The United States of Anxiety – No Homework, More Weed

The United States of Anxiety – No Homework, More Weed Prozac Nation. Benzodiazepines. America is no stranger to anxiety, stress, and depression, but recent shifts in societal thinking are looking at new avenues to reduce stress and anxiety.  In so many words, America is overwhelmed with anxiety, stress, maybe depression…

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How Legal Cannabis is Saving the United States’ National Forests

How Legal Cannabis is Saving the United States’ National Forests Cannabis legalization is one of the best things to happen to the country (at least for the states that have legalized it), but that doesn’t mean that it’s always good for the environment. This is especially concerning when you combine…

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The Medical Marijuana Patient’s Guide to Traveling in the United States

The Medical Marijuana Patient’s Guide to Traveling in the United States Medical marijuana patients face difficulties traveling with their medicine. Unlike patients who take prescription medications and other pharmaceuticals, carrying cannabis can be challenging if you need to travel – not to mention the physical and emotional stress that you…

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“Capitalistic” United States faces Canada fight for cannabis supremacy

A key question has emerged as investors pour billions of dollars into the marijuana industry: Will it be U.S. or Canadian companies that win the race for cannabis supremacy? Businesses in Canada licensed to grow and sell weed have a head start, thanks to their government’s legalization of pot for…

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Why Is The United Nations Warning Members States Against Recreational Cannabis?

Why Is The United Nations Warning Members States Against Recreational Cannabis? The United Nations’ International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), the organization’s drug enforcement body, warned international leaders of its member states to make sure cannabis stays illegal. Its 2017 annual report contains strict warnings to ensure that cannabis remains illegal.…

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United States of Weed: Marijuana reform went 8 for 9 on the 2016 ballot

Published: Nov 14, 2016, 8:22 am • Updated: Nov 14, 2016, 8:22 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Maine’s marijuana legalization measure finally fell in favor of legalization. The “yes” votes just squeaked by the “no” votes with just a couple thousand votes to spare. Five immediate concerns for…

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United Patients Group Conference Panel To Discuss Opiate Dependency, Brain Injuries, And How Cannabis Can Help

When someone gets hurt, chances are they are prescribed some type of painkiller or are directed to get an over the counter pain reliever to treat their injury/injuries. That was the case each time that I got hurt and had to see my doctor, usually for something that required x-rays.…

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Multiple Nations Call For Marijuana Reform At United Nations Special Session

The United Nation’s General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drug policy began today with representatives and world leaders making strong statements urging member countries to move beyond prohibition and into effective regulations for medical Cannabis. H.E. Mogens Lykketoft, the current President of UNGASS, opened the event by discussing the need…

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United States Supreme Court Rejects Case Involving Life Sentence For Marijuana

No one should ever be locked in a cage because of marijuana. Not one day, and sure as hell not a life sentence. Yet, sadly, that is what is happening to people at this very moment. Marijuana opponents are always quick to say, ‘Yes, there are people in prison for…

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