Michigan Bans E-Cigarettes

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 4, 2019 2:29:02 PM

 

In June, San Francisco became the first major city in the country to ban the sales of e-cigarettes. This week, Michigan took it a step further and banned the devices across the entire state.

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Is My Coworker Using Drugs

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 3, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

We are around are coworkers almost as much as we are around our families and friends, so, for many people, it is quite clear when they are doing something that is different than normal — this includes drug abuse. In fact, more than 60 percent of adults know people who have gone to work under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

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Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay $572 Million In Opioid Lawsuit

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 26, 2019 6:50:49 PM

 

On Monday, an Oklahoma judge ruled that Johnson & Johnson, the pharmaceutical company, will pay the state $572 million for its role in the opioid crisis.

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E-Cigarettes Can Cause Damage After Just One Use

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 26, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

A new study published this week found that nicotine-free e-cigarettes and vaping can temporarily impact blood flow the way blood vessels function.

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Psychedelic Drugs & Hallucinogens: LSD, Mushrooms & Peyote

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 21, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Whether you have been exposed to them personally, through a friend, or just seen them on a movie, chances are you’ve heard of psychedelics or psychedelic drugs. However, many may not be too informed on the details of these substances and what exactly they can do to the body and mind.

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Why Do People Smoke?

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 19, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

For those of us that don’t smoke or use tobacco, it may be hard to understand why someone else would start using and not stop but trying to answer the question “why do people smoke?” can be a bit complex. There are several factors that can bring someone to use cigarettes or tobacco for the first time such as curiosity, peer pressure, or more. And, unfortunately, after trying cigarettes and tobacco for the first time, it can lead to chronic use and an inability to quit.

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How To Quit Smoking Marijuana

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 14, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Marijuana is becoming more prevalent across the country, with many states legalizing the substance, it is important to learn more about what effects marijuana can have on you and how to quit smoking marijuana if needed. While marijuana becomes more accepted as a medication, people should understand that there still is an addictive potential for this substance.

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How To Quit Chewing Tobacco

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 13, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Despite the publicity prescription and illicit drugs get, it is the legal substances that are actually most harmful to the body. Tobacco and alcohol are two of the most widely used substances in the United States, and the most deadly. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 16 million Americans are living with a disease caused by smoking. Furthermore, cigarette smoking is responsible for almost half a million deaths per year in the United States.

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How Long Do Opioids Stay In Your System

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 12, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Whether it is oxycodone, hydrocodone, heroin, morphine, or some other opiate, these opioids and other substances tend to stay in your body for some time after you use them. It is important to learn more about these types of drugs as they have become a common place in American society, with opioids being prescribed at astonishingly high rates which has lead to the substances causing the deaths of many Americans.

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What Is Cannabidiol? The Benefits Of CBD

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jul 30, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of the main components in marijuana, it has become more popular in recent years as it has started to be used as a treatment method for many problems, most notably epilepsy.

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