee Are Em, Timothy Noble Everything We Think We Know About Addiction Is Wrong Help us caption & translate this video! http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UCsXVk37bltHxD1rDPwtNM8Q&tab=2
How Psychedelics Are Saving Lives
 
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This video, produced by http://www.videoigniter.com and http://www.reset.me, highlights how psychedelic medicines are saving lives worldwide. Numerous studies show these substances are non-neurotoxic, non-addictive and are having profound effects curing some of the most stubborn mental health disorders by helping people purge bottled up trauma. MDMA is curing debilitating PTSD in veterans. Psilocybin, the psychedelic compound in magic mushrooms, is alleviating anxiety and depression. LSD was used successfully for decades to combat alcohol addictions and anxiety. Ayahuasca is helping people purge traumatic memories while increasing serotonin levels in the brain. Psychedelics are some of the most profound medicines known to man. To learn more about these natural therapies, please visit reset.me . Video sources: UN Convention on Psychotropic Substances which made Psychedelics Illegal worldwide http://www.unodc.org/pdf/convention_1971_en.pdf Study: Alcohol is Most Dangerous drug http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/newssummary/news_1-11-2010-15-43-18 Alternet: The Hardest Drugs to Kick http://www.alternet.org/10-hardest-drugs-kick Ranking of Drug Harm http://medicalmarijuana.procon.org/view.resource.php?resourceID=004477 CDC: Tobacco Mortality Rate http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/health_effects/tobacco_related_mortality/ Psychedelics Don't Cause Mental Health Problems—And They Might Keep You Sane http://www.alternet.org/drugs/psychedelics-dont-cause-mental-health-problems-and-they-might-keep-you-sane MAPS.org MDMA PTSD Research: http://mdmaptsd.org/research-category.html Veterans Suicide Data Report: http://www.va.gov/opa/docs/Suicide-Data-Report-2012-final.pdf Magic Mushroom Toxicity http://www.erowid.org/plants/mushrooms/mushrooms_death.shtml Caffeine or cannabis -- which drug is more dangerous? http://www.cannabisculture.com/node/19473 Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of Psilocybin in 9 Patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, http://article.psychiatrist.com/dao_1-login.asp?ID=10002809&RSID=30242210173822 TEDx: Roland Griffiths on Psilocybin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPLimDG_HVY Magic mushrooms' psychedelic ingredient could help treat people with severe depression, http://www.theguardian.com/science/2013/apr/07/magic-mushrooms-treat-depression "Magic Mushrooms" Show Signs of Helping in Addiction, Cancer Anxiety http://reason.com/blog/2012/12/07/magic-mushrooms-show-signs-of-helping-in 'Magic Mushrooms' Can Improve Psychological Health Long Term, http://healthland.time.com/2011/06/16/magic-mushrooms-can-improve-psychological-health-long-term/ 'Magic Mushroom' Drug Shows Promise in Treating Addictions and Cancer Anxiety, http://healthland.time.com/2012/12/07/magic-mushroom-drug-shows-promise-in-treating-addictions-and-cancer-anxiety/ Psilocybin and neurogenesis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRNSEG1DY2s LSD vs. Alcoholism, Neurons to Nirvana http://www.mangu.tv/node/1945 LSD could help alcoholics stop drinking, AA founder believed http://www.theguardian.com/science/2012/aug/23/lsd-help-alcoholics-theory Peyote: Psychological and cognitive effects of long-term peyote use among Native Americans, http://nierika.info/castellano/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Halpern-Effects-of-long-term-peyote-use.pdf DMT The Spirit Molecule Documentary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiqzHzAx4ro Maps Ibogaine Research http://www.maps.org/research/ibogaine/ A New Ayahuasca Study, http://www.singingtotheplants.com/2012/08/new-ayahuasca-study/ Personality, Psychopathology, Life Attitudes, and Neuropsychological Performance among Ritual Users of Ayahuasca: A Longitudinal Study, http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0042421 Human Psychopharmacology of Hoasca, A Plant Hallucinogen Used in Ritual Context in Brazil, http://www.udv.org.br/arquivos/Human_psychopharmacology_of_hoasca.pdf Potent Jungle Vine Brew Has Potential to Treat Addiction, http://www.voanews.com/content/potent-jungle-vine-brew-has-potential-to-treat-addiction-88923322/171118.html How Psychedelics unlock traumatic memories, Ayahuasca vs. PTSD https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYYqfCNQyxQ Integrating the Modern Practice of Traditional Ayahuasca Shamanism https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukzVNsAKHAs
Views: 365692 reset.me
Cannabis oil, for the treatment of many diseases or just a recreational drug?
 
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Hee guys! What do you think about cannabis oil for the treatment of many diseases? I heard a lot of good stories. If you have one, leave a message in the comments! Sometimes I think nature make things for us, like vegetables and a lot of other products. That doesn't mean that all things from nature is off course good for your health haha! But that's the reason I guess we have to do a lot more research towards a lot of substances. Shoot is for IndieMag, and tell you soon about my other projects! xoxo Nellie Nellie Benner: https://www.instagram.com/nelliebenner Rens Polman: https://www.instagram.com/renspolman Bastiaan Rosman: https://www.instagram.com/bashiaanrosman ----------------------------------------- Ik ben Nellie. Kattenmattie. Schilderpoes. Actrice. En presentatrice bij BNN #drugslab #spuitenenslikken Elke week komt er een gezellig filmpje/ vlog online! Met backstage beelden van Drugslab, maar soms ook kunst, shit of andere koek! Maar altijd alles met een positief/ liefdevol tintje! Gezellig he. Man. Man. Man. Liefs Nellie ------------------------------------------------------- Hee hallo, My name is Nellie. Catfriend. Paintpussy. Actress and host at Drugslab and Spuiten en slikken! BNN Every week there will be a new video with backstage Drugslab, Art, or whatever that makes us happy! Isn't that awesome? Sweeeet Christmas. Hugs Nellie -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Nellie Benner: https://www.instagram.com/nelliebenner Rens Polman: https://www.instagram.com/renspolman Bastiaan Rosman: https://www.instagram.com/bashiaanrosman Music: Free audio library :) Overlays: editinghacksbylala™
Views: 6038 Nellie Sophia Benner
Top Documentary Films: Medical Marijuana,  Is It Really Medicine?
 
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CLICK HERE - http://activeterium.com/1DCR - FOR MORE FREE DOCUMENTARIES Top Documentary Films: Medical Marijuana, Is It Really Medicine? Medical marijuana is proved to have certain valuable medical properties, which are witnessed and documented. Just to name a few of them, there are: improvement in patients that suffer nausea and vomiting, raise of appetite in patients that undergo chemotherapy or suffer AIDS, it also reduces intraocular pressure and possesses general pain relieving properties. Some studies as well confirmed marijuana to have benefits for a vast range of medical conditions, from disseminate sclerosis to depression and similar conditions. Synthetic THC (THC is the main active component of marijuana) is also available as a prescription drug, known as Marinol. Marijuana effectively helps in a wide range of medical conditions and diseases, including muscle spasms, glaucoma, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, AIDS, HIV, diabetes, chronic pains, nausea, insomnia, seizure disorders, appetite loss, medium pains, spasticity, brain cancer, and lung cancer. Globally accepted by the medicinal society as an alternative treatment for patients, who suffer from a broad range of chronic diseases and medical conditions, medical has truly become one of a few treatments that are really effective. Of course, each patient has to first get a marijuana card. Medical marijuana is most often used as an illegal substance or a recreational drug in other words, in a lot of developed nations. Medicinal researches have displayed that the THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) - marijuana's main active component - supplies essential medical benefits in a lot of patients. Voters of Arizona and California considered these benefits substantial and have approved regulations that allow the use of medical marijuana by any patient that has a medical marijuana card.
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It’s Time for Substance Abuse to Graduate | David Anderson | TEDxGeorgeMasonU
 
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Drugs and alcohol surround us. Unfortunately, abuse of these substances also surrounds us. Further, each of us knows one or more people about whom we are concerned with their use of drugs or alcohol. The deaths and injuries are, to a large extent, preventable. We have lots of resources at our disposal; what’s important is to harness the passion to prevent and intervene more effectively. David Anderson, Ph.D. serves as a Professor and Director, Center for the Advancement of Public Health, School of Recreation, Health and Tourism, College of Education and Human Development, at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. He serves as project director and researcher on numerous national, state and local projects, teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on drug and alcohol issues, community health, and health communications; conducts needs assessments; prepares evaluation and analysis; and assists with strategic planning. Specialty areas include drug/alcohol abuse prevention, strategic planning and mobilization, communication and education, health promotion, and needs assessment and evaluation. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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WHY WEED SHOULD BE LEGAL ft Barack Obama
 
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DOWNLOAD THE SONG HERE http://itunes.apple.com/album/id1126523275?ls=1&app=itunes For more Information go to Drug Policy Alliance http://www.drugpolicy.org/ Join My Motivational List and get Exclusive Videos, Discounts and Updates http://eepurl.com/bbVo6D Prince EA http://www.facebook.com/princeea http://www.twitter.com/PrinceEa // @PrinceEa http://www.princeea.com http://princeea.tumblr.com Reggie Brown as Obama https://www.youtube.com/user/IamReggieBrown www.ReggieBrownObamaImpersonator.com Special Thanks to the Draw Shop for the illustrations and Sabine Allaeys (http://www.quidos.net) for creative contributions Special Thanks to everyone who supported our Kickstarter. We truly couldn't have done it without you. Danny Stamp, ravi_gangwani, Ryan Borchert, Tara Hogan, Tom Martini, Ericka Henderson, Robert Morrissey, thcmavn, jordanbecker24, Patrick Almond, Henry Szumski, Jannine Kenyon, Claude Galipeau, brendan26, tander42, Mike Brawley, Carey Ott, Peter Angelini , john_kiedaisch, Dominic Corva, nikki scoble, MC West, Amanda Marable, Teresa Haddock, eric_day, jrgatlin, B DAVID LONGHURST, jillianne castillo, Edwin H Engelmann, Joey Farnsworth, Andrew Curry, filippo loddo, vandewoestynecole, Anthony Savona, Brandon David, aaron pitts, reynoldi, alexanderjpeeler, Hunter Alving.
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CBD Works Differently Than THC, Here's How
 
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THC's lesser known non-hallucinogenic counterpart, CBD, might be the future of medicine. How exactly does it work? Is Marijuana Addictive? - https://youtu.be/0i_7nyOcmdU Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Get 15% off http://www.domain.com domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code SEEKER at checkout! Read More: Cannabis-Based Medicine Dramatically Reduces Epileptic Seizures https://www.seeker.com/health/medicine/cannabis-based-medicine-dramatically-reduces-epileptic-seizures "The results provide a boost for claims that cannabidiol, or CBD, can be an effective treatment for epileptic patients - a view supported by a growing body of evidence despite legal restrictions that have made it difficult for scientists to extensively study the substance, as well as reluctance so far among federal authorities to officially sanction use of the compound in medicine." Cannabis Compound May Restore Learning and Memory in People With Schizophrenia https://www.seeker.com/health/mind/cannabis-compound-may-restore-learning-and-memory-in-schizophrenics "A chemical compound found in cannabis may improve working memory and recognition in people suffering from schizophrenia, according to a new study that adds a fresh twist to the complex relationship between marijuana and mental health." Psychoactive Cannabis Compound THC Shows Promise as Cognitive Aid https://www.seeker.com/health/mind/psychoactive-cannabis-compound-thc-shows-promise-as-cognitive-aid "Marijuana's main psychoactive compound, THC, may improve memory, according to a new study in mice. However, more research is needed to see whether these findings would apply to people, the researchers said." ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Visit the Seeker website http://www.seeker.com/shows/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=seeker Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ This episode of Seeker was hosted by Trace Dominguez. Written by: Lauren Ellis
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Marijuana Effects on the Brain, the Goods and the Bads, Animation.
 
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The Science behind Marijuana (Cannabis), Marijuana mechanism of action. Source of information: National Institute on Drug Abuse; National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/marijuana This video and other related images/videos (in HD) are available for instant download licensing here : https://www.alilamedicalmedia.com/-/galleries/images-videos-by-medical-specialties/neurology Voice by: Sue Stern Animation ©Alila Medical Media. All rights reserved. Support us on Patreon and get FREE downloads and other great rewards: patreon.com/AlilaMedicalMedia Marijuana, also known as cannabis, among other names, is a preparation of the Cannabis sativa plant - the hemp plant, intended for recreational and medicinal uses. The main psychoactive chemical in marijuana is delta-9-tetrahydro-cannabinol, or THC. The Cannabis plant preparation also contains other compounds that are chemically related to THC, called cannabinoids. THC is chemically similar to a class of substances found naturally in our nervous system called endogenous cannabinoids, or endocannabinoids, of which anandamide is best known so far. The endocannabinoids are part of a newly discovered system named the Endocannabinoid system, or ECS. How the ECS works The ECS acts as a modulator of neurotransmission. When the postsynaptic neuron is activated, endocannabinoids are produced, released, and travel back to the presynaptic neuron where they activate cannabinoid receptors. By doing so, they control what happens next when the presynaptic cell is again stimulated. The general effect is a decrease in the release of neurotransmitters such as GABA or glutamate. In other words, the ECS acts as a “brake”, slowing down neuronal activities, preventing neurons from excessive firing. Some examples of ECS functions include: - Pain modulation: cannabinoids suppress pain signal processing, producing pain relief effects. - Stress and anxiety reduction: The ECS has been implicated in the habituation the body’s response to repeated exposure to restraint stress. - Mood regulation: the ECS promotes “good feeling” by inducing dopamine release in the brain reward pathway. This explains the euphoria, or the “high”, experienced by marijuana users. THC mode of action is however different from other drugs: it induces dopamine release INDIRECTLY by removing inhibitory action of GABA on dopaminergic neurons. The ECS is also involved in many more bodily activities, including appetite, memory, learning, sleeping patterns, immune functions and fertility. So how can marijuana be harmful if it does exactly what our body already does to itself? The endocannabinoids are short-acting transmitter substances. They are synthesized on demand and their signaling is rapidly terminated by specific enzymes. Marijuana users consume a much higher amount of THC. THC is also much more stable and can persist in the body for a longer period of time. THC overwhelms the EC system, overriding normal brain functions. Because cannabinoid receptors are present in many parts of the brain and body, the effects of THC are wide-ranging. It can slow down a person’s reaction time, which could impair driving or athletic skills; disrupt short-term memory and higher thought processes, which could affect learning capabilities and judgment ability. Higher doses of THC may also lead to reverse effects. Consuming marijuana by smoking may also damage the lungs to a similar extent as smoking cigarettes. Long - term effects of THC Substantial evidence from animal research indicates that marijuana exposure can cause long-term adverse changes in the brain. Long-term effects of marijuana in human are still debatable mostly due to difficulties of conducting research in human beings. Medical uses of marijuana While recreational use of marijuana is without doubt harmful, the Cannabis plant may be a valuable source of medicines. Currently, the two main cannabinoids from the marijuana plant that are of medical interest are THC and cannabidiol, or CBD. These chemicals are used to increase appetite and reduce nausea in patients undergoing cancer chemotherapy. They may also be useful in reducing pain and inflammation, controlling epileptic seizures, and possibly even treating autoimmune diseases and cancers.
Views: 238209 Alila Medical Media
How LSD and shrooms could help treat anxiety, addiction and depression
 
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Psychedelic drugs could be the key to making you happier and healthier. So why won't we research them? Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
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Top 9 Cancer-Causing Foods
 
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Learn more about cancer-causing foods here: https://draxe.com/cancer-causing-foods/?utm_campaign=42767&utm_medium=social&utm_source=youtube&utm_term=cancercausingfoods According to the National Cancer Institute, approximately 39.6 percent of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetimes. In this episode of Ancient Medicine today, Jordan Rubin and I are talking about what foods you need to get out of your pantry and off your dinner plate to help prevent a cancer diagnosis and stay healthy. Ingredients in ultra-processed foods are blamed for everything from cancer and diabetes to reduced kidney function and bone loss, but sometimes even the way we cook otherwise healthy foods puts them in the cancer-causing foods category. Watch this video to find out how to use food as medicine — and not poison. Subscribe to my channel for more natural health remedies! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrJoshAxe/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drjoshaxe/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/draxe/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/drjoshaxe --------------------------------------------------------------- Want more? Sign up to get the Dr. Axe Food Is Medicine e-newsletter, sent out a few times a week: https://draxe.com/subscribe-to-newsletter/ *This content is strictly the opinion of Dr. Josh Axe, and is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide medical advice or to take the place of medical advice or treatment from a personal physician. All viewers of this content are advised to consult their doctors or qualified health professionals regarding specific health questions. Neither Dr. Axe nor the publisher of this content takes responsibility for possible health consequences of any person or persons reading or following the information in this educational content. All viewers of this content, especially those taking prescription or over-the-counter medications, should consult their physicians before beginning any nutrition, supplement or lifestyle program.
Views: 236241 Dr. Josh Axe
Opioids: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
 
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John Oliver discusses the extent and root of the nation’s epidemic of opioid addiction. Connect with Last Week Tonight online... Subscribe to the Last Week Tonight YouTube channel for more almost news as it almost happens: www.youtube.com/user/LastWeekTonight Find Last Week Tonight on Facebook like your mom would: http://Facebook.com/LastWeekTonight Follow us on Twitter for news about jokes and jokes about news: http://Twitter.com/LastWeekTonight Visit our official site for all that other stuff at once: http://www.hbo.com/lastweektonight
Views: 10804931 LastWeekTonight
Marijuana: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
 
