Marc Landers

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The best way to fight illegal pot is with legal cannabis

Each year, more than 36 million Americans consume cannabis, and — even though it’s legal in some form in 46 states and the District of Columbia — the …

Cannabis

Legalising cannabis adds $3.6bn to Australian economy, budget office says

Parliamentary Budget Office rates fiscal benefits of Greens’ push to legalise, licence and tax marijuana • Sign up to receive the top stories every morning<p>Legalising cannabis would reap the Australian economy almost $2bn a year, the Parliamentary Budget Office has found.<p>The Greens plan to not only …

Cannabis

One puff is enough! A single drag of cannabis can alleviate depression, 2 can ease anxiety and 10 can slash stress, finds study

• <b>Data was studied from around 12,000 volunteers, who used medical marijuana</b>• <b><br>They were asked about their method of using it and how much they</b> …

Serena Williams

The link between cannabis and psychosis: Who is most at risk of dangerous side effects from marijuana and why

• <b>Previous research suggests repeatedly using marijuana is linked to psychosis</b>• <b><br>Heaviest cannabis users are up to four times more likely to get</b> …

Kylie Minogue

Fresh NHS funding crisis as health board short of £31m

<b>An NHS health board needs £31m to return its services to the same levels it provided last year, MSPs have been told.</b>NHS Lothian is the latest …

United Kingdom

Weed beats depression and benefits mental health as long as you puff it properly, scientists reveal

Today, people around the world will be taking the opportunity to blaze a big one in celebration of 420 Day.<p>So we have some good news for people who …

Cannabis

Cannabis harm to teenagers' brains 'overstated', finds study

Fears that cannabis causes irreparable harm to teenager’s brains have been stoked by trials which “overstated” the effects on intelligence and other …

Cannabis

Why Shelter Scotland isn't celebrating its 50th birthday

<b>This year marks the 50th birthday of Shelter Scotland - but the country's largest homelessness charity is not celebrating.</b>Five decades after it was …

Homelessness

Scotland's population reaches record high due to migration

<b>Population in Scotland has reached a record high of 5.42 million, according to statistics from the National Records of Scotland (NRS).</b>However, this …

Geography

A Comeback for the Gateway Drug Theory?

If you grew up as part of the D.A.R.E. generation — kids of the 1980s and ’90s who learned about drugs from alarmist public service announcements — you know all too well the dangers of so-called gateway drugs. Go to bed with marijuana or beer, you were taught, and risk waking up with cocaine or …

Columbia University

Marijuana Is Not, Repeat Not, a Gateway Drug

With states legalizing marijuana by popular vote, some politicians, including Boston mayor Marty Walsh and New Jersey governor Chris Christie, are …

Is marijuana a gateway drug?

Some research suggests that marijuana use is likely to precede use of other licit and illicit substances46 and the development of addiction to other …

Neuroscience

Marijuana as a Gateway Drug: The Myth That Will Not Die

Of all the arguments that have been used to demonize marijuana, few have been more powerful than that of the “gateway effect”: the notion that while …

Drug Made From Cannabis Plant Gets Backing From FDA Staff

An experimental medication that could become the first drug derived from a marijuana plant approved in the U.S. received a boost from Food and Drug …

Cannabis

Holyrood set to back 50p minimum unit alcohol pricing

<b>A 50p minimum unit price for alcohol is expected to be approved by MSPs on Holyrood's Health Committee.</b> Before the policy - which was delayed by a …

U.S. Secretary of Health

Relationship between legal cannabis and opioid prescribing examined

Alternative methods of pain management have been a topic of discussion as the United States grapples with the opioid and heroin epidemic. New …

Cannabis

DENVER — The Colorado House overwhelmingly passed an amendment that would allow school officials to administer medical marijuana to …

Cannabis

Medical cannabis access simplified under unified state agreement

Greater acceptance of medicinal cannabis and more straightforward means for patients to obtain medical cannabis treatments has been unanimously …

Cannabis

The Beginning of the End for Cannabis Prohibition?

The Boston Globe reports Colorado Senator Cory Gardner is crafting a bill that would prevent the federal government from interfering with states that …

Cannabis

‘Cannabis’ drop that treats glaucoma while you sleep developed

An eye drop that treats glaucoma while you sleep has been developed by scientists.It is based on a chemical found in cannabis and could end the …

Glaucoma

Why legal cannabis is the new must-have herbal remedy — with converts claiming benefits from pain relief to acne

IT'S more commonly associated with teenagers’ bedrooms and Snoop Dogg than the shelves of a health food store or chic packaging on Insta.<p>But …

Cannabis

SNP tax rise could cost Scotland £20m in revenues

<b>The Scottish Government would lose £20 million in planned revenue if “fewer than 20” of Scotland’s biggest earners move their main residence south of</b> …

Income Tax

Concern over low take up of SNP’s electric vehicle finance scheme

Nicola Sturgeon’s aim for petrol and diesel free motoring has been questioned after it emerged that a finance scheme to buy electric vehicles has …

Electric Vehicles

SNP support slips, with little relish for referendum until after Brexit

Scottish Parliament

Can Cannabis Treat Seizures? Biotechs Say The Answer Is Yes

When Sylvie Lammert had her first seizure at nine months old, she was rushed to an emergency room where doctors couldn't find an apparent cause. It …

Biotechnology

Maryland lawmakers vote to expand medical marijuana industry with plan to expand diversity

Maryland lawmakers on Monday approved legislation that expands the state’s burgeoning medical marijuana industry in a way that gives minority-owned …

Cannabis

Study: Opioid use dropped in medical cannabis states

- States with medical cannabis programs saw a dramatic reduction in opioid abuse, according to a study done by University of Georgia researchers. The …

Cannabis

Fifty Israeli Farms Win Medical Cannabis Export Licenses

The issue had been the topic of stiff disagreement, particularly from police, who feared the deal would facilitate criminals’ ability to transport …

Cannabis

Legal and Medical Cannabis Market Sales Expected to Accelerate

NEW YORK, April 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --<p>According to a report by Ameri Research Inc., the global legal cannabis market was valued at $14.3 billion in …

Iowa health officials seek second cannabis oil manufacturer

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Public Health is seeking a second medical cannabis oil manufacturer.Interested parties must notify their …

Cannabis