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It's Time To Normalize Medical Marijuana In Pro Sports

<b>by Arthur L. Caplan & Lee H. Igel</b><br>Steve Kerr has a bad back. The condition caused him so much physical pain that Kerr, the current head coach of the Golden State Warriors and a member of five NBA championship teams during his playing career, underwent surgery to resolve it. Complications and …

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Phil Jackson Is The Latest NBA Leader To Admit He Smoked Marijuana To Cope With Pain

Steve Kerr’s revelation that he used marijuana to combat chronic back pain has inspired a wide-ranging discussion on the topic, both in private and in public, over the past few days. Fellow NBA head coach Earl Watson has since condemned the use of marijuana, even for medical purposes, and referred …

Marijuana

Did the Drug War Give Us President Donald Trump?

Photo Credit: Sergio Delle Vedove/Shutterstock<p>As the media and the political establishment struggle to make sense of the election of Donald Trump, …

Republican Party

Four Legal Entheogens for the Spiritual Explorer

Throughout human history, spiritual seekers have used sacred plants and fungi for healing, visionary encounters, and mystical experience. Though this …

Psychedelia

A look at Trump’s attorney general pick’s hard-line stance against marijuana

Colleagues famously detailed in 1986 that Jeff Sessions, then a 39-year-old attorney in Alabama, said his main point of contention with the Ku Klux …

Cannabis

Medical marijuana may soon be available in Ireland

Medical marijuana may soon be available for patients in Ireland after the minority government approved Thusday a new amendment allowing use of the …

Cannabis

We Survive Because Reality May Be Nothing Like We Think It Is

Professor of cognitive science at the University of California, Irvine Donald H. Hoffman has doubts that reality is much like what we think it is. We …

Science

Jeff Sessions’ Coming War on Legal Marijuana

There’s little to stop the attorney general nominee from ignoring the will of millions of pro-pot voters.<p>On Election Day, eight states voted to legalize recreational or medical marijuana, bringing the nationwide total of medical states to 29. In Florida, medical marijuana won nearly 2 million more …

Cannabis

Rebutting One Georgia Speaker’s Reefer Madness

The <i>Athens (Georgia) Banner-Herald</i> reports on a talk given by Dr. Godfrey Pearlson, the director of the Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center and a …

Marijuana

Investors bet legal marijuana will boost warehouse rents across the nation

<b>By Polly Mosendz and Patrick Clark,</b> <i>Bloomberg News</i>It took Chris Abbott six stressful months to find a new space for his growing company. The …

Cannabis

In remote Indian village, cannabis is its only livelihood

MALANA, India (AP) — For hundreds of years, the tiny village was just a speck lost amid the grandiose mountains of the Indian Himalayas.<p>Nestled at 2,700 meters (8,859 feet) between the higher reaches of the lush Kullu Valley, Malana used to be a four-day hike from the nearest road. Its laws, …

Marijuana

Oregon Eases Marijuana Testing Regulations

The state of Oregon on Friday temporarily eased up on testing requirements for marijuana, two days after business insiders warned that new rules …

Warriors' Steve Kerr on medicinal marijuana: 'Our country is starting to wisen up'

The coach said it's 'ironic' that there would have been no headlines if he had said he took OxyContin<p>Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said on a CSN Bay Area podcast on Friday that he tried using medicinal marijuana in order to ease his chronic back pain. It didn't work for him, but Kerr said …

Cannabis

Nick Diaz Says Nate Was Smoking 'Kush' At UFC 202!

It's no secret that Nick Diaz likes his marijuana. In fact, the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title challenger turns to …

LSD Is a Hell of a Drug

It made this man believe he was a tiger.<p>A 21-year-old man only identified as Marek H. was naked and tripping balls in the forests of Poland while on LSD, believing that he was a tiger following a scent, <i>The Sun</i> reported.<p>Marek told police officers who apprehended him that once he took LSD, he began …

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This Guy's Weed Is So Good That He Can't Stop Crying

"Thank God for my reefer, man."<p>The best love story in the world is between a man and his Mary Jane.<p>A video of a man hardcore sobbing in front of the camera is going viral, and for once in 2016, these are happy tears. This dude is so happy about his weed that he can't stop crying about it.<p>"Thank god …

Marijuana

Warriors coach Steve Kerr says he tried marijuana for his chronic back pain and believes it's better for people than painkillers

David Zalubowski/AP<p>Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr turned to a different treatment option for the chronic back pain that's bothered him from having two surgeries on his back.<p>On a podcast with CSN Bay Area's Monte Poole, Kerr revealed that he tried marijuana to ease the pain, based on …

Marijuana

Duterte: During phone call, Trump praised my drug war as the ‘right way’

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to “kill all” the country’s suspected drug users and dealers has many foreign critics, including the United States, the European Parliament and the International Criminal Court. It now has at least one high-profile supporter: President-elect Donald Trump, …

Republican Party

MDMA Could Be on the Market Legally by 2021

Click here for reuse options! Researchers are seeking to "fast-track" medical Ecstasy for approval as a psychotherapeutic agent within five years. …

Ecstasy (Drug)

New Yorkers Will Soon Be Able To Use Pot For Chronic Pain

New York is expanding its medical marijuana legislation, adding chronic pain to the list of qualifying medical conditions to allow people to obtain …

Marijuana

Study: Marijuana Can Help Battle Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, and Addiction

The most comprehensive research review ever done on the topic found that marijuana can help battle depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress …

Marijuana

Canada’s reefer madness reaches new heights as rivals merge

• Print<p>Canopy Growth Corp., the largest company in Canada’s rapidly developing marijuana industry, agreed to buy competitor Mettrum Health Corp. for about $430-million to expand production as the government moves toward legalization.<p>The all-stock deal values Mettrum at $8.42 a share, the companies …

Marijuana

Marijuana Real Estate Investment Trust Lists on NYSE

Innovative Industrial Properties becomes the first pot stock on a major exchange despite the fact that marijuana is illegal to possess, grow, or sell under federal law.<p>A company that plans to buy industrial properties and lease them to medical marijuana cultivators in states that have legalized …

Marijuana

'Magic mushroom' drug lifted 'cloud of doom' for cancer patients

<b>(CNN) —</b> Patrick Mettes was overcome with frustration. He was anxious.<p>His bile duct cancer seemed to bring him more anguish than his wife, Lisa Callaghan, ever realized, she said at a news conference Wednesday.<p>In search of solace, Mettes volunteered for a study in which he was given a synthetic …

Health

A tip sheet for workers and workplaces where pot is legal

BOSTON – Changing marijuana laws aren't necessarily making weed more welcome in the workplace.<p>For now, many employers seem to be sticking with their drug testing and personal conduct policies, even in states where recreational marijuana use is now permitted. Others are keeping a close eye on the …

Marijuana

Mapped: The countries that smoke the most cannabis

A new report claims the UK government should legalise marijuana because it's “the only solution to crime and addiction problems”.<p>The strongly-worded study - titled The Tide Effect: How the World is Changing its Mind on Cannabis - was produced by the nonpartisan Adam Smith Institute and has the …

Marijuana

Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety

Cancer is a brutal disease on both the body and mind. Not only do treatments like chemotherapy take a massive toll, but the emotional side effects …

Psychology

Obama says marijuana should be treated like 'cigarettes or alcohol'

In an “exit interview” with Rolling Stone magazine, President Obama said that marijuana use should be treated as a public-health issue similar to …

Marijuana

New study finds psychedelics can transform cancer patients' lives

Today, in a ground-breaking development in the field of psychiatry, two new studies were published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology showing that …

Cancer