TheJointBlog

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Name: Anthony Martinelli
Date registered: January 24, 2013

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Latest posts

  1. New Poll: Only 14% in Australia Oppose Medical Cannabis Legalization — July 23, 2014
  2. Initiative to Legalize Cannabis in South Portland, Maine, to be on November Ballot — July 23, 2014
  3. Initiative to Legalize Recreational Cannabis in Oregon Officially Qualifies for November Ballot — July 22, 2014
  4. Study Finds THC Use Safe For Adults Over 65 — July 22, 2014
  5. German Court Legalizes Medical Cannabis Cultivation — July 22, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Tennessee County Grand Jury Calls on State to Legalize Marijuana — 63 comments
  2. Tommy Chong Cancer Free From Using Cannabis Oil — 50 comments
  3. New York Legalizes Medical Cannabis — 47 comments
  4. Veterinarian Administers Medical Marijuana to Dogs, Says it Works Wonders — 33 comments
  5. Legal Cannabis in Uruguay to be $2.5 Per Gram — 27 comments

Author's posts listings

New Poll: Only 14% in Australia Oppose Medical Cannabis Legalization

A new 7-News / ReachTEL poll has found that a strong majority of those in Australia favor the legalization of medical cannabis. According to the poll, roughly 65% of Australia residents support allowing the use of cannabis for medical purposes. Only 14.4% are opposed to the move, with the remainder being undecided.

Initiative to Legalize Cannabis in South Portland, Maine, to be on November Ballot

South Portland has certified an initiative to legalize recreational cannabis in the city after verifying that at least 959 of the over 1,500 signatures submitted were valid (from registered South Portland voters). The proposal will now be discussed by the City Council (on August 4th), who can either approve the bill directly into law, or …

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Initiative to Legalize Recreational Cannabis in Oregon Officially Qualifies for November Ballot

An initiative to legalize recreational cannabis in the State of Oregon has officially qualified for this November’s general election ballot, according to New Approach Oregon, the group behind the proposal. The group submitted over 145,000 signatures in June, well more than the 87,000 required, and the state has now verified that enough of the signatures were …

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Study Finds THC Use Safe For Adults Over 65

A new study out of the Netherlands has determined THC use to be safe for older adults, specifically those over 65. Researchers from the Department of Geriatric Medicine and Radboud Alzheimer Centre, the Department of Pharmacy, the Department for Health Evidence and the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology out of Radboud University Medical Center reviewed the effects of …

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German Court Legalizes Medical Cannabis Cultivation

A German court in Cologne has ruled that those suffering from chronic pain may grow their own cannabis for medical purposes in certain situations. The case came as five people suffering from chronic pain brought a complaint to the court claiming that the nation’s Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices refused them permission to grow cannabis at home, despite …

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THC Can Protect Against Inflammation-Induced Cognitive Damage, According to New Study

Low doses of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) can protect the brain from neuroinflammation-induced cognitive damage and “might be used as an effective drug for the treatment of neuroinflammatory conditions, including neurodegenerative diseases”, according to a new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience Research. “In our previous studies, we found that a single ultralow dose of tetrahydrocannabinol …

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Illinois Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Medical Cannabis for Children and Adults with Epilepsy

A proposal that legalizes medical cannabis for those with epilepsy – including minors – has been signed into law by Illinois Governor Pay Quinn. The measure, Senate Bill 2636, allows those with epilepsy to possess and consume cannabis, as well as purchase it from dispensaries, if they receive a recommendation from a physician. Last year Illinois …

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New Study: THC May Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

A study published in this month’s issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, and published online ahead of print by the U.S. National Institute of Health, has found strong evidence to suggest that THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) may provide a treatment option for Alzheimer’s disease. “The purpose of this study was to investigate the potential therapeutic qualities …

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