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Under federal law, even legal marijuana is illegal. John Oliver explains why conflicting drug laws pose serious problems. Connect with Last Week Tonight online... Subscribe to the Last Week Tonight YouTube channel for more almost news as it almost happens: www.youtube.com/user/LastWeekTonight Find Last Week Tonight on Facebook like your mom would: http://Facebook.com/LastWeekTonight Follow us on Twitter for news about jokes and jokes about news: http://Twitter.com/LastWeekTonight Visit our official site for all that other stuff at once: http://www.hbo.com/lastweektonight
Views: 10684321 LastWeekTonight
Morphine: What You Need To Know
 
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Morphine is an opioid found in the opium poppy (Papaver somniferum) and is therefore an opiate. It's been used in the form of opium for thousands of years and in the past couple hundred years, it's been used on its own. Morphine = Oramorph; MS Contin; Avinza Reddit discussion: https://www.reddit.com/r/TheDrugClassroom/comments/4aofrn/morphine/ ------------ PsychonautWiki Page: https://psychonautwiki.org/wiki/Morphine ------------ Donate to The Drug Classroom: https://www.patreon.com/TheDrugClassroom https://www.paypal.me/TheDrugClassroom Bitcoin: 1HsjCYpBHKcVCaW4uKBraCGkc1LK8xoj1B ------------ The Drug Classroom (TDC) is dedicated to providing the type of drug education everyone should have. Drugs are never going to leave our society and there has never been a society free from drugs. Therefore, it only makes sense to provide real education free from propaganda. TDC doesn't advocate drug use. Rather, we operate with the intention of reducing the harm some substances can bring. Feel free to ask questions! ------------ Thank you to my Patreon supporters: Glen Marshall & Michael Newman
Views: 98452 The Drug Classroom
Medical Marijuana: A Conversation with Dr. Sanjay Gupta | Institute of Politics
 
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Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Chief Medical Correspondent at CNN, joined Dr. Staci Gruber, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, for a discussion on medical marijuana. Gupta spoke of his experience studying the effects of medical marijuana and recounting stories of patients using the substance for its health benefits. Gupta described how his opinion has changed on the subject as a result of these encounters and the growing evidence to suggest its potential ability to treat neurological problems. Gupta and Gruber also spoke to the concern of giving medical marijuana to children and whether there are lasting negative effects of marijuana usage, both medical and recreational in adolescents under the age of sixteen.
Views: 14408 Harvard University
Oxycodone: What You Need To Know
 
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Oxycodone is a popular member of the opioid class. It is widely used in medical settings for acute and chronic pain. Outside of those settings, it has long been used recreationally, with its effects compared to morphine and heroin. The drug is sold either on its own or in combination with acetaminophen (primarily). When acetaminophen is present, the dose must be limited. The general recommendation is to avoid using over 1,000 mg of acetaminophen at once or 3,000 mg per day. An oxycodone overdose can be very dangerous and even deadly, with a notably problematic effect being respiratory depression. It is more risky when combined with other CNS depressants (e.g. benzodiazepines and alcohol.) Overview Page (Including References): http://thedrugclassroom.com/video/oxycodone/ Reddit discussion: https://www.reddit.com/r/TheDrugClassroom/comments/5awpx9/oxycodone/ Oxycodone = OxyContin; OxyNeo; Percodan; Dihydrohydroxycodeinone; Percocet; Roxicodone; Eukodal; Dihydrone; Oxycodeinone ------------ Donate to The Drug Classroom: https://www.patreon.com/TheDrugClassroom https://www.paypal.me/TheDrugClassroom Bitcoin: 1HsjCYpBHKcVCaW4uKBraCGkc1LK8xoj1B ------------ Thank you to my Patreon supporters: Glen Marshall, Jonathon Dunn, Thomas Anaya, Ross Martin, Star Ape, and David Kernell. ------------ Facebook - http://facebook.com/thedrugclassroom Twitter - http://twitter.com/drugclassroom ------------ The Drug Classroom (TDC) is dedicated to providing the type of drug education everyone should have. Drugs are never going to leave our society and there has never been a society free from drugs. Therefore, it only makes sense to provide real education free from propaganda. TDC doesn't advocate drug use. Rather, we operate with the intention of reducing the harm some substances can bring. Feel free to ask questions!
Views: 203396 The Drug Classroom
Vegans, Alcohol and Cancer: Making the Connection
 
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When vegans get cancer it scares us because we've been taught to believe that our vegan diets protect us from cancer. However, there are other foods and beverages we can consume and other habits such as smoking and recreational drugs that can raise our risk of cancers as well as eating meat. Learn what information supports the link between alcohol and cancer and why it's in your best interests to stop drinking it. http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/alcohol/alcohol-fact-sheet http://www.who.int/cancer/prevention/en/ http://www.dining.ucla.edu/housing_site/dining/SNAC_pdf/AlcoholAndYou.pdf Take control back of your health with diet and lifestyle changes!
Views: 1072 The Fruit Doctor
How the President Can End Pot Prohibition Without Congress
 
