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BBC documentary claims heroin is safer than cannabis

BBC documentary claims heroin is safer than cannabis

In yet another shocking display of misinformation, the BBC last night aired a documentaryin which it left unchallenged the assertion that heroin and crack are less dangerous substances than cannabis. Yes, that’s heroin, which accounts for over 13,000 deathsannually in the US (surpassing gun homicides), and crack, which along with powdered cocaine, was responsible for the loss of almost 7,000 lives during 2015 alone. […]

by · August 23, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
10 States Most Likely to Pass Recreational Marijuana Next

10 States Most Likely to Pass Recreational Marijuana Next

By Joseph Misulonas Every week there’s a new story about how well recreational marijuana legalization has helped states such as Colorado, Washington and Oregon. And now several other states, such as California, Nevada and Massachusetts, have jumped on the train to reap the benefits of legalization. As the trend continues of states generating success from cannabis, where could we see future expansion of recreational […]

by · August 23, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
NEW YORK - APRIL 27:  (FILE PHOTO) (US TABLOIDS OUT) Actor Robin Williams appears onstage during MTV's Total Request Live at the MTV Times Square Studios on April 27, 2006 in New York City. It was announced on August 9, 2006 that Williams is seeking treatment for alcoholism after being sober for 20 years.  (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Robin Williams and the Myth of “Battling” Depression

By Tom Hawking I don’t really have a great deal to say about Robin Williams’ death, beyond the obvious: it’s tragic, and awful, and I feel terrible for his family and friends and everyone else who knew him. Two people I knew — both friends, at different stages of my life — have killed themselves in the last month, and the feeling […]

by · August 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Cannabis Potency: How Does Lab Testing for THC and CBD Work?

Cannabis Potency: How Does Lab Testing for THC and CBD Work?

(SEASTOCK/iStock) Cannabis testing allows consumers to make informed purchasing decisions based on the strength and composition of cannabis products. Accurate testing is crucial for medical cannabis patients who need specific therapeutic effects. It’s also important for adult-use consumers because products vary widely in their potency, which will influence the experience. There is a variety of cannabis testing methods used to evaluate […]

by · August 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
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Robin Williams and Childhood Emotional Neglect

by Jonice Webb After Robin Williams’ sad and shocking suicide, friends, family, fellow stars, and even reporters offered multiple explanations for the virtually inexplicable: Why did he do it? Some of the many possible factors which have been proposed are depression, alcohol, drugs, and Parkinsons Disease. But I see another potential factor which is never mentioned by anyone. A factor which […]

by · August 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Media Malpractice: Obama Had Economic Growth at Same Rate as Great Depression – Media Silent

Media Malpractice: Obama Had Economic Growth at Same Rate as Great Depression – Media Silent

The Obama Legacy: — 19 trillion in debt — 1 in 5 Americans on food stamps — Worst labor force participation rate since Carter — Worst GDP rate since Great Depression — 8 million more Americans working two jobs than when he entered office — And the only president in history who never scored an annual GDP above 3% The #FakeNews media’s vicious assaults on President Trump […]

by · August 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Lady Gaga Opens Up About Her Struggle With Chronic Pain

Lady Gaga Opens Up About Her Struggle With Chronic Pain

Lady Gaga is well known for her unconventional approach to singing, fashion and just about everything else. So it’s not altogether surprising that the 30-year old entertainer has some unusual remedies for chronic pain — including infrared saunas, ice baths, emergency blankets and frozen peas. Lady Gaga recently shared on Instagram details about her “frustrating” battle with chronic pain, along […]

by · August 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
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Identifying And Overcoming Depression

Today it was discovered that comedian and Academy Award-winning actor Robin Williams has died of an apparent suicide, following a struggle with depression. His tragic death was a somber reminder that we need to continue the conversation about depression and how to overcome this mental disorder. Depression isn’t the same as occasionally feeling the blues or temporarily feeling in a rut. […]

by · August 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Lib Dems under Vince Cable still want to legalise cannabis

Lib Dems under Vince Cable still want to legalise cannabis

Vince Cable says the Liberal Democrats will keep pushing for the legalisation of cannabis. The party’s new leader believes it makes sense to “regulate and control the market” rather than let criminals “control the mixing of substances”. The government say it has “no plans to legalise cannabis”. It says it remains a Class B drug “as there is clear scientific […]

by · August 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
If You Have Trouble Identifying Smells It Could Be An Early Sign Of Alzheimer’s Disease

If You Have Trouble Identifying Smells It Could Be An Early Sign Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers have identified an indicator of Alzheimer’s disease, which could help earlier diagnosis and lead to noninvasive ways of tracking progression of the disease in patients. Current diagnostic tests performed by physicians are largely based on memory. This is problematic because by the time you start showing signs of memory loss, you could have had the disease for up to 20 […]

by · August 21, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized