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On Being Stoned

On Being Stoned
Home Basic Facts About the War on Drugs Frequently Asked Questions Charts and Graphs Whats New Entertainment Mikes Favorite Motorcyle Rides Choppers Page Table of Contents Web Log of Dr. Feedback Drug Abuse Treatment Resources American Society for Action on Pain Major Studies 1894 to 1970 Indian Hemp Drugs Commission - 1894 The Opium Problem - 1928 Panama Canal Zone Investigations - 1929 Wickersham Commission on Alcohol Prohibition - 1931 La Guardia Comittee - 1944 Drug Addiction, Crime or Disease? Wootton Committee on Cannabis - 1968 Le Dain Commission - 1970 Legal History of American Marijuana Prohibition - 1970 1970 to Present Licit and Illicit Drugs - 1972 Dealing With Drug Abuse - 1972 Marihuana - A Signal of Misunderstanding - 1972 Drug Use in America - Problem in Perspective - 1973 Cannabis Control Policy - 1979 The Facts About Drug Abuse - 1980 An Analysis of Marijuana Policy - 1982 DEA Ruling on Medical Marijuana - 1988 California Research Advisory Panel - 1989 A Wiser Course: Ending Drug Prohibition - 1994

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CBD Fighting Cancer ​Two of the major compounds in marijuana -- THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol) have cancer-fighting properties, according to scientists researching them. But while the biological mechanisms THC uses are well documented, there are still mysteries surrounding the lesser-known CBD. Clinical trials prove that CBD eases pain and inflammation, reports Dana M. Nichols at the Stockton Record. 10 Psychology Tricks You Can Use To Influence People Humans Before we get started, it’s important to note that none of these methods fall under what we would term the dark arts of influencing people. Anything that might be harmful to someone in any way, especially to their self esteem, is not included here. These are ways to win friends and influence people using psychology without being a jerk or making someone feel bad. Trick: Get someone to do a favor for you—also known as the Benjamin Franklin effect. Legend has it that Benjamin Franklin once wanted to win over a man who didn’t like him.

Cannabis-enhancing plant to be marketed worldwide as new drug South African Bushmen have been chewing kanna (Sceletium tortuosum) for hundreds of years to reduce stress, relieve hunger and elevate their moods. Now there are plans to market the exotic plant worldwide as a new over-the-counter drug, according to PhysOrg.com. The first license ever issued to market kanna was given to the South African company HGH Pharmaceutical, who intend to sell it as a dietary supplement.

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.

Cannabis Vault : Spiritual Use #2 The following is the text of a pamphlet entitled "Marijuana and The Bible" published by the Ethiopian Zion Coptic Church. With offerings of devotion, ships from the isles will meet to pour the wealth of the nations and bring tribute to his feet. The Coptic Church believes fully the teachings of the Bible, and as such we have our daily obligations, and offer our sacrifices, made by fire unto our God with chants and Psalms and spiritual hymns, lifting up holy hands and making melody in our hearts.

Vapor Genie The Vapor Genie is the most affordable vaporizer on the market, but the low cost is not the only factor that lures users into buying and using the product. There are many other distinct and outstanding features. Vapor Genie is known in the market as the pioneering portable vaporizer that is lighter-powered. Each unit is comprised of two components or pieces, put together to bring out a vaporizer pipe, which is much more pleasant and safer than any ordinary combustion pipe. Study Determines This Is the Most Relaxing Song Ever Looking for something to help you relax before bed that doesn't involve popping a pill? You might want to load up your iPod with a song by Manchester band Marconi Union. Sound therapists were able to rate ten of the most relaxing songs, with Marconi Union's 8 minute trance-inducing tune, "Weightless", coming out on top thanks to its continuous rhythm of 60 BPM, an ideal tempo for synchronization with the heart and brainwaves, making it an ideal audio accompaniment for a good night's rest. Listen to it after the jump… Lyz Cooper, founder of the British Academy of Sound Therapy notes:

Boulder pot enforcement costs less than anticipated Much of the money that Boulder budgeted for enforcement of the new recreational marijuana industry has not been spent and likely won't be spent this year as the rush of conversions and new applications the city expected never materialized. In a supplemental budget appropriation made in early 2014, the City Council approved $75,000 for outside legal assistance, $100,000 for forensic accounting services, $20,000 for police overtime, $12,000 for overtime for fire inspections, $96,500 for two new licensing clerks, $85,000 for a new position to review building plans and $85,000 for a new position to do building inspections. Those expected costs were to be paid out of an estimated $2 million in tax revenue from new recreational marijuana businesses. Projections for marijuana revenue are closer to $1.5 million by year's end, but in addition to a significant contingency built into the city's budget, much of the appropriated money has not been spent. 'More of a steady, staggered approach'

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