Marijuana

Meet the Moms Who Treat Their Kids' Autism with Cannabis on 'WEEDIQUETTE' - Vice

On a new episode of VICELAND's show <i>WEEDIQUETTE</i>, Krishna Andavolu meets the mothers breaking federal law to treat their children's autism with cannabis. Though the local government might prohibit it, these parents have a conviction that helping their kids shouldn't make them criminals.<p>WEEDIQUETTE</i> …

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Study Shows Gut-Calming Effects Of Chili Peppers And Marijuana

Spicy!<p>A common link between chili peppers and marijuana could have implications for how we treat diabetes and colitis, as well as other conditions in the digestive tract, according to a new study from the University of Connecticut.<p>The study was published in the April 24 issue of the journal …

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Pot use, abuse more likely in states with medical marijuana laws, study shows

DENVER — People living in states with legalized medical marijuana are more likely to use and abuse cannabis than people living in states where pot remains completely illegal, says a new study that cautions policymakers.<p>Sixty-four percent of Americans now live in states permitting medical marijuana …

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Medical marijuana sales growing north of Boston

With two dispensaries in business, a third set to open, and nine others in advanced stages of state approval, the medical marijuana industry is …

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Weed-Whacking at the DOJ

Friday could be a very bad day for marijuana growers. That’s because, tucked into the vast spending bill Congress needs to pass to avoid yet another …

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In a first, drug use eclipses alcohol in fatal crashes

<b>By Ashley Halsey Iii</b>, <i>The Washington Post</i>For the first time, statistics show that drivers killed in crashes are more likely to be on drugs than …

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$5 million is being donated towards MDMA being used medically

American soap company Dr Bronner's has agreed to donate $5 million to Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) in an effort to …

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House to consider allowing patients with chronic pain to use medical marijuana, permit vaping and edibles

In the first big step toward agreement on the issue in Tallahassee, the Florida House is expected to adopt sweeping changes to its medical marijuana …

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Failure to publish tobacco and alcohol submissions to drug policy review 'alarming', say experts

Public Health Research & Practice journal says not disclosing content of companies’ submissions may breach World Health Organisation convention<p>The Australian government may have breached international tobacco control conventions for failing to publish submissions from powerful alcohol and tobacco …

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Colorado Pot Expected to Make Record-Breaking Sales Despite Influx of New Legal Marijuana States

Colorado saw $235-million total in marijuana sales within the first two months of 2017.

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QLD Drug Dealer Is Praised By Supreme Court Judge For His Business Skills

Sunshine Coast’s Brodie Gary Satterley was expecting jail time for his stint dealing meth when he was 18. Instead, Justice Ann Lyons sentenced the …

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When the CIA Made 'Pseudo-Marijuana'

<i>A version of this story originally appeared on Muckrock.com.</i>According to declassified meeting minutes from 1972 and an old article saved by CIA, the …

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Levitating Indoor Plant Pot

Give your home a magical makeover in the form of this Levitating Indoor Plant Pot. This takes your indoor gardening skills and makes it look more …

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Yoga tied to better quality of life with ulcerative colitis

(Reuters Health) - Weekly yoga sessions may be associated with a better quality of life for patients with ulcerative colitis, a chronic inflammatory bowel disease that can be exacerbated by stress, a small study suggests.<p>People with ulcerative colitis have inflammation in the lining of the large …

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Aaron Hernandez Autopsy Shows Synthetic Marijuana, Report Says

Breaking News<p><b>Aaron Hernandez</b>'s autopsy shows the ex-NFL player had traces of synthetic marijuana in his system at the time of his death, this …

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Oil-gas wells shut down after Colorado home explosion

DENVER (AP) — More than 3,000 petroleum wells are being shut down in Colorado as a precaution after a house explosion killed two people, an oil and gas company said Wednesday.<p>Anadarko Energy said it operated a well about 200 feet (60 meters) from the site of the explosion in the town of Firestone, …

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Judge expects to allow California high-speed rail funding

<i>In this Feb. 26, 2015 photo, a full-scale mock-up of a high-speed train is displayed at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. In recent decades,</i> …

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10 Films That Were Made For Stoners

<b>Stoners worldwide are aware of the complexities that being stoned entails.</b><p>Whilst waxing your bong is important, so too is knowing what to watch and …

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Talking to the Nail Artist Creating Weed Manicures That Actually Smoke

Snoop x Tracylee NOW ACCEPTING CUSTOM REQUESTS! (DM INQUIRIES) My love of Snoop runs deep More in my feed! Hand sketched nail art & brown paper roll …

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Our Stoner Favorites From NYLONshop

Puff, puff, pass!<p>The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, and April is in full swing. That said, we’re craving some herbal elevation—and we don't mean green tea.<p>4/20 may have passed, but NYLONshop is here to stay all year round. Our collection of cannabis-themed products was curated by the …

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Packers receiver Geronimo Allison settles marijuana charge

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers receiver Geronimo Allison has reached a deal with prosecutors to settle a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge.<p>Allison will pay $330.50 to settle the charge after it was amended Tuesday to an ordinance violation. WLUK-TV reports he also will be required …

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Defiant Eric Thames says bring on the drug testing

Milwaukee Brewers first baseman is not bothered by the multiple drug tests he's had to take this season. USA TODAY Sports

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Denver-based company destroys magnets after fight with regulator

Denver-based Zen Magnets complied with federal safety regulators’ order to get rid of $40,000 worth of magnetic balls that had been the subject of a …

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Lord Monson: If Theresa May joins my war on skunk, we can end scourge that killed my son

Lord Nicholas Monson flicks through a series of images of artwork on his phone. The composition and brush strokes are deft: a traveller walking through the woods, a comically morose cat, a leaping antelope.<p>“He really was exceptionally gifted,” sighs Monson heavily, leaning back into his chair. “He …

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Romano: Florida loves its booze, but not its medical marijuana

Glad to see your dedication to the free market, Rep. Larry Ahern.<p>You too, Reps. Wengay Newton, Chris Sprowls, Sean Shaw and James Grant.<p>In fact, …

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New SA energy laws go into effect

New laws designed to give South Australia more control over its energy network, a key element of the state government's power plan, are now in …

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The Fashion Snob's Guide to 4/20

Alessandro Michele and Raf Simons Make <i>Time</i>’s 100 Most Influential List<p>Plus, Ashley Graham made the magazine’s “Icons” category<p>BY HILARY SHEPHERD<p>NEWS …

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'What's your salary?' becomes a no-no in job interviews

It’s that job interview question you'd love to dodge: What’s your current, or most recent, salary?<p>A low figure could limit your starting pay. A high number might make you seem expensive.<p>Now, several states and cities are banning the question as part of efforts to ensure pay equity for women, but …

Employment

Coachella Weekend 2: 27 More Arrested Than First Weekend For Drugs, Alcohol, Theft and Fake IDs

Compared to 125 arrests during the first weekend of Coachella, an additional 27 were arrested the following weekend making it 152, and bringing the …

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Medical marijuana middlemen: How specialty clinics cash in on legal prescriptions

Canada's marijuana prescription business raises some ethical questions<p>Across Canada, specialty medical clinics are making money within the …

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