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    Terapia con cannabis

    Tom Blickman
    04 May 2013

    En respuesta a un blog apoyando la iniciativa innovadora del alcalde de Bogotá, Gustavo Petro, para utilizar los beneficios terapéuticos o mitigadores de la marihuana con el fin de reducir el uso problemático del bazuco [1] el Dr. Augusto Pérez insiste en que no hay indicaciones científicas suficientemente fuertes. Según el director de la Corporación Nuevos Rumbos aplicar la experiencia que en algún momento tuvo Brasil no es posible. Eso no es cierto.

  2. Cannabis to substitute crack

    Tom Blickman, Amira Armenta
    22 April 2013
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    The mayor of Bogota has recently proposed a pilot scheme with crack cocaine addicts to explore the substitution of crack made of cocaine base paste (or bazuco as it is called in Colombia) by marijuana. The substitution treatment plan will include 15 problematic users from the marginalized Bronx area who are already receiving health assistance of the CAMAD operating in that sector of the city. The treatment will last approximately eight months, after which the results will be evaluated.

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    Conselho Nacional discute descriminalizar uso de droga

    18 April 2013
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    O Conselho Nacional de Políticas sobre Drogas (Conad), vinculado ao Ministério da Justiça, discute a possibilidade de descriminalização do uso de drogas no Brasil, em especial a liberação da maconha com finalidade médica, como no caso de tratamento de dependentes do crack. Um grupo de trabalho foi constituído no ano passado e busca um consenso sobre a melhor alternativa para a legislação referente ao assunto.

  4. Characterization of the crack cocaine culture in the city of São Paulo: a controlled pattern of use

    • Lúcio Garcia de Oliveira, Solange Aparecida Nappo
    01 July 2008

    In the city of São Paulo, the culture of crack use has undergone considerable changes over these 11 years since it was first described. The sociodemographic profile of the users is practically the same and most use is still compulsive, with significant physical, moral and social impairment among them. Sole use of crack has overwhelmingly been replaced by associations between crack and other drugs, thus characterizing users in the city of São Paulo as multiple drug users.

     

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    Characterization of the crack cocaine culture in the city of São Paulo: a controlled pattern of use

    • Lúcio Garcia de Oliveira, Solange Aparecida Nappo
    01 July 2008

    publicationIn the city of São Paulo, the culture of crack use has undergone considerable changes over these 11 years since it was first described. The sociodemographic profile of the users is practically the same and most use is still compulsive, with significant physical, moral and social impairment among them. Sole use of crack has overwhelmingly been replaced by associations between crack and other drugs, thus characterizing users in the city of São Paulo as multiple drug users.

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    Therapeutic Use of Cannabis by Crack Addicts in Brazil

    • Eliseu Labigalini Jr, Lucio Ribeiro Rodrigues, Dartiu Xavier Da Silveira
    01 October 1999

    This study ensued from clinical observations based on spontaneous accounts by crack abusers undergoing their first psychiatric assessment, where they reported using cannabis in an attempt to ease their own withdrawal symptoms.