Marijuana

Sunday Showdown: Vaping vs Smoking

The dim glow of an e-cigarette activating has become the butt of quite a few jokes about the concept of “cool.” While they’re not hip, the tech …

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This Could Be the Worst News for Marijuana Stocks Since Jeff Sessions' Appointment -- The Motley Fool

Could marijuana be worse than tobacco? A recent study suggests that could be the case.<p>Marijuana-stock holders were understandably rattled when …

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Growing weed illegally in your home? A SWAT team may soon pay you a visit.

The Sacramento Police Department could send members of its SWAT team to combat illegal marijuana grows while the department forms a dedicated group …

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Israeli medical cannabis is flying high

Jerusalem’s Israel Medical Conference focused on how the increasingly acceptable green weed could benefit health.<p>After all the pain elicited by the …

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Man asked victim if he wanted cannabis then threw acid in his face

A man had acid thrown in his face after he refused to buy cannabis from the attacker.<p>The victim, a 32-year-old man, was approached in Stratford, east …

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Oregon's dispensary owners are worried they might run out of weed during the eclipse

For months, people have been planning trips to get to the perfect spot to see the solar eclipse this week. The best place to scope it is a very …

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A Record Number of Americans Have Tried Marijuana, New Survey Shows -- The Motley Fool

Approximately 112 million adults have tried cannabis at least once.<p>Marijuana: it was once a taboo topic, but is no longer.<p>According to a newly …

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What to know about Michigan's 2018 ballot drives | Miami Herald

Faced with an unreceptive Legislature, advocates for marijuana legalization, guaranteed paid sick leave and a host of other bills are banking that …

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10 Marijuana Stats That Will Blow You Away -- The Motley Fool

Intriguing numbers about marijuana in North America.<p>Love it or hate it, marijuana has been a hot topic in the U.S. and Canada over the last couple of …

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Marijuana Users May Face Significant Health Risks, According to a Newly-Released Study

Few industries, if any, have been able to compete with the rapid growth rate of legal marijuana in recent years. According to cannabis research firm ArcView, the North American legal weed industry is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 26% through 2021, to about $21.6 billion. Chances are …

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Sessions Cites Junk Science to Shut Down Pot Research

Once again, a committed drug warrior ignores and blocks legitimate scientific research, then cites the fact that science hasn’t proven the drug ‘safe’ as his reason for doing so.<p>Does marijuana have medical uses? Which chemicals in marijuana have positive medicinal effects? Which have negative …

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Mysterious symptoms and medical marijuana: patients are looking for answers

In less than a year, the government will legalize recreational marijuana. But, as <b>Grant Robertson</b> reports, growers may already be pushing for profits at the expense of customers’ health<p>Scott Wood had been losing weight for weeks, and it was starting to scare him. His skin developed strange …

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Vancouver cannabis review: Organic Wild Seaweed makes an excellent case for growing outdoors

"People have this prejudice against cannabis that's grown outdoors, and I always remind them that B.C. Bud got its reputation before we had …

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Can marijuana finally turn this remote Mojave outpost into a boom town?

Gerald Freeman struggled for three decades to transform this desolate Mojave Desert outpost into a 21st century mecca for nature lovers and prospectors, spending more than $1 million on restoration, shade trees, organic farming projects and gleaming solar panels.<p>He wasn’t the first.<p>Nipton had …

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Across Canada, smoking laws will have to be updated by next July to deal with legalized pot

Across Canada, provincial and municipal smoking laws will have to be rewritten over the next ten months.

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Plaintiff Attorney Marijuana Raid

Progressive potheads see a gold mine in reefer. So do the lawyers.<p>Pot shops are sprouting across California after voters last year legalized marijuana for recreational use. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has sowed fears on the left that the feds will try to nip California’s pot industry in the …

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Mom Found Son Dead in Room. She's Blaming Pot

Kristina Ziobro went into her son Michael's room to say goodnight to him and found him unconscious on the floor. Now, the New Jersey mom is blaming …

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Atholville medical marijuana facility approved for production

Zenabis had waited several years for approval from Health Canada<p>A proposed medical marijuana production facility in Atholville, N.B., has received a …

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Hamilton police arrest 22 and make significant cannabis find

Hamilton police found a cannabis-growing operation in Pukete on Saturday and mounted a guard overnight. One person was arrested (file photo).<p>Hamilton …

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Young flock to prepare for medical marijuana industry | Miami Herald

Growing up in a Colonial home in Downingtown, Alessandro Cesario cultivated an interest in the family garden, trying to become "in tune" with plants …

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Support for cannabis law reform remains high

Public support for cannabis law reform is as strong as ever, a new poll conducted for the NZ Drug Foundation shows. The Drug Foundation is urging …

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Legal marijuana sale faces challenges by banks in Uruguay

<b>By Leonardo Haberkorn</b>, <i>The Associated Press</i>MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — The legal sale of marijuana in Uruguayan pharmacies is facing challenges as banks …

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Legends Valley Music Fest and High Times join forces to host first-ever Canadian Cannabis Cup

Camping, concerts, a massive cannabis expo, and more free dabs than you can shake a stick at will round out the festival's offerings.

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This THC Powder Literally Turns Any Dish Into an Edible — Seriously

If you're someone who wants a dish that will give you a good high without having to make the classic brownies or deal with marijuana directly, there's a new option for you. Stillwater Ripple is a dissolvable THC that's completely colorless and odorless, so you can literally add it into any food and …

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Smoking Versus Edibles

What is the lowest-risk route of cannabis administration? (Please don’t come at me with a vape pen.)<p><b>Asking for a Friend,</b><p><b>I have a friend who smokes weed pretty much daily. In a world of medicinal and decriminalized marijuana, what are the actual costs/benefits of consuming it in different forms</b> …

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Fake data on marijuana is spewed by a government agency

Government-rooted misinformation has long been central to the very existence of War on Drugs. From government-sponsored anti-marijuana campaigns to …

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There’s No Known Cure For Arthritis, But Marijuana Works Wonders

Here’s some good news: Medical marijuana is helping people with arthritis improve their quality of life.<p>Most of us know someone — an aunt, uncle or …

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Marijuana Critics Describe What It's Like to Have the World's Best Job

The <i>Denver Post</i> is a storied institution, published since 1892, with a lengthy, multi-chaptered ethics policy posted on its website—perhaps the surest sign of old fashioned print-media ombudsmanship. Those rules (and the ritualized gravity that comes with them) trickle all the way down to Jake …

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Nevada Court Lifts Block On Marijuana Wholesalers Because Stores Desperately Need More Pot

Good news for the recently legalized recreational marijuana industry in Nevada: To help meet overwhelming local demand, a state court judge has …

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Germans and drugs: marijuana use grows among teenagers

A "cannabis lobby" is pushing for marijuana to be legalized in Germany, according to a German lawmaker who presented the annual report on drugs. The …

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