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  1. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Use During Pregnancy: Here's How Much It Has Risen

    Just because it's legal (or becoming legal), doesn't mean that you should do it during pregnancy. This applies to eating raw shellfish and soft cheeses, rubbing used kitty litter on your face, and smoking pot. But a study just published in JAMA found that marijuana use among pregnant women in...
  2. Ron Strider

    Marijuana May Help Ease Nerve Pain

    Marijuana may be slightly effective at reducing chronic nerve pain known as neuropathy. But there's little evidence on whether pot helps treat other types of pain or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a pair of new studies suggests. The findings on neuropathy "fit generally well with what...
  3. Ron Strider

    Three New Studies Bust Marijuana Myths

    Allegations surrounding the supposed dangers of pot are frequently reported and repeated without criticism. But these new studies cast serious doubts on three of the more prominent marijuana myths. Cannabis dispensaries aren't crime magnets Claims that marijuana retailers attract crime are...
  4. Ron Strider

    Can Marijuana Cure Cancer? This Company Seeks The Answer

    Is marijuana good medicine for those suffering from cancer? Definitely. Even the federal government agrees that "cannabinoids may have benefits in the treatment of cancer-related side effects." Can marijuana cure cancer? That answer remains elusive, but there are no clinical studies...
  5. Ron Strider

    Science And FDA Say Cannabis Is Medicine But DEA Insists It Isn't

    In May, Drug Enforcement Agency acting administrator Chuck Rosenberg caused a stir by proclaiming, in a speech in Ohio, that "marijuana is not medicine." Many people immediately disagreed, including The Hill, which wrote that Rosenberg might as well have said "the Earth is flat." But...
  6. Ron Strider

    NASA Won't Pay You To Smoke Weed

    Facebook users flagged a story with the captivating headline "NASA Will Pay You $18,000 To Stay In Bed And Smoke Weed For 70 Straight Days." Don't get too excited. It's false. This bogus story and versions of it have been circulating on the internet for more than a year. It dates to at least...
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    UT: State Funding In Place For Medical Marijuana Studies

    Salt Lake City, Utah - With just a few days left in the legislative session, funding is in place for medical marijuana studies in the state of Utah. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill say the studies will provide crucial information, and possibly pave the road to legalizing medical marijuana. However...
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    Is African Pot the Best? Yes from Which country?

    I grew up in Africa smoking Pot for pleasure ,selling was not the main Goal. Today my friends who had the means travel for studies have me stressing up and down to Mail them kush from Home.
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    Colorado Gives Another $2.35 Million To Marijuana Research Studies

    The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment just announced another round of grants – totaling $2.35 million – that will fund seven studies researching the health and safety impacts of marijuana. About $1.7 million will go to projects studying how marijuana affects driving ability...
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    Marijuana Can Cure Epilepsy - New Studies

    A compound found in marijuana could help in treating people with certain types of epilepsy that are difficult to treat, researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham say. The researchers, in two new studies, found that cannabidiol oil (CBD), a compound found in cannabis, has...
  11. K

    Government Both Admits And Denies Health Benefits Of Medical Marijuana

    Government doublespeak on the health benefits of marijuana knows no bounds. The National Cancer Institute, an agency of the federal government, now lists on its website recent studies showing marijuana kills cancer cells. Meanwhile, the Drug Enforcement Agency continues to oppose any and all...
  12. K

    Government Both Admits And Denies Health Benefits Of Medical Marijuana

    Government doublespeak on the health benefits of marijuana knows no bounds. The National Cancer Institute, an agency of the federal government, now lists on its website recent studies showing marijuana kills cancer cells. Meanwhile, the Drug Enforcement Agency continues to oppose any and all...
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    Cannabis Protects The Brain From Traumatic Injuries And Concussions, Study Finds

    Big Pharma doesn't want you to know about everything marijuana can do. More and more studies on the abilities of THC are being released recently, and the results are astonishing. Though many have suspected that the drug works wonders on the brain and central nervous system, studies on these...
  14. K

    Cannabis Protects The Brain From Traumatic Injuries And Concussions, Study Finds

    Big Pharma doesn't want you to know about everything marijuana can do. More and more studies on the abilities of THC are being released recently, and the results are astonishing. Though many have suspected that the drug works wonders on the brain and central nervous system, studies on these...
  15. K

    Corrupted Science - The DEA And Marijuana

    While I was on my book tour for Jesse Ventura's Marijuana Manifesto, I was shocked to discover how many Americans didn't know our Founding Fathers grew cannabis. From talk radio and TV hosts to fans at my book signings, many were unaware that the 13 colonies were of great value to the British...
  16. K

    BC: Marijuana Regulation Is Tragically Overdue

    It should come as no surprise that the Medical Cannabis Research Roundtable is calling for more funding for cannabis research. The usual bottom line on most cannabis studies - and there have been thousands of them - is that more research and research grants are warranted. More knowledge and...
  17. K

    CO: Marijuana Researchers Cautiously Optimistic About Future Of Cannabis

    The Drug Enforcement Administration seemingly squashed medical marijuana last week when it refused to reclassify the drug, mainly citing a lack of research supporting its benefits. The news was salt in a wound to researchers in Colorado who have been striving to do such studies but feel...
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    CO: Marijuana Researchers Cautiously Optimistic About Future Of Cannabis

    The Drug Enforcement Administration seemingly squashed medical marijuana last week when it refused to reclassify the drug, mainly citing a lack of research supporting its benefits. The news was salt in a wound to researchers in Colorado who have been striving to do such studies but feel...
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    San Diego Alzheimer's Researcher Calls For More Marijuana Studies

    A team of San Diego scientists recently put out a study suggesting an active ingredient in marijuana may be helpful in warding off Alzheimer's disease. But the results need to be confirmed in future research. One of the scientists worries those follow-up studies may not happen due to...
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    San Diego Alzheimer's Researcher Calls For More Marijuana Studies

    A team of San Diego scientists recently put out a study suggesting an active ingredient in marijuana may be helpful in warding off Alzheimer's disease. But the results need to be confirmed in future research. One of the scientists worries those follow-up studies may not happen due to...