Tag: marijuana

Washington DC Voters Poised to Pull Penalties for Marijuana Possession

Washington DC Voters Poised to Pull Penalties for Marijuana Possession

October 17, 2014 | by

A recent poll says that 65 percent of Washington DC’s registered voters support an initiative loosening marijuana restrictions for those aged 21 and over.

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Marijuana Sales in Colorado Up 10% Since August: $45.2 Million Generated in Taxes Since First of Year

Marijuana Sales in Colorado Up 10% Since August: $45.2 Million Generated in Taxes Since First of Year

October 16, 2014 | by

In August 2014, sales for both medical and recreational marijuana were up 10% in Colorado, and they show no sign of slowing down. Business is booming.

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Cannabis Compound Restores Memory and Cognitive Capacity, Even at ‘Ultra-Low’ Doses

Cannabis Compound Restores Memory and Cognitive Capacity, Even at ‘Ultra-Low’ Doses

September 25, 2014 | by

Studies suggest that low doses of THC from cannabis prevents and heals cognitive disorders from brain inflammation, as well as neurodegenerative diseases.

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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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