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Study: Marijuana Use Associated With Reductions In Alcohol-Induced Inflammation

Cannabis consumption is associated with a reduction in the presence of alcohol-induced inflammatory molecules (cytokines), according to clinical data published online ahead of print in the journal Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research. The excessive production of inflammatory cytokines has been linked to the development of various diseases, including heart disease and cancer. […]

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Pineapple Fund Offers $4 Million Matching Grant To MAPS

Today, the Pineapple Fund, founded by an anonymous cryptocurrency philanthropist, announced that it will match, dollar-for-dollar, the next $4 million in contributions to the non-profit Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). The purpose of the match, which expires on March 10, 2018, is to inspire others to complete funding for MAPS’ upcoming […]

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Study: Cannabis Use Not Linked With Reduced Motivation In Adolescents

Neither the occasional nor the heavy use of marijuana by adolescents is associated with decreased motivation, according to clinical data published online ahead of print in the journal Substance Use & Misuse. A team of Florida International University researchers assessed the relationship between cannabis use and motivation in 79 adolescent subjects. Participants consisted […]

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What Is The Open Cannabis Project?

It is truly an exciting time to be a cannabis fan. Eight states have legalized cannabis for medical use, 29 states have legalized cannabis for medical use (beyond just CBD), and Washington D.C. has legalized cannabis for both medical and adult use. 2018 is poised to see more states join […]

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MAPS Receives $1,000,000 Of Bitcoin From Cryptocurrency Philanthropist

On December 14, 2017, the Pineapple Fund (pineapplefund.org), set up by an anonymous cryptocurrency philanthropist, donated 59.89 Bitcoin (BTC), with a value of $1,000,000, to the non-profit Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), as part of a plan to give away over $86 million in BTC to charities and causes […]

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Does Cannabis Cure Cancer?

Being diagnosed with cancer is a terrible, scary thing. I have never been diagnosed with cancer, but members of my family and some of my close friends have been diagnosed with cancer before, and it’s terrifying. My stepfather has been diagnosed with cancer two times. The second time he was […]

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Study Shows the Danger of Dabbing BHO at Over 750 Degrees

Concentrates, extractions, infusions – call them what you will – many entrepreneurs in the cannabis space are hedging their bets to play in, if not dominate, that sector of the new market. For decades Americans developed a history of consuming cannabis almost entirely in flower form. But with the liberalization […]