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After President Obama admitted last year that he doesn’t think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, he was pressed to reconcile this view with the federal war on weed. Why won’t he once and for all declassify marijuana as a controlled substance? The president’s response, and that of his attorney general, is that it’s a job for Congress. But that’s not true, says Brookings Institution Senior Fellow John Hudak. According to a report authored by Hudak and Grace Wallack, the federal Controlled Substances Act clearly details a process by which the administration can take marijuana out of the drug schedules or, at the least, lower its schedule so that medical research can proceed. To the feds, marijuana is a Schedule 1 substance, considered the most dangerous of the five classes of drugs. Schedule 1 drugs are defined as having a “high potential for abuse,” and are the only controlled substances the feds claim have “no currently accepted medical use.” That's why marijuana is treated the same as heroin, and why it's even more restricted than meth. Since California became the first state to legalize in 1996, many more states are waking up to the benefits of ending pot prohibition. Twenty-three states and the nation’s capital have already legalized medical marijuana, while Pennsylvania enacted a law to do so just last week and at least a dozen more states are considering following suit this year. Four states allow recreational use, and over 80 percent now permit some form of medical cannabis extract. These reforms mean that patients with diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer’s can get life-changing treatments, violent drug cartels are being starved, and state and local governments have a new revenue source to make good on their unfunded liabilities. So why does federal law still matter if states are legalizing left and right? Because it means federal agencies still can—and have—ignored state sovereignty by raiding legal facilities on a whim. They deny cannabis businesses access to loans and bank accounts, and, perhaps most perniciously, federal regulations prevent most scientists from studying marijuana’s medical benefits. In fact, the feds say marijuana has to remain in Schedule 1 because there aren’t FDA-style clinical studies supporting its medical value. Yet such clinical studies are exactly what the feds prohibit by keeping marijuana in Schedule 1. Even with this catch-22, there’s already abundant evidence of marijuana’s medical value from other types of studies—just ask the Surgeon General. Or the Department of Health and Human Services, which owns a patent on the chemical components of marijuana. Or the FDA itself, which has approved and allowed the rescheduling of cannabis-based medicine. Or the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which has suggested we need to reconsider marijuana as a medicine and allow more research. The most recent petition to reschedule marijuana was filed with the attorney general in 2011, and—half a decade later—is still pending. Only four such petitions have been considered since 1972, and one took over 20 years to adjudicate. The DEA claims it will complete its review of the current petition by June, but this history shouldn’t encourage marijuana reformers to hold their breath. The clock is ticking on the Obama administration. Absent further congressional action, will the president finally find the political will to end federal pot prohibition? Or will he leave it to a future Congress or POTUS? 5:48 minutes. Written and Produced by Justin Monticello. Camera by Joshua Swain. Additional footage by Mitch Martinez. Music by Cab Calloway & Jingle Punks. Click https://reason.com/reasontv/2016/04/20/how-president-can-end-pot-prohibition for downloadable versions, and subscribe to Reason TV's YouTube channel for daily content like this.
Views: 164437 ReasonTV
These Animals All Secretly Like Drugs (HBO)
 
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4/20 is the day when people who like to get high defy federal laws against getting high by getting… extra high. And humans aren’t the only ones who enjoy a little recreational substance abuse—presented here, the druggies of the animal kingdom. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo
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Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari
 
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What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do — and if there might be a better way. As he shares in this deeply personal talk, his questions took him around the world, and unearthed some surprising and hopeful ways of thinking about an age-old problem. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
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Teenage Drug Use Statistics
 
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The latest teenage drug use statistics from http://www.drug-aware.com. An insight into how many young people abuse illegal drugs. Useful for parents, offering advice, drug testing links and articles. You may also be interested in one of our other resources: Cancer Uncensored: a step-by-step guide to cancer prevention, early detection and cancer survival. Visit http://www.canceruncensored.com
Views: 4935 drugaware
Pregnancy and Substance Abuse - What You Need To Know
 
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See much more honest health information at: http://www.rehealthify.com/ Rehealthify offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free. -- video script below -- When you are pregnant, you are not just "eating for two." You also breathe and drink for two, so it is important to carefully consider what you give to your baby. If you smoke, use alcohol or take illegal drugs, so does your unborn baby. First, don't smoke. Smoking during pregnancy passes nicotine and cancer-causing drugs to your baby. Smoke also keeps your baby from getting nourishment and raises the risk of stillbirth or premature birth. Don't drink alcohol. There is no known safe amount of alcohol a woman can drink while pregnant. Alcohol can cause life-long physical and behavioral problems in children, including fetal alcohol syndrome. Don't use illegal drugs. Using illegal drugs may cause underweight babies, birth defects or withdrawal symptoms after birth. If you are pregnant and you smoke, drink alcohol or do drugs, get help. Your health care provider can recommend programs to help you quit. You and your baby will be better off. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health
Views: 5079 Rehealthify
What Are The Effects Of Drug And Substance Abuse?
 
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Views: 160 Duck the Question
Marijuana to the parliament
 
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It is safer than alcohol, it is organic and natural. A Cash crop that can give an big profit to nation. Marijuana. To the verse of legalisation. They made MARIJUANA illegal to sell their alcohol and synthesized drugs for as Common Man's Recreational Substances(CMRS). Marijuana is the natural pain killer, releases the stress and most of all, it makes you meditated. Not for all cases, but yes, it can be used instead of some synthetic drugs. Marijuana can be aid for problems like headache, gastric, vomitting, high bloodpressure, diabetes and even cancer in some certain cases. But yes, abuse of anything is bad, it should be legalized but with proper education.
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Making peace with cannabis | Zachary Walsh | TEDxPenticton
 
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Talk explores human beings' dynamic relationship with the cannabis plant and what recent developments might mean for our health and well-being. Zach Walsh is a clinical psychologist and substance use researcher who teaches at UBC. Zach Walsh, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the UBC Department of Psychology and Co-Director for the Centre for the Advancement of Psychological Science and Law. He attended the University of Winnipeg as an undergraduate, received a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2008 from the Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin University, and completed a clinical internship and a research fellowship at the Brown University Centre for Alcohol and Addiction Studies. Dr. Walsh is a registered clinical psychologist whose research has been supported by the Canadian Institute of Health Research, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Health Canada, BC Interior Health Authority, the Peter Wall Endowment, and the American Psychological Association. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 324224 TEDx Talks
A history of the American war on weed
 
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On November 8, multiple states legalized marijuana for medical or recreational purposes -- so Joe Dolce’s new book on the substance's history in the U.S. is timely. Dolce argues marijuana's bad reputation is a result of political demonization, including an intentional name change and association with hippies and disorder. This is his Brief but Spectacular take on the past and future of cannabis.
Views: 3266 PBS NewsHour
Festival of Dangerous Ideas 2013: Peter Hitchens - There is No War on Drugs
 
