The Drug Enforcement Administration could have rescheduled marijuana from Schedule I on the Controlled Substances Act, but instead they announced that they’d be lifting restrictions on cannabis research. One big takeaway from the DEA’s Aug. 11 announcement was that the DEA is now allowing additional institutions to obtain a license to grow marijuana for the […]

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Today over 300 million Americans live in states with medical cannabis laws, and over 2 million individuals are legally using medical cannabis under these state programs. However, all of these patients and programs are in violation of federal laws. Over the past few years, most federal interference has come to halt (more than $500,000,000 dollars […]

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In order to investigate medicinal cannabis use in epileptic children, Australian researchers are reaching out to parents who are willing to break the law to procure marijuana for the sake of their ailing children. Numerous families Down Under found significant health benefits in cannabis oils and marijuana liquid extracts. They have been treating children with […]

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The Drug Enforcement Administration’s decision last week not to reschedule marijuana highlights the absurdities of its pre-election limbo. Marijuana will remain a Schedule I drug, meaning that the federal government doesn’t recognize any of its medical uses and considers it to have high potential for abuse. “This decision isn’t based on danger,” DEA chief Chuck […]

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Study by Columbia University is the first to test theory in humans Researchers found men felt less pain after consuming cannabis It comes amid widespread push to legalize medical marijuana  By Mia De Graaf For Dailymail.com Published: 15:50 EST, 18 August 2016 | Updated: 15:50 EST, 18 August 2016 … read more at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3747847/Cannabis-better-painkiller-MEN-women-study-claims.html

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In order to investigate medicinal cannabis use in epileptic children, Australian researchers are reaching out to parents who are willing to break the law to procure marijuana for the sake of their ailing children. Numerous families Down Under found significant health benefits in cannabis oils and marijuana liquid extracts. They have been treating children with […]

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Study by Columbia University is the first to test theory in humans Researchers found men felt less pain after consuming cannabis It comes amid widespread push to legalize medical marijuana  By Mia De Graaf For Dailymail.com Published: 15:50 EST, 18 August 2016 | Updated: 15:50 EST, 18 August 2016 … read more at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3747847/Cannabis-better-painkiller-MEN-women-study-claims.html

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NEW YORK, NY (August 18, 2016)–Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) found that men had greater pain relief than women after smoking marijuana. Results of the study were recently published online in Drug and Alcohol Dependence. “These findings come at a time when more people, including women, are turning to the use of medical […]

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The Drug Enforcement Administration made headlines last week for sticking to the status quo: the agency declined to change cannabis classification under the Controlled Substances Act to a lower, less strictly regulated schedule. Cannabis sits alongside heroin and LSD in the DEAs Schedule I category, reserved for the most dangerous substances. Schedule II drugs include […]

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