Addiction Pirates: How Companies Have Turned Prohibition into a Cash Cow

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The "addiction pirates" of the old millennium used prohibition like the slickest of con artists to extract cash from the economy. The con was to over-hype a problem and then rake in the cash with highly developed marketing and sales campaigns promising to cut a ......

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Study: Cannabis Improves Healing of Broken Bones, Makes them Harder to Break

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Cannabis greatly improves the healing process of broken bones, and makes the bones harder to break in the future, according to a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

For the study, two sets of rats were injected with the cannabis compound cannabidiol (CBD), and with a combination of CBD and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

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Cannabis for Autism: Michigan at the Forefront

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In 2012 Jenny Allen, the mother of an autistic child, petitioned LARA to include autism as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis. The review panel ultimately voted 7-2 against the approval. Panel members suggested that there wasn’t enough peer-reviewed researc......

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Hawaii Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

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Hawaii Governor David Ige has signed House Bill 321 into law, legalizing medical cannabis dispensaries throughout the state. The measure was signed on Tuesday, and went into effect on Wednesday.

The proposal, which was approved 24 to 0 in the Senate, and 38 to 13 in the House of Representatives, legalizes the distribution of medical cannabis...

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