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Cannabinoid Therapies for the Treatment of Alcohol Dependence

Alcohol Abuse, Dependence, Tolerance, and Withdrawal

Alcohol dependence (i.e. alcoholism) may result from alcohol abuse (i.e. use of alcohol in a way that negatively impacts one’s actions/life), and is characterized by a feeling that one needs to consume alcohol in order to function normally, with a decreased ability to stop drinking even if the desire to do so exists.  858 more words

Literature Summaries

Fifth Chapter

DAVOU was almost sure he would get the work at his uncle’s company, until cancer happened. It began to seem he was getting more than his fair share of bad-luck. 1,257 more words


Viewpoint: Marijuana smokers should be held to the same standard as drinkers

It’s never been easier to smoke weed in the United States than it is today.

Marijuana is now legal to use, possess and grow in Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington and — … 847 more words


Endigar 651 ~ Suit Up and Show Up

From the Daily Reflections of December 28;

In A.A. we aim not only for sobriety — we try again to become citizens of the world that we rejected, and of the world that once rejected us. 249 more words

Dry Again Today

Today is my 8th anniversary of being clean and sober, the greatest miracle of my life. So this brief post is to thank you for your love, support and prayers, which I have always felt as a friend, father and family member. 638 more words

Alcohol Recovery

Russians are drinking less vodka and more beer

If anything is emblematic of Russian cuisine, it’s vodka—sipped along with a meal or gulped down in a shot (or several). But the country’s iconic booze is losing ground to beer, according to  217 more words

Murder, Violence and Women's Rights Part II

If you thought you held the key to end violence against women, would you use it?

Prior to 1920 there was no national law forbidding a husband to beat his wife. 399 more words