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10 Health Benefits of Marijuana

Marijuana frequently gets a bad rap. How much of it is deserved? After my earlier blog, “Should Marijuana Be Legalized?” I conducted research to find out the benefits and problems linked with marijuan…

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Should Marijuana be Legalized?

The New York Times conducted a poll asking readers whether marijuana should be legalized or not. While I anticipated that many people favor legalizing marijuana, their results were still shocking: onl…

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Forget Cannabis, The 3 Most Deadly Drugs Are Completely Legal

Regardless of where you stand on marijuana legalization, you have to admit: Marijuana is a fairly harmless drug in comparison to many other entirely legal drugs. While marijuana has 0 attributed death…

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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 it’s all said and done, but that doesn't mean it won’t 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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