January 2018

Which came first, the burnout or the weed? Though various studies have linked teenage cannabis use to noticeable cognitive decline in adulthood, a recent paper published in the journal NeuroImage casts doubt on the existence of this straightforward cause-and-effect relationship. Among a sample of 28-year-olds who took a working-memory test while undergoing an MRI brain […]

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Erin Tiernan Erin Tiernan The Patriot Ledger @ErinTiernan At a time when the state’s budding cannabis industry is under threat from federal authorities, a grassroots network of entrepreneurs and researchers has taken root in Somerville. On Thursday, Jan. 25, dozens of industry leaders gathered at Canopy City on Tyler Street for the first in a […]

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Organigram Holdings Inc. (TSXV: OGI) (OTCQB: OGRMF) a leading licensed producer of medical marijuana, is announcing the financial results for the fiscal first quarter of 2018 ending November 30, 2017. Financial Results Organigram’s net sales rose to CAD 2.7 million in Q1-2018 and are the highest sales to date. The Company reported a net loss […]

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Five years after Portugal’s decriminalization, drug use by young people was down. Teenagers between the ages of 16 and 18, for example, were 27.6 percent less likely to use drugs. What’s more, the number of people going to treatment went up, while drug-related deaths decreased. … read more at: https://www.salon.com/2018/01/30/re-criminalizing-cannabis-is-worse-than-1930s-reefer-madness_partner/

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