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Where is Canada?

May 31, 2018

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timesofindia Niyati Gupta What comes to mind when you think of Canada? I know it’s super cold there. Is it a part of the States? Is it the land of immigrants’ right? Is it true they have free universal healthcare? A lot of us wouldn’t know where Canada is on a map. It’s that massive […]

US military renames Pacific Command in symbolic gesture towards India

May 31, 2018

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/timesofindia.indiatimes.com WASHINGTON: The US military has renamed its Pacific Command to the US Indo-Pacific Command in a largely symbolic move signalling Indias growing importance to the Pentagon. The Pacific Command has 375,000 civilian and military personnel monitoring the greater Pacific region, including India. The name change comes amid tensions with China, which has been expanding […]

US military renames Pacific Command in symbolic gesture towards India

May 31, 2018

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IANS | May 31, 2018, 14:26 IST WASHINGTON: The US military has renamed its Pacific Command to the US Indo-Pacific Command in a largely symbolic move signalling Indias growing importance to the Pentagon. The Pacific Command has 375,000 civilian and military personnel monitoring the greater Pacific region, including India. The name change comes amid tensions […]

We visited states with legal weed to see what’s in store for NJ if marijuana becomes legal

May 31, 2018

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What does an expansion of New Jersey’s legal marijuana mean for law enforcement? Business? The rest of us?  

Marijuana: A wet blanket over your emotions

May 31, 2018

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Examining the emotional impact of pot By John Gilburt, For the Colorado Daily Posted:   05/23/2010 08:40:47 PM MDT Pot separates you from your feelings as it dissociates your thinking from the meaningful world. Many people smoke dope to get in a better mood. We call this “self-medicating.” Angry? Anxious? Worried? Smoke a joint and […]

How many teens use marijuana?

May 31, 2018

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Marijuana | NIDA for Teens How many teens use marijuana? Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States by teens as well as adults. Recent public discussions about medical marijuana and the public debate over the drug’s legal status is leading to a reduced perception of harm among young people. In […]

What happens to your body when you use marijuana?

May 31, 2018

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Marijuana | NIDA for Teens Within a few minutes after inhaling marijuana smoke, a person’s heart rate speeds up, the bronchial passages (the pipes that let air in and out of your lungs) relax and become enlarged, and blood vessels in the eyes expand, making the eyes look red. While these and other effects seem […]

Statement by Dr. Viroj Sumyai, President, International Narcotics Control Board (INCB)

May 31, 2018

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UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS CONTROL BOARD INCB OICS NATIONS UNIES ORGANE INTERNATIONAL DE CONTRÔLE DES STUPÉFIANTS Vienna International Centre, P.O. Box 500, A – 1400 Vienna, Austria Telephone: +43 – – 26060, Telefax: +43 1 – 26060 – 5867 / 5868 E – Mail: secretariat@incb.org Internet Address: h ttp://www.incb.org / Check against delivery Statement by […]

CULTURE TOLERATING RECREATIONAL DRUG USE UNDERMINES PREVENTION EFFORTS

May 31, 2018

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http://www.incb.org/documents/Publications/PressRelease/PR1997/e_bn_02.pdf Says New Annual Report of International Narcotics Control Board ,….. pop culture idols and others that not only tolerate, but actively promote, as chic and harmless, the recreational use of drugs: — pop music as a global industry is by far the most influential trend setter for young people of most cultures. Song lyrics […]

International Narcotics Control Board

May 31, 2018

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The INCB Learning project was launched in 2016 as a global initiative to assist governments in the regulatory control and monitoring of the licit trade in narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and precursor chemicals. Training seminars were held last year for countries in East Africa, South and East Asia and the Pacific regions, and for European […]