Medicinal cannabis: Government accused of defying will of Senate over importation

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An attempt to open up access to imported medicinal cannabis for dying patients has failed, prompting accusations the executive arm of the Government is defying the will of the Parliament.

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Cannabis for pain and PTSD 'lacks high-quality evidence'

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 An analysis of existing reports on the effectiveness of cannabis for treating pain and post-traumatic stress disorder finds no high-quality evidence in its defense.

There is not enough high-quality scientific evidence to support the use of cannabis as an effective and safe treatment for chronic pain or post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Study Shows Legal Cannabis Sales Reduce Crime

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Contrary to popular belief among champions of the prison-industrial complex, closing down medical cannabis dispensaries does not reduce crime in their immediate vicinity.

A new landmark study shows legal weed actually reduces crime and increases walkability scores in legalized areas.

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Every Famous Astrophysicist Agrees: Marijuana Should Be Legalized


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There aren’t very many famous scientists in the world—for some reason, celebrity and peer-reviewed research don’t go hand-in-hand—but where popular culture and rational inquiry intersect, the resulting Venn diagram is pro-marijuana.

On Monday, prominent astrophysicist (and Twitter personality) Neil...

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