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Dear America: If You Want to Stop Racism, Tear Down the Drug War—Not Statues

On Monday, protesters — reacting to the violence in Charlottesville over the weekend — brought a ladder and some rope to North Carolina and tore down …

Racism

How Marijuana May Treat Aggressive Brain Cancer

In what is being heralded as a breakthrough for cancer research, GW Pharmaceuticals announced on Tuesday positive results from a study using a …

Cancer

Is Jeff Sessions’ Objection to Marijuana Racially Motivated?

Much to the dismay of US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Senate Appropriations Committee recently approved a budget amendment in an …

Cannabis

California Is Growing Way Too Much Weed, and It’s a Problem

The state has an 800 percent surplus.As the cannabis industry continues to expand there will be growing pains. The expansion of any new industry in …

Cannabis

It Took Just One Distorted Study for the Media to Freak Out Over Health Risks and Marijuana

Click here for reuse options! Fear spreads far too easily when it comes to cannabis.A new, widely reported study claims that marijuana poses …

Research

My Grandmother Is a Drug Addict—and I Blame Big Pharma

As Appalachia slowly rots from the inside, drug company execs and shareholders are making billions.My grandmother is a drug addict.She still refuses …

Addiction

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August 11, 2017<p>Pet Grotesque collects stoner-related tracks from bands that have offered valuable musical inspiration over the years.<p>June 7, …

Medical Marijuana

DPA Study: New York City Remains the World's Marijuana Arrest Capital, and It's Still Mainly Black and Brown People Getting Popped

Click here for reuse options! In a bid to defend thousands of racially biased pot arrests, de Blasio attacks drug reformers.Last month, the Drug …

Justice

The Cutting Edge of Marijuana Medical Research Will Leave You Wondering What It Can't Help Cure

New findings highlight CBD’s therapeutic potential for cancer, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, high blood pressure, and other disorders.During the last week …

Neuroscience

Blowing Up the Big Marijuana IQ Myth—The Science Points to Zero Effect on Your Smarts

Click here for reuse options! Debunking one of the oldest theories about cannabis.“Marijuana makes people retarded, especially when they’re young.” …

Research

10 Types of Marijuana Perfect for Pain Relief and Better Than Opioids

Knowledge is power.Physical pain can come from any source, like from the aftermath of a very intense workout or from that time where you fell down …

Pain

Weed law would free people behind bars for pot offenses

On Tuesday Senator Corey Booker introduced a bill seeking to drop marijuana from America’s list of controlled substances, making pot legal across the …

Cannabis

As Cannabis Becomes Legal, Oakland Now Giving ‘Reparations’ to Ex-Cons Arrested for Selling Weed

Half of all permits for cannabis businesses are going to those arrested for pot possession or living in communities unfairly targeted by police. But …

Cannabis

Pot smokers aren’t easily stressed, study says

After a long and stressful day at work, some people enjoy coming home, kicking up their feet and savoring a full-bodied glass of red wine. Others …

Pot

How Marijuana Can Help With OCD’s Compulsive Behaviors

Don't pull your hair out! Trichotillomania sufferers may have found help in an unlikely partner.Trichotillomania (TMM) is a disorder that involves …

Cannabis

Republicans Kill Medical Marijuana Provision for Veterans

Click here for reuse options! If veterans want to use medical marijuana, they have to go outside the VA system.Republicans on the House Rules …

Cannabis

Can Cannabis Actually Kill Cancer Cells in the Brain?

Mounting evidence shows that marijuana represents "a new class of anticancer drugs."Earlier this week, Sen. John McCain revealed that he has been …

Cancer

Why Cannabis Can Help Even with Difficult Diseases Like Parkinson's

The endocannabinoid system and digestive imbalance play major roles in Parkinson's disease. Research has demonstrated that cannabis medicine may …

Neuroscience

Houston Police End Use of Drug Tests That Helped Produce Wrongful Convictions

The cheap kits were often the sole evidence used to win guilty pleas, against the innocent as well the as guilty.<i>This is part of an ongoing</i> …

Justice

Jeff Sessions Wants More Asset Forfeiture—Especially in Drug Cases

Click here for reuse options! As more and more states respond to public outcry over asset forfeiture abuses, the attorney general wants to ramp it up …

Injustice

Marijuana Works Better Than Sleeping Pills For Insomnia

Pass the bong before the bottle.One of the most common home-remedy uses for cannabis is as a natural sleep aid or cure for insomnia. There is no …

Sleep Apnea

Massachusetts court rules for woman fired for medical marijuana use

Massachusetts’ top court on Monday ruled that a woman who had been fired for testing positive for marijuana that she had been legally prescribed …

Cannabis

Outrageous Massachusetts Drug Bill Would Send You to Prison and Steal Your Car—No Drugs Needed

Click here for reuse options! The proposed measure redefines reality to make a drug crime out of literally nothing.With the support of state law …

Child Abuse

Blowing the Lid off of the 'Marijuana Treatment' Racket

Click here for reuse options! Fewer teens are using pot, and even fewer are using it problematically. But that hasn’t stopped drug treatment …

Cannabis

Colorado’s Monthly Pot Sales Are Getting Even Higher

In May, pot sales topped $100 million for the 12th consecutive month.Marijuana sales in Colorado are soaring. The state, which legalized adult pot …

Cannabis

7 Household Products Every Marijuana Lover Needs

You probably have these around your house already.You are more than likely to have a paper clip in the bottom of a kitchen junk drawer. Or an old …

Hacking

4 Reasons Why the U.S. Needs to Decriminalize Drugs—And Why We're Closer Than You Think

Click here for reuse options! Contrary to what Trump and Sessions would have you believe, the American public is all for it.Half of all adults in the …

United States

Watch: Snorting Chocolate for an Ecstasy-Like High? Apparently, It Works

Click here for reuse options! Are you looking for "a steady rush of euphoric energy and motivation that is great for party goers to dance the night …

FDA

Why do states keep running out of weed?

Nevada officials may have underestimated the high level of anticipation for the state’s new recreational marijuana law, because in its second weekend …

Nevada