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Medical Cannabis Ideal for Recovering from Stroke or Other Brain Injury

by Paul Fassa Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Someone has a stroke every 53 seconds. Most are ischemic, which deny blood and oxygen to brain tissue cells due to blood vessel constrictions or obstructions....

State Lawmakers Already Filing Marijuana Bills For 2018

There is widespread anticipation among marijuana policy watchers that 2018 could finally be the year that states begin legalizing cannabis by acts of lawmakers. All eight states that have ended marijuana prohibition to date have been directed to do so...

Marijuana is legal in California as of Jan. 1, 2018, but border patrol will...

By The Associated Press PINE VALLEY, Calif. -- California legalizes marijuana for recreational use Monday, but that won't stop federal agents from seizing the drug -- even in tiny amounts -- on busy freeways and backcountry highways. Marijuana possession still will be...

Warnings go up about DUIs for pot users amid CA legalization

LOS ANGELES (KABC) --A new year brings new laws, which means new warning signs on California highways. One of those is a crackdown on recreational marijuana that gets the green light on Jan. 1. In a press conference Wednesday, officers...

Finally: War On Medical Marijuana Ends As Feds Lift The Ban

Eighty-five years ago marijuana was banned by federal statute and in the 1970’s marijuana was classified by the federal government as a controlled substance – drugs designated illegal, which could only be illicitly obtained. These drugs were often demonized as habit-forming associated with less...

50-Year-Old Man Cures Lung Cancer With Cannabis Oil, Stuns CBS News

A combination of cannabis oil and chemotherapy healed this man’s “incurable inoperable” lung cancer. Now, he’s paying it forward by helping others heal their lives, too. Not too long ago, a 50-year-old man from Illinois was diagnosed with “incurable inoperable”...

Opioid Overdose Deaths Fell After Colorado Legalized Weed

Medical marijuana is already associated with fewer people killed by opioids like prescription painkillers and heroin. One study found that states with legalized medical weed had a 25 percent lower rate of opioid overdoses than states without MMJ, perhaps because marijuana...

Daily dose of cannabis extract could reverse brain’s decline in old age, study suggests

Regular low doses of THC dramatically boosted memory and learning in older mice, say scientists, who plan a clinical trial in humans later this year Researchers have come up with an unusual proposal to slow, or even reverse, the cognitive...

This New Cannabis Capsule Is So Potent It Will Replace Every Pain Killer

As more and more people are starting to realize, the pharmaceutical industry is basically one big legal drug ring. Just as people get addicted to heroin and methamphetamine, pharmaceutical companies push drugs with slightly altered chemical compositions deemed legal by...

If Cannabis Can Kill “Incurable” Brain Cancer, Why Is It Criminalized?

Cannabis contains a compound that may kill brain cancers that chemotherapy and radiation can't touch, so why isn't it being used today?  In recent years, we've focused heavily on educating our readers about the still relatively unknown role that cancer stem...

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State Proposes Bold Law to Treat Pot Like Tobacco And Expunge...

New Jersey — Bold legislation introduced in New Jersey last week would not only treat cannabis like tobacco — legalizing it — but would expunge records...

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