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How High Is Too High To Drive?
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How High Is Too High To Drive?

While its legalization of cannabis is a progressive move, the Canadian government will introduce ‘impaired driving’ laws BEFORE doing any research on how to measure impairment. On July 3 2018, Canada’s federal government announced its plan to earmark nearly C$1-million (~R10-million) towards research on cannabis-impaired driving. The Centre for Addiction […]

Cannabis As A Preventative: Studies Show It Helps Guard Against Cancer, Neurodegenerative Disease, Alzheimer’s, Arthritis
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Cannabis As A Preventative: Studies Show It Helps Guard Against Cancer, Neurodegenerative Disease, Alzheimer’s, Arthritis

While it seems like there’s no end to the debate about the legalized use of cannabis, even health experts can no longer deny that marijuana lets individuals enjoy certain medical benefits. Several studies have proven that cannabis is a preventative medicine that can reduce the likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s, arthritis, cancer, and […]

No, CBD Is Not ‘Legal In All Fifty States’
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No, CBD Is Not ‘Legal In All Fifty States’

An Indiana man was overwhelmed with emotion this week when a county court dismissed his case. Mamadou Ndiaye was facing jail time and a $1,000 fine for marijuana possession. But Ndiaye possessed only CBD oil – a substance that was legalized by the state legislature last month. Thanks to the […]

Cannabinoids Are Easier On The Brain Than Alcohol, Study Finds
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Cannabinoids Are Easier On The Brain Than Alcohol, Study Finds

Marijuana may not be as damaging to the brain as previously thought, according to new research from the University of Colorado Boulder and the CU Change Lab. The research, which was published in the journal Addiction, examined the brains of more than 1,000 participants of varying ages, and found that long-term alcohol use is […]