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Some reports even tie psychosis to the withdrawal episodes experienced while weaning off of phenibut.
THE NEWEST DANGEROUS HIGH: PHENIBUTEUGENE ROBINSONJANUARY 20, 2021OZY
In the meantime, San Diego is spending billions to diversify its local water supply in an effort to wean itself off the Colorado River.
MORNING REPORT: WHO OWNS THE TIJUANA RIVER WATER?VOICE OF SAN DIEGOJANUARY 11, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
It’s good that oil demand is waning as the world should be in a rush to wean itself off of fossil fuels.
THERE’S GROWING CONSENSUS THAT OIL DEMAND WON’T MAKE A COMEBACKEAMONBARRETTSEPTEMBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
A government push in 1970 to wean India off costly imports and manufacture cheaper medicines for its own citizens led to legal reforms that kickstarted growth of India’s generics industry.
MORE THAN MANUFACTURING: INDIA’S HOMEGROWN COVID VACCINES COULD TRANSFORM ITS PHARMA INDUSTRYNAOMI XU ELEGANTSEPTEMBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
Hyena moms nurse their cubs for around 14 months and help them get enough food even after they’re weaned.
FEMALE HYENAS KILL OFF CUBS IN THEIR OWN CLANSCAROLYN WILKEAUGUST 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
He would not, however, wean the calf till the winter time, when she was shut up in the yard and fed on hay.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
We were always the best of friends, and I even ventured gradually to wean them from cannibalism.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
"Madame de la Fayette and I are using every effort to wean him from so dangerous an attachment," she writes to her daughter.
QUEENS OF THE FRENCH STAGEH. NOEL WILLIAMS
Then you must put your hand to the plough with a will; and the first thing to do is to wean him away from Saul Harrington.
THE MYNNS' MYSTERYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
Suffering is not always punitive; it is sometimes disciplinary, designed to wean the good man from his sin.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
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