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#New #Zealand #synthetic #marijuana 9 #deaths

New Zealand warns against synthetic marijuana after 9 deaths. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwtdTQyjU http://www.apnewsarchive.com/2017/New-Zealand-officials-were-urging-people-to-stop-smoking-synthetic-marijuana-after-finding-nine-people-had-died-after-using-the-drug-this-month-in-the-nation-s-largest-city/id-e1d31635fc344edcacd5022ca202b5fd New Zealand officials on Friday were urging people to stop smoking synthetic marijuana after…

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#NewYork #State #medical #marijuana #post-traumatic #stress #disorder #PTSD

https://www.forbes.com/sites/debraborchardt/2017/05/11/new-york-state-adds-ptsd-to-medical-marijuana-program-will-menstrual-cramps-be-next/#762be6b01108 New York State has one of the most restrictive medical marijuana programs in the country, but it may be starting to loosen up. The…

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Marijuana’s long-term effects on the brain – 8 IQ points lost

A large longitudinal study in New Zealand found that persistent marijuana use disorder with frequent use starting in adolescence was associated with a loss of…

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Men are 4 times more likely than women to be diagnosed with ‘cannabis psychosis’

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/features/men-are-4-times-more-likely-than-women-to-be-diagnosed-with-cannabis-psychosis-according-to-study-10411381.html The marked gender difference in rates of cannabis psychosis is puzzling. Particularly as only men are only twice as likely as women to use…

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Colorado Health Board Votes ‘No’ on Treating PTSD With Marijuana

http://time.com/3960940/colorado-ptsd-marijuana/ Colorado’s approved list of uses for marijuana include muscle spasms, epilepsy, cancer, severe nausea and glaucoma. After hearing testimony from veterans hoping to access…

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