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We have a drug that’s effective against depression – now the government needs to let us use it

The case of young Alfie Dingley, who has to live in Holland to obtain cannabis medicine for his severe epilepsy, has brought the absurdity of the UK drug laws to the front pages.<p>The Home Office continue to deny him access to a life-changing medicine, one that reduces his seizure frequency from 80 …

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The Risks & Benefits of Ayahuasca According to Science & Beyond

<b>Ayahuasca</b> experiences can be very diverse and often pretty intense. When consumed, the Amazonian brew usually creates profound visions and strong …

Crime gangs cash in on booming cannabis trade with hash-laced cookies

CRIME gangs are cashing in on a booming trade in edible cannabis, The Scottish Sun on Sunday can reveal.<p>The market — including hash-laced milk, …

Man found with six kilos of cannabis claimed he was going to ‘binge-smoke it all’

A man who was found with a six-kilo stash of cannabis claimed he was going to binge-smoke the whole thing.<p>Edward Buchan, a 38-year-old from Barwell …

How Marijuana Can Increase Your Risk Of Gum Disease | Men’s Health

In the study, researchers asked nearly 2,000 people about their pot habits, and then performed a dental examination on them. They discovered that those who used any kind of marijuana once or more in the last month were significantly more likely to have markers of periodontal disease than those who …

New Harvard Study Confirms Cannabis Makes You Smarter

Over the past few decades, scientists have been trying to uncover whether or not cannabis harms long-term brain health. Much of the research thus far …

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The Liberal Democrats Will Pledge To Completely Legalise Cannabis

Exclusive: The party has told BuzzFeed News its manifesto will include a commitment to having a fully regulated UK cannabis market, including sale and production, which could raise up to £1 billion in extra taxes.<p>The Liberal Democrats have told BuzzFeed News they will pledge to legalise cannabis, …

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Uruguay opens registry for world's first government-run marijuana market

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Uruguay is beginning to register people who want to legally buy marijuana at pharmacies as part of the world’s first …

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What, Exactly, Is the Difference Between Sativa and Indica Strains of Weed?

Cannabis is a bit like wine: There are different species, dozens of hybrids, and a world of marketing that makes buying the right kind seriously …

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Meet the Moms Who Treat Their Kids' Autism with Cannabis on 'WEEDIQUETTE'

Plus, Abdullah Saeed brings in the chefs behind LA's Trap Kitchen to whip up a weed-infused meal on 'BONG APPÉTIT.'<p>On a new episode of VICELAND's show <i>WEEDIQUETTE</i>, Krishna Andavolu meets the mothers breaking federal law to treat their children's autism with cannabis. Though the local government …

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It’s past time for Denver’s 4/20 to grow up and be cool

<i>The following editorial was published in The Denver Post, April 25:</i><p>Organizers, and too many participants, of Denver’s 4/20 cannabis celebration last …

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Why Microdosing Is Taking Over Medical Marijuana

Welcome to marijuana 2.0, where the less product you use, the better it works<p>In the winter of 1999, Dr. Allan Frankel, a renowned internist in Los …

Almost a dozen hospitalized after ingesting synthetic pot

NEWARK, N.J. — About a dozen people in New Jersey have become ill after police say they apparently ingested the synthetic marijuana K2.<p>Police in …

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4/20 Hyde Park 2017: Why are cannabis smokers protesting on ‘weed day’?

What is 4/20 in Hyde Park?<p>Each year on April 20, Hyde Park plays host to cannabis smokers and enthusiasts protesting against British drug laws.<p>Last …

Eight reasons to legalise cannabis

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Marijuana could hold the key to treating Alzheimer's but drug laws stand in the way, say scientists

Chemicals found in cannabis could be used to help treat dementia, early studies have shown – but further research into the findings is being stymied …

The Feds Are Reportedly Trying to Shut Down Las Vegas's Cannabis Cup

If agents were to show up and shut down the event, it would certainly indicate how the new White House sees local marijuana laws.<p>Since Nevada voted to legalize recreational marijuana last November, <i>High Times</i> magazine decided to bring the Cannabis Cup—its roving celebration of everything tokable—to …

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Cannabis Legalization Takes Hold in Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) —€” It was a green Monday in Maine.<p>The first tangible results of state voters’ decision to legalize cannabis were felt as …

German lawmakers back plan for marijuana prescriptions. No, really

Published: Jan 19, 2017, 8:50 am • Updated: Jan 19, 2017, 8:54 am<p>BERLIN — German lawmakers have approved legislation that would allow some patients …

Bradford cannabis raid finds guinea pig heater

<b>Police swooped on a suspected cannabis factory at a house in Bradford - only to find the suspicious heat source was for two guinea pigs.</b><p>Officers arrived last week after the West Yorkshire Police helicopter detected a hotspot on the roof of the garage in Huddersfield Road, Odsal.<p>A hotspot is often a …

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What Is the Endocannabinoid System and What Is Its Role?

Some of us consume cannabis for its mind-altering effects, while others seek symptom relief. But cannabis wouldn’t get us high or have some of its …

Two New Reports Have Revealed Just How Bad Britain's Prison Drug Problem Has Got

The government has described the synthetic weed Spice as "the most serious threat to the safety and security of the prison system", and it's not wrong.<p>On Tuesday, Justice Minister Liz Truss told MPs that "barking dogs" are being used to deter drug-laden drones from getting into jails. This, of …

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World's Largest Online Headshop Relaunches Website After a Decade

This post is sponsored by Grasscity.<p>After over 10 years, the world’s largest online headshop, Grasscity.com, has been relaunched with a total …

There’s now a cannabis-themed shopping center in Colorado

Published: Nov 8, 2016, 4:10 pm • Updated: Nov 15, 2016, 9:29 am<p>Many Denver area property owners won’t rent to dispensaries and other …

Vaporisation vs. Ingestion: Which Is Better?

Cupcakes, candies, hummus, bacon, pizza and guacamole ... the options for ingesting cannabis in food form are the most abundant. The choice of one or …

Berlin to trial legal marijuana scheme

Berlin is on course to at least semi-legalising marijuana after a cross-party movement agreed on a ground-breaking pilot scheme.<p>The capital’s Social …

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