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DEA Chief Calls MMJ a “Joke”, Advocates Have The Last Laugh

There has been a massive shift in public perception here in the U.S. over the past 5 years with regard to medical marijuana. 23 states, Washington D.C., and even Guam have put in place safe and sustainable medical marijuana programs for their citizens. An additional 17 states have implemented some form of limited medical marijuana […]

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Groundbreaking Research Confirms ADHD Likely Helped Better with Cannabis than Adderall

It is now widely agreed marijuana has many medical benefits and is now being used to treat a number of ailments. A groundbreaking new medical study of 30 patients with ADHD reported improved concentration and sleep as well as reduced impulsivity after using medicinal cannabis. These 30 patients all reported having limited success with conventional treatments like […]

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Colombia To Legalize Medical Marijuana

  “Wait…you mean it wasn’t legal there already?” That is a common reaction when people hear that the South American nation of Colombia is on the verge of legalizing marijuana for medical and scientific use. Home to the infamous Pablo Escobar and his ultra-violent Medellín Cartel in the 1970’s and 1980’s, Colombia has allowed its citizens to […]

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Illinois Medical Marijuana Program is Open for Business

When it comes to cannabis reform at the state level, even successful legalization efforts are often met with frustrating delays as the new regulations – be they medical or recreational in their scope – are pounded into place by local lawmakers. Such is the case in the state of Illinois, where way back in 2013 […]

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Croatio and other EU nations legalized medical marijuana use throughout the country

Croatia has legalized the use of marijuana for medical purposes for patients with illnesses such as cancer, multiple sclerosis or AIDS.   The decision to legalize the use of medical marijuana has followed a months-long campaign by supporters of the cause in EU’s newest member nation. Several other EU countries have also allowed some level […]

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Australia approving medical cannabis and marijuana research throughout the country

The Australian government announced it will soon allow cannabis to be legally grown for medical and scientific purposes. Health Minister Sussan Ley stated they are incredibly sympathetic to the suffering of those Australians with debilitating illnesses and we want to enable access to the most effective medical treatments available. Read the full CNN report by clicking […]

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86% of Canadians are in favour of either decriminalizing or legalizing personal marijuana use

According to Vote Compass, 75 per cent of Conservative supporters favour either decriminalization or legalization of marijuana for personal use, compared to 86 per cent of respondents overall. The findings are based on 14,502 respondents who participated in Vote Compass between Sept. 22 and Sept. 24. Overall, 56 per cent of respondents said pot should […]

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Vermont USA May be 1st State to legalize marijuana by legislative action

Vermont may be the First US State to Legalize Marijuana by Legislative Action vs Ballot Initiative

Vermont’s House Speaker Shap Smith recently decided he may support a bill to legalize adult marijuana use in Vermont according to reporter Bob Kinzel of the NPR covering the development. The four states (Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and Washington) that have chucked cannabis prohibition have done so by popular vote on binding ballot initiatives passed by […]

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As It Should Be – Local Governments, Not States, Ultimately Control Use and Distribution of Marijuana

The United States thrived as a young nation, and became one of the most popular places in the world to live, primarily because laws impacting individuals lives were ultimately locally controlled. While many state’s are leading in taking back power to govern medicine and use of natural botanicals locally from an over-reaching and too large […]

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Marijuana Users Less Likely to Be Obese and have Lower Diabetes Risk – Recent Study Concludes

Investigators from the Conference of Quebec University Health Centers assessed cannabis use patterns and body mass index (BMI) in a cohort of 786 Inuit (Arctic aboriginal) adults ages 18 to 74. Researchers reported that subjects who consumed cannabis in the past year were more likely to possess a lower BMI, lower fasting insulin, and lower […]

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