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October 30, 2014
10/30/2014
Longitudinal UK Study Shows No Relationship Between Moderate Adolescent Cannabis Use and IQ

Longitudinal UK Study Shows No Relationship Between Moderate Adolescent Cannabis Use and IQ

A 20 year longitudinal study has recently found that moderate cannabis use in adolescence has no association with detrimental effects on educational and intellectual performance, although heavy...
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October 27, 2014
10/27/2014
Could Legal Cannabis Combat Stadium Violence?

Could Legal Cannabis Combat Stadium Violence?

In the last few weeks, there have been violent attacks at 49er games. With one such attack happening in a bathroom at Levi’s stadium between 49er fans,...
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October 15, 2014
10/15/2014
Showdown: Cannabis vs. Alcohol

Showdown: Cannabis vs. Alcohol

Before you launch into a rant on why cannabis is clearly the superior form of intoxication, it is important to get your facts straight. Is weed really...
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October 13, 2014
10/13/2014
Reefer Madness: 20 Year Study Likens Cannabis to Heroin

Reefer Madness: 20 Year Study Likens Cannabis to Heroin

For every article that comes out trying to lambast cannabis, I can find plenty more that show how cannabis alone has saved a life, helped with a...
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October 1, 2014
10/01/2014
Road Safety Experts Concerned by Cannabis

Road Safety Experts Concerned by Cannabis

Road safety officials are expressing some concern over the loosening marijuana laws, fearing that with greater access and acceptability comes an increase in fatal crashes. This is...
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September 23, 2014
09/23/2014
Alcohol Still Gets a Free Pass in the NFL

Alcohol Still Gets a Free Pass in the NFL

It’s still a major gripe of mine with the NFL, and pro sports in general: alcohol gets a free pass, regardless of how much havoc it wreaks.
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September 22, 2014
09/22/2014
Poll: Younger Voters Say Marijuana Is Less Destructive Than Alcohol

Poll: Younger Voters Say Marijuana Is Less Destructive Than Alcohol

Younger voters overwhelmingly agree that marijuana is less damaging than alcohol, according to the findings of a Rare.us/Gravis Marketing poll released yesterday. Among those voters age 18 to 40, 47...
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September 16, 2014
09/16/2014
NFL And Players Union Agree On Drug Policy Changes

NFL And Players Union Agree On Drug Policy Changes

The NFL and the NFLPA have (tentatively) reached an agreement on a new drug policy for players. The league will still punish players who test positive for...
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September 5, 2014
09/05/2014
Survey: 58 Percent of Americans Say Treat Cannabis Like Alcohol

Survey: 58 Percent of Americans Say Treat Cannabis Like Alcohol

Nearly 60 percent of Americans support regulating cannabis in a manner similar to alcohol, according to an analysis of over 450,000 online responses collected by the online polling data...
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August 28, 2014
08/28/2014
NFL Player Poll: Pot Not as Dangerous

NFL Player Poll: Pot Not as Dangerous

As part of a survey of 100-plus players conducted by ESPN.com’s NFL Nation, 75 percent of the 82 players who answered said they agree with Obama’s statement...
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August 25, 2014
08/25/2014
Oregon Early Learning Council: Medical Marijuana Worse Than Booze, Pills and Guns

Oregon Early Learning Council: Medical Marijuana Worse Than Booze, Pills and Guns

For a state sandwiched between the legal pot haven of Washington and the heavily-medical marijuana saturation in California, Oregon sure exhibits some backwater ways of thinking. Oregon...
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August 8, 2014
08/08/2014
Pharmaceuticals, Alcohol Industry Among Biggest Opponents of Legal Weed

Pharmaceuticals, Alcohol Industry Among Biggest Opponents of Legal Weed

The biggest opponents of legal weed are pharmaceutical, alcohol and beer companies, private prison corporations and police unions. Among the largest donors to Partnership for Drug-Free Kids,...
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August 1, 2014
08/01/2014
Cracked.com a Bit Off on Legal Weed

Cracked.com a Bit Off on Legal Weed

I love Cracked.com. The articles are well researched, interesting and almost always hilarious. One article, titled, “5 Reasons Legalized Marijuana Might Be Bad for Pot Smokers,” sort...
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July 31, 2014
07/31/2014
NY Times Calls on Feds to End Marijuana Ban

NY Times Calls on Feds to End Marijuana Ban

The New York Times editorial board put out a call for the federal government to end the ban on marijuana. Obviously, I agree and there is a...
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July 22, 2014
07/22/2014
Cannabis and Child Abuse: The Proximity Dilemma

Cannabis and Child Abuse: The Proximity Dilemma

For many medical marijuana patients, simply having cannabis in a house where children reside could result in claims of child abuse. No one runs the risk of...
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July 22, 2014
07/22/2014
Poll: Coloradans Say No to Pot in Bars and Clubs

Poll: Coloradans Say No to Pot in Bars and Clubs

A Quinnipiac University poll found two-thirds of Coloradans questioned say marijuana use should be legal at home or in members-only clubs, with a similar amount saying pot...
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July 16, 2014
07/16/2014
World’s First Marijuana Commercial Introduced by Canadian Company

World’s First Marijuana Commercial Introduced by Canadian Company

A Canadian company recently released a sneak peek into what the owners are calling “the world’s first marijuana commercial.” Here’s the scene: A man walks into a...
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July 16, 2014
07/16/2014
Sh%t The Feds Say: Weed Becomes More Dangerous When Legal

Sh%t The Feds Say: Weed Becomes More Dangerous When Legal

There is just something fundamentally unjust about demonizing a thing of which you have no experience. Nora Volkow, head of the National Institute for Drug Abuse, feels...
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July 14, 2014
07/14/2014
The Bud Crawl: CannaBar Hopping

The Bud Crawl: CannaBar Hopping

A world where you can go on a Bud Crawl with your friends, walking the streets of the city at night and stopping in at various cannabars...
By: Rae Lland
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July 7, 2014
07/07/2014
5 Ways Cannabis Succeeds Where Alcohol Fails

5 Ways Cannabis Succeeds Where Alcohol Fails

It seems almost laughable to even compare cannabis and alcohol, but everyone can use a good laugh. So here are five ways that cannabis succeeds where alcohol...
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