TakePart - News, Culture, Videos and Photos That Make the World Better Breathe easy, tokers. Smoking marijuana in moderate amounts may not be so bad for your lungs, after all. A new study, published in this month's Journal of the American Medical Association, tested the lung function of over 5,000 young adults between 18 and 30 to determine marijuana's effect on lungs. After 20 years of testing, researchers found some buzzworthy results: regular marijuana smokers (defined by up to a joint a day for seven years) had no discernable impairment in lung activity from non-smokers. In fact, researchers were surprised to find marijuana smokers performed slightly better than both smokers and non-smokers on the lung performance test. Why?
Top 10 Common Myths About Cannabis Misconceptions Cannabis is probably the world’s most popular casual use drug that is illegal in most nations. It has become so widespread that many people wouldn’t think twice about asking to light up at a friend’s or to smoke in public places. It is an ancient drug that has been used throughout history for medical, magical, and pleasurable purposes. Thanks to the scare-tactics of propaganda in the 1960s and 1970s, there are many myths surrounding the drug – this list intends to put things straight once and for all.
Colorado Governor Signs Amendment 64 Proclamation, Creates Task Force Gov. Hickenlooper Signs Amendment 64 Proclamation, Creates Task Force To Recommend Needed Legislative Actions It’s official – Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed an Executive Order today formalizing Amendment 64 into the Colorado constitution. In addition, Governor Hickenlooper created a task force to help the implementation process. I find it interesting that Washington State media outlets were reporting a need for experts in Washington, but Colorado’s process seemed fairly smooth. I think that’s a testament to Colorado’s system pre-Amendment 64, and should be an example to other state governments with medical marijuana programs.
Drink Marijuana Tea for a healthy heart Tea is a popular drink, and it can soothe the soul, help you sleep, and some kinds of tea are even good for a healthy heart. The popularity of tea has really risen over the last decade or so, with a lot of people choosing to drink it over things like soda, juice, or coffee. Many people may not realize that there is such a thing called marijuana tea. It is made from, you guessed it, marijuana! And Their Fascinating History February 9, 2012 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. The Effects Of Cannabis On A Web-Based Lifestyle web of a spider on LSD web of a spider on mescaline web of a spider on hashish web of a spider on caffeine Just Say No: web of a drug-naïve spider see Spider Communication: Mechanisms and Ecological Significance Edited by Peter N.Witt & Jerome S. Rovner - Princeton University Press -1982 e-mail:email@example.com
Local Medical Marijuana Guidelines Cannabis guidelines adopted by Cities For current information, visit canorml.org This Page Is Out of Date as of March 12, 2010 and Is Preserved for Research and Archival Purposes only. DO NOT RELY ON THE INFORMATION BELOW City of Arcata Cannabis (drug) Cannabis is often consumed for its psychoactive and physiological effects, which can include heightened mood or euphoria, relaxation, and an increase in appetite. Unwanted side-effects can sometimes include a decrease in short-term memory, dry mouth, impaired motor skills, reddening of the eyes, and feelings of paranoia or anxiety. Effects Main short-term physical effects of cannabis A 2013 literature review said that exposure to marijuana had biologically-based physical, mental, behavioral and social health consequences and was "associated with diseases of the liver (particularly with co-existing hepatitis C), lungs, heart, and vasculature". The medicinal value of cannabis is disputed.
Marijuana Growing Guide Free Library Marijuana Growing Guide Free Library helps everyone learn how to grow marijuana plant hydroponics. Welcome, the spirit is to help medicinal cannabis patients and horticulturalists grow the most potent marijuana plants legally possible. Growing marijuana indoors in your own space, greenhouse or outdoor garden is not overly difficult but attention to detail is needed.