COBBERS ON THE BRAIN Marijuana and the Endocannabinoid System
During the week of October 7 in my neurochemistry class, we explored and discussed the most commonly used illegal drug in Western societies, marijuana. Throughout the week, we discussed many different... Posted on 11/3/13 at 11:08 PM
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DID YOU KNOW...
There are as many new abusers of prescription drugs, age 12 to 17,as there are of marijuana?!
Every day 2,500 teenagers use a prescription drug to get high for the first time.
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THE NEW FORTY Victimless crime...
I believe that the term "victimless crime" is an oxymoron. I think some folks think if a person isn't hurt it isn't a crime. I say - sure, but victim may not be a person, but that does not mean there ... Posted on 9/18/12 at 3:20 PM
HEALTHBEAT Divided opinions on medical marijuana
West Central Tribune readers are weighing in on coverage of a medical marijuana bill making its way through the Minnesota Legislature. Judging from the responses, sentiments are similar to public opin... Posted on 3/30/09 at 8:50 AM
Significantly more drivers pulled over by police in Washington state are testing positive for marijuana since legalization of the drug's recreational use took effect in January, according to figures released this week by the Washington State Patrol.
Despite 75 years of federal marijuana prohibition, the Justice Department said Thursday that states can let people use the drug, license people to grow it and even allow adults to stroll into stores and buy it — as long as the weed is kept away from kids, the black market and federal property.
Thousands streamed into a Seattle waterfront park Friday for the opening of a three-day marijuana festival — an event that is part party, part protest and part victory celebration after the legalization of pot in Washington and Colorado last fall.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta says he spoke too soon in opposing the medical use of marijuana in the past and that he now believes the drug can have very real benefits for people with specific health problems.
Until she introduced “magic cheese” to her sick and aging bulldog, Laura Bugni-Daniel watched him suffer for two years. He’d spend his days lying down or throwing up. Bugni-Daniel is part of a growing movement to give medical marijuana to pets in pain.
A bipartisan group of state lawmakers aims to pass a law next year that would allow doctors to prescribe marijuana law to patients with debilitating ailments. Law enforcement groups oppose making marijuana legal.
Authorities in east-central Minnesota have uncovered a marijuana-growing operation with an estimated value of up to $5 million. Pine County Sheriff Robin Cole estimates up to 5,500 plants were found on the site.
Black people are arrested for possessing marijuana at a higher rate than white people, even though marijuana use by both races is about the same, the American Civil Liberties Union reports in a new study.
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