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Humans With Certain Genetic Mark May be Highly Vulnerable to Marijuana Addiction

As a new study implies, humans with given genetic markers may be highly vulnerable to marijuana addiction. The study discovered a connection between …

No shame in staying alive: How medical marijuana helped save me from brain cancer

When Bay Area writer Adam Bessie's brain cancer returned in 2013, he was thrown back into the nightmare he calls the "Chemoverse." But this time was …

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Over Time, Marijuana Use May Dampen The Brain's Response To Reward

Recreational cannabis use over time may damage the brain’s response to monetary rewards, suggests a new study published in <i>JAMA Psychiatry.</i><p>Researchers at the University of Michigan analyzed 108 individuals in their early 20s. Seventy-five percent of participants were men, and nearly all were white. …

No indication legal marijuana raises crime rate – study

Enemies of marijuana use have warned that legalizing the drug for recreational use would incite a crime epidemic, turning users into drug addicts and …

Is it high time for marijuana legalization? - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> a 30-tablet free trial.>>> this saturday, seattle held its 22nd annual a and first ever legal hemp fest protestival. but instead of arrests and citations, this year police handed out 1,000 bags of doritos, including tips. while seattle police might be stuck in 1973 with their marijuana …

The new 'drug talk': Parents in legal pot states rethink message

In retrospect, former first lady Nancy Reagan made the parental “pot talk” a bit easier with her "Just Say No" anti-drug message of the 1980s.<p>But now that marijuana is legal in both Washington state and Colorado, parents are finding that talking to kids about pot is a more complicated conversation. …

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Colorado's Marijuana-DUI Rules Will Leave You Dazed and Confused

In January, Coloradans could finally, in the words of their Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, “break out the Cheetos and Goldfish.” Fourteen months after ­voters approved a referendum legalizing marijuana, the first pot stores opened their doors. The rules mostly mirror those for alcohol: …

Cannabis and the brain

The controversial topic of cannabis has occupied the headlines recently, as a wave of legalisation sweeps through the US. The coverage has been …

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NJ legislators get a whiff of Colorado's pot industry: "We want to do it right.'

DENVER - Whenever Gov. Christie is asked about legalizing marijuana, he promises a veto and points to Colorado with scorn. But when he leaves office …

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