The Senate Should Expand Veterans’ Access to Medical Cannabis Immediately

This Wednesday, July 12th, members of the Senate Appropriations Committee will convene to discuss the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations bill. This legislative debate provides lawmakers with the opportunity to expand much needed medical marijuana access to our nation’s veterans. Presently, V.A. doctors in states where cannabis…

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Marijuana vs Opioids?

By Nicole Hayden Weed, pot, reefer, grass, Mary Jane, hash, herb – whatever you call it, marijuana historically has had a bad reputation as an illegal street drug. Marijuana elicits images of high school kids hiding in bathrooms, college parties filled with smoky air and the gateway drug to harder…

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Can marijuana treat other drug addictions?

As part of the “harm reduction” strategy of addiction treatment, experts are exploring cannabinoids to ease addiction to cocaine, opioids and other drugs. (CNN)Harm reduction is a strategy for treating addiction that begins with acceptance.  A friendlier, less disciplined sister of abstinence, this philosophy aims to reduce the overall level…

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Patients and Neighbors Support Their Toronto Dispensaries | Protest Raids

As the government, police, justice system, and dispensaries continue their constitutional four-way, owners of said dispensaries are cautiously opening or reopening as the case may be, but this time with a little help from their patients and local neighbors. Patients have been holding stand-ins or ‘vape-ins’ at these local cannabis joints,…

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