Faster path to medicinal cannabis reopened as Government defeated in Senate

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Medicinal cannabis produced overseas will be easier to access for terminally ill patients, after the Senate voted to remove tighter controls imposed by the Federal Government.

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Tiger Woods Episode Reveals Drugged Driving Is a Bigger Problem than Stoned Driving

First: Tiger Woods did the right thing.

Last week, the greatest golfer of our time, now 41 years old, many years and four back surgeries removed from owning a sport and A-list celebrity status, started to feel sleepy while driving around near his Florida home—the hangover from a pharmaceutical cocktail, including Vicodin, prescribed...

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Marijuana and Laughter: Why Does Weed Make You Giggle?

By Amber Faust, WikiLeaf.com

Here’s a look at why marijuana makes you laugh.

image We’ve all heard the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine.” Funnily enough, studies show that this sage anecdote has some validity. A 2003 study showed that genuine laughter actually boosts the immune system by lowering cortisol levels in the body.

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Positive Effects of Medical Marijuana on Alzheimer’s Prevention

Medical Marijuana on Alzheimers

preclinical study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that very small doses of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), can slow the production of toxic clumps of beta-amyloid proteins in the brain, which are thought to kick start the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

In a healthy brain, these...

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