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News tag: marijuana


Marijuana in liquid form may help people with epilepsy

14 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
While the controversy over marijuana continues, the list of its medical uses gets a new item as able to help people with epilepsy, researchers claim. The new form of marijuana is administered as a liquid and helps people with severe stages of epilepsy that showed no reaction of other treatments.…


Synthetic cannabis causes extreme emotions resembling paranoia

10 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The effects of synthetic cannabis on Australians include feelings of fear and even paranoia, with some so badly affected they felt they were close to dying. More than 1,700 people were involved in a survey that found about one in five experienced chest pain after taking the illegal drugs, available…


Smoking marijuana frequently leads to long-term memory

12 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Smoking marijuana has a documented effect on short-term memory, with casual use of the drug potentially leading to brain changes. Teenagers who smoke marijuana regularly but later leave the habit after a couple of years are likely to face negative results on their long-term memory as well, new study suggests.…


New law may pose taxes on e-cigarettes

5 Jan, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
The state of Indiana is considering a new policy that would tax electronic cigarette products similar to regular tobacco product. The proposal is sponsored by State Rep. Ed Clere, R-New Albany. Clere says this bill will protect the youth in Indiana from getting addicted to nicotine. If the new bill…


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…


Legalized recreational marijuana benefits beer industry

13 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 2 comments
Legalized marijuana may actually increase beer sales! Expert think legalizing recreational marijuana will not affect the average American beer consumer, whose social habits won’t  likely switch from drinking a few beers a day to smoking weed. The assumption was made by analyst Trevor Sterling, in a note contradicting previous research.…