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Voice of Reason – An Interview with Carl Hart

BY HANNAH WEDERQUIST-KELLER   Carl Hart has been called a “truth teller,” and the title could not be more fitting. As associate professor of psychology and psychiatry at Columbia, Hart studies the effects of psychoactive drug use on human subjects, aiming to debunk the myths about these substances that often create more chaos than the […]

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How to make cannabis oil – article from 168 years ago

  Extractum Cannabis.-Take of the dried flowering tops, rejecting the steins, any quantity; rectified spirit, a sufficiency; boil the tops in the spirit until all the resin is dissolved out ; distil off the spirit with the heat of a vapour bath, so as to obtain an extract of a proper consistence. Dose : Ten […]

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How the ‘Priceline of Pot’ Is Bringing Comparison Shopping to the Marijuana Boom

  Let’s say you happen to live in a state where pot (medical or recreational) is legal. Chances are you’ve noticed that dispensary prices vary widely, or you’ve suspected there’s a better deal on the other side of town. Wikileaf’s reverse-auction model makes it easy to comparison shop. Cannabis consumers select what kind of weed […]

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Hemp seeds cure tuberculosis – forbidden medicine

by: Paul Fassa   In 1955 the Tuberculosis Nutrition Study in Czechoslovakia declared that hemp seed was the only food that could cure tuberculosis. After 30 years of research, they discovered that a high protein diet was necessary for successfully treating TB. The edestin protein found in hemp seed is considered to be the closest […]

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Legalized Medical Marijuana: Could It Cure the Epidemic of Painkiller Overdoses?

By Motley Fool     America in 2014 faces an epidemic of drug overdoses. But it’s not heroin, crack cocaine, or methamphetamines that’s killing us. It’s opioid pain relievers. But new research just published in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association       (JAMA ) suggests that recent moves to legalize the […]

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Australian scientists recognised at Mullum Bio-charfest

Luke Mortimer BIG HIT: John Sanderson from Earth Systems shows off some biochar at Mullumbimby’s Bio-charfest at the weekend.Luke Mortimer   THE internationally-recognised innovation of Australian eco-scientists and researchers was highlighted at Mullumbimby’s Bio-charfest at the weekend. Industry experts on environmental issues offered presentations on topics ranging from biochar manufacture to hemp production, carbon farming […]

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Marijuana can prevent PTSD

  Washington: A new study has revealed that taking marijuana soon after a traumatic event can prevent PTSD-like (post-traumatic stress disorder) symptoms in rats, caused by the trauma and by trauma reminders. The importance of this study is that it contributes to the understanding of the brain basis of the positive effect cannabis has on […]

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Cancer-stricken Mackenzie prepares for pot sentencing

By Rachel Warmke, rwarmke@qconline.com   His gait is slow, and his eyelids often battle against the weight of sleep. Benton Mackenzie struggles, pausing to rest on each step as he climbs to the main floor of his parents’ two-story home, tucked between Eldridge and Long Grove. His eyes close and his back hunches from the […]

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Court Rules Workers Comp Must Cover Medical Marijuana

By Sarah Fruchtnicht   An injured worker who was prescribed medical marijuana by a doctor will be covered by worker’s compensation, the New Mexico Court of Appeals ruled. Gregory Vialpando claims he experienced severe pain after failed spinal surgeries to fix a back injury he suffered on the job. He met the threshold for payments […]

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New Study: Marijuana Compound Found to Prevent Blindness

by Elizabeth Renter   Among the many benefits of marijuana, such as its ability to inhibit cancer growth and halt seizures, the treatment of glaucoma has been long-standing and widely accepted. Well, a new study indicates the herb could also work to prevent blindness from another eye disease—retinitis pigmentosa. Retinitis pigmentosa is a condition that […]

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