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News tag: cannabis


Authorized patients continue to grow cannabis at home

16 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The Conservative government failed in its attempt to prevent users of medical marijuana from growing pot at home, following Federal Court of Appeal decision to uphold an earlier injunction that exempted patients from consequences from a major shake-up. Earlier this year, the government introduced new rules that made it illegal…


Decision on edible pot getting close to deadline

17 Nov, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Attempting to look for a new aspect for edible pot, authorities in Colorado are meeting on Monday to find a way to make foods containing pot look different from other foods even when out of the package. Representatives of the Health Department are suggesting that a new state commission to…


Brain shrunk and rewired following cannabis regular use

11 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 5 comments
Even though using cannabis regularly leads to a significant loss of brain volume, an increased number of connections between neurons tentatively compensates, a new study finds. The relatively good news regarding increased number of connections is severely restricted as the side effects on health make life more complicated. The study…


Convincing proof that smoking cannabis impairs our health

7 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 4 comments
Arguments about cannabis use being safe have been completely demolished following an extensive 20-year study into its effects. Highly addictive, cannabis not only leads to mental health problems, but it also acts as gateway for other hard drugs, a new research found. Prof Wayne Hall, drugs adviser to World Health…