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Cannabis May Protect the Brain Against Stress and Injury, and Here’s Why

Learn about the potential of cannabis to help limit further damage to individuals who have experienced trauma or injury to the brain.

We Can’t Avoid Menopause But Cannabis Makes It Easier

Learn more about menopause and its effects on the endocannabinoid system, and how cannabis can help treat and provide relief for the symptoms of menopause.

Consuming Cannabis During Pregnancy: Here’s What the Science Says

Too many doctors won't discuss the issue, leaving women to research it on their own. Here's a good place to start.

‘Doobies Make Boobies’? Canadian Cops Apologize for Error-Laden Student Presentation

A Canadian police force has conceded that one of its officers misspoke when they suggested that cannabis consumption leads to breast growth in men—or, as the officer told the students, “Doobies make boobies.”

7 Signs It May Be Time to Take a Cannabis Tolerance Break

If you’re wondering whether you should bench your bud, take a look at some reasons why it might be time for a tolerance break from cannabis.

‘It Is Not a Major Public Health Hazard’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

We’ve got hysteria over “scromiting,” another debunking of the gateway drug theory, support for legal cannabis in Ireland, reciprocity hypocrisy, and more.

Across State Lines: One Medical Cannabis Refugee’s Journey to Colorado and Back

Barry Lauder was diagnosed with MS in his mid-twenties. He sought Colorado's medical cannabis to ease his symptoms and ultimately change his perspective.

Comedy, Cancer, and Cannabis: Alan Park’s Wild Ride

After finding fame with Royal Canadian Air Farce and confronting mortality with a killer cancer diagnosis, Alan Park reemerges as a fearless cannabis advocate (and conspiracy theorist?)

‘There’s No Reason for It to Ever Have Been Made Illegal’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

This week the acting head of the DEA hung up his DARE jacket, politicians debated expanding medical marijuana research, Neil deGrasse Tyson weighed in on legalization, and more.

How Are Canadian Patients Using Medical Cannabis?

A new study led by medical cannabis provider Tilray shows how patients are working medical marijuana into their healthcare practices.

Fentanyl-Laced Cannabis? Toronto’s Unfounded Fears Underscore the Need for Regulation

Concern spiked after an August safety alert from London, ON suggested that fentanyl could be found in cannabis.

Fentanyl-Laced Cannabis: Forever Feared, Not Yet Found

Last week, police in London, Ontario, announced the discovery of fentanyl in the urine of cannabis consumers. What they haven't found is any fentanyl-laced cannabis, ever.

Four Takeaways From Canada’s ‘Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines’

Last week a coalition of Canadian health agencies released their “Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines.” Here’s a quartet of pertinent takeaways.

CBD vs. THC: Why Is CBD Non-Intoxicating?

Why is THC intoxicating and CBD is not? How can one cannabinoid alter the mind so profoundly, and the other seemingly not at all?

Fentanyl Maker Insys Is Running CBD Clinical Trials

Learn about clinical trials that Insys, maker of Fentanyl, is running to investigate the use of cannabis-based therapies for a variety of ailments.

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