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Media Ignored Expert’s Shocking Findings That Marijuana Helps Prevent Lung Cancer: Now It’s Med-School Material | Alternet

July 28th, 2017 No comments

You’d think it would have been very big news in the spring of 2005 when Donald Tashkin, a professor of pulmonology at UCLA’s David Geffin School of Medicine, revealed at a conference that components of marijuana smoke, although they damage cells in respiratory tissue, somehow prevent them from becoming malignant. But headlines announcing “Pot Doesn’t Cause Cancer” did not ensue.

Source: Media Ignored Expert’s Shocking Findings That Marijuana Helps Prevent Lung Cancer: Now It’s Med-School Material | Alternet

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Smoking marijuana won’t give you lung cancer – The Globe and Mail

July 28th, 2017 No comments
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How Cannabinoids May Slow Brain Aging | TIME.com

July 28th, 2017 No comments

Marijuana isn’t exactly known as a cognitive enhancer but a new review suggests that the active ingredients in marijuana hold promise for preventing— or even reversing— brain aging and possibly Alzheimer’s and other degenerative brain diseases.

Source: How Cannabinoids May Slow Brain Aging | TIME.com

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Teen Marijuana Use Not Linked to Later Health Problems

July 25th, 2017 No comments

Chronic marijuana use by teenage boys does not appear to be linked to later physical or mental health issues such as depression, psychotic symptoms or asthma.

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American Media Silent After UN Just Called for Decriminalizing Drug Use Worldwide

July 5th, 2017 No comments

One year after ignorantly doubling down on the drug war, the UN is now calling to end prohibition. The drug war is crumbling.

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Catalonia Legalises Cannabis Cultivation and Distribution | TalkingDrugs

June 30th, 2017 No comments

The Parliament of Catalonia has approved the creation of a legal framework for regulating the cultivation, distribution, and consumption of cannabis.

Source: Catalonia Legalises Cannabis Cultivation and Distribution | TalkingDrugs

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An analysis of 10,000 scientific studies on marijuana concretely supports only three medical benefits — Quartz

May 25th, 2017 No comments
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Study Links Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Reduced Mortality From Opioid Overdose | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

May 15th, 2017 No comments
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Marijuana May Boost, Rather Than Dull, the Elderly Brain – Scientific American

May 10th, 2017 No comments
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Marijuana Breathalyzers Set to Aid Law Enforcement in 2018 | Marijuana News Online

May 10th, 2017 No comments

Law enforcement agencies are expected to be using marijuana Breathalyzers, which are set to be rolled out some time in 2018.

Source: Marijuana Breathalyzers Set to Aid Law Enforcement in 2018 | Marijuana News Online

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