Articles Tagged with cannabis

Federal Marijuana Laws Unconstitutional, New York Bill Claims

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The New York State Assembly approved legislation that initiated the process to allow medical marijuana in the state. The cannabis bill would “effectively nullify” federal pot prohibition laws, according to a Tenth Amendment Center report. Assembly Bill 6357 passed easily in New York earlier this week by a 94-36 margin. Despite the initial and overwhelming… Read more »

Legal Marijuana May-Or-May-Not Impact Colorado Negatively

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Colorado has become a study case for other states considering the legalization of marijuana. With the introduction of legal marijuana, it’s difficult to tell whether cannabis has had any impact other than increasing tourism. Two new studies from the University of Colorado analyze the medically-legal period after 2009. One shows a small increase of marijuana’s… Read more »

Elderly Man Faces Decade In Prison For Growing Marijuana For Medicinal Purposes

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Federal authorities are seeking lengthy prison term for a rural elderly man growing marijuana for medicinal purposes. Pot dispensaries are now commonplace in Washington, the state is currently in the process of licensing residents to grow and sell recreational marijuana. Despite the marijuana business set to thrive in Washington, five Spokane residents will soon enter… Read more »

Marijuana Plants Offer Significant Pain Relief For A Variety Of Ailments

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Marijuana plants, and the buds and leaves that come from them, offer significant pain relief for a variety of ailments as diverse as Cancer and Epilepsy. South Jersey’s Compassionate Care Foundation dispensary in Egg Harbor Township offers its patients a card with six animated faces on it attached to a clipboard. The expressions range from… Read more »

Marijuana Legalization: Alabama To Be Next For Legal Weed In 2014

Marijuana Legalization Alabama To Be Next For Legal Weed In 2014

Marijuana legalization in Alabama just took a big leap forward as a bill allowing legal weed for medical purposes is about to be signed by Governor Robert Bentley. In a related report by The Inquisitr, country star Merle Haggard says legal weed could save the US economy. For example, a girl scout selling cookies outside… Read more »

Lady Gaga: Marijuana Is Addictive, Legal Weed Not A Good Idea?

Lady Gaga: Marijuana Is Addictive, Legal Weed Not A Good Idea?

According to Lady Gaga, marijuana legalization may not be the best bet since she feels it’s addictive. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the famous pop star has been known for dressing up as the Cannabis Queen and she’s even lit up a fatty onstage in full view of the fans. At the same time,… Read more »

Marijuana Legalization 2014: Colorado, Florida, Alabama Seeing Sales, Arrests

Marijuana Legalization 2014: Colorado, Florida, Alabama Seeing Sales, Arrests

Marijuana legalization in 2014 is about to hit yet another important threshold in Colorado and Florida. But while some states are starting legal marijuana sales, other states are arguing over marijuana legalization, and still others are arresting people. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, fake pot is actually more dangerous than real marijuana leaves, according… Read more »

Colorado Synthetic Cannabis Side Effects Sicken 221 People

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Synthetic cannabis side effects have been identified as the reason for an outbreak of sicknesses in Colorado. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Colorado health officials began investigating the outbreak after hospitals started seeing an increase in emergency room visits by people who had been using the substance in late August. Real cannabis… Read more »

Cannabis-Flavored Mayonnaise To Be Offered In Dutch Chip Shops

Cannabis-Flavored Mayonnaise To Soon Be Offered By Dutch Chip Shops

Cannabis-flavored mayonnaise will soon be offered in a number of Dutch chippies. Manneken Pis, a chain of popular Dutch chip shops dotted throughout the Netherlands, will begin offering the cannabis mayonnaise on their fries in the coming weeks. However, the pot-tinted mayo will not produce highs or give diners the munchies. Manneken Pis owner Albert… Read more »

Cannabis Is Not A Pain Killer, Just Makes Pain More Bearable

Cannabis Makes Pain More Bearable

Pain sufferers who use cannabis as a pain killer are helped by the drug. However, cannabis is not actually a pain killer; the drug just makes pain more bearable. In a recent study published in the journal Pain, researchers from Oxford University’s Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain (FMRIB) gave volunteers oral… Read more »

Pot And Psychosis: Study Finds Link Can Go Both Ways In Teens

Pot And Psychosis Link Can Go Both Ways In Teens

Pot and psychosis can go both ways in teenagers, a new study has found. According to a study at Leiden University in the Netherlands, using pot may cause psychotic symptoms, but psychosis in teens can also be linked to later pot use. In an email to Reuters Health, lead author of the study Merel Griffith-Lendering… Read more »