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Medical Marijuana May Soon Be Available in New York

By | Sun, 01/05/2014 - 16:13

Using an executive order, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will announce an initiative to allow medical marijuana for limited use in hospitals across the state.

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THC And Fear: How Marijuana May Help PTSD Patients

By | Fri, 12/27/2013 - 00:03

Marijuana may prove effective for decreasing anxiety in PTSD patients, but not without its own adverse effects.

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Top 5 Most Notable Retractions Of 2013

By | Thu, 12/19/2013 - 12:13

2013 showed that getting things wrong about science and medicine happens to the best of them — but at least they're able to own up to it.

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Woman With Cerebral Palsy, Jacqueline Patterson, Believes Medical Marijuana Has Made Her A Better Mom [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 12/10/2013 - 20:03

Jacqueline Patterson, woman with cerebral palsy, claims that she would only be ‘half the mother’ she is now without medical marijuana.

Los Angels Cracks Down On Medical Pot Shops

Dozens Of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Close Amid Regulatory Crackdown In Los Angeles

By | Sun, 10/13/2013 - 17:23

As support for medical marijuana grows among the public, voters in Los Angeles this year opted for tighter regulations on the business.

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Medical Marijuana Shown Effective In Animal Studies Related To MS

By | Mon, 10/07/2013 - 17:20

Researchers from Tel Aviv University found that THC and CBD, chemical compounds found in marijuana plants, effectively prevented inflammation in the brains and spinal cords of mice with multiple sclerosis-like diseases.

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Medical Marijuana Free Market Launches In Canada

By | Tue, 10/01/2013 - 15:20

Canada is launching a free market for medical marijuana, replacing a production system of small-scale growers.

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Introducing Marijuana-Infused Chocolate ‘Nugtella’

By | Tue, 08/20/2013 - 14:00

The Organicares medical marijuana dispensary has created weed-infused chocolate Nutella, called Nugtella.

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Seattle Police Deal Doritos At Hempfest 2013

By | Thu, 08/15/2013 - 17:42

The Seattle Police Department will be handing out free bags of Doritos at this year's post-legalization Hempfest in Seattle, Wash.

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Could Medical Marijuana Be Monsanto's Next Target? Genetically Engineered Weed Isn't So Far-Fetched

By | Wed, 08/14/2013 - 22:24

With more states approving medical marijuana laws, genetic engineering companies could see an opportunity in the $1.5 billion industry.

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Marijuana Cocktails Are All The Buzz In Oklahoma

By | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 10:13

After finding a man with weed-laced alcohol during a routine traffic stop, Oklahoma police are now on the lookout for marijuana cocktails.

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Liquid Medical Marijuana Helps 6-Year-Old With Rare Form Of Epilepsy

By | Mon, 08/12/2013 - 14:37

Jayden David, a six-year-old from California with a rare form of epilepsy, has been seizure-free since beginning a liquid medical marijuana regimen.

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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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Dr. Sanjay Gupta Changes His Mind On Marijuana And Apologizes For Misleading People

By | Thu, 08/08/2013 - 13:15

In big news for the medical marijuana community, Dr. Sanjay Gupta has changed his mind about marijuana, saying the plant has definite medical benefits, including for cancer and seizure patients, that people have long been misled about.

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Mangoes Elevate High From Smoking Marijuana: Are They A Healthier Alternative To The 'Munchies'?

By | Mon, 07/22/2013 - 12:30

Eating mangoes before or after smoking marijuana can elevate the 'high' feeling for users and prolong pain relief for medicinal users.

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