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Nebraska Judiciary Committee Votes to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Nebraska’s Judiciary Committee has passed legislation to legalize medical marijuana. Legislative Bill 622 was passed by the Judiciary Committee with a 6 to 1 vote, with Senator Stebe Halloran casting the sole “No” vote. The measure allows those with a qualifying condition to possess and use marijuana medicines if they receive a recommendation from a …

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Study: Psychedelic Drugs May Treat Anxiety, Addiction and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

By Alan Mozes, HealthDay Reporter In a carefully controlled setting, psychedelic drugs such as LSD or “magic mushrooms” may benefit patients with hard-to-treat anxiety, addiction or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), new research suggests. The finding comes from a review of small-scale and preliminary studies conducted recently in the United States, Canada and Europe, all of …

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Illinois State Board Recommends Migraines, PTSD and Other Ailments As Medical Cannabis Conditions

The Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board on Monday voted to recommend a variety of medical ailments as conditions that qualify an individual to become a legal medical cannabis patient. The Board voted 8 to 2 to recommend to the Illinois Department of Health that migraines be added as qualifying conditions for medical cannabis use. The …

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New Study: LSD Reduces Anxiety In Those With Terminal Illnesses

New data published online by the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease has found that LSD therapy can significantly reduce anxiety in those who have life-threatening diseases. This is the first controlled trial data on LSD to be released in more than 40 years. “A double-blind, randomized, active placebo-controlled pilot study was conducted to examine …

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