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Photography: Joseph Fox In a kitchen in a Victorian house in a seaside commuter town, a husband and wife in their late thirties are trying out a new recipe. Baking trays filled with home-grown vegetables are stacked in the oven, while a bowl of green leaves soak before juicing. Specially purchased ingredients jostle for space […]

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As the first of its kind, a huge study has been created to prove the medical benefits for cannabis, once and for all. There will be 227,883 medical cannabis patients and 464 medical cannabis doctors working together to collect, examine and document data on cannabis consumption. The physicians who are participating in this study will […]

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EDINBURGH, Scotland, Oct. 12 (UPI) — People who frequently smoke large amounts of cannabis may face a higher risk of reduced bone density and fractures, researchers suggest. In a study examining the effects of cannabis on body mass index, researchers from the University of Edinburgh determined heavy cannabis users are more likely to experience osteoporosis […]

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Updated October 13, 2016 12:50:35 Photo: Doctors can apply for permission to prescribe the drug for patients with certain conditions. Queensland GPs will soon be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis for patients under new laws passed by State Parliament on Wednesday night. The State Government said the Public Health (Medicinal Cannabis) Bill 2016 provided a […]

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Sick Queenslanders will have access to medicinal cannabis treatments after the passing of laws allowing doctors to apply to prescribe the drug on a much larger scale. The legislation, passed unanimously on Wednesday night, opened up a legitimate pathway for patients with certain types of illness to access the treatment. Doctors will be able to […]

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Insys Therapeutics, manufacturer of the synthetic opioid medication fentanyl, made headlines recently when it donated half a million dollars to the anti-cannabis legalization effort in Arizona. Fentanyl is a potent and highly addictive pain killer helping fuel the country’s opioid epidemic and skyrocketing overdose rates. Presumably, Insys is funding anti-legalization efforts because legal cannabis represents […]

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As voters in five states prepare to decide whether to fully legalize marijuana on Nov. 8, a new study from the Pew Research Center reports the majority of Americans say the recreational use of cannabis should be made legal.  A survey conducted in late August found 57 percent of adults favored legalizing marijuana. There is […]

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EDINBURGH, Scotland, Oct. 12 (UPI) — People who frequently smoke large amounts of cannabis may face a higher risk of reduced bone density and fractures, researchers suggest. In a study examining the effects of cannabis on body mass index, researchers from the University of Edinburgh determined heavy cannabis users are more likely to experience osteoporosis […]

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