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French shops use loophole to sell 'ultralight' weed

Macron's government also announced it would scrap potential prison sentences, heavy fines in favour of on-the-spot penalties.

20 Jun 2018 7:19 PM

Religious involvement may prevent opioid abuse for mothers

Religious communities are just beginning to discuss the dangers of prescription drug abuse.

20 Jun 2018 2:33 PM

Synthetic cannabis could increase stroke risk in young users

The development of immunoassays aimed at detecting these drugs in serum or urine will also help in stratifying the population at risk.

09 Jun 2018 6:45 PM

Deadly pesticide use increases at illegal pot farms: Study

The chemical is intended for use as an insecticide but is so powerful that a quarter of a teaspoon can kill a 300-pound bear.

30 May 2018 9:37 AM

Youth about to sell ganja, apprehended

The accused had brought the contraband from his native place to Mumbai.

21 May 2018 5:28 AM

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Smoking pot in early teens ups drug abuse risk later

Those who started drinking at 17 also were at higher risk of having an alcohol problem at 28.

20 May 2018 2:19 PM

Young prefer Marijuana over cigarettes, alcohol

Greater numbers of youth start with marijuana as their first drug, there's an increasing need for public interventions, treatment services.

19 May 2018 10:46 AM

Town called Kanepi adopts cannabis leaf as logo after online poll

Kanepi first appeared on the map as a small village in the 16th century.

18 May 2018 11:47 AM

US kids' exposure to second-hand pot smoke may be rising

Cannabis legalization has increased the accessibility of cannabis for adults and removed many penalties for use.

16 May 2018 8:20 AM

Marijuana growers diversify with hemp amid CBD boom

CBD is popping up in everything from cosmetics to chocolate bars to bottled water to pet treats.

14 May 2018 4:57 PM

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Prenatal marijuana use can affect infant size, behaviour: Study

Nearly 30 per cent of women who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy also report using marijuana

11 May 2018 7:38 PM

Cancer docs feel unprepared, but recommend marijuana anyway

There’s evidence marijuana can treat chronic pain in adults and medications similar to marijuana can ease nausea from chemotherapy.

11 May 2018 2:09 PM

Vaping tied to higher risk that teens will try marijuana, says study

Teens who use e-cigarettes may be twice as likely to smoke pot as their peers who never try vaping

24 Apr 2018 7:56 AM

A new, dangerous marijuana trend

Dabbing is a recent trend in marijuana consumption that’s creating new highs — and catalysing health problems.

29 Mar 2018 12:56 AM

Seized weed was from Telangana

The police has sent a team to nab a key marijuana distributor working for the syndicate to Nashik and Jalgaon.

17 Mar 2018 4:45 AM

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Cannabis compound may reduce epileptic seizures: study

Cannabidiol (CBD), one of the many active compounds in the cannabis (marijuana) plant, has gained attention as a treatment for epilepsy.

28 Feb 2018 5:58 PM

Marijuana's 4/20 holiday tied to rise in fatal car crashes: Study

The study lacks evidence on whether pot was involved in any of the April 20 crashes.

13 Feb 2018 9:10 AM

Does marijuana use lower chances of getting pregnant?

The findings have been published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health (JECH).

23 Jan 2018 10:30 AM

Legal cannabis to generate $40bln, 400,000 jobs: study

Customers and operators in California have complained however about the punitive sales taxes to be applied to cannabis.

03 Jan 2018 2:11 PM

Pot-smoking on the rise among US pregnant women

Across all age groups, marijuana use during pregnancy increased from 4 percent at the start of the study to 7 percent by the end.

27 Dec 2017 1:47 PM

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