Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – Aug 4 Week

1. Your In-Laws’ History Of Drinking Problems Could Lead To Alcohol Issues Of Your Own

Researchers have identified nicotine-induced withdrawal for the first time in the zebrafish model—a discovery that could be used to test ways of treating withdrawal from addiction in humans. (

2. State Policies Allowing Cannabis Use for OUD Affect Dispensary Marketing

State policies that allow OUD for medical cannabis use were linked to dispensaries marketing unsupported claims for the use of cannabis for OUD. (

3. Your In-Laws’ History of Drinking Problems Could Lead to Alcohol Issues of Your Own

The causes of AUD are complex and can include a mix of genetic, environmental, and social factors, including a family history of alcoholism. This familial effect, however, may be more complicated than first assumed (

4. Cocaine and amphetamine-regulated transcript (CART) signaling in the central nucleus of the amygdala modulates stress-induced alcohol seeking

The central nucleus of the amygdala (CeA) is a key hub of the neural circuitry regulating alcohol and stress interactions. (

5. Drug-dispensing machines being installed to help address overdose crisis, including in Victoria

Corey Yantha, president of Dispension Industries Inc., said his company’s machines will be leased to pharmacies and safe injection sites in Dartmouth, N.S., London, Ont., and Vancouver and Victoria. (

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