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Australia To Legalize Medical Marijuana

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Sussan Ley, health minister of Australia, announced recently that the Australian government was putting together a licensing plan that would permit the cultivation and the distribution of medical and scientific marijuana. The goal of the plan was to deliver a ...

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California Sets New Rules For Medical Marijuana

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Yesterday California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law California’s first set of complete regulations for medical marijuana. This group of three laws—considered by some as a future framework for the legalization of recreational marijuana–would found a Bureau of Medical Marijuana ...

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Marijuana Use Linked To Diabetes?

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According to a study published in the journal Diabetologia, former and present users of marijuana are more inclined to suffer from prediabetes later in life than people who have never used the drug. Mike Bancks of the University Of Minnesota ...

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Teen Marijuana Use Not Impacted By Legalization

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According to data gathered by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHA), marijuana use by people between the ages of 12 to 17 has generally remained unchanged over the past ten years. The use of alcohol and tobacco by ...

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Teens Vape Marijuana With E-Cigarettes

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According to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics, teens are now using electronic cigarettes to smoke marijuana instead of the liquid nicotine for which they are meant. The research project was based on a formal survey of 3,800 ...

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Daily Marijuana Use Up Among College Students

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According to a new and ongoing study on marijuana use published recently in Monitoring the Future, daily marijuana use among college students is significantly rising. Specifically, the University of Michigan study indicates that college students in the US presently smoke ...

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Marijuana And Alcohol Good Together?

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The recent legalization of recreational marijuana in states such as Colorado and Washington has caused some consternation among many business owners. There was a seemingly valid concern that this burgeoning industry would somehow cut into their profits. Alcohol producers were ...

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Some Health Systems ‘Just Say No’ To Medical Marijuana

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Medical marijuana patients are required to have a physician’s signature to purchase medical marijuana in Illinois. Although Illinois is among 23 states that allow marijuana for medical use some health systems are not permitting doctors to sign off because marijuana ...

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Teen Marijuana Use Not Linked To Depression

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According to a study published by the American Physiological Association, teen marijuana use does not necessarily lead to depression or other mental health issues. While there are potential health risks associated with continued, long-term use of marijuana, the new research ...

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DEA: Heroin ’Probably’ More Dangerous Than Marijuana

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You read the headline correctly. The United States Drug Enforcement Administration has declared heroin to be more dangerous than marijuana. Specifically, Chuck Rosenberg, acting DEA administrator, has publicly stated that marijuana is “probably not” as dangerous as heroin. While long-time ...

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