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How bad is marijuana second-hand smoke?

Just 10 minutes of moderate exposure to marijuana smoke is enough for blood levels to exceed the legal driving limit, according to research out of the University of Calgary. Dr. Fiona Clement, the lead author of the Canadian Medical Association Journal O
CityNews CP24 (ca)
added Sep 7, 2018 02:15
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FDA Warns of Dangers of Liquid Nitrogen in Food, Drinks

Liquid nitrogen isn't toxic, but its extremely low temperature can cause severe damage to skin and internal organs if mishandled or consumed, the FDA said in a news release. Inhaling the vapor released by liquid nitrogen in food or drinks can also cause
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2018 00:51
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Pot-smoking mothers may have THC in breast milk for days

Low levels of chemicals in marijuana like THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) can linger in breast milk for up to six days after nursing mothers use the drug, a U.S. study suggests. Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug among pregnant and breastfeeding
Reuters
added Aug 30, 2018 20:32
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Differences between combined, isolated use of cannabis, nicotine on brain networks

The results, recently published in the journal Brain Structure and Function, show...the group using both nicotine and cannabis more closely resembled the control (non-user) group in brain connectivity. The isolated nicotine and isolated cannabis users sh
ScienceDaily
added Aug 29, 2018 23:26
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[UK] Polluted air causes a ‘huge’ reduction in intelligence, shocking study reveals

Air pollution causes a 'huge' reduction in intelligence, according to a new study. Earlier this month it was revealed London's pollution is now so bad it's equivalent to smoking 251 cigarettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 07:07
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[Canada] City launches consultation on four designated cannabis consumption sites

With Canada-wide cannabis legalization less than two months away, the city wants to know how Calgarians feel about four areas it's proposing as designated spots where people would be able smoke pot in public.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Aug 29, 2018 06:47
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Mind-altering breast milk? New pot study poses that question

Marijuana’s main mind-altering ingredient was detected in nursing mothers’ breast milk in a small study that comes amid evidence that more U.S. women are using pot during pregnancy and afterward. Experts say the ingredient, THC, has chemical properties t
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 27, 2018 17:50
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Group suing Utah over medical marijuana initiative no longer says it would violate Mormon religious beliefs

If Proposition 2 is approved by voters, the lawsuit says, medical marijuana users would be elevated above tobacco users under the law. “The creation of a class of cannabis-using tenants who cannot be denied housing by Utah property owners and who are fre
Salt Lake Tribune
added Aug 26, 2018 18:32
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[California] Public Health Oriented Comments on State Cannabis Regulations from PHI

Dear Colleagues, As promised, attached are model comments for your organizations to use in response to the proposed regulations put out by the Bureau of Cannabis Control...undermine local control and the autonomy of California cities and counties to pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 22, 2018 23:59
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[UK] Smoking cannabis ages the brain by an average of 2.8 YEARS - compared to four years in schizophrenics, major study finds

Smoking cannabis ages the brain by an average of 2.8 years, new research suggests. This is compared to four years in schizophrenia patients, according to the largest study of its kind. Brain ageing is defined as reduced blood flow through the organ. Ex
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 23:53
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