Cannabis Use: Signal of Increasing Risk of Serious Cardiovascular Disorders

http://jaha.ahajournals.org/conthttp://jaha.ahajournals.org/local/img/journal_logo.gifent/3/2/e000638.full   JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION Correspondence to: Emilie Jouanjus, PharmD, PhD, Equipe “Pharmacoépidémiologie: Evaluation de l'utilisation et du risque médicamenteux,” INSERM UMR1027: Epidémiologie et analyses en santé publique - Risques, maladies chroniques et handicaps, Faculté de Médecine, 37 allées Jules Guesde, Toulouse 31073, France. E-mail: emilie.jouanjus@univ-tlse3.fr Received November 18, 2013. Accepted February 2, 2014. © … Continue reading Cannabis Use: Signal of Increasing Risk of Serious Cardiovascular Disorders

LEGAL WEED HAS RACIAL PROBLEMS

  http://www.buzzfeed.com/amandachicagolewis/americas-white-only-weed-boom?utm_medium=email&utm_source=digg#.lbOopPJK4A Black Americans were disproportionately targeted in the “war on drugs.” Now state laws and steep regulatory costs have left them far more likely to be shut out of America’s profitable marijuana boom   Legal Weed Has A Race Problem https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCFFLWKkyNo Amanda Chicago Lewis BuzzFeed News Reporter posted on Mar. 16, 2016, at 8:01 … Continue reading LEGAL WEED HAS RACIAL PROBLEMS

Why Is It So Hard To Test Whether Drivers Are Stoned?

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/02/09/466147956/why-its-so-hard-to-make-a-solid-test-for-driving-while-stoned?utm_medium=email&utm_source=digg by Angus Chen   Law enforcement officials would love to have a clear way to tell when a driver is too drugged to drive. But the decades of experience the country has in setting limits for alcohol have turned out to be rather useless so far because the mind-altering compound in cannabis, THC, dissolves … Continue reading Why Is It So Hard To Test Whether Drivers Are Stoned?

Teen Medical Cannabis Patient: “I’d Rather Be Illegally Alive than Legally Dead”

http://theantimedia.org/teen-medical-cannabis-patient-id-rather-be-illegally-alive-than-legally-dead/ by Carey Wedler June 16, 2015 CBS Channel 4 news report video link http://denver.cbslocal.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=11596300   (ANTIMEDIA) As the tide turns irreversibly toward cannabis legalization, a fifteen-year-old patient perfectly summarized the main argument for its use. At a symposium on medical marijuana research in Denver over the weekend, Coltyn Turner explained, “I’d rather be illegally alive … Continue reading Teen Medical Cannabis Patient: “I’d Rather Be Illegally Alive than Legally Dead”