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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 »

Los Angeles Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Ordered To Close By Feds

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Los Angeles, CA – Just a year after federal drug enforcement officials started to clamp down on the medical marijuana industry in California, officials issued a shut -down order to 71 dispensaries in L.A. The cannabis facilities have until Tuesday to close their doors to patients seeking an organic alternative to synthetic medications. Last week… Read more »

Uruguay Proposes Legalization Of Marijuana

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Uruguay’s president has proposed a plan for the legalization of marijuana, in a move which would make Uruguay the first nation in the world to sell the drug directly. Speaking in an interview Thursday with Colombia’s RCN radio network, President Jose Mujica denied his proposal meant he wished to see other drugs legalized. Mujica argues… Read more »

Chicago May Decriminalize Marijuana – In Small Amounts

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Marijuana may soon be decriminalized in Chicago. The powers that be in the Windy City are expected to vote on decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana later today. If the proposal is passed, America’s third-largest city will simply write a ticket for individuals possessing 15 grams or less of marijuana instead of placing the… Read more »

Medical Marijuana May Become Decriminalized in 7 States

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Toking-up on medical marijuana may be legal in seven states after the November election. As of June 1, Ohio, Illinois, New York, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Hampshire included medical marijuana decriminalization amendments on the fall ballot or before the state assembly, according to the Pro-Con website. The regulated use of organic cannabis would allow… Read more »

Medical Marijuana May Ease Symptoms Associated With Multiple Sclerosis

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Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine published a study on May 14, 2012 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal which indicates smoking marijuana has the ability to relieve muscle tightness, pain, and spasticity (contractions) associated with the unpredictable and often disabling disease known as multiple sclerosis. Dr. Jody Corey-Bloom of… Read more »

Minnesota Waitress Sues Police And Reclaims $12,000 Tip

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Stacy Knutson, a waitress and mother of five, was hoping for what she called a “miracle” when the answer to her financial woes manifested itself in a very peculiar fashion as an unknown Fryn’ Pan customer left her a $12,000 tip. Initially, Knutson had discovered that a woman had left behind a to-go box from… Read more »