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Category: Concentrates | Posted on Fri, May, 17th 2013 by THCFinder
Study finds marijuana buffers against negative psychological effects of social exclusion
Category: Culture | Posted on Fri, May, 17th 2013 by THCFinder
Research published online May 14 in Social Psychological and Personality Science has uncovered that marijuana buffers people from experiencing social pain.
“Prior work has shown that the analgesic acetaminophen, which acts indirectly through CB1 receptors, reduces the pain of social exclusion. The current research provides the first evidence that marijuana also dampens the negative emotional consequences of social exclusion on negative emotional outcomes,” Timothy Deckman of the University of Kentucky and his colleagues wrote in the study.
The four-part study, which included a total of 7040 participants and three methodologies, was based on previous research that found an overlap between physical and social pain. Acetaminophen, which is used in over-the-counter medications like Tylenol, has been found to reduce physical and social pain.
Aceteminophen and marijuana both affect cannabinoid 1 (CB1) receptors in the brain and both drugs are used to treat physical pain.
Read more: http://www.rawstory.com
Patrick Dempsey Talks Seattle Coffee Chain: "The Next Step Is Selling Marijuana"
Category: Celebrities | Posted on Fri, May, 17th 2013 by THCFinder
"Neighborhood coffee shops are an important part of people's lives—it's a part of your everyday ritual," the charming actor said. "I want to become a certified barista and work in the stores."
And we certainly wouldn't mind ordering our morning coffee from McDreamy.
The father of three also confessed he downs five (!) cups of joe a day, but said the caffeine "doesn't really affect" him anymore.
NEWS: Read Dempsey's original plan to purchase the coffee chain
"Coffee is good for your mind—it's basically a legalized drug," he explained. "The next step is selling marijuana, of course."
Well, we certainly weren't expecting the marijuana market to be Dempsey's next business venture. But would he actually consider a pickup window for your morning pot?
"There's a business model there," he said. "You could present it in a beautiful, elegant way: a Michelin-starred coffee shop where you can get marijuana," he quipped.
Talk about taking your coffee to the highest standard.
Read more: http://www.eonline.com
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