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June 30, 2015
06/30/2015
Is the United Kingdom on the Verge of a Cannabis Revolution?

Is the United Kingdom on the Verge of a Cannabis Revolution?

Despite the report stating that cannabis use is down in the U.K., it seems to me the country is on the verge of a green revolution. David...
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June 29, 2015
06/29/2015
Microdosing Psychedelics Could Be Part of a Healthy Lifestyle

Microdosing Psychedelics Could Be Part of a Healthy Lifestyle

Microdosing, a practice attributed to psychedelic drug users, is just what it sounds like: taking very small doses of hallucinogens.
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June 26, 2015
06/26/2015
New Study: Honeybees Will Replace Drug-Sniffing Dogs

New Study: Honeybees Will Replace Drug-Sniffing Dogs

Researchers at the University of Cologne in Germany recently published a study in the journal Plos One, entitled “Detection of Illicit Drugs by Trained Honeybees,” which details...
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June 25, 2015
06/25/2015
Study: Breaking Up Nugs Can Make You Fail a Drug Test

Study: Breaking Up Nugs Can Make You Fail a Drug Test

A recently published study from the University of Freiburg in Germany has found that rolling a joint is enough to fail a drug test. Even indirect contact...
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June 24, 2015
06/24/2015
Complete This Short Survey to Help Cannabis Research

Complete This Short Survey to Help Cannabis Research

More research is coming out to support cannabis every day, as we are also seeing more political support. If one thing is true of research, you can...
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June 24, 2015
06/24/2015
Feds Paying for Sewer Analysis of Pot Usage in Washington

Feds Paying for Sewer Analysis of Pot Usage in Washington

The federal government is chipping in money for a three-year pilot study using sewage samples to determine levels of marijuana use in two Washington cities — research...
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June 17, 2015
06/17/2015
Cannabis May Temper Opioid Use

Cannabis May Temper Opioid Use

A recent collaborative study done by researchers from San Francisco, Los Angeles and Denver took a look at cannabis use amongst opiate users, and reached some interesting...
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June 16, 2015
06/16/2015
Skyrocketing Cannabis Use in Children Under 6? Not Quite

Skyrocketing Cannabis Use in Children Under 6? Not Quite

A study recently came out touting an increase in pot use among children under six. What they don’t mention until the fine print further down the page...
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June 16, 2015
06/16/2015
Cannabis Emerges as Possible Cure for Parasitic Infection

Cannabis Emerges as Possible Cure for Parasitic Infection

A little known tribe of pygmies that reside in the Congo, called the Aka, tend to smoke a lot of cannabis. They also have a high rate...
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June 3, 2015
06/03/2015
Sabet and SAM Issue Report Seemingly in Support of MMJ

Sabet and SAM Issue Report Seemingly in Support of MMJ

While on the surface it appears that SAM might be coming around to a modern understanding of cannabis with this report, I’m skeptical. I cannot disregard the...
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June 1, 2015
06/01/2015
National Geographic Dedicates Cover to Cannabis

National Geographic Dedicates Cover to Cannabis

National Geographic took a deep look at the science of weed and even made it the cover story of their most recent issue. When it comes to...
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May 29, 2015
05/29/2015
U.S. Anti-Legalization Group Urges More Access to Marijuana Research

U.S. Anti-Legalization Group Urges More Access to Marijuana Research

A group opposed to pot legalization unveiled proposals on Thursday for the U.S. government to ease restrictions on scientific research into marijuana’s potential as medicine, after three...
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May 26, 2015
05/26/2015
Cannabidiol Pushed as Cure for Cannabis “Addiction”

Cannabidiol Pushed as Cure for Cannabis “Addiction”

I feel like many out there are trying really, really hard to put cannabis on par with serious drug and alcohol addiction. There is a reason that...
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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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