Category: Cannabis Facts

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Cannabis facts including marijuana research articles

April 23, 2014
04/23/2014
German Law Professors Support Legalization

German Law Professors Support Legalization

A coalition of 122 German law professors, led by Lorenz Böllinger, professor of criminal law at Bremen University, are strongly pushing for the national legalization of cannabis...
By: Devilmonk
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April 21, 2014
04/21/2014
NORML Responds to Latest Media Frenzy Over Pot and ‘Brain Damage’ Fears

NORML Responds to Latest Media Frenzy Over Pot and ‘Brain Damage’ Fears

The mainstream media launched into a reefer mad frenzy this week after researchers from Harvard University in Boston and Northwestern University in Chicago published the results of...
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April 21, 2014
04/21/2014
NIDA’s 9% Cannabis Addiction Rate Is 98% BS

NIDA’s 9% Cannabis Addiction Rate Is 98% BS

I’m not sure how this story slipped by me, but I want to be sure this information gets out there. Nearly every cohort of anti-pot activists/lobbyists love...
By: Devilmonk
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
You Can’t Stop Progress: The Inevitability of Legalization

You Can’t Stop Progress: The Inevitability of Legalization

“You hear that, Mr. Anderson? That is the sound of inevitability.” – Agent Smith A local newspaper from Holland, Michigan released an editorial urging residents (and the...
By: Devilmonk
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Study: Frequent Cannabis Consumers Less Likely to Engage in Problematic Alcohol Use

Study: Frequent Cannabis Consumers Less Likely to Engage in Problematic Alcohol Use

Those who report consuming cannabis two or three times per week are less likely to engage in at risk drinking behavior, according to data published online in The American Journal...
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April 14, 2014
04/14/2014
If Cannabis Treats PTSD, What Will Patrick Kennedy Do?

If Cannabis Treats PTSD, What Will Patrick Kennedy Do?

With the recent approval of a study to gauge the efficacy of cannabis as a treatment for PTSD, it’s only a matter of time until scientists verify...
By: Devilmonk
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April 14, 2014
04/14/2014
Denver Student Killed by Cannabis… and the Ground. Mostly the Ground.

Denver Student Killed by Cannabis… and the Ground. Mostly the Ground.

The headline that came out of Denver following the death of a young man caused me no small amount of puzzlement. “Pot cookies blamed for death,” reads...
By: Devilmonk
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April 11, 2014
04/11/2014
Boston Mayor Plans to Block Dispensaries… Somehow

Boston Mayor Plans to Block Dispensaries… Somehow

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh vowed to block medical marijuana dispensaries in his city at a church gathering Monday. The Pastor of the church asked if he would...
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April 9, 2014
04/09/2014
Is It Possible to Be Allergic to Marijuana? Science Says Yes

Is It Possible to Be Allergic to Marijuana? Science Says Yes

Anyone who suffers from springtime allergies knows the misery of battling it out with pollen, grasses and ragweed, but there is one other culprit the sneezing and wheezing...
By: NY Farmer
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April 8, 2014
04/08/2014
My Favorite Strains: Glass Slipper

My Favorite Strains: Glass Slipper

Some strains are just so heady that they are too strong for some smokers. For me, sativa strains of flower have always been the first go-to for...
By: Prospero
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April 2, 2014
04/02/2014
Marijuana Potency Increasing, Project SAM Needs a Diaper Change

Marijuana Potency Increasing, Project SAM Needs a Diaper Change

What is it with the anti-pot crowd and their penchant for drama? Seriously, some of these people ought to work for the National Inquirer. Heidi Heilman (who unsurprisingly...
By: Devilmonk
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April 1, 2014
04/01/2014
Study Finds Legalization of Medical Marijuana Does Not Increase Crime, May Decrease Violent Crime

Study Finds Legalization of Medical Marijuana Does Not Increase Crime, May Decrease Violent Crime

The 18-year-old question as to whether or not legalizing medical marijuana causes an increase in crime seems to be answered in a recent study by a team of researchers...
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April 1, 2014
04/01/2014
My Favorite Strains: Black Russian

My Favorite Strains: Black Russian

  Prior to working in the medical marijuana industry (now just retail marijuana in Colorado), I was pretty much a strictly sativa smoker. I enjoy the up...
By: Prospero
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March 31, 2014
03/31/2014
Surveys Yet to Link Medical Marijuana and Teen Drug Abuse

Surveys Yet to Link Medical Marijuana and Teen Drug Abuse

Medical marijuana has been in the US since 1996 and is now legal in twenty states & DC. Yet reported teen marijuana use has remained essentially flat....
By: Moirai
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March 27, 2014
03/27/2014
THC Mythology: The Demonization of Mr. T. H. Cannabinol

THC Mythology: The Demonization of Mr. T. H. Cannabinol

At Ladybud, Dianna Donnelly reports her experience battling the mythology about “Mr. T.H. Cannabinol” She says, “THC has absolutely nothing to do with laziness – quite the...
By: NY Farmer
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March 26, 2014
03/26/2014
Study: Medical Marijuana May Alleviate Some Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

Study: Medical Marijuana May Alleviate Some Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

The journal Neurology recently published new guidelines stating some forms of medical marijuana may help alleviate certain symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis. Researchers found that cannabis...
By: Moirai
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March 24, 2014
03/24/2014
24 Mind-Blowing Facts About Marijuana Production in America

24 Mind-Blowing Facts About Marijuana Production in America

You thought your pot came from environmentally conscious hippies? Think again. The way marijuana is grown in America, it turns out, is anything but sustainable and organic. Check...
By: NY Farmer
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March 21, 2014
03/21/2014
CBD-Only Legislation Will Likely Be Unworkable For Most Patients

CBD-Only Legislation Will Likely Be Unworkable For Most Patients

Lawmakers in four states — Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, and Utah — are poised to enact legislation in the coming days/weeks aimed at providing patients, primarily children with...
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March 19, 2014
03/19/2014
RAND Study: Marijuana Use Rises While Consumption Of Cocaine, Methamphetamine Falls

RAND Study: Marijuana Use Rises While Consumption Of Cocaine, Methamphetamine Falls

A rise in the self-reported consumption of cannabis during the years 2006 to 2010 corresponds with a significant decline in Americans’ use of cocaine and methamphetamine during...
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March 19, 2014
03/19/2014
Drug Made From Cannabis Could Treat Schizophrenia

Drug Made From Cannabis Could Treat Schizophrenia

A drug made from chemicals found in marijuana has entered human trials as a treatment for schizophrenia. GW Pharmaceuticals announced on Monday that it has started Phase 2 clinical...
By: NY Farmer
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