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What's Worse for Your Brain — Alcohol or Marijuana? - Live Science

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:59

Live Science

What's Worse for Your Brain — Alcohol or Marijuana?
Live Science
Alcohol may take a greater toll on the brain than marijuana does, especially for teens, a new study finds. Specifically, researchers found that chronic alcohol use is linked to decreases in the brain's gray matter — which consists of brain cell bodies ...

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How long cannabis stays in the body after smoking it - Mirror.co.uk

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 07:20

Mirror.co.uk

How long cannabis stays in the body after smoking it
Mirror.co.uk
Marijuana contains at least 60 types of cannabinoids, which are chemical compounds that alter and fire on the brain's receptors. The receptors keep neurons firing, magnifying thoughts, imaginationm and perception. Cannabis causes a high by boosting ...

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Price of marijuana in Oregon plummets as the number of recreational pot growers explodes - The Register-Guard

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 19:34

The Register-Guard

Price of marijuana in Oregon plummets as the number of recreational pot growers explodes
The Register-Guard
The retail and wholesale prices of pot in Oregon are falling with the proliferation of producers and recreational marijuana shops, according to an analysis by a state economist. “The biggest thing is just competition,” said Josh Lehner, an economist ...

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New guidelines call on doctors to limit recommending medical cannabis - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 19:27

The Globe and Mail

New guidelines call on doctors to limit recommending medical cannabis
The Globe and Mail
New medical cannabis guidelines for family doctors stress that they should authorize marijuana for only a small fraction of patients because many of its reported benefits have not been proved by rigorous clinical trials. The guidelines, published ...
Sun Life Financial to add medical marijuana option to group benefits plansFinancial Post
Canadian Health Insurance Company to Cover Medical Cannabis ...VICE
Marijuana producer working with Corona on cannabis-infused ...Times Colonist
Aljazeera.com -Ottawa Citizen -Leafly
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OHSU doc drafts cannabis primer for other doctors - OregonLive.com

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 18:29

OregonLive.com

OHSU doc drafts cannabis primer for other doctors
OregonLive.com
To some doctors, the world of marijuana and terms used to describe the many ways people consume it can be as mystifying as medical jargon to someone trying to understand a treatment plan. Eager to get a better handle on the topic, Peters and a ...

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Know what's in your cannabis ETF: How the four Canadian funds stack up - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 16:29

The Globe and Mail

Know what's in your cannabis ETF: How the four Canadian funds stack up
The Globe and Mail
Canadian investors now have four exchange-traded funds to choose from for tapping the high-flying cannabis sector. But this wider availability of ETFs may not translate into significant differences for gaining exposure to the underlying stocks. On ...

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Even Before Ruling, A Judge Gives Supporters Of Marijuana Legalization Cause For Optimism - Forbes

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 14:12

Forbes

Even Before Ruling, A Judge Gives Supporters Of Marijuana Legalization Cause For Optimism
Forbes
On Wednesday, advocates and professionals in the cannabis industry descended on a federal court in New York to watch Justice Department lawyers try to dismiss a case against Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The suit involves a motley crew of plaintiffs ...

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Molson Coors Names Marijuana a 'Risk Factor' in Recent Financial Report - Fortune

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:45

Fortune

Molson Coors Names Marijuana a 'Risk Factor' in Recent Financial Report
Fortune
Molson Coors Brewing cited the spread of legal marijuana as a risk to its business in its annual financial report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. Instead of drinking beer, people may increasingly smoke and eat pot ...

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WHAT IS CANNABIS OIL AND IS IT LEGAL IN THE UK? - Daily Mail

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 02:35

Daily Mail

WHAT IS CANNABIS OIL AND IS IT LEGAL IN THE UK?
Daily Mail
Government advisors made it legal to buy CBD oil in 2016 after they admitted that it has a 'restoring, correcting or modifying' effect on humans. However, the oils legal status has confused thousands across England and Wales, after the MHRA back ...
Medical cannabis oil sales rise after Holland & Barrett becomes first high street stockistThe Independent
Cannabis oil is flying off the shelves at Holland & Barrett - but what are the benefits?Express.co.uk

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Sun Life to add medical-marijuana coverage to group benefits plans - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 19:53

The Globe and Mail

Sun Life to add medical-marijuana coverage to group benefits plans
The Globe and Mail
Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada will become the first major insurance company to add medical marijuana to its group benefits plans for Canadian companies, a pivotal move in the insurance industry that will help ease the financial burden for medical ...
Who is cashing in on Canada's marijuana 'Green Rush'?Aljazeera.com
Why the cannabis tax will only be one small part of government windfall: Don PittisCBC.ca
Canopy Growth doubles cannabis sales, while MedReleaf takes smaller stridesFinancial Post
Ottawa Citizen -BNN -Motley Fool
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Berkeley first city in nation to become a 'sanctuary' for cannabis - Berkeleyside

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 17:30

Berkeleyside

Berkeley first city in nation to become a 'sanctuary' for cannabis
Berkeleyside
Worse, the enforcement of marijuana and other drug laws has had a disproportionate impact on people of color. Ending this misguided policy is long overdue.” The idea of calling Berkeley a sanctuary city for cannabis was so uncontroversial that the item ...
Berkeley becomes a sanctuary city for marijuana usersThe Japan Times
Berkeley declares itself a sanctuary city for recreational cannabis — and it may be the first to do soLos Angeles Times
Berkeley says it is sanctuary city for marijuana usersThe Hill
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Tory senators not inclined to rush debate on bill to legalize cannabis - CTV News

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 15:22

CTV News

Tory senators not inclined to rush debate on bill to legalize cannabis
CTV News
OTTAWA -- Conservative senators are balking at an attempt to speed up consideration of a bill to legalize recreational marijuana, which the Trudeau government hopes to have in place this July. Sen. Larry Smith, who leads the Conservative caucus in the ...

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Ten students treated for ingesting marijuana in San Francisco - The Independent

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 13:47

The Independent

Ten students treated for ingesting marijuana in San Francisco
The Independent
A container labelled “medical cannabis” had been confiscated, the district said. It was unclear how the cannabis made its way to the students, but some students told KTVU they had eaten rainbow-coloured candies. The district noted that bringing drugs ...
Officials say students sickened at San Francisco school ingested cannabisKGO-TV
School Daze: 10 SF students got sick from consuming cannabis, District saysSFGate

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£6000-worth of marijuana served at California couple's wedding - and it was in everything from the cotton candy to ... - The Independent

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 13:38

The Independent

£6000-worth of marijuana served at California couple's wedding - and it was in everything from the cotton candy to ...
The Independent
Dani Geen said “I do” to Zak Walton in front of 70 of their closest friends and family this past summer in a picture perfect wedding set on a California beach. However, there was just one slight shift from tradition; the newlyweds sealed their ...

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California Poised To Become Largest Jobs Creator - For Marijuana - Forbes

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:48

Forbes

California Poised To Become Largest Jobs Creator - For Marijuana
Forbes
California is poised to become the largest recreational cannabis market in the world. It's also a great place to get a job helping marijuana growers, processors, and sellers or work in adjacent services including legal advice, marketing and security ...
Bay Area lawmaker's bill would protect medical marijuana patients from losing their jobsThe Mercury News
Workplace discrimination against California medical cannabis patients may endGreenState

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