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Veterans Can Now Get Medical Marijuana Thanks to New Amendment

Veterans can get medical marijuana thanks to a new amendment passed by the Senate. The amendment was part of a larger bill called the 2017 Military …

Why Traveling to Smoke Pot May Land You in the Emergency Room | Men's Health

Chalk it up to what researchers call the “vacation mentality”: When you’re away from the responsibilities of everyday life, your attitude toward marijuana may be more lax—and as a result, you may be more likely to over-consume it, says study author Michael Van Dyke, Ph.D.<p>The higher the dose of …

Israel’s Cannabis Industry Blazes Ahead

Dennis Mitzner Contributor<p>Dennis Mitzner lives in Tel Aviv and writes about startups and technology trends.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Magic Leap goes to Finland in pursuit of Nordic VR and AR talent<br>• Israel’s former Prime Minister Ehud Barak bets big on emergency app Reporty<p>Some months ago I …

Cannabis

Top Ten Things to Expect When Your State Legalizes Marijuana

All aboard Colorado Cannabis tours.<p>Lindsey Bartlett<p><b>10.</b> When you tell people outside of your state where you are from, the first – and perhaps only – …

Cannabis

The Flir FX is a security camera with bigger ambitions

Anyone who grew up in the 1980s probably knows of Bo Jackson. Unlike most professional athletes, Jackson played both baseball and football, managing to become an all-star in each. Nike even ran a very famous “Bo Knows” ad campaign pitching the idea that Jackson could do anything, which very well …

Gear & Gadgets

The Iranian Mullahs’ Crazy War on Lap Dogs

Given all the problems Iran faces, from pollution and rats to ISIS on its border and Israel threatening war, why are its lawmakers cracking down on …

South Asia

Pit Bull Attack Victim Erin Ingram Lost An Arm, But Judge Cuts The Lawsuit Reward By Millions

Pit bull attack victim Erin Ingram lost her left arm and most of the functionality in her right arm when she was only 8-years-old and two pit bulls …

By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear

<i>Fear is one of the strongest and most basic of human emotions, and it's the focus of Fearless, the second episode of</i> Invisibilia<i>, NPR's new show on the invisible forces that shape human behavior.</i><p><i>This segment of the show explores how a man decided to conquer his fear of rejection by getting rejected</i> …

Mind

Marijuana Tax Millions? Hallucinations Up In Smoke, Yet Feds Propose 50% Federal Tax Too

Excited Coloradans thought legalizing marijuana would mean huge tax revenues. They were hardly alone. Nationwide, with medical marijuana, and especially with recreational, the drum beat has been about money, jobs, real estate upticks, and spillover effects into many fields. The loudest cries of all …

Cannabis

US-led coalition carries out 15 air strikes on Isis targets in Syria and Iraq

Three strikes in Iraq, 12 in Syria in operations carried out since Friday Syrian TV and observers report new killings of Isis activists<p>American-led forces have launched 12 air strikes against Islamic State (Isis) militants in Syria since Friday, all but one of them near the contested city of …

Middle East

Touch ID hackers attempt to take things to next level, no need for physical fingerprint

The hacker who successfully used a fingerprint captured from an iPhone to fool Touch ID now believes it may be possible to perform the same hack without needing access to a physical fingerprint. Speaking at this year’s Chaos Computer Club convention, Jan Krissler – who uses the alias Starbug – …