Marijuana Found on Child, Mom Faces Charges

Two Monroe residents are facing charges after marijuana was discovered concealed on a minor they were traveling with.

12 Farmers Arrested for Unlawful Cultivation of Cannabis

The argument over the consumption of some known narcotic or psychotropic substances purely for medicinal purposes is still raging across the United States, since...

Legal Marijuana Sales Start in Nevada

As of July 1 2017, marijuana sales have become legal in the state of Nevada and thousands of people have come out celebrating this...

Ohio to Increase Number of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

According to new regulations released by the state board of pharmacy, Ohio is looking to increase the number of medical marijuana dispensaries.

Some Benefits of Using Marijuana as Medicine

There are more than 60 chemical compounds known as cannabinoids in the marijuana plant, cannabis. The two most abundant elements in marijuana are delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). For many centuries, marijuana has been smoked for its medicinal properties.
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Growing Cannabis for Medicinal Purposes is Now Legal in Australia

Businesses in and around Australia can now obtain licenses that will legally permit them to grow cannabis or marijuana purely for medicinal purposes.This comes after the Narcotics Drugs Amendment Act 2016, which was recently implemented to legalize the production of cannabis and other cannabis products for the benefit of patients who are in need of the drug.
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Hundreds of Marijuana Plants Seized in Pueblo County, 4 Arrested

When the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office conducted a surprise raid at an illegal marijuana-growing site in the area, they found over 368 plants.As a...

DEA Approves Synthetic Cannabis “Syndros” As Schedule II

The DEA has designated Syndros, a synthetic THC drug, with the status of Schedule II in relation to the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). Syndros is...

Advocates Launch New Initiative to Legalize Cannabis in Switzerland

Legalize It launches a new initiative for cannabis legalization in Switzerland, with government regulation and a ban for minors

Uruguay Begins Sales of Legal Marijuana

Marijuana enthusiasts in Uruguay rejoiced in celebration on Wednesday as pharmacies across the country started selling pot legally.The historic day was the culmination of...

UK Has Classified CBD Oil As Medicine

Ever since the 70’s, “hippies” have been trying to prove to the government that cannabis is not a dangerous drug. Of course, the ultimate goal is to decriminalize the plant entirely.

What are the Effects of MDMA on PTSD Patients?

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a chronic and often a highly destructive illness that greatly affects the quality of life of the person who has PTSD and is associated with high rates of suicide and psychological disability. Currently, it is a global public mental health problem with more than 20 million people suffering from this condition in the United States alone.

Potential Medical Uses Of Psychedelic Drugs

Researchers who have done brain scans for the first time of people under LSD influence say that psychedelic drugs could be effective in treating...

Cops Failing To Prosecute Cannabis Criminals

Steven Ficano is a very, very lucky man. The Las Vegas resident was in May 2015 acquitted of both charges that arose from his...

MDMA Trafficking

The synthetically produced drug, MDMA (3, 4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine) is often referred to as a party drug. Its street names are also ecstasy, e, x, Molly and...
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Smoking Weed Doesn’t Impair Driving

Six states where marijuana use is legal whether for medical or recreational purposes have set specific limits for THC, the high-inducing chemical in the cannabis plant, in the driver’s blood to determine impairment.

Latest Research Review on the Benefits and Drawbacks of Marijuana

In the wake of the legalization of marijuana across the United States, a recent research study has thrown a wrench into the works and given more cause for skepticism in the ongoing campaign to legalize marijuana.

Lib Dems Unveils Plan to Legalize Cannabis if Elected

The Liberal Democratic Party reveals plans to legitimize the production and sale of cannabis if they win the election.

Increased Marijuana Arrests at Checkpoints

In Stamford, Connecticut, a sobriety checkpoint that was set up around Hope Street and Toms Road alerted the police to a notable rise in...
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Marijuana Legalization Reduces Alcohol Use, According to Study

Researchers found that states with medical marijuana laws witness low alcohol sales, proving them through statistics albeit with caveats.

Marijuana Remains a Schedule 1 Drug, DEA Says

Denying petitions for reclassifying marijuana as a less dangerous drug, DEA has said that it will remain in Schedule I, but will allow more research to be carried out to understand its medical benefits.

What Are The Pharmacologically Active Compounds In Cannabis?

Cannabis has been known to contain more than 500 pharmacologically active compounds, something that has led many people to use it for medicinal purposes. The psychoactive and medicinal effects associated with cannabis are caused by unique chemical structures known as cannabinoids.

Blanket Ban On Legal Highs In The UK Begins

In the UK, a blanket ban has been enforced on legal highs in May 2016. As such, a person involved in the production or supply of psychoactive substances could be put behind bars for up to 7 years.

Albanian Police Launches Operation to Prevent Cannabis Growing

Police in Albania have kicked off a nationwide operation to eradicate domestic cannabis growth and exportation.The Albanian police force has dispatched an estimated 3,100...

