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Medical Pot Activists Fear Epilepsy Drug Could Undercut Them

Category: Medical Marijuana | Posted on Tue, April, 19th 2016 by THCFinder

 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An experimental epilepsy drug made from cannabis plants grown in England is complicating the medical marijuana debate in hospitals and statehouses.

Epidiolex is a nearly pure extract of cannabidiol, or CBD, with little of the tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, that gets traditional pot users high. CBD products are the current rage in medicinal pot products, and activists fear that if the maker of Epidiolex manages to get FDA approval it could undercut the political momentum of the medical marijuana movement.

Read More:http://www.hightimes.com/read/medical-pot-activists-fear-epilepsy-drug-could-undercut-them


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Chillin'

Category: Fun | Posted on Mon, April, 18th 2016 by THCFinder


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Students To Rally Outside United Nations Meeting On Global Drug War

Category: News | Posted on Mon, April, 18th 2016 by THCFinder

students for sensible drug policyAbout 200 students and youth allies will demonstrate outside of a high-level United Nations meeting on the global war on drugs in New York this Monday. They are distressed that youth and other anti-prohibition voices have been ignored by world leaders, many of whom seem set on continuing the same criminalization-based approaches that have failed for decades.

The activists will stage performance art pieces, including slam poetry readings. Visual art depicting the harms of drug prohibition, from as far away as Afghanistan and Eastern Europe, will be displayed, and students will give short soapbox speeches to make their voices heard.

The United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs is the highest-level gathering on the topic in nearly two decades. There, heads of state and diplomats will have the opportunity to discuss revising international drug control treaties that threaten to stand in the way of humane, evidence-based drug law reforms like marijuana legalization and access to harm reduction services as a growing number of U.S. states and other countries move toward ending prohibition.

Read More:http://www.theweedblog.com/students-to-rally-outside-united-nations-meeting-on-global-drug-war/


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History of Weed Part II

Category: Videos | Posted on Mon, April, 18th 2016 by THCFinder


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