Medical Cannabis Refugees: The Darker Side Of Prohibition

Medical Cannabis Refugees: The Darker Side Of Prohibition While cannabis legalization is at an all-time high in the United States, the battle on prohibition continues to be an uphill struggle. More people have access to medical cannabis than ever, but this doesn’t mean that it’s easy for all. A significant…

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Study Shows Cannabis May Treat Side Effects Of HPV Vaccine

Study Shows Cannabis May Treat Side Effects Of HPV Vaccine Vaccination is a hot topic, particularly when we’re talking about the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. There are serious safety concerns surrounding the use of the HPV vaccine. Some don’t experience any side effects at all. However, the prevalence of the…

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Colorado’s high plant limit helps state’s sickest patients, but there’s a dark side

Published: Mar 8, 2017, 4:18 pm • Updated: Mar 8, 2017, 5:05 pm By Megan Schrader, The Denver Post They call themselves refugees, and Colorado — with its permissive rules for growing marijuana in homes and world-renowned industrial strains of low-THC, high-CBD oils — is their haven. For hours Monday,…

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Sean Spicer correlated marijuana use to opioid addiction. Medical research is not on his side

Published: Feb 24, 2017, 7:49 am • Updated: Feb 24, 2017, 8:39 am By Derek Hawkins, The Washington Post The epidemic of opioid addiction in the United States has been well documented. A staggering 33,000 people died in 2015 from overdosing on prescription painkillers, heroin or similar drugs, on par…

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The dangerous side to indoor pot farming: A look at lethal explosions across the country

Published: Oct 3, 2016, 8:39 am • Updated: Oct 3, 2016, 8:39 am By Verna Dobnik, The Associated Press NEW YORK — An explosion that destroyed a New York City home and killed a firefighter has drawn attention to marijuana-making methods that are legal in many states — but can…

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Wednesday: Anti-Drug War Activist Anthony Papa To Release His New Book “This Side Of Freedom: Life After Clemency”

Anthony Papa will release his new book, This Side of Freedom: Life After Clemency at the New York office of the Drug Policy Alliance (131 W. 33rd Street) on May 25th 2016. This Side of Freedom: Life After Clemency is a riveting, compelling tale about the life of activist, writer and…

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