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Marijuana Legalization, Demographics, and Public Opinion

July 15, 2014

Since the 2012 election cycle, the topic of marijuana legalization has dominated local and national press headlines. In November of that year, citizens in Colorado a... (more)

Medical Marijuana's Legality

August 12, 2014

In recent years a great debate has swept over America, particularly in the Western United States. The debate is over the medical acceptability of marijuana and its t... (more)

CBD: The Other Psychoactive Chemical In Cannabis

May 14, 2015

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the 85 cannabinoids and 60 psychoactive chemicals found in the cannabis plant. By concentration, CBD is generally the second highest chem... (more)

How Medical Marijuana Manages Chronic Pain

November 11, 2014

Chronic pain is among the conditions that can be effectively treated with medical marijuana. This is particularly good news for sufferers since both patients and doc... (more)

The Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana

January 08, 2015

The increased prevalence of synthetic marijuana has led to a threat to kids’ health. Synthetic marijuana or “fake pot” is a legal and easily obtain... (more)

The Benefits of Marijuana Vaporization

September 13, 2014

By far the most common way to consume marijuana is by inhaling the smoke of the heated marijuana plant with a joint or a pipe. While the psychoactive cannabinoids fo... (more)

The Gateway Theory and the Helpfulness of Marijuana Prohibition

May 21, 2014

The gateway theory is really an assumption that marijuana is the "gateway" leading to addiction to hard drugs. This notion is driven by... (more)

Berkeley sparks discourse over cannabis at town hall

September 07, 2018

By  Sophia Brown-Heidenreich... (more)

Medical cannabis to be studied in nursing homes

October 06, 2018

By Pat Anson Plans have been announced in Canada for a research study on the effectiveness of medical cannabis in treating pain and improvin... (more)

Cannabis and exercise go hand-in-hand for some fitness buffs

October 15, 2018

By The Canadian Press As an avid runner with some two dozen marathons under his belt, Adrian Landini is thoroughly familiar with the runner's high. He's also quite experie... (more)

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