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Drug taking has moved from being outlawed behaviour, seen only on the fringes of society, to a widely accepted activity, even when illegal. In Britain, for all the talk of a "war on drugs," no one ever tried to wage one. Instead, drug taking has become more and more legally and socially acceptable. We frame drug-taking as either a harmless diversion or, when taken to excess in the form of addiction, as an illness that needs to be cured. Regardless of the impact on physical and mental health, the hard truth is that self-stupefaction of any kind is morally wrong. Drug taking is pure self-indulgence. It prioritises personal pleasure and instant gratification in a way that wreaks havoc with any kind of ethical framework. If we don't want to succumb to a culture of violence, greed, and selfishness, we should make sure that the moral argument about drugs is not pushed aside. Not even the most rabid advocate of legalisation would argue that more drug taking would be a good thing, so let's have the courage to deter it by clearly saying: "it's wrong." Peter Hitchens is an English journalist and author. His latest book is The War We Never Fought: The British Establishment's Surrender to Drugs. http://sydneyoperahouse.com/ideas Subscribe and find more videos from Ideas at the House: http://www.youtube.com/ideasatthehouse Get a new talk every week on our podcast: Audio - https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/sydney-opera-house-ideas-at/id640445035 Video - https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/sydney-opera-house-ideas-at/id640444896 Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/IdeasAtTheHouse Twitter - https://twitter.com/ideasatthehouse
Views: 64380 SOH Talks & Ideas
Marijuana: The Latest Scientific Findings and Legalization
 
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California, Massachusetts, Maine, and Nevada became the latest states to legalize recreational marijuana, bringing to 28 the number of states that have okayed the drug for medicinal use, recreational use, or both. Even more states have rules that allow certain kinds of cannabis extracts to be used for medical purposes. At the same time that state legalization is increasing, the Trump administration is signaling that it may ramp up enforcement of federal drug laws, even when they come into conflict with state laws allowing recreational marijuana use. State and local governments may find themselves on uncertain legal ground. Meanwhile, policymakers navigating this new landscape are also working largely without the benefit of a solid foundation of scientific evidence on the drug’s risks and benefits. In fact, a new National Academy of Medicine report describes notable gaps in scientific data on the short- and long-term health effects of marijuana. What do we know about the health impacts of marijuana, and what do we still need to learn? This Forum brought together researchers studying marijuana’s health impacts with policymakers who are working to implement new laws in ways that will benefit and protect public health. Part of The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums, this event was presented jointly with The Huffington Post on Friday, March 24, 2017. Watch the entire series at ForumHSPH.org.
What Are The Effects Of Drug And Substance Abuse?
 
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Causes of Erectile Dysfunction: Drugs & Addiction
 
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In this episode of his new weekly video series, Dr. Aaron Spitz discusses drugs and addiction as causes of erectile dysfunction. Dr. Spitz explains the how drugs and addiction have a negative impact on male sexual function - despite the somewhat popular belief that drugs positively enhance it. Watch the full video for all the details. Follow Dr. Aaron Spitz on social media and never miss an update: https://www.facebook.com/Aaron-Spitz-MD-1558217004475897/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/aaron-spitz-md-26962b1b http://twitter.com/AaronSpitzMD https://plus.google.com/u/0/101887329928933114052?hl=en https://www.instagram.com/draaronspitz/ Full video transcript: Hi, I’m Dr. Aaron Spitz, America’s favorite penis doctor, and today I want to talk to you about drug use and sexual function. You know, since ancient times, people have been fascinated with the idea of a love potion or aphrodisiac, something to increase or enhance their sexual experience. Many people turn to recreational drugs to enhance their sexual experience, but do these substances really enhance the sexual experience? To tell the truth, they do not. In fact, over time, they ruin a man’s ability not only to desire sex, but to have it. I’ll take you through some of the most common substances and how they hit you below the belt. Alcohol is the most widely used substance, and although a little is okay, heavy use will result in erectile dysfunction, also known as “whiskey dick.” Alcohol is a depressant, and it depresses or blunts the nerves that are important in causing erection. Even Viagra won’t work when there’s too much alcohol on board. In fact, very heavy use of alcohol eventually causes the liver to produce too much estrogen—female hormone—and this deteriorates the ability to have erections, takes away sex drive, and makes it hard to reach climax. So, too much Dos Equis and you definitely won’t be the most interesting man in the room. Cigarettes—well, by now you must know that cigarettes are bad for you. But did you know that the nicotine actually constricts the blood vessels that go to the penis? And those blood vessels are really small to begin with, so narrowing them down results in difficulty reaching an erection. This is true, also, of the nicotine in vaping. So either way, where there’s smoke, there eventually won’t be fire in the bedroom. Chronic use of marijuana also has negative effects on sex. Over time, it acts like the female hormone estrogen and results in increased breast tissue, decreased sexual desire, and decreased ability to have erections or reach sexual climax. So yeah, no woman no cry. And too much ganja—no woman. Pain pills. There’s an epidemic of pain pills in this country—Vicodin, OxyContin, etcetera—and pain pills, if taken over a long period of time, actually shut down the central control of testosterone production: the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland gets blunted down and stops stimulating the testicles to produce testosterone, and with low testosterone, you lose your ability to have erections, your desire for sex, and your ability to have sexual climax. Heroin also works at the level of testosterone. It creates an increased amount of molecules that bind up testosterone and take it out of your system—so, similar problem. Amphetamines and cocaine: they seem to increase sexual desire and sexual performance initially, but pretty quickly you burn out. Meth users notice they have increased sexual desire but an inability to keep their erection. They call it “crystal dick.” And after a while, they actually lose their sexual desire, lose their ability to have erections, or to even have sexual climax, and this is true for most classes of amphetamines, and cocaine as well. Fortunately, all these dysfunctions can be reversed and improved, once a person stops abusing these substances. The body really has a remarkable ability to heal itself and repair itself. But the best course of action, of course, is to avoid abusing these substances in the first place, and instead, derive maximal pleasure from the biggest sex organ in your body: your brain. I hope this has been helpful. Don’t forget to continue to follow me on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
Vegans, Cancer, Marijuana & Cocaine
 
