Browsing archives for November, 2015

Give, Get and Grateful

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America’s oldest and largest marijuana law reform group turns 45 years old this month, and there is much to be grateful for in the way of substantive, sustained and forward-looking marijuana law reforms in America. NORML is over-the-moon grateful to a loyal base of cannabis consumers, patients, ganjapreneurs and civil liberty-minded citizens to see the [...]

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White matter damage caused by ‘skunk-like’ cannabis, study shows

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Smoking high potency ‘skunk-like’ cannabis can damage a crucial part of the brain responsible for communication between the two brain hemispheres, according to a new study.

NORML’s Weekly Legislative Round Up

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While Thanksgiving is cutting the work week short for many, there is no shortage of legislative news in marijuana law reform. Keep reading below to find out what new developments have taken place in the past week related to marijuana! A full list and summary of pending state and federal legislation is available here. Summaries [...]

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Thanksgiving, Personal Freedom … and Marijuana

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Celebrating a day of thanksgiving has a long history in this country, dating back to the first year of George Washington’s first term as president, when he proclaimed Nov. 28, 1789 “as a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favours of Almighty God.” [...]

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Vision test gives insight into the effect of prenatal exposure to recreational drugs

Did you know that? 24 November 2015 | 0 Comments

Children exposed to marijuana in the womb show a significant improvement in their ability to track moving objects at age four, according to new vision research. But researchers are warning that the results do not mean marijuana has a beneficial effect on fetal development.