Cannabis Newbies Would Rather Consume Pot Than Beer New Study Says

Study Says Cannabis Newbies Would Rather Consume Pot Than Beer A new study from consulting firm AT Kearney revealed that a shocking number of potential first-time cannabis users would rather consume cannabis instead of beer. The survey polled 2,000 respondents based in both the United States in Canada. The figures…

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Risk of stoned driver crashes grows as legal marijuana spreads across U.S., according to study

As the push to legalize marijuana gains momentum, so is evidence that more permissive policies on the drug are putting motorists at risk. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found, in a study to be released on Thursday, that traffic accidents are rising in states that have legalized recreational marijuana.…

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White House drug office vows objective pot study, Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet says

A White House drug office official has offered assurances that a marijuana policy panel will be objective and dispassionate as it examines the impact of legalization in some states, Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet said. The vow came after BuzzFeed reported in August that the panel intended to portray marijuana as…

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Cannabis Lozenges Effective For Pain & Opioid Dependency Study Says

Cannabis Lozenges Effective For Pain & Opioid Dependency Study Says Research shows that you don’t always have to smoke pot if you need to treat pain. A new study published in Frontiers in Neuroscience revealed that patients who eat cannabis-infused oral lozenges reported a decrease in chronic pain and opioid…

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Mind-altering breast milk? New marijuana study poses that question.

CHICAGO — Marijuana’s main mind-altering ingredient was detected in nursing mothers’ breast milk in a small study that comes amid evidence that more U.S. women are using pot during pregnancy and afterward. Experts say the ingredient, THC, has chemical properties that could allow it to disrupt brain development and potentially…

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Study Says CBG Treats Inflammation And Oxidative Stress

Study Says CBG Treats Inflammation And Oxidative Stress A new study published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences says that cannabigerol (CBG), another valuable but lesser-known compound in cannabis, shows promise in preventing and treating neurodegeneration caused by neuroinflammation and oxidative stress. “Inflammation and oxidative stress play main roles…

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Cannabis Protects Blood-Brain Barrier After Hemorrhage Says New Study

Cannabis Protects Blood-Brain Barrier After Hemorrhage Says New Study Hemorrhage is a medical term that describes bleeding and blood loss within (internal bleeding) or outside (external bleeding) of the body. It can affect any part of the body, but internal bleeding arises after blood leaks from a damaged organ or…

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Study Says Legal Weed Makes Cops More Effective At Solving Crime

Study Says Legal Weed Makes Cops More Effective At Solving Crime Researchers from Washington State University have found that cannabis legalization in Washington and Colorado have produced significant benefits in helping police departments solve other kinds of crime. The study, which was published in the journal Police Quarterly, states that:…

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