December 31, 2011

A UCSF study suggests patients with chronic pain may experience greater relief if their doctors add cannabinoids – the main ingredient in cannabis or medical marijuana – to an opiates-only treatment. The findings, from a small-scale study, also suggest that a combined therapy could result in reduced opiate dosages. By UCSF Staff More than 76 […]

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Montreal—An oral cannabinoid was associated with up to 60% reductions in pain in 10 patients with refractory complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), according to research presented at the 2010 annual World Congress on Pain in Montreal. The study investigators also reported that most of the patients were able to discontinue long-term opioid therapy and reported […]

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December 30, 2011 03:05 EST Today is Friday, Dec. 30, the 364th day of 2011. There is one day left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 30, 1936, the United Auto Workers union staged its first “sit-down” strike at the General Motors Fisher Body Plant No. 1 in Flint, Mich. (The strike […]

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Excellently worded legalization initiative.  No fuss, no muss, no state only sales, etc but they should have left out the driving part because there is no scientific evidence of impairment like there is with cell phones and texting. Legalization should be short and sweet and full like the corn and tomatoes people grow in the […]

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By Carole Rooney, 100 Mile House Free Press 100 Mile House Industrial Hemp Producer’s Group chair Dave Zirnhelt recently provided a project update. The Zirnhelt Timber Frames construction company, founded and owned by his sons, recently finished eight, four- by eight-foot industrial hemp panels. The local project shares information with the University of Manitoba, and […]

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