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Marijuana Studies

Study: Cannabis May Reduce Number Of Premature Deaths In The United States

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ‘nearly 900,000 Americans die prematurely from the five leading causes of death.’ Those five leading causes of death are heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases, stroke, and unintentional injuries. According to the CDC, 20 to 40 percent of those premature deaths […]

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Senator McCain, Medical Marijuana Can Save Your Life

Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer, following surgery to remove a blood clot from his eye. Senator, you live in Arizona. Arizona has a medical marijuana law and cancer is a qualifying condition. Sir, you need to begin heavy cannabis oil treatments – […]

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Marijuana Studies

Courts Forcing Youth Into Marijuana Treatment

A new study recently published in the journal Substance Use & Misuse reports that over half of all young people (ages 12 to 20) are being referred to treatment for marijuana use by the criminal justice system. The study covered a 17 year period and was done by the University […]

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Study: Chronic Marijuana Use May Increase Psychotic Experiences in Adolescents

A recent study published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry showed a substantial increase in “psychotic-like experiences” in teenage users. The study, carried out by researchers in Canada, also reported adverse effects on cognitive development and increased symptoms depression. The lead researcher, Josiane Bourque, a doctoral student at […]

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Marijuana Studies

Study Shows Cannabis Does Not Lead To An Increase In Psychotic Symptoms

There exists “minimal evidence” in support of an association between cannabis use by itself and the onset of psychotic symptoms in young people, according to data published online ahead of print in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Investigators from the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychiatry assessed the relationship between […]

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Do Studies Pay People To Smoke Weed?

Unlike the NASA space weed articles you see in many websites there are legitimate studies being conducted out there that pay you to consume cannabis. Unfortunately, most of these studies are there to prove the negative effects of cannabis, but legitimate nonetheless because it’s funded by a government agency through […]

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Research On Youth Marijuana Use And ER Visits In Colorado

At the 2017 meeting of Pediatric Academic Societies in San Francisco, researchers revealed a study they carried out on the admission of children (ages 13 to 21) to hospital emergency rooms in Colorado. The study, entitled Impact of Marijuana Legalization in Colorado on Adolescent Emergency Visits, showed a dramatic increase […]