Report: Over 500,000 Marijuana Vapes Seized in Past Two Years in the U.S. Alone

Throughout the United States authorities have seized at least 510,000 marijuana vape cartridges and arrested more than 120 people in the past two years, according to an Associated Press tally derived from interviews, court records, news accounts and official releases.

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Cannabis Stocks Soar Following U.S. House Committee Approval of Marijuana Legalization

According to a Reuters reports, shares of marijuana companies rose on Thursday following a U.S. congressional committee passing legislation to legalize marijuana. The measure now moves towards a vote by the full House of Representatives, where its approval would put it before the Republican-controlled Senate.

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Study: CBD May “Significantly Reduce Opioid Use and Improve Chronic Pain and Sleep Quality

CBD could “significantly reduce opioid use and improve chronic pain and sleep quality among patients who are currently using opioids for pain management”, according to a new study.

The study, titled Evaluations of effects of CBD hemp extract on opioid use and quality of life indicators in chronic pain patients: a prospective cohort study, was published in the journal Postgraduate Medicine.

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Legal Marijuana Sales Begin January 1 in Both Michigan and Illinois

First the first time since the start of marijuana prohibition many decades ago, marijuana sales will be legal in both Michigan and Illinois beginning January 1st. This is possible due to voter-approved initiatives which legalized the plant for recreational purposes for everyone 21 and older.

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Study: Inhaling Marijuana Associated With Reductions in Headache/Migraine Severity

Inhaling marijuana is associated with reductions in headache and migraine severity, according to a new study published in the Journal of Pain, and published by the National Institute of Health.

The study, titled Short and Long-term effects of cannabis on headaches and migraine, can be found by clicking here.

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Study: Marijuana Use Results in Decreased Speed, No Negative Effect, on Driving

According to a newly released study subjects who consumed cannabis typically decrease their driving speed and demonstrated few other significant changes.

The study, titled Acute and residual effects of smoked cannabis: Impact on driving speed and lateral control, heart rate, and self-reported drug effects, was published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

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