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December 19, 2014
12/19/2014
The Top Five Marijuana Data Points of 2014

The Top Five Marijuana Data Points of 2014

The year 2014 may be looked back on as the watershed year that nationwide legalization of marijuana hit the tipping point. Aside from marijuana becoming legalized in two...
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December 18, 2014
12/18/2014
What Does Drying Buds Do to Terpenes?

What Does Drying Buds Do to Terpenes?

Over at the University of Mississippi, they’ve been doing research on cannabis since 1968. One such study they submitted in 1995, The Volatile Oil Composition of Fresh...
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December 17, 2014
12/17/2014
Teen Marijuana Use Falls as More States Legalize

Teen Marijuana Use Falls as More States Legalize

Teen alcohol and drug use — including marijuana use — was down across the board in 2014. That’s the big take-home from the 2014 Monitoring the Future study...
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December 8, 2014
12/08/2014
A New Cure for Marijuana Addiction

A New Cure for Marijuana Addiction

Although there is no significant evidence to prove that marijuana addiction is any more real than Santa Claus or democracy, a group of scientific minds out of...
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December 5, 2014
12/05/2014
Traffic Report: No Increase in Drugged Driving

Traffic Report: No Increase in Drugged Driving

Claims that more drivers are operating vehicles under the influence of marijuana and other controlled substances are unsupported by federal data, according to the conclusions of a...
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December 3, 2014
12/03/2014
Fired Arizona Cannabis Researcher Receives $2M Colorado Grant

Fired Arizona Cannabis Researcher Receives $2M Colorado Grant

The state of Colorado has announced that Dr. Sisley has been awarded a $2 million grant to conduct her research on veterans and PTSD. Earlier this year,...
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December 2, 2014
12/02/2014
Colorado Health Officials Recommend Grants for 8 Cannabis Studies

Colorado Health Officials Recommend Grants for 8 Cannabis Studies

Health officials in Colorado have recommended funding for eight studies on the safety and health effects of cannabis.
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November 26, 2014
11/26/2014
Cannabis: The Archenemy of Brain Tumors

Cannabis: The Archenemy of Brain Tumors

Dr. Wai Liu, senior author of this study out of the University of London found through trials in mice that THC and CBD in tandem with radiation...
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November 24, 2014
11/24/2014
Terpene Profile: Humulene

Terpene Profile: Humulene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of humulene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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November 20, 2014
11/20/2014
Marijuana Drastically Shrinks Aggressive Form of Brain Cancer, New Study Finds

Marijuana Drastically Shrinks Aggressive Form of Brain Cancer, New Study Finds

Over the past few years, research has revealed that marijuana can both destroy certain cancer cells and reduce the growth of others. Now, a new study in...
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November 19, 2014
11/19/2014
New Study on Cannabis and Teens: Pot Not Detriment to IQ

New Study on Cannabis and Teens: Pot Not Detriment to IQ

Opponents of legalization have, for a couple of years, been spouting off that marijuana use (especially among teens) is responsible for a drop in IQ. This argument...
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November 14, 2014
11/14/2014
Terpene Profile: Eucalyptol

Terpene Profile: Eucalyptol

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of eucalyptol are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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November 4, 2014
11/04/2014
Cannabis Consumption Helps With Brain Trauma

Cannabis Consumption Helps With Brain Trauma

UCLA researchers have taken a big stride toward proving what your average stoner has known for ages: weed is good for your brain. No, that’s not a...
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November 4, 2014
11/04/2014
Can You Vaporize CBD?

Can You Vaporize CBD?

CBD is usually taken orally as a cannabis-based concentrate or extract, but can you vaporize CBD? The very first study to investigate the process of vaporizing CBD...
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November 3, 2014
11/03/2014
Will Humble, Arizona Top Health Officer, Hates Cannabis

Will Humble, Arizona Top Health Officer, Hates Cannabis

Will Humble, Arizona’s State Health Director, is trying his damnedest to obliquely cripple the future of medical marijuana in his state. Humble is seeking to change the...
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November 3, 2014
11/03/2014
Cannabis Decriminalization Does Not Increase Teen Risk Behaviors

Cannabis Decriminalization Does Not Increase Teen Risk Behaviors

Since decriminalization, have any of these apocalyptic divinations come to fruition? Nope. Not a single one has come true. Not only are teen arrest, dropout and overdose...
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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 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 22, 2014
10/22/2014
Toilets Narc on Cannabis Users!

Toilets Narc on Cannabis Users!

Using wastewater (sewage), the researchers can run tests to determine what kinds of drugs people are using and also tell in what concentration.
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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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