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When vegans get cancer, people tend to ask why since The China Study showed a link between animal foods and cancers. However, there are other factors that contribute to cancer as well and many vegans participate in them. This video discusses marijuana use, cocaine use and testicular cancer and non-Hodgkins Lymphoma and what medical studies have to say about the connection between recreational drug use and cancer. Studies that are cited in this video: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9400954 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22965656 Link to Vegetarian Society of Hawaii's full discourse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTBZuCbhMLA Take control back of your health with diet and lifestyle changes!
Views: 509 The Fruit Doctor
Prescription painkiller tramadol ‘claiming more lives than any other drug’ - ITV 06-10-2016
 
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Prescription painkiller tramadol, taken by thousands of people every day, is claiming more lives than any other drug – including heroin and cocaine – according to Northern Ireland’s top pathologist. The painkiller doesn’t cause harm if taken correctly, but the danger rises when users mix it with other drugs or alcohol. Last year, 33 deaths in Northern Ireland were linked to tramadol. Among them were a 16-year-old girl and a pensioner in his 70s. I don't think that people realise how potentially risky taking tramadol is. I think it’s because it’s a prescription drug - people assume it’s safe. – Professor Jack Crane, State Pathologist for NI The opiate-based drug used to treat moderate or severe pain should only be available on prescription – it was reclassified in 2014 making it an illegal Class C drug without prescription. But anti-drug campaigners say more and more people are turning to the black market. Professor Jack Crane has spoken out to say he fears more people will die unless urgent action is taken and he is calling for a crackdown on the illegal market. He wants tramadol to be upgraded again, this time to Class A. Professor Crane is now set to meet Northern Ireland's Chief Medical Officer later this month to push for change. See also: American Epidemic - The Nation's Struggle With Opioid Addiction - WSJ 03-01-2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeL8_7VHhEY Read also: Effect of tramadol on immune responses and nociceptive thresholds in a rat model of incisional pain* https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2579953/ Read also: The effects of tramadol and morphine on immune responses and pain after surgery in cancer patients. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10825330
Views: 36544 Lyme4 Channel
An Eye Opening, Comprehensive Look at Drug Prohibition
 
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This is An Eye Opening, Comprehensive Look at Drug Prohibition! See also: The Shafer Commission - Reporting on Marijuana Policy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dn1qukJ_vBE "Reefer Madness 1936" anti-Cannabis propaganda film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLuNx1fYKtY A Retired Narc's Stunning Inside View of How Drug War Perpetuates Itself https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVieD40y_Jk Judge Jim Gray on The Six Groups Who Benefit From Drug Prohibition https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6t1EM4Onao John Stossel - Drug Myths https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_C3q-QFq2M Law Enforcement Against Prohibition - Law Enforcement Action Partnership https://lawenforcementactionpartnership.org/ Dr Carl Hart Congressional Testimony 6 20 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6CSc4nl--Q Cop Says Legalizing Drugs Will Protect Kids from Gangs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3kg2GpIqgk A Former DEA Task Force Officer and a Former Judge Slam the War on Drugs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N__KV8-XXrA Prohibition: An Exercise In Futility http://wl.filegenie.com/~18288281/Prohibition_An_Exercise_In_Futility.txt Drugs, "thugs," and other things we're taught to fear | Gabriel Sayegh | TEDxBinghamtonUniversity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHrCfrXdVcc Let's quit abusing drug users https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9HMifCoSko "Drugs Aren't the Problem": Neuroscientist Carl Hart on Brain Science & Myths about Addiction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzupwJDje_4 Carl Hart. High Price: Thinking about Drugs with a Social Conscience https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVlb7BF7HEY Distorted Financial Incentives for Enforcement http://www.drugpolicy.org/distorted-financial-incentives-enforcement Is The War on Drugs "All About the Money"? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgEunrhm4Ys President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing http://www.huffingtonpost.com/james-gierach/task-force-on-21st-century-policing_b_6698980.html Former Cops Speak Out About Police Militarization http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/01/cops-speak-out-on-police-_n_3688999.html Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture http://ij.org/report/policing-for-profit/ The Science of Cannabis as a Cancer Cure https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xh3try8n878 Dr David Allen The Discovery of the Endocannabinoid System https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCs4B-oXOdk August 4, 2015 American Psychological Association Study Teen Marijuana Use Not Linked to Later Depression, Lung Cancer, Other Health Problems, Research Finds http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2015/08/marijuana-use.aspx US Patent 6,630,507 Cannabinoids as Antioxidants and Neuroprotectants https://sites.google.com/site/6630507/ Getting Cannabis From The US Federal Government - Irvin Rosenfeld #MMJ Interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLmlA05qg2g The Judge Who Ruled Marijuana is Medicine [Judge James A. Washington] http://www.counterpunch.org/2009/03/02/the-judge-who-ruled-marijuana-is-medicine/ Pot Shrinks Tumors; Government Knew in '74 http://www.alternet.org/story/9257/pot_shrinks_tumors%3B_government_knew_in_'74 Cannabis Prohibition - The Big Lie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qrHu9H4OdE True History of Marijuana (Cannabis) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E96vow07OJc The Illegalization of Marijuana: A Brief History http://origins.osu.edu/article/illegalization-marijuana-brief-history http://origins.osu.edu/article/illegalization-marijuana-brief-history/page/0/1 What If Cannabis Cured Cancer (a 2010 eye-opening film) https://archive.org/download/WhatIfCannabisCuredCancer_201510/What%20if%20Cannabis%20Cured%20Cancer.mp4 Americans Are Drinking Themselves To Death At Record Rates https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2015/12/22/americans-are-drinking-themselves-to-death-at-record-rates/ Alcohol As A Gateway Drug: A study of US 12th Graders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22712674 What happened to children during alcohol prohibition? http://druglibrary.org/prohibitionresults_drinking_by_children.htm Ratification of the Twenty-first Amendment to the Constitution https://books.google.com/books?id=K5TABIlR0_sC&pg=PA247&dq#v=onepage&q&f=false Moms United to End the War on Drugs http://www.momsunited.net/ Total Annual Drug Arrests in the US http://www.drugwarfacts.org/cms/Crime#sthash.7PPzTCwL.1xBEabvx.dpbs Economics of Prohibition https://books.google.com/books?id=JXa9MgztR2AC&printsec=frontcover&dq#v=onepage&q&f=false I strongly discourage the irresponsible use of any intoxicant. Nevertheless, some intoxicants can be safely used for medicinal purposes when the user is well informed of the benefits and the dangers of the respective substance. Titus 2:11,12
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Peezy On Lil Peep Death, Quitting Xanax Recreational Use After Auto Accident, Shares Advice
 
