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Sri Lanka – Health Minister to cultivate ganja to overcome shortage

  Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne says that he will consider importing opium from India and cultivating cannabis locally to promote Ayurveda medicine here. Speaking at a ceremony to mark the opening of a new Ayurvedic hospital of the Vendol Lanka Company at Wadduwa on Saturday night, the Minister said that […]

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Got Hemp Milk? The Benefits Of Hemp Milk

by Joe Martino   One thing has become very clear over the past couple of years regarding the value of cow’s milk, particularly pasteurized, in our diets. And unfortunately, it’s not good news. A very seizable study came out late last year in the British Medical Journal which revealed a truth many of us had been speculating about (and […]

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Kosher cannabis: New York medical pot grower says products are certified by the Orthodox Union

BY GLENN BLAINNEW YORK DAILY NEWS ERIC RISBERG/AP “Judaism prioritizes health and encourages the use of medicine designed to improve one’s health or reduce pain,” Rabbi Menachem Genack said. “Using medical cannabis products recommended by a physician should not be regarded as a chet, a sinful act, but rather as a mitzvah, an imperative, a commandment.” […]

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Here’s How Many People Fatally Overdosed On Marijuana Last Year

Kim BellwareReporter, The Huffington Post   With marijuana now legal in some form throughout 23 states, the number of Americans who fatally overdosed on the drug last year was significant:   The rate of absolutely zero deaths from a marijuana overdose remained steady from last year, according to figures released this month by the Centers for […]

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Justice Department Shuts Down Major Property Seizure Program

By Ben Adlin   Threatening to seize property has been one of the most effective tools federal prosecutors have used in their stop-and-go efforts to close cannabis businesses across the country. When U.S. attorneys shuttered hundreds of dispensaries and growers across California a few years ago, it was a tactic deployed across the state. This […]

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Glaucoma patients need to smoke more pot – “Researchers note that while marijuana can relieve the effects of glaucoma for three or four hours, patients would need to be dosed eight to ten times per day for a “sustained therapeutic effect.”

By Stephen Feller Researchers say many patients have inaccurate expectations or knowledge about marijuana’s effects on glaucoma. Photo by Atomazul/Shutterstock. Researchers note that while marijuana can relieve the effects of glaucoma for three or four hours, patients would need to be dosed eight to ten times per day for a “sustained therapeutic effect.”   Full […]

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The Ghosts of the NFL

RETIRED / NFL DEFENSIVE LINEMAN   The new “Concussion” movie starring Will Smith will have everyone talking about concussions and the NFL – did you know a compound in marijuana called cannabidiol (CBD) has shown scientific potential to be an antioxidant and neuroprotectant for the brain? Former New York Jet Marvin Washington talks about concussions, […]

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Medical marijuana gains ground globally

  Colombia became on Tuesday the latest in a growing number of nations around the world to legalise the use of cannabis for medical reasons. However the rules vary widely across continents, with some countries permitting cannabis cultivation and others only allowing pharmaceuticals extracted from the drug.   Full Article: http://www.wort.lu/en/lifestyle/status-around-the-world-medical-marijuana-gains-ground-globally-567aedd40da165c55dc50075

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