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More Than Half of Wisconsin Vaping Samples Tested by FDA Contain Marijuana Ingredient
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/920006

Oct 18th, 2019 - CHICAGO (Reuters) - Vaping product samples from Wisconsin linked to a rash of serious lung injuries tested by U.S. health regulators showed that more than half contained THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, according to a summary of a preliminary report seen by Reuters. Of the THC-containing products, two-thirds also tested positive for vitamin E acetate, a cutting agent believed to h...

Factbox: U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 33
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-vaping-cdc-factbox/factbox-u-s-vaping-related-deaths-rise-to-33-idUSKBN1WW1RT

Oct 17th, 2019 - (Reuters) - U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 33 deaths and 1,479 confirmed and probable cases so far from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping. FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape device in this illustration picture, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Illustration/File Photo The agency urged people last month to not use e-cigarettes with marijuana ingredient tetrahydrocannab...

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 33, cases of illness to 1,479
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-vaping-cdc/u-s-vaping-related-deaths-rise-to-33-cases-of-illness-to-1479-idUSKBN1WW2OS

Oct 17th, 2019 - FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vaping product in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S., September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo (Reuters) - U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 33 deaths and 1,479 confirmed and probable cases so far from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 1,299 cases ...

As 'Cannabis 2.0' kicks off in Canada, industry strangled by limited retail outlets
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-marijuana-anniversary/as-cannabis-2-0-kicks-off-in-canada-industry-strangled-by-limited-retail-outlets-idUSKBN1WW0DH

Oct 17th, 2019 - (Reuters) - A year after Canada legalized use of recreational marijuana cannabis stocks have lost half their market value, and investors betting that the launch of higher-margin pot-infused drinks and other products will quickly lift shares may be in for a bumpy ride. So-called cannabis 2.0 - legalization of marijuana derivatives including edibles, beverages, extracts and vape pens - takes effe...

Mexican Senate Set to Pass Bill to Legalize Marijuana in Next Few Days
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919925

Oct 16th, 2019 - MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Senate will vote for a bill to fully legalize marijuana in the next few days, a key lawmaker told Reuters, marking a major step toward changing the country's approach to the drug by removing it as a source of income for violent drug gangs. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a leftist critic of Mexico's longstanding drug war, has since last year signaled his ...

Smokeless tobacco use in pregnancy tied to higher blood pressure in kids
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-pregnancy-snus/smokeless-tobacco-use-in-pregnancy-tied-to-higher-blood-pressure-in-kids-idUSKBN1WV2KU

Oct 16th, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - Children whose mothers used smokeless tobacco during pregnancy have higher blood pressure by the time they’re 5-6 years old compared to peers whose mothers avoided tobacco, a small Swedish study finds. Researchers examined blood pressure in 21 kids exposed in the womb to snus, a moist powdered smokeless tobacco, and 19 children without any prenatal tobacco exposure. In kids e...

Jury Out on Added Value of Varenicline in Adolescent Smokers
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919854

Oct 15th, 2019 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a study of adolescent daily smokers, treatment with the smoking cessation drug varenicline was well tolerated but did not boost abstinence rates at the end of treatment, the trial's primary outcome. However, adolescents taking varenicline achieved abstinence earlier and had higher rates of overall abstinence during treatment and at follow-up after treatment ended,...

Mexican Senate set to pass bill to legalize marijuana in next few days
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mexico-drugs/mexican-senate-set-to-pass-bill-to-legalize-marijuana-in-next-few-days-idUSKBN1WU2Q9

Oct 15th, 2019 - MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s Senate will vote for a bill to fully legalize marijuana in the next few days, a key lawmaker told Reuters, marking a major step toward changing the country’s approach to the drug by removing it as a source of income for violent drug gangs. FILE PHOTO: A pile of marijuana is being incinerated at the 28th Infantry Batallion in Tijuana, Mexico September 26, 2019. R...

U.S. health officials say vaping illness may have multiple causes
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-vaping-cdc/u-s-health-officials-say-vaping-illness-may-have-multiple-causes-idUSKBN1WQ28T

Oct 11th, 2019 - (Reuters) - U.S. health officials said on Friday there may be more than one cause behind the nationwide outbreak of serious lung illnesses linked to vaping, and that they have not yet seen a meaningful drop in new cases. FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape device in this illustration picture, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Illustration Investigators have pointed to vaping oils containing THC...

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 29
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-vaping-cdc-factbox/u-s-vaping-related-deaths-rise-to-29-idUSKBN1WQ2CF

Oct 11th, 2019 - (Reuters) - Indiana on Thursday confirmed two more deaths from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes, bringing the total number of fatalities to 29 across the country, as U.S. health officials investigate the outbreak that has shown no signs of easing. Latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) listed 1,299 confirmed and probable cases of the illness as of ...

Alcohol abstinence questioned as addiction treatment goal
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/194926/addiction-medicine/alcohol-abstinence-questioned-addiction-treatment?channel=53
Thomas R. Collins

Oct 11th, 2019 - BONITA SPRINGS, FLA. – Reductions in alcohol use bring about significant improvement in adverse consequences, mental health status, and quality of life, even if the reductions do not reach the level of abstinence, according to recent research presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.

Factbox: U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 25, Utah latest
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-vaping-cdc-factbox/factbox-u-s-vaping-related-deaths-rise-to-25-utah-latest-idUSKBN1WP1OF

Oct 10th, 2019 - (Reuters) - Deaths from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes rose to 25 across 21 U.S. states, with Utah on Wednesday confirming the state's first death. (bit.ly/2M1XFUl) FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape device in this illustration picture, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Illustration Latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) listed 1,080 confirmed a...

Rising heart infections tied to U.S. opioid epidemic
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-heart-endocarditis-opioids/rising-heart-infections-tied-to-u-s-opioid-epidemic-idUSKBN1WM1Y6

Oct 7th, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - As the opioid epidemic continues in the U.S., more cases of an infection that damages the heart are being seen, researchers say. FILE PHOTO: A full syringe, empty syringe and spoon sit on the roof of the car in which a man in his 20's overdosed on an opioid in the Boston suburb of Lynn, Massachusetts, U.S. August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Between 2002 and 2016, rates of ...

SUDs are almost always comorbid with other disorders
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/209493/addiction-medicine/suds-are-almost-always-comorbid-other-disorders?channel=53
Randy Dotinga

Oct 6th, 2019 - SAN DIEGO – Substance use disorders rarely ride alone, a psychiatrist told colleagues, and it’s crucial to treat the accompanying mental illness that is almost always present. Timothy E.

High Ambitions: Uruguay Cannabis Firm Targets Booming Global Market for Medical Marijuana
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919373

Oct 4th, 2019 - MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - In a white, sterilized laboratory on the outskirts of Uruguayan capital Montevideo, biochemist Javier Varela and his team are carefully cultivating plants for a booming multibillion-dollar global market in medical marijuana. The company Varela works for, Fotmer Life Sciences, has just made the first commercial shipment of medical cannabis from Latin America, 10 kg (22 lb)...

Factbox: U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 20
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-vaping-cdc-factbox/factbox-u-s-vaping-related-deaths-rise-to-20-idUSKBN1WJ294

Oct 4th, 2019 - (Reuters) - Michigan and Pennsylvania state health officials confirmed one death each from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes, bringing the total number of fatalities to 20 across 17 U.S. states. Latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday listed 1,080 confirmed and probable cases of the illness as of Oct. 1. (bit.ly/2IlMmo5) The agency last w...

Factbox: Vaping-related illnesses cause 18 U.S. deaths: CDC
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-vaping-cdc-factbox/factbox-vaping-related-illnesses-cause-18-u-s-deaths-cdc-idUSKBN1WI20S

Oct 3rd, 2019 - (Reuters) - U.S. health officials are investigating a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes that has led to 18 deaths across 15 states. FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape as he walks on Broadway in New York City, U.S., September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday listed 1,080 confirmed and probable cases of the ill...

High ambitions: Uruguay cannabis firm targets booming global market for medical marijuana
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-uruguay-cannabis/high-ambitions-uruguay-cannabis-firm-targets-booming-global-market-for-medical-marijuana-idUSKBN1WH0UB

Oct 3rd, 2019 - MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - In a white, sterilized laboratory on the outskirts of Uruguayan capital Montevideo, biochemist Javier Varela and his team are carefully cultivating plants for a booming multibillion-dollar global market in medical marijuana. The company Varela works for, Fotmer Life Sciences, has just made the first commercial shipment of medical cannabis from Latin America, 10 kg (22 lb)...

High Ambitions: Uruguay Cannabis Firm Targets Booming Global Market for Medical Marijuana
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919296

Oct 2nd, 2019 - MONTEVIDEO, Oct 2 (Reuters) - In a white, sterilized laboratory on the outskirts of Uruguayan capital Montevideo, biochemist Javier Varela and his team are carefully cultivating plants for a booming multibillion-dollar global market in medical marijuana. The company Varela works for, Fotmer Life Sciences, has just made the first commercial shipment of medical cannabis from Latin America, 10 kg ...