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Illinois Judge: Pain Patients Must Have Access To Medical Marijuana - TheFix.com

Fri, 2018-01-19 15:08

TheFix.com

Illinois Judge: Pain Patients Must Have Access To Medical Marijuana
TheFix.com
... of medical marijuana for pain patients outweigh the risks. This week, the judge called Shah's conclusion “clearly erroneous.” Mednick's lawyers presented two papers that reviewed 45 studies where marijuana was used to treat chronic pain. In states ...

We got into medical marijuana to help people. Now we're under siege. - Washington Post

Fri, 2018-01-19 09:38

Washington Post

We got into medical marijuana to help people. Now we're under siege.
Washington Post
But if AK-47 helps with spasticity, Train Wreck with seizures and Durban Poison with epilepsy, then we can easily live with those funky monikers. Every morning when we open our local newspaper, we see the heartbreaking effect of opioid addiction ...
Yurgine-Johnston: The highs and lows of medicinal marijuanaKankakee Daily Journal
Swinging the Pendulum on MarijuanaU.S. News & World Report
Weed in the Workplace, a Primer for Employer ActionLexology
Christian Science Monitor -Gloucester Daily Times
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Congress Misses Opportunity To Vote On Marijuana Amendment ... - Marijuana Moment

Fri, 2018-01-19 09:24

Marijuana Moment

Congress Misses Opportunity To Vote On Marijuana Amendment ...
Marijuana Moment
A powerful congressional committee debated, but did not vote on, a far-reaching amendment to protect state marijuana laws from federal interference on Wednesday night. The measure, sponsored by Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO), would have prevented the ...

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10 Favorite Healthcare Stocks for 2018: Medical Marijuana to Opioid Treatment - TheStreet.com

Fri, 2018-01-19 09:00

10 Favorite Healthcare Stocks for 2018: Medical Marijuana to Opioid Treatment
TheStreet.com
Healthcare has always been a popular sector in our yearly January survey of the newsletter community's favorite stocks. In MoneyShow's 35 annual Top Stock Picks report, we see a notable shift away from traditional large-cap pharmaceutical stocks to ...

Congrats, Colorado! State health officials say we're well-versed in weed - 9NEWS.com

Thu, 2018-01-18 13:18

9NEWS.com

Congrats, Colorado! State health officials say we're well-versed in weed
9NEWS.com
It also boasts that most young women know the danger of marijuana use during pregnancy and breastfeeding. “We're encouraged by the early success of Colorado's marijuana education efforts,” said Dr. Larry Wolk, executive director and chief medical ...

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Re-criminalizing cannabis is worse than 1930s 'reefer madness' - WTOP

Thu, 2018-01-18 13:06

Re-criminalizing cannabis is worse than 1930s 'reefer madness'
WTOP
Anslinger's tactics included racist accusations linking marijuana to Mexican immigrants. His campaign included stories of urban black men who enticed young white women to become sex-crazed and instantly addicted to marijuana. Anslinger's campaign ...

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Cannabis: Brain alterations may explain feelings of alienation - Medical News Today

Thu, 2018-01-18 10:18

Medical News Today

Cannabis: Brain alterations may explain feelings of alienation
Medical News Today
New research examines the effects of heavy cannabis use on brain activity, behavior, and feelings of negative emotionality such as alienation.

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The slow burn for marijuana legalization - WISC - Channel 3000 - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Thu, 2018-01-18 07:05

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The slow burn for marijuana legalization - WISC - Channel 3000
Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
The debate over legalizing marijuana has stalled at the state Capitol, yet more Wisconsinites are asking, 'Why not pot?'

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Cannabis Cocktails for Beginners - North Coast Journal

Thu, 2018-01-18 03:02

North Coast Journal

Cannabis Cocktails for Beginners
North Coast Journal
Now that Prop. 64 has begotten a recreational marketplace for marijuana, many are rolling their eyes at advertisements for cannabis-infused tea, chocolate and barbecue sauce. To many, these products are shiny new packages wrapped around the same old ...

