Browsing archives for January, 2015

Study: Long Term Cannabis Exposure “Not Associated With Significant Effects On Lung Function”

Generic 16 January 2015 | child protection case studies

The inhalation of one marijuana cigarette per day over a 20-year period is not associated with adverse changes in lung health, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Investigators at Emory University in Atlanta assessed marijuana smoke exposure and lung health in a large representative […]

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POLL: Majority of Michigan Voters Want to Legalize Marijuana

Generic 13 January 2015 | 0 Comments

From Michigan NORML: The attitude of Michigan voters is evolving toward acceptance of legalizing and taxing marijuana use for adults, per a recent EPIC-MRA survey commissioned by the Michigan chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (MiNORML). The poll shows 50% of Michigan adults would likely vote in favor of a […]

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Moving Legalization Forward in 2015

Generic 13 January 2015 | 0 Comments

  The beginning of a new year provides an opportunity for reflection about what we hope to accomplish over the coming year, and whether there is a need to revise or fine-tune our tactics or strategy. It is also a time for allowing our hopes and dreams to take flight, even as we acknowledge we […]

Up in smoke or bottoms up: How policy could affect substance abuse

Did you know that? 12 January 2015 | 0 Comments

Half of young drivers who died in car crashes in American states such as California, Hawaii and West Virginia were under the influence of either alcohol or marijuana, or both. This is the story told by the statistics recording fatal road accidents involving 16- to 25-year-olds in nine US states.

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Seattle Hempfest Review

Medical news 12 January 2015 | 0 Comments

On August 17th was official opened the twenty-first Hempfest in Seattle, the biggest event in the marijuana industry! More than 300.000 persons attended what is now the biggest hemp fair in the USA. Many hemp products were on presentation and lectures were held. As the organizers describe it on their website, “Each year, we give […]

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