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Category: Marijuana

The Pros and Cons of Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana continues to be a hotly debated topic throughout the United States as more and more Americans are legally accessing the drug. As new states have legalized marijuana for medicinal purposes, some have criticized these decisions, implying that the legalization of cannabis for medical purposes is merely a “back door” method of legalizing the … Read More

Drug Use on the Job

Here in the Golden State, our communities bustle with a wealth of opportunity. There are countless ways to advance professionally, working alongside leaders in a variety of industries. Here in California, we’re proud of our workforce and all they’ve accomplished, but beneath the surface of career success and economic viability lies an unfortunate truth. Californians … Read More

Lessons From John Lennon and His Song “Cold Turkey”

“Temperature’s rising Fever is high Can’t see no future Can’t see no sky My feet are so heavy So is my head I wish I was a baby I wish I was dead Cold turkey has got me on the run My body is aching Goose-pimple bone Can’t see no body Leave me alone My … Read More

Study Says Marijuana may Lower IQ

The million dollar question: does marijuana really have negative long-term effects? The Brain Drain For years, scientists have been debating whether marijuana use has negative long term effects on the brain. Over two decades and 1,037 participants later, we just might have the evidence to prove that marijuana does indeed cause cognitive decline. A study published in … Read More

Synthetic Marijuana: An Unexpected Killer

Killer on the Loose With three people dead and many more sick, medical professionals and citizens of Colorado alike are baffled by the deaths linked to the legal drug-synthetic marijuana. Officials have reported approximately 75 cases of illness reported since the beginning of August potentially linked with synthetic marijuana usage in the Denver and Colorado … Read More

Breaking News: New Hampshire Legalizes Medical Marijuana

New Hampshire government Maggie Hassan signed a bill Tuesday making New Hampshire the 19th state and the last remaining state in New England to legalize medical marijuana. Qualified patients—such as patients with cancer or multiple sclerosis—are allowed to obtain up to two ounces of marijuana from state-sanctioned dispensaries, but they are not allowed to grow … Read More