Does Weed Cause Brain Damage?

Weed Cause Brain Damage

Does weed cause brain damage?   Does exposure to it at a young age impact brain development in the long term? Those are two very prominent questions in the marijuana research world that are only starting to be investigated on a legitimate scale. One recent study has gotten the attention of some Reddit users, which created…

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New Years Resolution to Quit Marijuana in 2016?

Welcome to the Marijuana Addiction Recovery Website. This site is here to help YOU quit smoking marijuana! Do you want have a New Years resolution to quit weed in 2017?   Keep Reading! I started this site in November 2007 as a tool to help me learn how to quit smoking weed and overcome my addiction to…

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QuitMarijuana.Org Celebrates it’s First Anniversary

QuitMarijuana.Org Celebrates First Anniversary Here’s the Press Release Below: QuitMarijuana.Org, a trusted online resource dedicated to helping people quit marijuana, is celebrating its first anniversary on December 1st, 2015.  The online training and tools offered by QuitMarijuana.Org provide a powerful blueprint for how to quit smoking marijuana, and the company has ambitious plans for the…

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Marijuana Side Effects – When to Stop Smoking Weed

Weed Side Effects

Smoking Marijuana used to be a lot of fun for me, I am not going to lie. But it was a bit of a slippery slope. I don’t know exactly when it happened, but the side effects of smoking marijuana started to become worse than the ‘high’. I started smoking heavily while I was in…

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Curation of The Marijuana Addict Journal

For the sake of posterity, I have moved over all of my old Journal posts from when I first attempted to quit smoking weed and kept track of my progress.   The Journal will now live on in 9 parts.   I did some clean up to combine entries into a single post but other than that,…

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4 Relaxation Techniques to Help You Stop Smoking Weed

In order to help me deal with the stress of marijuana addiction and withdrawal, I created a series of 4 posts demonstrating different relaxation techniques. These techniques can be used when craving, or as part of a daily ritual to assists me during withdrawal from marijuana. One of the major reasons for relapse is stress.…

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How Safe is Stoned Driving?

The short answer is, not as safe as the myths may make you believe. Much has been made over the years about people driving stoned and those who drive straight or drunk. And in the marijuana community, much of what has been said has been mythical, or at least twisted facts into something that is…

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Oxytocin and Marijuana – An Overview of the UC Berkeley Study

Oxytocin and THC – A source of Euphoria Why do we experience euphoria from smoking marijuana, you ask?  A recent study by researchers at the University of California (the Berkeley campus)  reveals that that THC triggers the release of Oxytocin, the same hormone in the brain that gets released during close positive social interaction, such…

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Twice As Many People Admit to Smoking Weed Than 15 Years Ago

If it seems that the use of marijuana may be much more prevalent than before, you could be right. Or it could be that the current societal and cultural climate makes it more acceptable for people to admit they use marijuana now than in years past. Whatever the case, a recent survey seems to shed…

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How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your System?

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Drug-testing day is never a favorite day for any worker who smokes marijuana, even in states where smoking it recreationally is permitted. If you are a worker, there is a chance that you may be subject to a pre-employment drug screening or a random drug test while employed. And while you never smoke marijuana on…

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