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3 Reasons Athletes Pick Cannabis Over Alcohol

Work hard, play hard: we can get behind that philosophy. And for long-distance runners, gym junkies, wannabe tennis pros, and anyone else who wants …

A new study suggests smoking pot may not make you stupid after all

The new PNAS study is observational — assigning some people to smoke marijuana and others to abstain would yield cleaner results but is obviously unethical — but with an important twist: It zeroes in on that "third factor" possibility by studying twins, 789 in California and 2,277 in Minnesota.<p>The …

The biggest myths about marijuana—debunked by an addiction expert

The march of marijuana legalization continues, and so do the questions about its effect on the health of smokers. Kevin Hill, an addiction psychiatrist at McLean Hospital in Harvard Medical School and author of <i>Marijuana: The Unbiased Truth about the World’s Most Popular Weed</i>, recently took to …

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Carly Fiorina accidentally said something really smart about weed

<i>"We are misleading young people when we tell them that marijuana is just like having a beer. It's not." -- Carly Fiorina discussing marijuana at the CNN GOP debate last night.</i><p>This statement is 100 percent correct -- but not for the reason Fiorina thinks it is. The point she was trying to make was …

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Smoke weed as a teen? You’ll be fine as an adult

The effects that smoking marijuana have on the brain have long been fiercely debated, now more so than ever in the wake of the wave of legalisation happening over in America. Last year, a research study concluded that while cannabis can have real medical benefits, such as the alleviation of chronic …

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The Ultimate Stoner's Guide To Travel

Because weed tourism is pretty dope.<p>Thumbnail credit: Columbia Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection

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Smoking weed could heal broken bones more quickly, says a new study

<b>Smashed up your leg? Just get smoking.</b><p>A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research has found that smoking marijuana may help to …

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Marijuana Is Beating Google and Twitter at Fighting AIDS

click to enlarge<p>Every single one of the 20,000 people who march through Golden Gate Park during the annual AIDS Walk on Sunday will be exposed to …

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One type of legal drug is killing far more people than heroin — and that’s not the most disturbing part of the problem

Heroin use in the US is skyrocketing. The number of people using this powerful, addictive drug has grown by nearly 300,000 in the past decade, and more and more people are dying from overdose.<p>But while tragic, these numbers are still outshadowed by another, equally disturbing statistic: The rise in …

7 facts that prove alcohol is way more dangerous than marijuana

Marijuana is statistically less harmful than alcohol, and it’s time to treat it that way<p>No substantial evidence links marijuana to traffic accidents, domestic violence or cancer, yet pot is illegal and listed as a Schedule I controlled substance by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. …

Kings College London launches Safer Use Limits app for taking drugs safely

Cannabis WON'T harm your health as long as you stick to one small joint a week, scientists claim<p><b>Users are unlikely to suffer health effects from a</b> …

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NASA Discovers New Planet Covered With Marijuana, ‘Weed Planet’ Hoax Goes Viral

Marijuana supporters will definitely find this latest “discovery” relatively interesting. It has been reported by a website that a new planet covered …

Shaq vs. Kenny Sub-Zero Severed My Spine (Crazy Violent Video)

<b>Shaquille O'Neal</b> was cut in half ... and had his spinal cord ripped in half ... all in the same day -- and it was all thanks to <b>Kenny "The Jet" Smith</b>.<p>…

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Can cannabis prevent or reverse Alzheimer's?

(NaturalNews) You've probably read about the positive effects of coconut oil's medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) to produce ketones that energize …

More Evidence Cannabis Is Safe & Very Effective in Epilepsy Treatment

A major, landmark study has shown the ingredients in marijuana, particularly cannabidiol (CBD), are a safe and radically effective treatment for …

Medical Marijuana Doesn't Increase Your Risk for Other Drug Use

It turns out that medical marijuana isn't causing an increased risk for other drug involvement. Scientists have found that those who use medical …

There’s a drive-through that takes weed as payment

<b>Somewhere in America (of course) there’s a fast-food restaurant that accepts weed instead of money.</b><p>It has long been an urban myth – until these guys …

8 Countries That Are A Must-Visit For Cannabis Tourism

Featured<p>May. 08, 2015 09:08PM EST<p>1. Spain.<p><i>Image credit: Jose Maria Cuellar, Flickr</i><p>Marijuana has been legal in Spain for decades. If you're doing a …

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40 Medications Replaced With Raw Cannabis Juice

bodymindsoulspirit | May 10, 2015 | 1 Comment<p>More and more we are beginning to understand that marijuana is far more than a street-level ‘drug’. In …

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Beating Crohn's Disease: A Cannabis Journey

In 2007, after 11 months of diarrhea and extreme stomach pain, Fatin Phoenix Ward was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease. “I was on steroids and …

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Marijuana saves lives: At Camden awareness event, stories shared of medical miracles

comments<p>In conjunction with the Global Marijuana March that took place Saturday, members of the East Coast Cannabis Coalition took a walk around …

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21 health benefits of marijuana

Despite the fact that the Drug Enforcement Agency categorizes marijuana as a schedule I drug, one that has no accepted medical use, a majority of …

20 Scientifically-Proven Signs You're Smarter Than Average

You use recreational drugs<p>According to Psychology Today, people who use more drugs are more intelligent. 'Intelligent people don't always do the …

Marijuana isn't a gateway drug, if anything alcohol is

Because if we're to, as Obama put it, "follow the science not the ideology" with regards to marijuana and have some hope of getting it …