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‘No Welfare for Weed’ Bill Passes U.S. House: No Weed for the Poor

‘No Welfare for Weed’ Bill Passes U.S. House: No Weed for the Poor

September 20, 2014 | by

The ‘no welfare for weed’ bill passed the House of Representatives, making it harder for people to use government welfare to buy marijuana.

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Report: Marijuana Users 3 Times Less Likely to be Obese

Report: Marijuana Users 3 Times Less Likely to be Obese

September 13, 2014 | by

Multiple studies suggest that moderate use of marijuana can actually lessen the probability that someone will be obese. Surprising?

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Italy Poised to Release More than 10,000 Marijuana Prisoners with Law Change

Italy Poised to Release More than 10,000 Marijuana Prisoners with Law Change

September 10, 2014 | by

Italy may soon release about 10,000 inmates due to a change in sentencing laws that ease punishment for cannabis use, growth, and possession.

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Stockbroker Smokes 130,000 Marijuana Cigarettes in 32 Years for Rare Bone Disease

Stockbroker Smokes 130,000 Marijuana Cigarettes in 32 Years for Rare Bone Disease

September 8, 2014 | by

Irvin Rosenfeld receives 300 marijuana joints monthly from a government-authorized farm in order to treat a rare bone-tumor disorder. Hypocrisy?

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Marijuana Helps Reverse Woman’s Crohn’s Disease, Replaces Pharmaceuticals

Marijuana Helps Reverse Woman’s Crohn’s Disease, Replaces Pharmaceuticals

August 20, 2014 | by

Marijuana has healed those with cancer and seizures. Now, it’s time to hear how marijuana was able to help one woman overcome Crohn’s disease.

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Drug War Dinosaurs Try Scaremongering as they Risk Final Extinction

Drug War Dinosaurs Try Scaremongering as they Risk Final Extinction

August 17, 2014 | by

Polls and research favor the legalization of marijuana in either medical or recreational forms. Still, the dinosaurs growl from US Drug War days.

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Cannabis Takes on Alzheimer’s and Dementia Successfully: Story and Studies

Cannabis Takes on Alzheimer’s and Dementia Successfully: Story and Studies

August 16, 2014 | by

Now there is another effective non-pharmaceutical solution for staving off and reversing Alzheimer’s and other cognitive disorder: Cannabis.

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Cop Reassigned Desk Job After Internal Investigation Finds He Wrote 80% of All Pot Tickets

Cop Reassigned Desk Job After Internal Investigation Finds He Wrote 80% of All Pot Tickets

August 12, 2014 | by

It was uncovered in a recent investigation that of 83 pot-smoking tickets handed out this past year in Seattle, officer Randy Jokela handed out 66 of them.

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Germany Allows Seriously Ill to Grow Their Own ‘Illegal’ Plants

Germany Allows Seriously Ill to Grow Their Own ‘Illegal’ Plants

August 11, 2014 | by

For the seriously ill in Germany, people can use cannabis, but could not grow it. Now, five people have opened the door to homegrown marijuana.

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Key Study Proves Again that Cannabis can Slow Cancerous Tumor Growth

Key Study Proves Again that Cannabis can Slow Cancerous Tumor Growth

August 9, 2014 | by

A new study uncovers how the cannabis compound THC is able to shrink cancerous tumors through various signaling processes in the body.

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