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Mother: Marijuana Helps Son Cope with Severe OCD

Mother: Marijuana Helps Son Cope with Severe OCD Opinion by NORML (ABC News) Last year, 12-year-old Ryan Mendoza’s obsessive compulsive disorder became so bad, his mother said, that his triggers — the wind and spotting the number “6″ — would drive him to have crippling and violent meltdowns. When Ryan Mendoza first was diagnosed with pediatric […]

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Cannibinoids Offer Novel Treatment For Pain in Sickle Cell Disease

ScienceDaily (July 23, 2010) — A University of Minnesota Medical School research team led by Kalpna Gupta, Ph.D., has discovered that cannibinoids offer a novel approach to ease the chronic and acute pain caused by sickle cell disease (SCD). Using a mouse model of SCD, Gupta and University of Minnesota colleagues studied the pain mechanisms […]

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Voters Asked to Expand Oregon's Medical Marijuana Law

A worker at the San Francisco Medical Cannabis Clinic prepares packets of marijuana buds for sale in San Francisco. EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon voters will decide in November if the state should have dispensaries to sell medical marijuana. Supporters of the idea gathered enough signatures to put the issue on the November ballot. Alice Ivany, […]

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Marijuana Plants Growing Randomly Throughout City

Marijuana plants growing randomly throughout city By JUAN DEJESUS These are high times in the city. Pictures have surfaced on the Internet of what looks like marijuana growing near the intersection of E. 1 St. and 2nd Ave. — the latest photographic evidence to suggest that errant pot plants are taking over the city. Last […]

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Eight Great Things About Cancer

Nicole Bodner It’s hard to describe what it feels like when you’re told you have cancer and probably won’t make it. I’ve heard some people with cancer say they were flooded with feelings of disbelief and fear. But for me it felt more like I’d been ejected from an airplane, one that was carrying everyone […]

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Your Boss Won't Know You're a Pothead

A portable herb vaporizer that offers ‘smokeless freedom’ is flying off the shelves by Joanne Latimer on Thursday, July 22, 2010 11:00am – 43 Comments PHOTOGRAPH BY ANDREW TOLSON “It’s a no-brainer,” deadpanned Robin Ellins, owner of Friendly Stranger, a cannabis culture shop in Toronto. Ellins was referring to the runaway success of the Iolite […]

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5 Oklahoma Police Officers Indicted in Federal Corruption Probe

LITTLE ROCK—Jane W Duke, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas; James E Finch, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Oklahoma City Division; and Wayne D Beaman, Special Agent in Charge, Department of Justice – Office of Inspector General, Dallas Field Office, announced today the indictment and arrest of one […]

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Too Many Laws, Too Many Prisoners

Never in the civilised world have so many been locked up for so little Jul 22nd 2010 | Spring, Texas THREE pickup trucks pulled up outside George Norris’s home in Spring, Texas. Six armed police in flak jackets jumped out. Thinking they must have come to the wrong place, Mr Norris opened his front door, […]

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Obama Patent Office Approves then Nixes Trademarks for Marijuana

It’s Thursday, so it’s time for another installment of our exciting series “Your Tax Dollars at Work”. In this week’s installment, we bring you the United States Patent and Trademark Office. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, some creative souls at the USPTO created a new category of trademarkable item: “Processed plant […]

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This For That

This For That One of the most beautiful things about the cannabis plant is its versatility. Hemp has dozens of uses, from food to fabric. Marijuana has many uses as well, especially when it comes to medicating. By JOE KLARE In order to help you choose the right strain for your specific needs, we here […]

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