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Marijuana Music -Southern Style – Songs About Weed

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Marijuana Music – Southern Style – Songs About Weed The American South has a long history of songs about weed, here are a few. This is not meant to be an in-depth scholarly report. Marijuana songs have popped up in music by Southern musicians as praises to the pleasure and warnings to the path. Below is a small sample of some Southern songs about weed: Up first is Muddy Waters’ “Champagne and Reefer” with the Rolling Stones. McKinley Morganfield was raised in Rolling Fork, Mississippi. Morganfield was […]

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When Weed Becomes A Problem

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Looking out on the American landscape today you will see many states have legalized or decriminalized the use of weed. First it was only medical marijuana, but recently states have legalized recreational use of weed for adults. The push to legalize marijuana has been around for a long time. The National Organization for the Reformation of Marijuana Laws, NORML, was founded in the 1970 and continues to advocate for the legal use of weed today. NORML and other supporters of legal marijuana use studies to back their […]

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Understanding Addictions

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Addictions eventually catch up with you and change your life in such a way that you will have to face the fact that you need help. Recovering from addictions usually happens once you have hit the bottom and finally realize that you need help from outside sources so that you can lead a life that is addiction free. There are many types of addictions that will have a devastating effect on your life. Addictions, and recovery from them, require that you actively seek help from a source […]

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Stop Smoking Weed

Marijuana or cannabis is a very common addictive substance. Because of it, many people have lots of problems especially on how to overcome it. Overcoming cannabis addiction can require intensive rehabilitation programs and other methods. Before discussing these though, here is the reason why addiction to cannabis or marijuana needs to be treated. Ill effects of long term cannabis addiction: Complications of the respiratory system Cancer Immune system damages Disability to focus and concentrate Incapacity Paranoia Troubles with the law Known withdrawal symptoms Insatiable craving for cannabis […]

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Latest Drug Abuse Statistics In Young People

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This November, there have been several new UK studies released which indicate a frightening trend in the abuse of drugs and alcohol, which affects young people and their safety. One survey of over 8000 young drivers (17-24 years old) carried out by Auto Trader, which is a UK motoring magazine and website, showed a dangerous trend towards driving under the influence of either drink, drugs or both. In today’s binge drinking and drug abuse culture amongst young people it is unfortunately no surprise that as many as […]

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Drug Abuse is Killing Your Loved Ones

Drug abuse has been an extremely distressing and difficult issue plaguing society today. Thousands of people with varying ages, sexes and nationalities have come under the spell of these dangerous substances, using anywhere from marijuana, magic mushrooms, heroin and cocaine down to controlled substances like prescription medications and designer drugs such as Ecstasy. For a price, it seems that anyone can get high on their drug of choice. The secret drug abuse that celebrities, athletes, politicians and other famous people have taken pains to hide has been […]

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Cannabis Culture

During the 70s, smoking pot or cannabis was very popular. Since cannabis is a natural herb, people believed that it could not pose any ill effects on their health. People who smoke cannabis exhibit different physiological and behavioral effects. Most feel drowsy but generally happy, making this herb a favorite among teens. But of course, anything that is consumed in huge amounts is not good for you. Since there are evidences of cannabis abuse, many countries have considered the herb illegal. Cannabis addiction, like any other addiction, […]

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Cannabis And The Void

Often when people give up smoking cannabis, a massive hole (or void) is made within themselves. They are left with a feeling of depression and emptiness. It’s like something is missing. Something you love has now disappeared and you feel sadness because you want that feeling back. Truth is you don’t actually want marijuana back, but you do want the FEELING that marijuana gave you back. I hear it often that many users are saying they find it difficult to cope with this change their body is […]

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Cannabis Addiction Is Omnipresent

Cannabis a plant, in general terms a drug that has made several addicted. One name many roles, Cannabis is also known as Marijuana. Cannabis makes around 9% of its users addicted to it according to a study in UK. Some researchers claim that 50% of its users have a control over it. Around 70millon Americans have consumed this drug and a population of 2millon use it as a daily drug. Some compare cannabis habits with dependency on caffeine. When you try to stop cannabis consumption you will […]

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How to Stop Marijuana Cravings

Would you like to learn proven methods to stop marijuana cravings from tempting you? According to the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse that was conducted in 2001, it is estimated that 83 million Americans have tried marijuana. It is also estimated that 5.6 million of these users reporting having problems with illicit drug use and more than 2 million of these users feel dependant on smoking marijuana. There are effective treatments and supplements that you can take to control the urge to smoke marijuana, however not […]

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