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Detroit rapper and Boyz Ent member, Peezy, sits down with DJ Smallz weighs in on fellow rapper Lil Peep's death and more. For more on Lil Peep's passing: http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/16/politics/lil-peep-death-opioid-epidemic/index.html Have you used Xanax? Share your story by posting a comment below. SUBSCRIBE to our channel now to see more: http://bit.ly/1S4Ndsx OTHER INTERVIEW CLIPS FROM PEEZY: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsZ4YonqiI3kouD1GNIOHNVAmhNtiDxbm WATCH OUR PLAYLISTS: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxca_6zloKOyPJF_DnSqtKw/playlists ABOUT US: Exclusive Interviews Daily Through @DJsmallz Eyes FOLLOW US: snapchat = djsmallzeyes https://twitter.com/djsmallzeyes https://instagram.com/djsmallzeyes https://facebook.com/djsmallzeyes CONTACT US: For Business or Bookings: http://DJsmallz.com/contact
Views: 37134 DJ Smallz Eyes 2
Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use among Young People in England 2014
 
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Since 1982 we've been speaking to young people, aged 11-15, in schools across England about how smoking, drinking and drug use affects their lives. We collect this information to make sure that the government, charities and health professionals make the right decisions about how to help young people. It also shows how things are changing over the years. This short animation shows some of our key findings from last year's study. By watching this animation you'll discover smoking facts, drug information and alcohol statistics relating to young people in England. For those based in other countries like the rest of Europe, the US and elsewhere, the information makes for a really interesting comparison. We'll answer questions like is there really a teenage drinking problem among young people? How aware are young people of the dangers of alcohol and much more. This animation makes interesting watching for healthcare professionals, youth workers, people working in drug and alcohol services, those involved in developing drug, alcohol and tobacco policy, and anyone with a broader interest in substance abuse and society.
Views: 55238 NatCen Social Research
Chris Cornell Pt 1 - Drug Use, Reuniting Soundgarden
 
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Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/adlercast#p/u/21/ZFTB65JsPkk Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/adlercast#p/u/22/cTsY--kYsis Chris Cornell gets personal with musicologist Brian Adler (Adlercast). http://adlercast.com/
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Cannabis in Canada: Implications for nursing in a changing legal and health-care landscape
 
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Recorded Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 12-1p.m. ET CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION: https://cna-aiic.ca/~/media/cna/webinar-certificates/en/Recreational-Cannabis-Webinar-certificate_e.pdf The use of cannabis both recreationally and medically has shifted significantly in Canada. New legislation, a growing body of research, and changing attitudes towards cannabis as a controlled substance all have an impact on nursing. Register for this free webinar to: • Discover recent policy changes • Learn the risks and benefits of cannabis use • Explore the stigma surrounding cannabis in the context of health care and Canadian society • Understand the implications for nursing with regards to balancing the risks of recreational cannabis with the potential benefits of medical cannabis Presented by: Lynda Balneaves, RN, PhD Lynda Balneaves is an associate professor in the University of Manitoba’s college of nursing. For the past 20 years she has focused her research on supporting informed treatment decisions in people living with cancer interested in using complementary therapies. Balneaves is the the principal investigator of the Complementary Medicine Education and Outcomes (CAMEO) research program, which has developed and evaluated a variety of education and decision support interventions aimed at helping cancer patients and health professionals make evidence-informed decisions about complementary therapies. She has also conducted health services and policy research on the use of medical cannabis in Canada. Currently, Balneaves is the president-elect of the Society for Integrative Oncology and is board member for the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research organization. She has received the Canadian Cancer Society Research Scientist Award and the CIHR New Investigator Award. She was also honoured to receive the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia’s Award of Excellence for Nursing Research in 2012 and the Canadian Association Nurses in Oncology’s Pfizer Oncology Canada Award of Excellence in Oncology Nursing Research in 2010.
Marco Rubio: Impossible To Use Pot Recreationally
 
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Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) believes there is "no responsible way to recreationally use" marijuana, saying he thinks legalization of the substance would be "bad for the country." Read More At: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/19/marco-rubio-marijuana_n_5352382.html Clip from the Tuesday, May 20th 2014 edition of The Kyle Kulinski Show, which airs live on Blog Talk Radio and Secular Talk Radio monday - friday 4-6pm Eastern. Check out our website - and become a member - at: http://www.SecularTalkRadio.com Listen to the Live Show or On Demand archive at: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kylekulinski Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/kylekulinski Like on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SecularTalk Friends Of SecularTalk: http://www.facebook.com/beastofreason AMAZON LINK: (Bookmark this link to support the show for free!!!) http://www.amazon.com/?tag=seculacom-20
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I Use Drugs
 
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I talk about the drug I use and how I get it. I accuse others of using drugs too and not admitting it. I accuse North Americans of turning a blind eye to widespread drug use. Drug use is hurting us in ways we may not be aware of. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Risk/alcohol http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Tobacco/cessation http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prostate-cancer/basics/prevention/con-20029597 I'm gonna make a month's worth of vids., talking about how to reduce the chances that you'll get cancer, including prostate cancer. LEAVE A COMMENT--TELL ME HOW TO IMPROVE MY CAMPAIGN. Clink this link for more info about lowing your risk of prostate cancer: http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-risk-factors A health and fitness message from Roger R. Blenman, author of Dead'er, If It Don't Rain, BedHead and The Opposite of Innocence. More about my novel: http://rogerblenman.com/deader/ My webpage: http://rogerblenman.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RRBlenman Twitter: https://twitter.com/RogerRBlenman Instagram: http://instagram.com/rogertravelling/
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