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Even one night of bad sleep causes dangerous changes in your brain, a new study found

One of the most important things that happens when we drift off at night is a cleansing process: sleep helps remove toxins from the human brain.<p>Scientists recently found that even one night of sleep deprivation causes the buildup of a kind of protein that's known to make up the plaque that …

Sleep deprivation stops brain cells firing properly, changing how we see the world

Sleep deprivation stops brain cells communicating properly and affects how people see the world around them, a new study has shown.<p>The new research, which has serious implications for driving while tired, shows that parts of the brain actually turn themselves off to rest even though a person is …

Legal Pot in California: Everything We Know

With several states expanding marijuana legalization this year, many eyes are firmly fixed on California. Between the famed cannabis strains of the …

Cannabis

OC Congressman Dana Rohrabacher is California pot industry's great federal hope

<i>Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher attends a reception at the Bud and Bloom medical marijuana dispensary in Santa Ana on May 5, 2017. ;</i> …

Old mice get brains of two-month-olds thanks to cannabis

It turns out the fountain of youth might spurt smoke instead of a magical liquid. Well, that's not entirely true, but researchers did just discover …

Neuroscience

The plan to get Congress super stoned on 420

The same group that offered a free joint to Inauguration Day attendees is puff, puff, passing along the free cannabis to Capitol Hill workers.<p>To …

Cannabis

Marijuana Has Potential to Treat Alzheimer's, Says Salk Institute Study

"It is reasonable to conclude that there is a therapeutic potential of cannabinoids for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease," writes David Schubert, …

Dementia

Cannabis tech accelerator opens in San Diego

While Californians consider legalizing recreational pot use, a few San Diego entrepreneurs are already casting their vote in favor of the state’s …

Cannabis

Weed Could Be Key in Curing Alzheimer's Disease, So Should Drug Classification of Marijuana Change?

In news that might be counterintuitive to the common experience of how weed affects memory, researchers have shown that marijuana could have …

Nobody smokes their weed any more

The legal pot business may be in its infancy, but it’s already created the marijuana equivalent of pre-grated cheese and instant noodles. Don’t feel like rolling a joint? Buy a pre-roll. Don’t want to smoke marijuana? Slurp it in a just-add-water soup mix, use a pod to brew it into a cup of coffee, …

Cannabis

Marijuana Compound Removes Alzheimer's-Related Protein From Nerve Cells

With the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease expected to almost triple in the United States by 2050, there is an urgent need to identify effective treatments for the condition.<p>Now, a new study suggests marijuana may hold the key to such a treatment.<p>Published in the journal Aging and Mechanisms of …

Cannabinoids Shield the Brain from HIV, Harvard Researchers Reveal

<b>If cannabis is renowned for its healing properties against cancer, now cannabinoids are proven to offer a solid protection from the symptoms of the</b> …

DEA Attorney: Cannabis to be Rescheduled on August 1st

<i>[Update, August 11, 2016: Unfortunately the DEA has decided not to reschedule cannabis, but instead has opened the door for more research. We</i> …

This Startup Is Striving to Be the Amazon of the Marijuana Industry

Tradiv's online marketplace for wholesale marijuana connects growers and retailers on a transparent platform, replacing the industry's gray-market pot brokers and backroom deals.<p>Inc.'<i>s</i> <i>11th annual 30 Under 30 list features the young founders taking on some of the world's biggest challenges. Here,</i> …

Cannabis

This Is Everything We Get Wrong When We Talk About Weed

Weed is much more complex than you might think.<p>As marijuana legislation takes pot out of basements and into the display cases of medical …

Cannabis

Endexx Announces Global CBD License & Distribution Deal With Cannabis Infusion Brand the Mad Hatter Coffee & Tea Co. - Press Release

CAVE CREEK, AZ--(Marketwired - May 11, 2016) - Endexx Corporation (<p>OTC PINK:EDXC), a provider of innovative phyto-nutrient based food and nutritional …

Hemp Health Inc. Introduces Organic Pharma CBD Suppositories

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hemp Health Inc., maker of hemp cannabidiol (CBD) products, today introduced its Organic Pharma CBD …

Ever Cannabinoid Drink Mix

DENVER, May 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dixie Brands Inc. (Dixie), a leader in emerging cannabinoid extraction and wellness platforms, announces the …

Forget Emergen-C, These New Vitamin Packets Have THC

Maybe it is finally safe to drink the Kool-Aid again, well, sort of.<p>Dixie Brands, Inc. is releasing a dissolvable effervescent mix made of …

Cannabis

Best marijuana strains: Birthday Cake OG answers San Francisco’s wishes

Birthday Cake OG from San Francisco’s Urban Pharm is a great way to end your cake day, and it’s our pick of the week.<p>The trend in naming new cannabis strains after dessert may be growing tiring for some cannabis aficionados, but it’s nearly impossible to criticize the hot new batch of Birthday Cake …

San Francisco