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The best cannabis posts from around the web

October 30, 2014
10/30/2014
NORML, Feds Agree on Benefits of Cannabis

NORML, Feds Agree on Benefits of Cannabis

The third day of hearings on the constitutionality of cannabis’ federal Schedule I status presented further bizarre twists, as both federal prosecutors and NORML’s defense team appeared...
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October 30, 2014
10/30/2014
Chile Plants Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Chile Plants Cannabis for Medicinal Use

In most countries in the world, if you asked the local authorities for permission to grow 750 cannabis plants in a residential area of the capital city,...
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October 29, 2014
10/29/2014
Federal Prosecutors Appear to Concede Cannabis’ Medical Benefits

Federal Prosecutors Appear to Concede Cannabis’ Medical Benefits

Assistant US Attorney Gregory Broderick stumbled badly in his cross-examination of Dr. Carl Hart in federal evidentiary hearings to determine the constitutional basis of the federal Schedule...
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October 29, 2014
10/29/2014
THC Pills: A New Rx for Chest Pain?

THC Pills: A New Rx for Chest Pain?

A new study suggests a pharmaceutical version of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) may be an effective treatment for non-cardiac chest pain, most commonly acid reflux. About 23% of the...
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October 28, 2014
10/28/2014
Alaska’s Marijuana Ballot Measure Language Proves Explosive Issue for Dueling Campaigns

Alaska’s Marijuana Ballot Measure Language Proves Explosive Issue for Dueling Campaigns

Opponents of marijuana legalization are concerned that if Alaska’s Ballot Measure 2 passes, Alaskans would see an increase in butane hash oil, and with that, an increase...
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October 28, 2014
10/28/2014
Why Today Is a Historic Day for Cannabis Policy

Why Today Is a Historic Day for Cannabis Policy

Today’s hearing on cannabis policy is a very big deal. By finally taking updated testimony from eminent experts – including Dr. Carl Hart, Dr. Phillip Denny, and the...
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October 27, 2014
10/27/2014
Healing Recipes: Epilepsy – Medicated Skirt Steak Salad

Healing Recipes: Epilepsy – Medicated Skirt Steak Salad

While no single special diet is prescribed for epileptic patients, those with epilepsy are advised to followed a well balanced and nutritious diet full of all the...
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October 27, 2014
10/27/2014
Home Kits Test Halloween Candy for THC but Not Real Danger

Home Kits Test Halloween Candy for THC but Not Real Danger

A Colorado-based testing company has released a new home testing kit which allows parents to detect the presence of THC in their kids’ Halloween candy stash before letting...
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October 24, 2014
10/24/2014
Setting the Record Straight on Two Decades of Cannabis Research

Setting the Record Straight on Two Decades of Cannabis Research

A literature review was released on October 7th in the journal Addiction, which examined the past twenty years of research on recreational cannabis use. According to various...
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October 24, 2014
10/24/2014
Can Second-Hand Weed Smoke Cause You to Fail a Drug Test?

Can Second-Hand Weed Smoke Cause You to Fail a Drug Test?

Can you flunk your drug test by simply being in the same room with other tokers? It’s possible. So say the results of a new study published...
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October 23, 2014
10/23/2014
War on Marijuana Unconstitutional, Doctors Testify in Federal Court Monday

War on Marijuana Unconstitutional, Doctors Testify in Federal Court Monday

The U.S. government claims marijuana is a dangerous, addictive drug with no medical benefits. But that claim will be up for debate Monday in California when a...
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October 23, 2014
10/23/2014
Uruguay’s Roll-Out of Marijuana Experiment Faces Election Risk

Uruguay’s Roll-Out of Marijuana Experiment Faces Election Risk

Uruguay is struggling to roll out the commercial production and sale of marijuana and its ground-breaking experiment could be dropped or watered down if an opposition candidate...
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October 22, 2014
10/22/2014
Marijuana and Your Memory

Marijuana and Your Memory

It’s no secret that marijuana can affect a person’s memory. In today’s society, the stereotypical marijuana user is often perceived as someone who is forgetful and absent-minded....
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October 22, 2014
10/22/2014
Terpene Profile: Caryophyllene

Terpene Profile: Caryophyllene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of caryophyllene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what studies...
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October 21, 2014
10/21/2014
Growing for Maximum Flavor

Growing for Maximum Flavor

So you’ve finally decided to grow your own marijuana, but 10 steps into your local grow store, you’re already overwhelmed by what seem like hundreds of choices....
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October 21, 2014
10/21/2014
Texans Take Cannabis Law Into Their Own Hands

Texans Take Cannabis Law Into Their Own Hands

As the rest of the world sits back and watches Washington and Colorado rake in all of the profits from the cannabis industry, many states cannot help...
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October 20, 2014
10/20/2014
Healing Recipes: Crohn’s Disease – Pumpkin Potato Soup

Healing Recipes: Crohn’s Disease – Pumpkin Potato Soup

Crohn’s Disease is a form of inflammatory bowel disease, and can be accompanied by a bevy of serious symptoms. Fortunately, cannabis has been shown time and time...
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October 20, 2014
10/20/2014
Recklessness Compared: Legalization vs. Prohibition

Recklessness Compared: Legalization vs. Prohibition

At a televised debate between Gov. John Hickenlooper and his Republican challenger Bob Beauprez on October 6th, Hickenlooper repeatedly used the word “reckless” to describe the passage...
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October 17, 2014
10/17/2014
Poll: Oregon Marijuana Legalization Still Leading

Poll: Oregon Marijuana Legalization Still Leading

A new poll conducted for Oregon Public Broadcasting/Fox 12 indicates that legalization of marijuana for recreational use is headed for approval in Oregon — but only if...
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October 17, 2014
10/17/2014
Family Law & Cannabis Alliance Announces Groundbreaking Legal Network

Family Law & Cannabis Alliance Announces Groundbreaking Legal Network

Family Law & Cannabis Alliance (FLCA), a national nonprofit organization providing information on Child Protective Services (CPS), family court, and marijuana is proud to officially launch its...
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