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The Effects of Marijuana on Your Body

Marijuana is made from the shredded and dried parts of the cannabis plant, including the flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems. It’s also known as pot, …

Cannabis

Parisians queue for cannabis after softening of drug laws

Paris’s first two ‘coffee shops’ selling legal cannabis have attracted long queues of customers eager to try a low-strength version of the drug now permitted under French law.<p>The shops opened last week following a softening of restrictions to allow the sale of cannabis containing less than 0.2 per …

Cannabis

How Quitting Weed Changed My Life

Following reports that a third of weed smokers have tried and failed to quit, we spoke to four former stoners about how their lives improved when they did.<p>For many people, weed is a godsend. It can help them numb pain, manage mental health issues, inspire creativity or just aid them in their …

Blair’s advice to tell the truth about pot at the border is ‘dangerous,’ U.S. lawyer warns

Liberal MP Bill Blair‘s advice to be open with U.S. border officials if asked about past marijuana use after legalization is “dangerous,” a U.S. …

Trillions Upon Trillions of Viruses Fall From the Sky Each Day

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Spain, an international team of researchers set out four buckets to gather a shower of viruses falling from the sky.<p>Scientists have surmised there is a stream of viruses circling the planet, above the planet’s weather systems but below the level of airline …

Biology

The Best Weed-Related Podcasts To Listen To Right Now

People love podcasts. Despite the wealth of media available, the dominance of streaming services like Netflix, and the perennial appeal of books, folks just love to pop on headphones and fall into episodes of their favorite programs. And cannabis — that oft-debated, nap-inducing, mind-expanding …

Cannabis

Why Canopy Will Be A $100 Stock

April 8th, 2018<p>There are several key reasons why Canopy Growth Corporation (WEED.TO) will be a $100/share company shorty. Canopy, along with several …

Cannabis

Craft vs. Commercial Cannabis

Periodically, I scan social media sites for posts of large-scale cannabis production facilities, and when I find such a post, inevitably someone has …

Hiku hopes high-end products will change negative stereotype surrounding cannabis

Piper CourtenayAs the cannabis industry braces for the impact of legalization, a new chapter in the retail sphere is already well underway.What began …

How consciousness could live in your brain cells

The question of where the mind ends and the brain begins has preoccupied philosophers for centuries. Now that blurry line is coming into focus, …

Consciousness

NDP pushes for agreement with U.S. to prevent lifetime travel bans once pot is legal

The NDP wants the federal government to negotiate an arrangement with the United States that would ensure Canadians won’t be turned back at the …

Inside look at Uruguay, where the government is your marijuana dealer

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – In coming weeks, cannabis-seeking citizens in this small South American nation will be able to walk into a pharmacy and buy …

The Single Most Compelling Reason to Buy Marijuana Stocks Right Now

There's really just one reason to buy marijuana stocks, but it's a big one.<p>There are plenty of reasons you shouldn't buy marijuana stocks.<p>Many of …

How these students got into every Ivy League school

<b>(CNN) —</b> Only a few students can say that they have been accepted into every Ivy League school in the United States: Harvard, Yale, Brown, Columbia, the University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, Princeton and Cornell.<p>Among those who can call themselves members of this exclusive club are Augusta …

3 Spiritual Practices for Anxiety-Packed Moments

Modern life brings more stress than ever, and a natural reaction to stress is anxiety. It's a multidimensional response that originates, physically …

What A Time To Be Alive, Shameless 70s Cocaine Ads

Ads promoting all manner of drug paraphernalia have been around for decades, roach clips, hashish bongs, smoking pipes and designer cosmetic cases to …

Smoking Doesn't Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

Why do some cigarette smokers live to old age while others die young? Scientists are getting closer to an answer.<p>It’s a well-established fact that …

Lumeria Maui: An Unforgettable Portal in the Pacific

Maui. Sunshine. Adventure.<p>What's not to like?<p>After all, the beaches and sites on the Hawaiian Islands' next-to-youngest entity (The Big Island) are a plenty that many writers have been spotlighting them in books and magazines for quite some time. The much-talked about road to Hana, Haleakala Crater …

"Eat Less, Exercise More" Isn't The Answer For Weight Loss

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Vancouver’s high-tech hurdle

From left: Version One Ventures CEO and founder Boris Wertz, BuildDirect president and CEO Jeff Booth, Vision Critical founder and president of corporate innovation Andrew Reid, Hootsuite CEO and founder Ryan Holmes, Shoes.com chairman and co-founder Roger Hardy, Plentyoffish CEO and founder Markus …

Bernie Sanders’s Long Run

Bernie Sanders formally announced that he was running for President on May 26, 2015, in a stern thirty-five-minute speech he delivered in Burlington, Vermont, on the green-gray shores of Lake Champlain. But, really, his campaign began nearly five years earlier, on the floor of the Senate, on …

Cannabis: Promise, risk and controversy

<b>Cannabis is bad for you, cannabis is good for you - confused?</b><p>That's not surprising. Complicated and controversial, cannabis is revealed by recent science to have a dual personality, with a dark side and a more positive one. Radio 4's PM programme is this week running a whole series on cannabis, and …

Does Researching Casual Marijuana Use Cause Brain Abnormalities?

<i>Last week, a study was published that claimed to establish a link between casual marijuana use and abnormalities in the brains of recreational users.</i> …

Cannabis

Marijuana and Spirituality (Does Pot/Weed/Cannabis Enhance Spirituality?) - Teal Swan

John Chen’s simple plan to save BlackBerry

John Chen started his career like a lot of young engineers do: working the dreaded "third shift." Fresh out of college, Chen found himself on the floor of a mainframe computer assembly facility in southern California from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m., debugging machines and fixing manufacturing problems. …

The Allure of the Map

For years, I carried the same map wherever I went. When I wasn’t travelling, Scotch tape held it to the back of my bedroom door: it was visible to me when the door was closed, but invisible to almost everyone else. That map moved from dorm rooms to apartments and houses, from the Eastern Shore of …

Some Thoughts on Marijuana

On Thursday, David Brooks published a column on his youthful experiments with marijuana and his support for its continued control:<p>We now have a …