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Cannabis May Help Heal The Brain After Injury

A new study published in the journal Cerebral Cortex has found evidence that activation of the body’s cannabinoid receptors may lead to …

Study finds medical marijuana has no impact on teen drug abuse

A working paper published Monday (PDF) claims that, despite the insistence of numerous U.S. officials, legalizing medical marijuana had no …

Federal Drug Agency Denies Marijuana Is Less Toxic Than Alcohol

The National Institute on Drug Abuse released an eyebrow-raising statement to PolitiFact on Monday, denying that marijuana is less toxic than alcohol.<p>"Claiming that marijuana is less toxic than alcohol cannot be substantiated since each possess their own unique set of risks and consequences for a …

Marijuana Doesn't Just Sell Itself, As Marketers Face Resistance From Google, Media Companies

In spite of what you may think, legal pot doesn't just sell itself, marijuana's marketers are finding.<p>Small advertising agencies that focus on marijuana retailers say they expect demand for their work to pick up next year, when Colorado and Washington state begin allowing recreational pot sales. …

Weed Edibles: The Most Creative Marijuana Food Products (PHOTOS)

With many states on their way to legalizing marijuana, the conversation surrounding this herb has been even louder than usual lately. With legalization (both for recreational and medicinal purposes) has come a new wave of creativity in terms of one of weed's most popular forms: edibles.<p>While it may …

The New Friendship Bracelet on the Block: Cruciani C (Beyonce, Heidi and Rita are Fans!)

Your old-school friendship bracelets just got a makeover. Beyonce, Heidi Klum and Rita Ora were all spotted sporting the latest in BFF accessories: …

As legalized online gambling begins today in NJ, take a look at the heyday of casinos in the boomtown of Vegas, 1955

As legalized online gambling begins today in NJ, take a look at the heyday of casinos in the boomtown of Vegas, 1955.<p>(Photo: Loomis Dean—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Julia Roberts Thinks Jennifer Lawrence Is “Too Cool” to Be America’s Sweetheart: “She Shoots Flaming Arrows!”

If anyone knows how to be "America's Sweetheart," it's <b>Julia Roberts</b>. The seasoned actress gained popular appeal in hit films like <i>Steel Magnolias</i>,</i> …

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Prince William Speaks Out for Endangered Species

As a new dad, Prince William meets a lot of stuffed animals.<p>“It looks like something George has in his bedroom,” he joked as he examined a stuffed …

Why 'Family Guy' Killed Brian Griffin

<b>Update</b>: See Brian's <i>Family Guy</i> replacement in the series' revamped opening credit sequence.<p><i>Family Guy</i> sent one of its most beloved characters – the …

Gore goes vegan, just like former boss

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Incredible Collection of Pictures from and Inspired by Alexander Payne's Film 'Nebraska'

Most of us brush off notices either on SMS or via email that we have won some kind of prize. These can range from winning a car to large cash …

"Il capocannoniere di un campionato è sempre il miglior poeta dell’anno" Cit. Pier Paolo Pasolini

Presenting 'Eleven x Seven': Core77's Ultimate Gift Guide 2013

It's that time again: As November draws to a close, the coming weeks invite a flood of countless clichés, hackneyed phrases and perfunctory …