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Alaska Legalizes

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Sources:  Time.com On Tuesday, Alaska’s new marijuana law officially goes into effect, which means that as of Feb. 24 recreational weed is now a legal substance in three states. Oregon is set to follow in July. Read More on Google News RSS

Federal Data Shows Stoned Drivers are Safer than Drunk Drivers

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Source:  HNGN.com The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration discovered in a new pair of studies that using marijuana before getting behind the wheel puts you at a lower risk for a car crash than drinking alcohol before driving. The results emphasize that the amount of THC (the main active ingredient in marijuana) ...

Alaska, Oregon, and Washington D.C. Legalize

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Source: YouTube Time: 47 seconds News about Cannabis Legalization in 2 U.S. States and D.C

Charlotte’s Web Bill

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Source:  Huffington Post A bipartisan bill introduced in the House of Representatives on Monday would legalize a compound in marijuana used to treat severe epilepsy. The legislation, called the "Charlotte's Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014," would exclude "therapeutic hemp" and "cannabidiol," or CBD, a non-psychoactive compound in marijuana used for medical ...

Washington State Legalizes – The Basics

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Washington State has legalized cannabis!  Here are some basic rules for cannabis in the state.  More to come. Source:  The Oregonian -- Supply and selection may be limited. State-regulated marijuana production got off to a late start, limiting what may be available on store shelves. Main Street Marijuana managers say they arranged to ...

Colorado Legalizes Cannabis – Basic Rules

Sunday, January 5th, 2014

January, 2014. There were long lines of people in snow waiting to be able to purchase cannabis legally. Many dispensaries worried about their supply of cannabis. Media were interviewing patients and users in line. Dispensaries generated over $1 Million on the first day of legalization. A variety of cannabis products ...

Uruguay Legalizes!

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Source: International Business Times “Uruguay has become the first country to legalize the growing, sale and smoking of marijuana. The historic moment came Tuesday when a government-sponsored bill was approved by a 16-13 vote in the Senate, reports Reuters. Through the bill, the cultivation, consumption and distribution of marijuana is ...

THC Can Halt Brain Damage

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Source:  Laboratory Equipment Though marijuana is a well-known recreational drug, extensive scientific research has been conducted on the therapeutic properties of marijuana in the last decade. Medical cannabis is often used by sufferers of chronic ailments, including cancer and post-traumatic stress disorder, to combat pain, insomnia, lack of appetite and other ...

Marijuana linked to lower bladder cancer

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

Source:  Huffington Post People who smoke marijuana may be less likely to get bladder cancer than those who smoke cigarettes, a new study says. Read Article

Cannabis Users have lower blood-sugar levels

Friday, May 24th, 2013

  Source:  Fox News In several other studies of large populations, lower rates of both obesity and diabetes have been noted among users of cannabis, as compared with non-users. Read More...