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Pot Smoking Pregnant Teens

Children  20 April '17

Pot Smoking Among Pregnant Teens More Common Than Non-Pregnant Girls

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health conducted a survey on pot smoking and pregnancy among 410,000 women.

Israel Pioneers Use Of Medical Marijuana

Medicine  22 January '17

Medical Marijuana In Schools: Families Lobby For Cannabis In Washington Schools, Lawmakers Push For Legalization

Two bills in the House and Senate are being deliberated on that could potentially help families whose kids rely on the substance for medication.


Health/Nutrition  23 October '16

Marijuana [LATEST NEWS & UPDATE]: Marijuana More Than Just The High? Experts Find New Breakthrough

One attribute that Marijuana has been known to give to its users is the ability to get high, and scientists are currently examining the drug more closely to see how it injects the high feeling and its other effects.

Safety sign for Marijuana.

Health/Nutrition  22 October '16

More Evidence for Medical Marijuana; More States to Legalize Drug?

Marijuana has been the subject of debate around the world due to the health benefits that it has been claimed to give from people who have tried it. This is why people are pushing for the legalization of marijuana in several states, especially now where more evidence has come to light in the usage of medical marijuana.

Activists Ptotest Crackdown On Medical Marijuana In San Francisco

Autism  30 September '16

Medical Marijuana As Autism Treatment? Texas Lawmakers Urged To Expand Cannabis Usage Beyond Intractable Epilepsy

Texas lawmakers are being urged to expand the Compassionate Use Act for other medical conditions such as autism. Medical marijuana involves using the whole unprocessed marijuana plant or its basic extracts to treat or manage a disease and its symptoms.

Berlin Hemp Parade 2016

Behavior  16 August '16

Teens Who Use Marijuana are More Likely to Experience Psychotic Symptoms' Research Says

Teens, especially males, may feel the adverse effects of drug use even after a year of not using them.

AltaMed Power Up, We Are The Future Gala

Behavior  1 August '16

Parenting Tip From A Billionaire: Why Smoking Pot With Your Teen Is Good, According To Richard Branson

The 66-year-old father openly acknowledges he smokes marijuana or cannabis with his son.

Canadian Border Agents Seized The Life Saver Hemp Oil of Epileptic Kids

Health  9 July '16

Poor Epileptic Kids Will Face Catastrophic Challenges If They Don't Get Hemp Oil From Colorado

Parents are ranting about the hemp oil that is banned in Canada. Their epileptic kids will soon face great trouble with seizures and others if not addressed by the government at once.

Australia Celebrates Baby Boom

Health  21 June '16

Pregnancy News & Updates: New Study Reveals Potential Hazards Of Prenatal Marijuana Exposure To Babies’ Brain Development

Due to the legalization, decriminalization and medical prescription of marijuana (cannabis), the potential risk of prenatal exposure on pregnant women have increased.

Los Angeles To Not Enforce Ban On Marijuana Dispensaries

Politics  8 June '16

What To Expect Now That Ohio Gov. John Kasich Signed Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill Into Law

Ohio's medical marijuana program will cover illnesses such as HIV/AIDS, ALS, cancer, Alzheimer's, epilepsy and Tourette's syndrome. The bill will take effect in three months.

Ban Introduced On Smoking Marijuana In Public Areas

Behavior  30 May '16

Marijuana Use Disorder Declines; Weed Not 'Dumbing Down' The Young Generation

According to reports, marijuana use disorder declines. Meanwhile, using weed does not make one dumb.

Lifestyle During Pregnancy

Health  13 May '16

Marijuana News & Update: Marijuana Use Can Result In Pre-Term Birth and Small Babies

Consumption of marijuana during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy can cause premature or pe-term birth, new research reveals. This is the first time that the use of marijuana has been directly linked to pre-term risks.

An Initiative To Legalize Marijuana In California To Appear On Nov. Ballot

Body  6 May '16

Health News & Updates: Republican Party Under Fire For Rejecting Medical Marijuana; Doctors Want To Push Its Use

Medical marijuana is being rejected in Illinois and doctors there are not happy about it.

National Cannabis Festival Held At DC's RFK Stadium

Body  2 May '16

Walgreens Talks About The Benefits And Side Effects Of Medical Marijuana; Clears It Can't Be Easily Purchased

Medical marijuana has its respective effects on one's body. Hence, one has to undergo a proper health checkup before taking the said medicine.

An Initiative To Legalize Marijuana In California To Appear On Nov. Ballot

Health/Nutrition  28 April '16

Marijuana Can Be Used To Treat Painkiller And Heroin Addiction Indirectly

Supporters of medical marijuana are calling to allow its treatment for painkiller and heroin addiction despite studies that show that marijuana only treats chronic pain and not the addiction.


Health/Nutrition  26 April '16

Heavy Use Of Marijuana Can Lead To Early Death; Teens More Prone To Addiction

Excessive marijuana use in teens could lead to death by the age of 60 as teens are more prone to get addicted to the substance.

Hempfest Promotes Legalization Of Marijuana

Body  21 April '16

Cannabis Use: 3 Harmful Effects Of Smoking Marijuana As You Grow Older

Find out how excessive use of marijuana can affect your body and mind as you age.

Cannabis Supporters Hope For Legalization

Dads  19 April '16

Legalizing Marijuana Will Intensify Use Among Teens And Increase Drug-Related Crimes

The legalization of marijuana may increase use among teenagers and cause dramatic increase in drug-related crimes.

Medical Marijuana Bill

Health/Nutrition  25 March '16

New Marijuana Drug Reduces Seizures By 39% According To Study; Shares Of Drug Soars

A new marijuana-derived drug called Epidiolex is known to reduce epileptic seizures by 39 percent which made its company manufacturer double its shares.

Cannabis plant

Health/Nutrition  16 March '16

Cannabis Drug Proves a Success in Treating Epilepsy

GW Pharma reported that its cannabis drug, Epidiolex, can reduce the number of seizures in patients with epilepsy.

An Initiative To Legalize Marijuana In California To Appear On Nov. Ballot

Health/Nutrition  15 March '16

GW Pharmaceuticals’ Marijuana-Based Drug succeeded its Trial to Reduce Kids’ Epileptic Seizures

GW Pharmaceuticals announced on Monday that their experimental cannabis-based drug, Epidiolex, was able to reduce epileptic seizure in its first major test. The result may support the medical marijuana movement.

Coloradoan's Celebrate 4/20 With Marijuana Smokeout

News  8 March '16

Marijuana News: The First Church of Cannabis Finally Gained Legal Recognition

The First Church of Cannabis has been legally recognized in Indiana.

Statewide Drought Takes Toll On California's Honey-Producing Bee Population

Food  7 March '16

Marijuana News & Updates: Frenchman Creates Honey From Cannabis

A man from France figured out how to infuse cannabis in honey with the help of some buzzing bees.

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