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The real reason marijuana is illegal in the United States

Hemp was once a key component of U.S. agriculture. A wave of xenophobia would doom us to a senseless war on drugs<p>It is hard to imagine a time when most pharmacies carried cannabis and farmers were required to grow hemp, much like they are given incentives to grow corn these days, but that is a …

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Church Of Cannabis Holds First Service, Marijuana Smoking Nixed Due To Arrest Threats By Indiana Police [Video]

The First Church of Cannabis in Indiana has attracted dozens of patrons adorned in tie-dyed clothing and shirts with marijuana leaf emblems. The …

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Federal Study Concludes Marijuana Is Safer Than Alcohol While Driving

A new study by the National Institute of Drug Abuse has found that alcohol impairs driving far more than marijuana.<p>The study examined 19 “occasional …

The Senate's experiment with cannabis

Hardliners on Judiciary open up to research on medical pot<p>Obamacare. Gay weddings. Now pot?<p>As progressives celebrate a couple of big wins in Washington – the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage – another issue has remained firmly stuck at the national …

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Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …