Wednesday, October 16, 2019
For decades now, the debate over legalizing marijuana has focused on the drug's two primary uses: medical and recreational. Medicinal cannabis use gained public and political support far faster than the recreational kind, and that discrepancy remains. But what is...
The war on drugs failed a long time ago, even if it has taken a while for America's leaders to get the message. The same is true in other parts of the world, but as in the United States,...
Halloween is a predictable holiday, a reliable annual formula of costumes, candy, and kids. Also, naturally, false scare stories about pot-poisoned sweets. Police and health officials apparently have no plans to disappoint on that front in 2016. Poorly informed government...
It's common knowledge by now that five states will vote on marijuana legalization Nov. 8: Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada. Recent polls show support is strong in all these places, with chances good for a five-state sweep. But cannabis...
Confused Colorado stoners will have an easier time determining whether their chocolate bars, cookies, and iced coffee contain marijuana. The new stamp required on all edible products sold in Colorado State officials started enforcing a new rule in October that requires...
It makes perfect sense. Legal marijuana threatens the profit interests of the pharmaceutical companies that make competing medications. But now there's proof of the outsize role the industry is playing in the fight to stop pot reform. Reports in September...
Of all the many health problems marijuana treats, mental illness may be the most controversial. Chronic pain, for all its complexity, is far simpler than depression, psychosis, or other mental disorders. And for all we don't know about what...
Medical marijuana does many, many things, most of them good. It fights cancer. It reduces nausea. It saves the lives of patients with severe seizure disorders. Now it turns out marijuana could be useful in repairing broken bones. Scientists at Tel...
Life may never be the same for stoners after Nov. 8. Five states - Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada - will vote on legalizing marijuana, and polls in all five suggest the odds are good for victory. Four states...
Medical marijuana patients in New York have some good news, as the state has adopted new regulations making it easier to get the drug. The new rules allow home-bound patients to get medical cannabis via delivery while granting nurse practitioners...

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