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The Dalai Lama weighed in on Mexico’s marijuana legalization debate on Tuesday, telling an audience that he backs the drug’s use for medicinal purposes.

The Tibetan spiritual leader, speaking at an event hosted by former Mexican presidentVicente Fox, said that “the exception” for smoking marijuana would be if it has pharmaceutical virtues.

“But otherwise if it’s […]

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A new study shows Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol is protective through PPARγ dependent mitochondrial biogenesis in a cell culture model of Parkinson’s Disease (PD).

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Posted by Johnny Green  on August 17, 2012

Depending on one’s experience within the realm of cannabis consumption, some may never have heard of vaporizing.

Vaporizing is a common technique for consuming marijuana, while at the same time negating many irritating respiratory toxins that exists within the grown marijuana flower and are released when smoked. Conversely, […]

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Cannabigerol (CBG) is the “stem cell” for many of the chemicals in marijuana, including THC and CBD. It also has a number of medical properties that researchers are just starting to uncover.

Cannabigerol happens to be responsible for most of marijuana’s medical effects, but many aren’t aware that this chemical even exists. That’s because […]

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By Carolyn Rosenblatt, Forbes Contributor
Personal Finance 8/27/2013 @ 9:34PM

It started  with chronic insomnia. Alice, my 91 year old mother in law is generally willing to try new things, especially if she has hope that it will help with a problem.  She was tired of sleeping pills and the side effect […]

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CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta cuts through the smoke and travels around the world to uncover the highs and lows of cannabis.  Source: CNN – August 11, 2013

Join Americans for Safe Access as they continue the discussion begun by CNN and Dr. Sanjay Gupta documentary “WEED”.
The Google Hangout featured many of […]

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taken from the article by Chris Weller | Jul 18, 2013

Crohn’s disease, one of several inflammatory bowel diseases, achieved “complete remission” in nearly half the subjects of one study that were exposed to smoking medical marijuana on a regular basis.

Published in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the study examined the effects of consistent marijuana use on Crohn’s […]

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By Saundra Young, CNN
Wed August 7, 2013

(CNN) — By most standards Matt and Paige Figi were living the American dream. They met at Colorado State University, where they shared a love of the outdoors. After getting married, the couple bought a house and planned to travel the world.

They did travel, but their […]

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