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Medical Marijuana a Hit With Seniors

The average age of the seniors was 61 to 70, and 54 percent were female. Many (45 percent) used a vaporized oil in an e-cigarette device. Twenty-eight percent used a medical marijuana pill.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 5, 2018 21:37
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Even Once-a-Week Pot Smokers Have More Cough, Phlegm

About half of tobacco smokers get COPD, he said. "It will be interesting to see what percentage of regular marijuana smokers get COPD," he added. Paul Armentano, deputy director of NORML, a group supporting reform of marijuana laws, said the study findi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 3, 2018 08:30
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[UK] Tobacco giant buys stake in medical cannabis

Imperial Brands, the FTSE 100 company behind Winston and Gauloises cigarettes, is investing in Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies. It is thought to be the first time that a Big Tobacco company has invested in cannabis research in the UK. OCT launched last y
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 14:33
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[UK] Tobacco giant Imperial Brands invests in medical cannabis

Tobacco firm Imperial Brands is investing in UK biotech company Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies (OCT). The move comes as campaigning to allow marijuana products for medicinal purposes gathers pace. A company subsidiary, Imperial Brands Ventures, is taki
BBC Online
added Jun 29, 2018 14:33
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[California] Pot tourists can smoke it where they buy it in San Francisco

there's nothing like the Barbary Coast lounge almost anywhere in the United States, a conundrum confronting many marijuana enthusiasts who find it increasingly easy to buy pot but harder to find legal places to smoke it. Only California permits marijuana
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 28, 2018 21:38
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[Nevada] Las Vegas officials discuss possibility of marijuana lounges

Las Vegas city officials today discussed a proposed ordinance to allow licensed marijuana establishment operators to open lounges where adults could consume the plant. Deputy City Attorney Bryan Scott said the ordinance would also permit lounge owners t
Las Vegas Sun
added Jun 28, 2018 02:46
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Full vending machines. Pot on the pillow. What some California hotels are doing to attract marijuana smokers

Desert Hot Springs Inn is one of only a handful of hotels in the Golden State to openly welcome smoking, vaping and otherwise enjoying pot on their properties. Cannabis advocates and some hotel industry experts say that it is only a matter of time before
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 22, 2018 20:00
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BELLAFANTE: Marijuana: The Signature Olfactory Experience of New York

so much of the pot commonly smoked today is pungent enough to resist efforts to conceal it. Even when this couple volunteered to stop smoking in their apartment, taking the habit outside instead, the mere fact of the pot lying around the house caused the
New York Times
added Jun 22, 2018 18:05
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It Was Supposed to Be an Unbiased Study of Drinking. They Wanted to Call It ‘Cheers.’

Kenneth J. Mukamal, the lead investigator of the trial, was in close, frequent contact with beer and liquor executives while designing the study. Buried in that document are disturbing examples of the coziness between the scientists and their industry p
New York Times
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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[Canada] Vices always cost

legalization of marijuana would seem to make sense. It is - at present - a far less troublesome drug than either of alcohol or tobacco. But if we knew then what we know now, would we have allowed the widespread use of both alcohol and tobacco? And while
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Jun 19, 2018 10:38
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