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May 20, 2015
05/20/2015
Study: Caffeine Makes Cannabis More Enjoyable

Study: Caffeine Makes Cannabis More Enjoyable

While researching into how cannabis interacts with other drugs in the brain, scientists inadvertently discovered why coffee and getting high go so well together. Caffeine reinforces the...
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May 19, 2015
05/19/2015
New Study From Spain: Cannabis May Create False Memories

New Study From Spain: Cannabis May Create False Memories

A new study out of Spain sought to explore the finer points of how cannabis affects memory. The participants were shown a series of words, then later...
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May 15, 2015
05/15/2015
The Great Pot Experiment

The Great Pot Experiment

Legalization keeps rolling ahead. But because of years of government roadblocks on research, we don’t know nearly enough about the dangers of marijuana—or the benefits. This week’s...
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April 7, 2015
04/07/2015
Epileptic Australian Child Clings to Hope for Gov’t Cannabis Trial

Epileptic Australian Child Clings to Hope for Gov’t Cannabis Trial

Bethany is on a regimen of anti-epileptics and steroids that are causing her to gain unhealthy weight, have mood swings, insomnia and a compromised immune system.
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March 30, 2015
03/30/2015
Racism Persists Even With Changing Attitudes About Cannabis

Racism Persists Even With Changing Attitudes About Cannabis

A shocking example of this comes in form of the arrest and subsequent abuse of business woman Kam Brock — a black woman who was pulled over...
By: Rae Lland
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March 30, 2015
03/30/2015
Why Not Try Medical Marijuana for Pets?

Why Not Try Medical Marijuana for Pets?

Last week, Nevada state Senator Tick Segerblom introduced a bill in the Nevada legislature that would allow pets to use medical marijuana.
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March 23, 2015
03/23/2015
Cannabis Causes Psychosis? The Answer Is in the Hash

Cannabis Causes Psychosis? The Answer Is in the Hash

Researchers” relied on self reporting, which is historically not reliable and the study only looks at two forms of cannabis, skunk and hash.
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March 23, 2015
03/23/2015
Marijuana Study: Suspending Kids for Pot Smoking May Encourage Further Use

Marijuana Study: Suspending Kids for Pot Smoking May Encourage Further Use

Suspending children from school for drug use could actually encourage their classmates to smoke pot, rather than deter them. Suspensions have also been shown to increase disengagement from school,...
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March 3, 2015
03/03/2015
Dinosaurs Ate Magic Grass Before It Was Cool

Dinosaurs Ate Magic Grass Before It Was Cool

Scientists have been studying 100 million year old grass found in Myanmar, cased in amber. The study’s lead author stated that he’s fairly certain that the infected...
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March 2, 2015
03/02/2015
New Study Supports What We All Knew: Cannabis Is the Safest Drug

New Study Supports What We All Knew: Cannabis Is the Safest Drug

A study recently came out backing up what pro-cannabis advocates have known (and been screaming at naysayers) for decades: cannabis is safer than booze, tobacco and other...
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February 27, 2015
02/27/2015
Nip It in the Bud: How Skunk DOES NOT Cause Psychosis

Nip It in the Bud: How Skunk DOES NOT Cause Psychosis

A new study was released last week showing that smoking skunk-type cannabis can increase the risk of psychotic episodes. Unfortunately for the researcher, and the legion of...
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February 25, 2015
02/25/2015
Marijuana May Be Even Safer Than Previously Thought, Researchers Say

Marijuana May Be Even Safer Than Previously Thought, Researchers Say

Compared with other recreational drugs — including alcohol — marijuana may be even safer than previously thought. And researchers may be systematically underestimating risks associated with alcohol...
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February 24, 2015
02/24/2015
Scientists Tackle Explaining “The Munchies”

Scientists Tackle Explaining “The Munchies”

Many are familiar with this common effect of smoking cannabis, and scientists have recently set out to explain why smoking weed makes people so hungry. Researchers from...
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February 17, 2015
02/17/2015
Study Suggests Possible Link Between Mania and Cannabis Use

Study Suggests Possible Link Between Mania and Cannabis Use

Apparently, researchers at the University of Warwick believe they have uncovered a “significant” link between cannabis use and mania symptoms. They suggest that their findings show cannabis...
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February 16, 2015
02/16/2015
Study: Cannabis Doesn’t Lead to Increased Car Accidents

Study: Cannabis Doesn’t Lead to Increased Car Accidents

More bad news for the hysterical anti-pot crowd: the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration just released a report stating that driving after using cannabis does not increase...
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February 10, 2015
02/10/2015
Researchers Find Twitter Has Reefer Madness

Researchers Find Twitter Has Reefer Madness

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have recently conducted a detailed analysis of attitudes towards weed on Twitter. Their findings: Twitter loves the...
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February 10, 2015
02/10/2015
Landmark Study Finds Marijuana Is Not Linked to Car Crashes

Landmark Study Finds Marijuana Is Not Linked to Car Crashes

In “the first large-scale study in the United States to include drugs other than alcohol,” NHTSA found that, once the data were adjusted for confounding...
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February 3, 2015
02/03/2015
Australian Study Reports Efficacy of Cannabis for Pain Therapy

Australian Study Reports Efficacy of Cannabis for Pain Therapy

A study recently released by scientists at the University of New South Wales’ National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre illustrated that cannabis users reported significant pain relief...
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February 3, 2015
02/03/2015
Colorado Publishes Review of Marijuana Health Research

Colorado Publishes Review of Marijuana Health Research

Colorado released a sweeping report Monday about marijuana and health — everything from pot’s effect on drivers, asthma, cancer rates and birth defects. The 188-page report doesn’t...
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February 2, 2015
02/02/2015
New View on Addiction: Compassion, Not Isolation

New View on Addiction: Compassion, Not Isolation

The revolutionary idea? Addiction is not caused by substances, rather, it is caused by isolation.
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