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Want to Kick the Marijuana Habit?

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Do you want to kick your marijuana habit?

The University of Washington School of Social Work is looking for 70 marijuana-dependent adults to take part in a clinical research trial. Researchers will test treatment approaches to help people stop using the psychoactive drug.

“When people smoke marijuana they don’t intend to become dependent on it, but marijuana becomes pervasive over time,” said Cynthia Shaw, project director of the Marijuana Counseling Project.

To take part in the study contact Shaw at (206) 616-3235 or

To learn more about how social workers help people fight drug and alcohol dependency visit the National Association of Social Workers’ “Help Starts Here” Addictions Web site by clicking here.

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