Marijuana may be bad to the bone, a new Scottish study suggests. People who are very heavy users of pot have more than twice the risk of suffering a broken bone compared to people who only smoke tobacco cigarettes, the study found. Heavy pot users also had lower bone density compared to cigarette smokers, the […]

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With just a few short weeks until the November 8 election, opponents and supporters of Proposition 64 continue to make the case for and against recreational marijuana. Polls suggest a majority of Californians, support legalizing marijuana for recreational use — 58 percent, to be exact, according to a recent Los Angeles Times poll. Yet the […]

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The study is based on a maximal model. If local leaders impose restrictions on the number and type of cannabis businesses, the study foresees only 1,600 jobs and $322 million in revenues. Clearly, Conway hopes to use it as propaganda not only for Prop 64, but an aggressive free-market approach to its application.But it is exactly […]

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Alberta’s justice minister is travelling to Colorado this week to research the legalization of cannabis first-hand. Kathleen Ganley will be going to Denver Thursday to meet with the attorney general, police, fire and environmental health officials. She says the two-day trip will cost just over $4,000 but will help prepare the government for the eventual […]

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Governor Terry Branstad remains opposed to legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Iowa, but Branstad says he’s willing to work with advocates worried about the soon-to-end Iowa law that decriminalized possession of cannabis oil for treatment of chronic epilepsy. http://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/POT.mp3 OC…….of their family.” :07 The law is set to expire July 1st. The group “Iowans […]

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Steven Kinsey, West Virginia University and Divya Ramesh, University of Connecticut Currently 25 states and the District of Columbia have medical cannabis programs. On Nov. 8, Arkansas, Florida and North Dakota will vote on medical cannabis ballot initiatives, while Montana will vote on repealing limitations in its existing law. We have no political position on […]

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BOSTON, Oct. 18 (UPI) — People who smoke marijuana to help them sleep may be achieving exactly the opposite, Boston University researchers suggest in a new study. While drowsiness and physical inactivity are often associated with marijuana use, Boston University scientists note daily smokers scored higher on the Insomnia Severity Index than moderate users did […]

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Governor Terry Branstad remains opposed to legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Iowa, but Branstad says he’s willing to work with advocates worried about the soon-to-end Iowa law that decriminalized possession of cannabis oil for treatment of chronic epilepsy. “We don’t want people to lose something they think will be helpful or that has been […]

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