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Marijuana Use During Pregnancy May Triple The Risk Of Stillbirth

By | Tue, 12/10/2013 - 19:27

Smoking marijuana during pregnancy is associated with a threefold increase in the risk of stillbirth.

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Hundreds Of Cannabis Workers Fall Ill In Europe’s ‘Marijuana Capital,’ Tiny Albanian Village of Lazarat

By | Fri, 11/01/2013 - 17:48

Albanian cannabis workers in Europe's marijuana capital, Lazarat, have fallen ill from the harvesting and production work.

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Parents Say Smoking Pot Drove 20-Year-Old To Suicide

By | Thu, 10/17/2013 - 18:25

The parents of 20-year-old Matthew Leahy believe that his recent suicide at a mental health facility may have been triggered by the effects of smoking pot.

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Chris Christie, New Jersey Governor, Wants Marijuana Bill Adjusted Before Approval

By | Sat, 08/17/2013 - 00:33

A marijuana bill that would allow children to consume edible cannabis will be approved once certain conditions are met.

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Woman Claims Cannabis Cured Her Cancer

By | Thu, 08/08/2013 - 15:35

Lindsey, from Cape Town, South Africa, believes that oil from cannabis plants cured her cancer and explains why.

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Uruguay To Legalize Marijuana For Entire Country: Will The Bill Save Money And Lives?

By | Thu, 08/01/2013 - 15:07

Uruguay’s Congress approves the bill to legalize marijuana nationwide in efforts to save money and lives, despite opposition from two-thirds of Uruguayans.

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New Study On Brain's Cannabinoid Receptors May Lead To Treatment For PTSD

By | Tue, 05/14/2013 - 08:52

A new imaging study of the brain suggests there may be a biological marker for PTSD.

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The Origins Of 4:20 And The State Of Medical Marijuana in 2013

By | Sat, 04/20/2013 - 09:52

More and more scientific studies are proving the therapeutic uses of medical marijuana. Currently legal in 18 states plus D.C., it may be only a matter of time before medical marijuana is legal everywhere in the country.

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Brain Scans Show How Marijuana Relieves Pain

By | Sat, 12/22/2012 - 11:08

A new research has found that cannabis relieves pain by making it more bearable, rather than actually reducing it.

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Marijuana Found To Relieve Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms

By | Wed, 10/10/2012 - 11:28

Medicinal marijuana has been known to ease symptoms associated with inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease, and now marijuana extract pills have been successful in relieving muscle stiffness for multiple sclerosis sufferers.

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Marijuana Withdrawal Is Real: Users Can Suffer Same Acute Withdrawal Symptoms as Tobacco Smokers

By | Thu, 09/27/2012 - 13:07

When people try to quit smoking marijuana, they can experience withdrawal symptoms that can disrupt their daily lives, according to a new study.

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Marijuana Compound May Halt Cancer Spread

By | Thu, 09/20/2012 - 11:58

A chemical compound in marijuana could stop the spread of many forms of aggressive cancer, according to a pair of scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.

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Earth-Shaking Study Finds that Marijuana May Lessen Severity of Epileptic Seizures

By | Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:11

The drug also had fewer side effects and was better-tolerated by the rats and mice than other anti-convulsive drugs.

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Teen Marijuana Use Linked To IQ Loss

By | Mon, 08/27/2012 - 15:17

Frequent marijuana use before the age of 18 may cause irreversible harm to a person's intelligence, attention and memory, scientists claim.