Federal Government Allocates $3.2 Million to Study Cannabis for HIV

Federal Government Won’t Reschedule Cannabis, But Spends $ 3.2 Million For Research On Cannabis for HIV It’s taking what seems like forever for the US federal government to reschedule cannabis from its current status as a Schedule 1 drug, but they’ve just allocated millions to study its effects in treating…

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Boning While Stoning: Cannabis Smokers may have more Sex Study Finds

Boning While Stoning – Cannabis Smokers may have more Sex Study Finds We’ve been told that “Marijuana lowers your sex drive” throughout the decades. The problem with the statement is that there really isn’t any science to back it up. Now, plastered all over the newsfeeds you’ll read titles like…

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How does cannabis affect us? $5.5M study to look at twins living in two states

Published: Oct 24, 2017, 4:26 pm • Updated: Oct 24, 2017, 6:48 pm By Monte Whaley, The Denver Post A sweeping $ 5.5 million study of cannabis use among Colorado and Minnesota twins, both identical and fraternal, will try to discover why some people are more vulnerable to the negative…

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Recreational marijuana is saving lives in Colorado, study finds

Published: Oct 16, 2017, 10:28 am • Updated: Oct 16, 2017, 10:45 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Marijuana legalization in Colorado led to a “reversal” of opiate overdose deaths in that state, according to new research published in the American Journal of Public Health. “After Colorado’s legalization of…

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Dr. Oz Is Proven Right as Study Shows Cannabis Gets People Off Opioids

Dr. Oz Cannabis Opiates Five-Year Study Says: Cannabis Is An Opioid Exit Drug, Not A Gateway Drug There are many myths and lies about cannabis that prohibitionists love to spread.  Some of these include: cannabis is addictive, it makes you lazy and unmotivated, and everyone’s favorite –  using cannabis leads…

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47,500 Deaths Annually Can Be Prevented By Cannabis Legalization Says New Study

Prohibition Is Killing You: Study Says Cannabis Use Linked To Reduced Mortality Up to 47,500 deaths annually can be prevented through legalization, says study Science once again proves that cannabis saves lives. A recent scholarly paper published by the University of Indiana South Bend’s biology department discusses how cannabis use…

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American Legion calls for ‘direct involvement’ from VA Secretary for federally-approved cannabis PTSD study

Published: Sep 21, 2017, 10:35 am • Updated: Sep 21, 2017, 10:45 am By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The American Legion is calling on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to clear roadblocks threatening completion of a groundbreaking clinical study on the use of medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic…

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Vermont gov creates commission to study cannabis legalization issues

Published: Sep 7, 2017, 3:00 pm • Updated: Sep 7, 2017, 3:00 pm By The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has established a Marijuana Advisory Commission that will study the best way to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in the state. The commission created Thursday…

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VA roadblock hinders study on cannabis as PTSD treatment for veterans, researcher says

Published: Aug 29, 2017, 7:44 am • Updated: Aug 29, 2017, 7:56 am By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The first controlled clinical trial of medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in U.S. military veterans is in jeopardy if the Phoenix Veterans Administration Health Care System doesn’t participate…

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