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Pot cola, sodas coming to medical marijuana dispensaries


January 30th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Medical marijuana users can now take their medicine - in the form of sparkling sodas!'Canna Cola' combines soda and THC, a psychoactive ingredient found in marijuana, to create ... Read more...

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California Voters Renounce Proposition 19 To Legalize Pot


November 4th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey San Francisco, Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The initiative of the supporters of Proposition 19 to legalize marijuana in the state of California received a major setback on Tuesday when it ... Read more...

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Former Surgeon General Jocelyn Elders supports legalized pot


October 19th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The issue of legalization of marijuana in California has generated a lot of debate.The issue will be resolved in November when the state votes ... Read more...

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Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders Says to Legalize Pot


October 19th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a report from CNN the former Surgeon General of the United States, Joycelyn Elders shared her feelings on the legalization of marijuana, giving her support. The ... Read more...

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Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders All For Legalization Of Pot


October 19th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The question of legalizing the use of Marijuana has been simmering for some time now. Joycelyn Elders, the former U.S. Surgeon General told CNN ... Read more...

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Risk of marijuana’s ‘gateway effect’ overblown


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): New research has revealed that the "gateway effect" of marijuana - that teenagers who use marijuana are more likely to move on to harder illicit drugs as young ... Read more...

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Complex Link Between Marijuana And Psychotic Disorder Intrigues Researchers


July 25th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists for ages have tried to find out the link between the use of marijuana and psychotic disorders ranging from short term hallucination to long term ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin Not In Support Of Legalizing Marijuana


June 21st, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin recently appeared on the Fox Business Network with libertarian-leaning Republican Rep. Ron Paul. Here, she said that the ... Read more...

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DC to vote on legalizing marijuana today


May 5th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
DC, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today is an eventful day for the residents of DC. As the DC City Council is going to vote whether they ought to legalize marijuana for medical ... Read more...

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National Weed Day And Its Significance


April 20th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Very few people know that April 20th is the National Weed Day. It is also known as 420 or 4/20 day. The term 420 ... Read more...

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National Weed Day: The World Goes ‘High’ On April 20th!


April 20th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The calender date today reads 20-04-2010. It may seem that for most, excluding those who may be celebrating their birthdays today, the day has little or ... Read more...

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Wal-Mart Worker made to leave work over medical marijuana


March 18th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 18 (Pen Men at Work): Joseph Casias, a Wal-Mart employee was dismissed for the use of marijuana, even though he did it legally. He worked as an associate at Wal-Mart ... Read more...

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Wal-Mart Worker Fired For Using Medical Marijuana


March 18th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Michigan, March 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 29-year-old Joseph Casias was fired by Wal-Mart employers last year when he tested positive in a drug test for the use of marijuana. The Michigan ... Read more...

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Rise In Number Of Seniors Using Marijuana


February 23rd, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent survey shows that there is an increase in the number of senior citizens using marijuana. Though one of the most popular of illicit drugs ... Read more...

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Parental monitoring can reduce teens’ marijuana use


November 17th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A new American study suggests that parental monitoring can help bring down the cases of marijuana use by adolescents.Psychologists Andrew Lac and William Crano of the Claremont Graduate ... Read more...

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Breckenridge Citizens Legalize Pot, Law Meant Only For Adults


November 5th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Colorado, Nov. 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ski resort town of Breckenridge in Colorado is to become the latest place to legalize marijuana. Earlier, the people of Maine had voted for ... Read more...

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Support to legalize Medical Marijuana in New York


October 20th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There were talks on for the legislation to legalize medical use of Marijuana in New York were encouraged on Monday by the announcement of a ... Read more...

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‘Family Guy’ cartoon banned in Venezuela


September 28th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): Venezuelan authorities have warned TV stations against broadcasting episodes of cult US animation 'Family Guy'.Justice Minister Tareck El Aissami said that the show should be banned because it ... Read more...

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Marijuana may make acute pain worse


August 14th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): The idea of medical use of marijuana for pain relief has been thrown into doubt after researchers from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have found that ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas calls for marijuana legalization


May 2nd, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Hollywood actor Michael Douglas has urged American government to legalize the use of marijuana.Michael is of the opinion that there would be no violence if countrymen can smoke ... Read more...

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Chronic marijuana abuse linked to severe vomiting sickness


March 22nd, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A new study from Creighton University of Omaha has revealed that chronic marijuana abuse is linked to a severe vomiting sickness.Lead researcher Dr. Sontineni said that doctors ... Read more...

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Regular family meals may lessen teen kids substance use (Re-issue)


July 27th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Parents who have frequent meals with their teenaged children might help in reducing the chances of their kids indulging in smoking or drug abuse in later life, ... Read more...

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How marijuana may cause schizophrenia


July 8th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine say that alterations in a molecular brain pathway marijuana activates may give rise to the cognitive symptoms of ... Read more...

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Middle-class consciously using marijuana to enhance leisure activities


May 15th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A new study by University of Alberta researchers has revealed that marijuana is consciously being used by a variety of middle-class people to enhance leisure activities, watch ... Read more...

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Daily marijuana use increases severity of disease in hepatitis C patients


January 29th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study has found that daily use of marijuana increases the severity of the disease in patients with chronic hepatitis C (HCV).The researchers also found that patients ... Read more...

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Marijuana withdrawal symptoms akin to that of quitting smoking


January 25th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Withdrawal from the use of marijuana is similar to that experienced by people when they quit smoking cigarettes, say researchers.The study, led by Ryan Vandrey, Ph.D., of the ... Read more...

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