Reefer Madness: The Science of Marijuana with Neil deGrasse Tyson and Dr. Staci Gruber

Does weed make you faster? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice hash out the effects of cannabis with neuroscientist at Harvard Medical School and director of the MIND Program Dr. Staci Gruber. Is smoking dope really doping? Will smoking weed make you run…

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If Science Says Sativa and Indica are the Same, Do We Need a New Way to Identify Cannabis Strains?

Most people will tell you that there are two main “types” of weed on the market – Sativa & Indica. Some other people will tell you that there are in fact THREE main types of cannabis, which include Ruderalis. This is all true – except maybe not as “accurate” as…

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Is Science Inherently Biased Against Marijuana, If So, How Can We Trust the Results?

I recently stumbled on this article published on “The Hill” entitled “To Safeguard public health let science guide marijuana legalization” written by Dr. Richard S. Rosenthal. In this article, the good doctor argues that “Science should be sitting at the center of all policy decisions regarding cannabis!” of which I…

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Marijuana: State of the Science

Marijuana: State of the Science Featured expert: Bertha K Madras, PhD ORIGINAL WEBINAR: FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2021 Handouts available at https://johnnysambassadors.org/ja210507/ Description This session will provide an overview of marijuana: 1. Marijuana: how does it act in the brain? 2. Risk factors for adolescent use: parents, peers, problems. 3. The risks…

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Health Risks of Marijuana Use: State of the Science

The session titled, “Health Risks of Marijuana Use: State of the Science” was presented by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and occurred during the 2020 Virtual Mid-Year Training Institute. Topics covered include: Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States, with 44…

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The DEA vs Science – How the DEA Ignores Science to Keep Cannabis Illegal

The term “science denier” is considered a bad thing and rightfully so. To deny science is to deny the process of empirically gathering evidence to support a claim. Science itself is a fluid, ever-moving self-correcting system [in theory] that in assists in making sense of the material world around us.…

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The Benefits of Cannabis in Your Exercise Routine According to Science

The Benefits Of Cannabis On Your Exercise Routine, According To Science If you’re one of the many who have noticed significant improvements in your exercise routine because you toke up beforehand, you’re not alone. In fact, there’s a serious amount of anecdotal evidence backing up the suggestion that cannabis is…

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