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Cannabis — in Your Lotion?

Marijuana may ignite debate when it comes to legalization for medical consumption, but what about topical application? As it turns out, cannabis has tremendous potential in skincare. It is even the ey…

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Does Marijuana Make You Thin?

Smoking pot might make you eat more, but despite that, marijuana users are often thinner than folks who don't light up. I'm probably going to catch some flack for this article, because a lot of folks…

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Pet Marijuana Poisoning On The Rise

The legalization of marijuana may very well end up having more positive effects than bad when itís all said and done, but that doesn't mean it wonít pose new challenges. One of those is a rise in case…

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Alcohol, Drugs & Your Teeth

What might make for a great night of partying can be bad news for your oral health. That shot of straight tequila, no big deal. But mix it into a margarita and you're asking for a mouthful of oral hea…

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Obese Man Loses Custody of His Children

This morning I read the story about an Ottawa man who lost his children in a custody battle, at least in part due to his weight.† While the name of the man has not been released, according to The Glob…

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5 Snacks for When You Have the Munchies

Ok, ok, to be clear, even though "the munchies" are generally associated with marijuana, I am not advocating indulging in illegal or medicinal mood enhancers. I am simply saying that, instead of indul…

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The Medical Miracle You’ll Get Arrested for Using

Photo Courtesy Of:† Hemera/Thinkstock Marijuana was a popular botanical medicine in the 19th and 20th centuries, common in U.S. pharmacies of the time. Yet, in 1970, the herb was declared a Sche…

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Mexican Drought So Bad, Even Drug Trade Is Taking a Hit

Severe drought reduces illegal marijuana and opium planting in Northern Mexico. The drought afflicting the area is described as the worst in 70 years. World News Videos by NewsLook var nl_ra…

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Marijuana Smoking Linked to Mental Illness

A new meta-analysis of research involving 20,000 patients has shown that people who smoke marijuana could develop psychosis (an abnormal condition of the mind characterized as a loss of contact with r…

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Stop Smoking Pot! Consider Baking With It

As we all know by now, smoking is a dirty habit. No matter what you are smoking, it discolors your teeth and fingers, leaves you smelling acrid and pungent, and provides you with a distinguished phl…

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