Will Legalizing Marijuana Make the World a Better Place ... - theTrumpet.com

Thu, 2018-01-18 00:01

theTrumpet.com

Will Legalizing Marijuana Make the World a Better Place ...
theTrumpet.com
The growing acceptance of legalized marijuana in the U.S. is an alarming and dangerous trend.

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Orange residents have voice heard on marijuana articles - The Recorder

Wed, 2018-01-17 21:10

The Recorder

Orange residents have voice heard on marijuana articles
The Recorder
She and O'Brien said they would not be able to grow marijuana on their farm if one of the warrant articles — which limits growing to an industrial park — is not amended. “We have to diversify if we want to keep our cows,” O'Brien said, adding that he ...

Nearly destroyed by pot, former addict worries others will be hooked by legal marijuana - CBC.ca

Wed, 2018-01-17 08:53

CBC.ca

Nearly destroyed by pot, former addict worries others will be hooked by legal marijuana
CBC.ca
"This is my problem with legalizing weed — they are going to turn more people into addicts." CBC News has agreed to protect her identity and call her Jane Doe. She said she knows that most people who use marijuana don't become addicted to it or even ...

Cuomo calls for legalized recreational marijuana task force - WHEC News - 10NBC

Wed, 2018-01-17 01:20

WHEC News - 10NBC

Cuomo calls for legalized recreational marijuana task force
WHEC News - 10NBC
In the past Cuomo opposed legalizing recreational marijuana, calling it a gateway drug. "I started out with alcohol, then moved to marijuana and then got into the other stuff," said recovering addict David Attridge. Attridge now runs the Rochester ...
Local officials: Legalization of recreational pot would be problematicTimes Herald-Record
Giambra: Use money from pot to fix transportationWTVA
Giambra: Legalize marijuana to help pay for NYS infrastructureWGRZ-TV
International Business Times
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Medical marijuana site not opposed in Grafton - Worcester Telegram

Tue, 2018-01-16 21:32

Medical marijuana site not opposed in Grafton
Worcester Telegram
GRAFTON – Selectmen voted unanimously Tuesday to sign a community benefit agreement, and voted 3-2 to sign a letter of non-opposition, for a medical marijuana cultivation plant proposed by Olde World Remedies. Unlike the first time a medical marijuana ...

Mainstreaming Marijuana: Moving Past Medical - WCVB Boston

Tue, 2018-01-16 19:07

WCVB Boston

Mainstreaming Marijuana: Moving Past Medical
WCVB Boston
PSYCHOLOGICALLY, ITDEFINITELY IS.SHAYNA: FRANK WATERS SAYS WHILEEACH PERSON'S EXPERIENCE WITHMARIJUANA IS DIFFERENT, HE SEENCLIENTS DEVELOP PROBLEMS ANDWARRANTS IT COULD LEAD SOMEPEOPLE TO STRONGER DRUGS.>> I THINK IF THERE IS APREDISPOSITION TO ...

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How Marijuana Use Can Alter Brain Function and Induce Psychotic Behavior - Inverse

Tue, 2018-01-16 16:47

Inverse

How Marijuana Use Can Alter Brain Function and Induce Psychotic Behavior
Inverse
A new study suggests that there can be potential negative long-term effects of heavy marijuana use — especially if people begin smoking at a young age. Published last November in the journal Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience, the findings ...

FORWARD THINKING: End prohibition: Make cannabis legal - Sunbury Daily Item

Tue, 2018-01-16 10:00

FORWARD THINKING: End prohibition: Make cannabis legal
Sunbury Daily Item
As we watch so many of our loved ones struggle with addiction to opioids and other deadly drugs, why is the Department of Justice waging war on marijuana? The federal government considers marijuana a Schedule 1 drug (comparable to cocaine and heroin ...

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Chris Christie on cannabis: 10 memorable moments as New Jersey gov - The Cannabist

Mon, 2018-01-15 16:29

The Cannabist

Chris Christie on cannabis: 10 memorable moments as New Jersey gov
The Cannabist
Hewitt: “Right now, we've got the states of Colorado and Washington flaunting federal law by allowing people to sell dope legally. If you're the President of the United States, are you going to enforce the federal drug laws in those states?” Christie ...
BERGMANN: Dear Gov.-elect Murphy:Asbury Park Press

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