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Kids Treated for Marijuana Addiction Reaches Record High in United Kingdom

By Victoria Kim

Even though weed remains illegal in the UK, teens are using it now more than ever. MORE  

Houston Astros Prospect Opens Up About…Pot Addiction?

By Shawn Dwyer

Having twice been suspended for failing drug tests, Jonathan Singleton has shown up to spring training clean and ready to play ball. MORE  

Lil' Scrappy Goes to Rehab for Marijuana Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

The rapper hopes to put his arrest record behind him and work on being "a better person." MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 30, 2013

By May Wilkerson

ADHD medications not linked to drug and alcohol abuse, dieters "smoke" booze to save calories, and Lil' Scrappy seeks help for "out of control" marijuana addiction. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 23, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Scientists discover cocaine-blocking moleculefood addiction could be at the root of global obesity epidemic, and rapper Lil' Scrappy goes to rehab for marijuana addiction.  MORE  

Pro Golfer Overcame Pot Problem

By Fionna Agomuoh

Robert Garrigus ended a hard run with alcohol and drugs to become one of golf's hardest hitters. MORE  

Epilepsy Drug Could Help Pot Smokers Quit

By Valerie Tejeda

An anticonvulsant might help wean you off the weed, by targeting stress systems in your brain. MORE  

Brad Pitt Smoked Pot to Cope With Depression

By Valerie Tejeda

The Oscar-nominated star admits "smoking way too much dope and turning into a doughnut." MORE  

When Your Life Goes to Pot

By Nic Sheff

This recovering meth addict couldn't get through a day without smoking a little marijuana. But in the end, this "soft" drug was the hardest one for him to quit. MORE  

Can a New Mouth Spray Help You Kick Cannabis?

By McCarton Ackerman

Aussie scientists believe a drug containing a "good" cannabinoid will ease withdrawal among marijuana addicts. MORE  

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