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Pot Poisonings Among Kids, Teens Double After Medical Marijuana Law Passed

Aug 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Pot Poisonings Among Kids, Teens Double After Medical Marijuana Law PassedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/19/2019 12:00:00...
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Vaping linked to marijuana use in young people, research says

Aug 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Young people who vape are more likely to use marijuana, according to a study published Monday. The findings, researchers say, support the theory that nicotine rewires the developing brain, changing how people respond to and crave addictive substances....
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Mexico's top court demands regulation on medical marijuana after long delays

Aug 15, 2019 , Reuters
Mexico's supreme court ordered the health ministry on Wednesday to issue regulation within six months on medical marijuana use, saying its failure to do so after legalization in 2017 had put rights at risk for patients, including children....
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Teen vaping tied to marijuana use

Aug 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adolescents and young adults who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than youth who never try vaping, a research review study suggests....
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Pure CBD Won't Make You Fail a Drug Test, But…

Aug 10, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found that CBD, or cannabidiol, did not react with either of two commercially available tests used to screen for marijuana use. However, another cannabis compound -- cannabinol (CBN) --...
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Thailand unveils first batch of medical marijuana for hospital distribution

Aug 08, 2019 , Reuters
Thailand delivered 4,500 bottles of cannabis oil to treat hospital patients on Wednesday, its first official use of marijuana for medical purposes since a measure legalizing such use took effect this year....
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Arizona Tea maker enters the cannabis market

Aug 08, 2019 , CNBC Health
In another example of marijuana hitting the mass market, the maker of Arizona Tea is entering the market for vape pens and cannabis-infused gummies and drinks through a licensing deal with Dixie...
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Trendy CBD With Its Myriad Of Promises Attracts Attention From Major Consumer Health Companies

Aug 03, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While the benefits of most CBD-based products remain to be proven in tests, research estimates the U.S. market will reach almost $24 billion by 2023. News on medical marijuana comes out of Oregon, Louisiana, Missouri and Colorado....
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Nutrient Protects the Fetal Brain From Marijuana

Aug 02, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Nutrient May Protect the Fetal Brain From Prenatal Marijuana...
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Nutrient May Protect the Fetal Brain From Prenatal Marijuana Use

Aug 02, 2019 , RxList
Choline, an essential micronutrient, appears to guard against fetal brain damage caused by prenatal marijuana exposure, new research...
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Thailand set to deliver first batch of medical marijuana

Aug 02, 2019 , Reuters
Thailand plans to distribute about 10,000 bottles of cannabis oil next week for hospital patients, a government official said on Thursday, the first official use of medical marijuana since a law legalizing it came into effect this year....
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New York state decriminalizes pot, stops short of Cuomo's legalization call

Jul 30, 2019 , Reuters
New York state on Monday decriminalized recreational marijuana use, meaning possession of small amounts of the drug will be punished with fines rather than jail time, a step short of Governor Andrew Cuomo's goal of legalizing pot....
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European panel okays GW Pharma cannabis drug for epilepsy

Jul 27, 2019 , Reuters
GW Pharmaceuticals' marijuana-based treatment Epidyolex has won a positive recommendation for marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday for use as an additional treatment for two types of seizures....
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Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform

Jul 24, 2019 , CNBC Health
Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is...
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Nadler, Harris to introduce bill decriminalizing pot, expunge marijuana convictions

Jul 24, 2019 , CNBC Health
The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act would remove pot from the Controlled Substances...
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The Marijuana Supply Chain: Is Home Delivery Next?

Jul 20, 2019 , Forbes
The marijuana supply chain is tricky. Cannabis products can only be sold and consumed within the state that the original plant was grown....
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Pot Use During Early Pregnancy on the Rise

Jul 20, 2019 , WebMD
Pot use and pregnancy hardly go hand-in-hand for health reasons, but more American women are using marijuana just before and right after they become pregnant, new research...
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Medical Marijuana Won't Help Ease Opioid Crisis: Study

Jul 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Medical Marijuana Won't Help Ease Opioid Crisis: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Baltimore Is Ground Zero For Failing War Against Drugs, City’s Attorney Tells U.S. House Panel On Crimes

Jul 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Attorney Marilyn Mosby also cited discriminatory enforcement of marijuana laws that has harmed black communities and called for the government to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. News on the drug and opioid epidemics looks at: Ohio's strategies to combat addiction; U.S. wins $1.4 billion settlement with Reckitt; seriously ill patients who genuinely need opioids; Medicare's progress on treating addiction; Narcan training for Phoenix police force; and clean teens in New...
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CannTrust suspends sales of cannabis products during Canada regulatory review

Jul 12, 2019 , Reuters
Canada-based medical cannabis company CannTrust Holdings Inc said on Thursday it suspended sales of cannabis products after the federal health regulator found the company sold marijuana produced in unlicensed facilities....
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