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Last Chance To Register For NORML’s 41st Annual National Conference

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These are the last days to register online to attend NORML’s 2012 national conference, ‘The Final Days of Prohibition,’ taking place Thursday, October 4th through Saturday, October 6th at The Omni Los Angeles Hotel. Former CA Assemblyman and peace activist Tom Hayden will speak on Thursday morning. Best-selling travel author and TV host Rick Steves [...]

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Cannabis withdrawal symptoms might have clinical importance

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Cannabis users have a greater chance of relapse to cannabis use when they experience certain withdrawal symptoms, according to new research.

War on Medical Cannabis Continues: Feds Target LA Dispensaries for Closure

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Federal authorities with the US Attorney’s Los Angeles office issued official warning letters to 68 Los Angeles medical cannabis dispensaries today, initiated forfeiture lawsuits against three properties that did business with dispensaries, and served search warrants on three further locations. In an official statement on today’s action, US Attorney André Birotte Jr.stated: “Over the past [...]

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National Voter Registration Day: Help NORML Smoke the Vote in 2012!

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Today, September 25th, is National Voter Registration Day and never has it been more important to make sure you are registered to vote and are ready to let your voice be heard this election. With three states voting on outright legalization, several voting on medical marijuana measures, many local municipalities voting on decriminalization, and a [...]

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Boosting natural marijuana-like brain chemicals treats fragile X syndrome symptoms

Did you know that? 25 September 2012 | 0 Comments

Scientists have found that increasing natural marijuana-like chemicals in the brain can help correct behavioral issues related to fragile X syndrome, the most common known genetic cause of autism.