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Medical Marijuana Use Increasing in Israel

Medical Marijuana Use Increasing in Israel

WSJ Team July 8, 2012 0

Israel is not often thought of as a leader in the medical marijuana movement, but great things have come out of Israel.  The most notable accomplishment is the discovery of tetrahydrocannabinol in 1964 by

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CBD & Marijuana

CBD & Marijuana

WSJ Team March 12, 2012 11

CBD, three letters you’ve probably seen thrown around when reading about medical marijuana. What is CBD and what does it stand for? CBD, or Cannabidiol is a chemical compound found in the Cannabis plant.

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Marijuana, Cocaine, and Amphetamines are a Common Occurrence in Car Crash Fatalities

Marijuana, Cocaine, and Amphetamines are a Common Occurrence in Car Crash Fatalities

WSJ Team June 23, 2011 0

A new study led by Researchers with the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation in Calverton, MD, stated that drugs other than alcohol are a common occurrence in car crash fatalities. The drugs that were

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The Different Effects of THC and THC with Cannabinoids

The Different Effects of THC and THC with Cannabinoids

WSJ Team June 21, 2011 1

This video by a BBC reporter measures the difference between THC and THC with Cannabinoids that resembles the composition of marijuana

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Is Marijuana Use Correlated to Increased Cognition?

Is Marijuana Use Correlated to Increased Cognition?

WSJ Team June 19, 2011 0

If you took a survey of 100 people asking them whether or not there is any association between marijuana and creativity, how many do you think would vote yes?  Throughout time many people have

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Chronic Marijuana Use Decreases CB1 Receptors in the Brain

Chronic Marijuana Use Decreases CB1 Receptors in the Brain

WSJ Team June 7, 2011 1

  A study led by Jussi  Hirvonen, MD, PhD, in a collaborative effort between the National Institute of Health, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse, revealed that chronic marijuana use decreases the amount

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How Does THC React with the Brain

How Does THC React with the Brain

WSJ Team March 2, 2011 0

So we all know that smoking marijuana gets you high, but have you ever thought about what exactly is going on in your body that creates such an effect? Nearly 40 years ago, researchers

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Marijuana Myths: Busted

Marijuana Myths: Busted

WSJ Team February 15, 2011 6

Myth: Marijuana is an addictive drug. Fact: Marijuana is not physically addicting. Medical studies rank marijuana as less habit forming than caffeine. The legal drugs of nicotine and alcohol can be as addicting as

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Cocaine, Opiate, and Cannabinoid Infant Mortality Study

Cocaine, Opiate, and Cannabinoid Infant Mortality Study

WSJ Team February 9, 2011 3

A study led by researchers from the Department of Pediatrics, Hutzel Hospital, the Children’s Hospital of Michigan, and Wayne State University was conducted to determine the mortality rate during the first two years of

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Why is Vaporizing Marijuana Better than Smoking?

Why is Vaporizing Marijuana Better than Smoking?

WSJ Team January 25, 2011 3

A study led Donald I. Abrams, at the University of California San Francisco was conducted to test the efficacy and safety of vaporizing the active chemicals in marijuana. When marijuana is smoked harmful chemicals

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