The world’s first national experiment with marijuana legalization could collapse due to political opposition, the Associated Press reports. Uruguay became the first country in the world to fully legalize marijuana in December. The law went into effect in May, but the government hasn’t implemented the plan and pharmacies aren’t selling the drug just yet. The […]

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The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, has called on the Federal Government to catch up with the rest of the world and allow the production of industrial hemp for human consumption in Australia. Joining Mr Wilkie to support his call was the Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan, Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association’s Peter […]

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Cannabis is considered by many people to be a natural source of stress relief. In fact, an Israeli study published last year validates this claim, suggesting that “cannabinoid system activation could represent a novel approach to the treatment of cognitive deficits that accompany a variety of stress-related neuropsychiatric disorders.” Hoping to expand on these findings, […]

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I haven’t had a drink in almost three years. However I’ve been smoking pot since February this year and I hate it. I’ve been trying to quit for the last five months, however I have the same mental obsession to smoke everyday as I used to have with booze. And now I’m finding that when […]

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Industrial hemp is grown in Alberta for both food and fibre. Lori-Jo Graham, program lead for biomaterials with Alberta Agriculture, told our Caitlynn Reesor that hemp has a number of qualities that make it attractive for a variety of uses. Interview with Lori-Jo Graham (2:24 minutes) (1.09 Mb) If you want to learn more about […]

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By Robert G. Bell Marijuana affects almost every body system with many of the properties associated with alcohol, opiates, tranquillizers and hallucinogens. Marijuana can be anxiolytic, sedative, and analgesic, and can stimulate appetite. Toxicities are very low, and no deaths directly due to acute cannabis use have ever been reported. As described previously, the term […]

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I haven’t had a drink in almost three years. However I’ve been smoking pot since February this year and I hate it. I’ve been trying to quit for the last five months, however I have the same mental obsession to smoke everyday as I used to have with booze. And now I’m finding that when […]

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© DAVID MCNEW/Reuters/Corbis Medical marijuana: 6 burning questions What was once considered an illicit street drug is quickly becoming a popular medicine across the U.S., raising questions about access and health insurance coverage. Marijuana is now legal for medicinal use in 23 states and the District of Columbia, less than 20 years after California became […]

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Industrial hemp is grown in Alberta for both food and fibre. Lori-Jo Graham, program lead for biomaterials with Alberta Agriculture, told our Caitlynn Reesor that hemp has a number of qualities that make it attractive for a variety of uses. Interview with Lori-Jo Graham (2:24 minutes) (1.09 Mb) If you want to learn more about […]

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I haven’t had a drink in almost three years. However I’ve been smoking pot since February this year and I hate it. I’ve been trying to quit for the last five months, however I have the same mental obsession to smoke everyday as I used to have with booze. And now I’m finding that when […]

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