Browsing archives for May, 2015

Any dose of alcohol combined with cannabis significantly increases levels of THC in blood

Did you know that? 27 May 2015 | 0 Comments

Cannabis plus alcohol is one of the most frequently detected drug combinations in car accidents, yet the interaction of these two compounds is still poorly understood. A study shows for the first time that the simultaneous use of alcohol and cannabis produces significantly higher blood concentrations of cannabis’s main psychoactive constituent, THC, as well as [...]

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Cannabis use can be prevented, reduced or delayed

Did you know that? 26 May 2015 | 0 Comments

Contrary to some popular beliefs, marijuana is harmful to adolescent brains. Researchers have found that targeting at-risk youth through school programs can limit their use of this drug.

Memorial Day 2015 and Medical Marijuana

Generic 25 May 2015 | 0 Comments

Along with family picnics and public concerts, as a country we wear poppies and decorate the graves of the fallen on the last Monday in May to honor our soldiers who have died while serving in the military. It is a holiday to remember their great sacrifices to protect our country, our citizens, and our [...]

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US Senators Cast First-Ever Vote In Favor of Medical Marijuana Access

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The majority of the US Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday cast votes in favor of expanding medical cannabis access to United States veterans. The committee vote marks the first time that a majority of any body of the US Senate has ever decided in favor of increased cannabis access. Committee members voted 18 to 12 [...]

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NORML Legislative Fly-In Social Media Campaign

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Summary: NORML’s Legislative Fly-in is scheduled for May 20th & 21st. For those not able to attend I have put together a list of marijuana-related bills currently pending in Congress as well as the names and Twitter accounts associated with members of specific committees that we plan to target during our social media campaign. By [...]

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