The Upside To Weed

The Cannabis plant grows in warm tropical lands and the dried buds and leaves of this plant goes by many names including marijuana, weed,...

Medical Cannabis Producer Faces Drug Charges

Jenny Hallam, a South Australian woman who has been supplying medical cannabis products throughout Australia for the past two years, is facing charges for...
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Is Ketamine An Ideal Treatment for Depression?

Popularly known as a party drug, research into ketamine and how it can be effective in the treatment of depression has shed new light on the substance. The study that was published in the Science Signaling journal divulged how researchers from the Baltimore-based Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the John Hopkins School of Medicine, the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and the Guangzhou Medical University in China brought to light the antidepressant properties of Ketamine.

Drones Being Used to Fly Drugs into UK Prisons

The UK government has put together a special unit tasked with combating the issue of drones delivering contraband to prisons in response to an...

Cocaine Trafficking

The illegal use of cocaine has been a favorite past time for many people for decades. Its illegal trafficking causes issues on a political, ethical...

Peru To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Lawmakers in Peru have overwhelmingly voted in favor of legislation that seeks to legalize medical marijuana. It allows the local production, importation and selling...
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Pediatricians Warn About Risks of Marijuana Use on Kids

A group of reputable pediatricians are warning parents not to dismiss the health implications of marijuana consumption to children and teenagers in the wake...

Two Medical Cannabis Dispensaries in Hawaii Begin Sales

As of last week, a second medical cannabis dispensary has opened in Hawaii, beginning sales of medical cannabis to citizens.The new dispensary, named “Aloha...
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Dutch Man Busted with $3.5 Million Worth of Drugs

There is a heightened sense of excitement and expectation in Germany as the police managed to nab a Dutch national who was selling drugs...

Australian Government Approves Importation of Medicinal Cannabis

Cannabis has long been identified by governments as a solely recreational drug despite plenty of research and numerous cases supporting the claims of cannabis’...

Researchers Seek to Recruit 25,000 Marijuana Users for New Study

Researchers in Germany are looking to recruit 25,000 marijuana users to participate in a new study looking into the drug’s effects on healthy individuals.

DEA Places Opiate U-47700 On Schedule 1 Controlled Substance

Synthetic drugs have always had a prominent presence in the drug market and with the advent of the dark web, their popularity has continued to grow. The latest subject of the DEA’s attention is opiate U-47700, a synthetic opiate purported to be responsible for 46 deaths this year alone.
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Medical Marijuana As A Potential Breast Cancer Treatment

Marijuana is the name given to the dried buds of Cannabis sativa plant. For centuries, marijuana has been used for herbal remedies for various illnesses.

Chocolate Cannabis Being Sold on the Dark Web

Teenagers from the US and Europeare now ordering chocolate cannabis using the dark web, though they come with warnings of high THC levels.

Illicit Drugs Offered for Sale on Social Media Sites

Drugs ranging from cocaine, cannabis, and heroine are being offered on social media sites in the UK and Wales.
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States That Passed Marijuana Legalization On Election Day

As the citizens of the United States cast their final ballots to elect the 45th President of the United States of America, nine states were making decisions of their own concerning the legalization of marijuana.

Some Key Points About Ecstasy

Ecstasy is the street name for drugs that are usually in tablet of capsule form that have a hallucinogenic, stimulating or euphoric effect, and...

Carfentanyl Drug Detected at a Brisbane Mail Centre

Police in Brisbane, Queensland have issued an urgent safety warning following the discovery of a lethal fentanyl analog called carfentanyl at a local mail...

Mexican Politicians and Police Are Being Manipulated by Drug Cartels

Drug cartels in Mexico near the border between Mexico and the United States of America have infiltrated the Mexican politicians and policemen.The drug cartels...

The Dramatic Impact Of Cocaine

Cocaine is a highly addictive drug that can cause adverse side effects on the body when consumed regularly.Users experience negative reactions immediately the substance...

Germany Searching for Drug Experts to Assist in Medical Marijuana Distribution

Today, more research is being conducted on the potential health benefits of marijuana than ever before.With a large percentage of studies producing mostly positive...

Hawaii Plans Cashless Payment System for Cannabis Sales

Hawaii has just announced a revolutionary way for its citizens to pay for medical marijuana.The state is planning to go cash-free in all its...

Cannabis: Medicinal Super Plant!

Cannabis has been used for centuries as a medicinal plant. Due to new US laws, marijuana self-treatment is now being opened up to sufferers of...
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Over 6,000 Patients Sign Up for Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program

Just two weeks into its operation, more than 6,000 individuals have already registered for the new medical marijuana program (MMP) in Pennsylvania.According to Pennsylvania...

Medical Cannabis May Help Improve Memory in Old Age

Throughout history, many new discoveries and theories have always faced heavy resistance to begin with.Later, when irrefutable scientific evidence is produced, the concept is...

Drug Dealers Selling Drugs Through Craigslist

Craigslist has become one of the most popular online venues for buying and selling goods.From its humble beginnings, it’s grown into a worldwide phenomenon,...

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