Beauty queen crushes mental health stigma in Asian community, study finds CBD effective in reducing heroin cravings, bill to raise national tobacco-buying age to 21 introduced in Senate.
In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing [NY Times] Heroin is “fading”—but fentanyl, a more potent opioid, is replacing it. “At the dealer level right now, fentanyl is like a magic dust—it’s a moneymaker… They’re never, ever, ever going to go back to selling heroin around here again.”
The Unanswered Questions About Cannabis and Psychiatry [Psych Congress] A panel at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting reviewed the medical literature on medical cannabis relating to mental health disorders. Many in the room acknowledged the need for more research on cannabis for this purpose.