Low-dose THC can relieve stress; more does just the opposite

Did you know that? 2 June 2017 | 0 Comments

Low levels tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the main psychoactive compound in marijuana, does reduce stress, but in a highly dose-dependent manner, new research confirms.

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Study: Inhaled Cannabis Controls Tics In Patients With Tourette’s Syndrome

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Inhaled cannabis is effective and well-tolerated in patients with Tourette’s Syndrome, according to clinical data published online ahead of print in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience. A team of researchers at the University of Toronto retrospectively assessed the safety and efficacy of inhaled cannabis in 19 TS patients. Researchers reported, “All study participants [...]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/17/2017

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Welcome to this week’s edition of the NORML legislative roundup! First and foremost, Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Fun fact, marijuana is still safer than alcohol. You can read more about it in Marijuana is Safer: So Why Are We Driving People to Drink? co-authored by NORML’s own Paul Armentano. This week we saw “legislative crossover” [...]

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Canadian Government’s Legal Marijuana Task Force Releases Recommendations

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This morning in Ottawa, a government task force assigned to study legalizing and regulating the adult use of marijuana in Canada released their recommendations. The task force recommended that sales should be restricted to those over the age of 18 with a personal possession limit of 30 grams. Their recommended model of legalization would put [...]

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Pharma Company Admits Opposing Marijuana Legalization to Protect Its Corporate Profits

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Those of us involved in the marijuana legalization movement have long assumed that those companies that produce and sell competing products — especially alcohol and tobacco — were working behind the scenes to try to maintain marijuana prohibition and to protect their duopoly for legal recreational drugs. These industries have lobbyists who regularly work with [...]

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