August 2016

Barth L Wilsey,1,2 Reena Deutsch,3 Emil Samara,4 Thomas D Marcotte,3 Allan J Barnes,5 Marilyn A Huestis,5,6 Danny Le1,2 1VA Northern California Health Care System, Mather, CA, 2Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California, Sacramento, CA, 3Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 4PharmaPolaris International, Davis, CA, 5Chemistry and Drug […]

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I used cannabis for nausea without realizing it might actually have been the cause of it. Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (also known as cannabis hyperemesis syndrome, or CHS) is a recently discovered, poorly understood condition theoretically caused by heavy, long-term cannabis use. Its acute “hyperemetic” phase is characterized by vomiting, nausea, severe gastrointestinal discomfort, and compulsive […]

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By SUDHIN THANAWALAAssociated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A federal government ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders does not violate the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court said Wednesday. The ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals applies to the nine Western states that fall under the court’s […]

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Colerain Township officials say they need time to review law before addressing zoning issues connected to the new law that allows the growth, sale and use of medical marijuana in Ohio.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Colerain Township officials say they will review law before taking steps to address medical marijuana in the township zoning code. To buy […]

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Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt held a press conference in Carson City, NV on Thursday, Aug. 25 during which he and several law enforcement officers spoke against approval of Question 2 on the November ballot that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state. Nevada Assemblyman Chris Edwards (R-AD19) attended the press conference and agreed with […]

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During fertilization, a sperm must first fuse with the plasma membrane and then penetrate the female egg in order to penetrate it. To this end, sperm cells go through a process known as the acrosome reaction which is the reaction that occurs in the acrosome of the sperm as it approaches the egg. In the […]

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WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. — Daniel Ryszka’s two children are among the relative handful of people across New York state to have been approved for a medical marijuana perscription, in an effort to keep their epilepsy under control. His daughter began treatment in February, and his son started in April. “My daughter responded almost immediately,” Ryszka said. “It was […]

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