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Deaths from Marijuana v. 17 FDA-Approved Drugs - Medical Marijuana - ProCon.org

Deaths from Marijuana v. 17 FDA-Approved Drugs - Medical Marijuana - ProCon.org | Marijuana | Scoop.it
Deaths from Marijuana v. 17 FDA-Approved Drugs featuring hundreds of credible pros and cons including scientific marijuana
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Marijuana deaths vs. prescription drug deaths

 

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CANNABIS USED FOR STRESS RELIEF

CANNABIS USED FOR STRESS RELIEF | Marijuana | Scoop.it
universal benefit cannabis and stress relief, mood management, cannabis substitute for more dangerous drugs, most common benefit of cannabis was for relaxation and stress relief, cannabis benefits both physical and mental health, cannabinoid to...
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Stress Relief

 

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Frank I. Hockaday Jr's curator insight, March 24, 2014 12:24 PM

This is very true and it can allow some to get through some of the worst physical pains

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How much do you know about marijuana? Take the quiz

How much do you know about marijuana? Take the quiz | Marijuana | Scoop.it
How much do you know about marijuana? Take our quiz and find out:
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The Office of Strategic Services was an intelligence agency formed during World War II. At their lab at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C., a concentrated form of marijuana was deemed the most effective "truth serum" available. In 1943, the drug was given via cigarettes to Augusto Del Gracio, an enforcer with New York mafia boss Lucky Luciano, who subsequently revealed details of the group's heroin-selling operation.

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Why is Marijuana Illegal? « Drug WarRant

Why is Marijuana Illegal? « Drug WarRant | Marijuana | Scoop.it
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Frank I. Hockaday Jr's curator insight, March 25, 2014 9:43 AM

After reading this it came to my attention that Marijuana was made illegal not off of facts but because of the presumption of the drug. Racism had a lot to do with it since it was thought to be the cause of bad behavior my minorities.

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How does pot affect depression, bipolar? - CNN.com

How does pot affect depression, bipolar? - CNN.com | Marijuana | Scoop.it
I was wondering where I would find information on how pot affects depression and bipolar disorder. I have looked at various sites on the Internet and found that the topic is rarely talked about by a doctor.
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Frank I. Hockaday Jr's curator insight, March 25, 2014 10:26 AM

Just goes to show how helpful weed can be in today's society. 

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Marijuana vs cigarettes

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See also: Smoking Marijuana does not cause lung cancer Top anti drug researcher changes his mind: says legalize marijuana Marijuana and your lungs: recent studies Pot is not like tobacco The Effect...
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marijuana isnt bad for you, and lung copacity comparisons

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Frank I. Hockaday Jr's curator insight, March 25, 2014 10:20 AM

Recent research has shown that weed is better for you than cigarettes and that it should be legalized because of the health benefits.  

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Illnesses Treatable with Medical Marijuana

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Things weed helps

 

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Here Are All The People Who Have Died From A Marijuana Overdose

Here Are All The People Who Have Died From A Marijuana Overdose | Marijuana | Scoop.it
Just how deadly a killer is marijuana? Here's a GIF showing all of the people who have died after overdosing on pot:
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People that died from weed overdose

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Frank I. Hockaday Jr's curator insight, March 25, 2014 10:22 AM

Its almost impossible to overdose on weed 

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Hemp biofuel blazes competition

Hemp biofuel blazes competition | Marijuana | Scoop.it
While the food versus fuel debate continues to put viable biodiesel production on the back burners it might just be Cannabis sativa that blazes the competition.
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Mariijuana Biofuel

 

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Frank I. Hockaday Jr's curator insight, March 25, 2014 9:37 AM

This would help out our environment greatly if we where to use hemp as a new bio-fuel.  

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SAFER - Marijuana vs. Alcohol

SAFER - Marijuana vs. Alcohol | Marijuana | Scoop.it
Safer Alternative For Enjoyable Recreation (SAFER) works to educate the public about the fact that marijuana is safer than alcohol. Through its social welfare lobbying arm, the SAFER Voter Education Fund (SVEF), it advocates for laws and policies that reflect that fact., Marijuana vs. Alcohol
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10 Facts About Marijuana | Marijuana Policy and Effects | Drug Policy Alliance

10 Facts About Marijuana | Marijuana Policy and Effects | Drug Policy Alliance | Marijuana | Scoop.it
Marijuana facts include the effects of marijuana and the impact of marijuana policy decisions.
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Study Finds That Years of Smoking Weed Actually Kind of Increases Lung Function

Study Finds That Years of Smoking Weed Actually Kind of Increases Lung Function | Marijuana | Scoop.it
Definitely sounds like a threat to society, this plant. 
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lung copacity study

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Frank I. Hockaday Jr's curator insight, March 25, 2014 10:24 AM

Just off of the fact that weed can help lung function means it should be legalized

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DrugFacts: Marijuana | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

DrugFacts: Marijuana | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) | Marijuana | Scoop.it
Marijuana is a dry, shredded green and brown mix of leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds from the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. In a more concentrated, resinous form, it is called hashish, and as a sticky black liquid, hash oil.
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How THC effects the brain, and studies on undesireable effects, and long term memory decrease.

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UNBELIEVABLE: Scientists Find Marijuana Can Stop Spread Of Cancer

UNBELIEVABLE: Scientists Find Marijuana Can Stop Spread Of Cancer | Marijuana | Scoop.it
A pair of scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has found that a compound derived from marijuana could stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancer, potentially altering the fatality of the disease forever.
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Cannabidiol could essentially 'turn off' the ID-1 without the "High" from THC

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