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Florida House Approves Bill for Marijuana Extract for Kids

Tampa Bay Times   4 years ago

One conservative Republican who has suffered from brain cancer talked about the deceit of the federal government in hiding the pay to do essay health benefits of marijuana for his cancer. Another legislator reluctantly met with a South Florida family only to be persuaded to support legalizing the drug.

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Medical Marijuana Debate Packs Florida University

WTSP Tampa  4 years ago

The Polk State College auditorium filled up fast. People on both sides of the issue took their seats to hear the pros and cons of medical marijuana in an open forum debate. But at least one person argued against it — Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd.

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Top Republican in Florida Senate Admits He Bought Pot for a Dying Friend

NewTimes Miami   4 years ago

While top Republicans like Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi are opposed to legalizing medical marijuana in Florida, the issue isn’t necessarily a left vs. right issue.

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Did You Know Florida Medicinal Marijuana Could Be Legal Before The November Amendment Vote

Bizjournals   4 years ago

Florida Rep. Joe Saunders, D-Orlando, filed legislation today that would legalize medical marijuana in the Sunshine State. House Bill 859, named The Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act, would create a regulated program for Floridians with chronic health conditions and disabilities.

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Florida's top court puts medical marijuana initiative on November ballot

Reuters   4 years ago

Florida voters will decide in November whether to legalize medical marijuana after the state Supreme Court on Monday approved an initiative to put the measure on the ballot.

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Florida medical marijuana bill approved for November ballot

Mynews13   4 years ago

A proposed constitutional amendment to allow the medical use of marijuana will go before Florida voters in November after the state Supreme Court narrowly approved the ballot language Monday.

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Court approves language, clears way for medical marijuana vote

Bizjournals   4 years ago

A Monday Florida Supreme Court decision clears the way for an amendment on the ballot in November that could legalize medical marijuana in the Sunshine State.

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Florida Medical Marijuana Activists Collect 1.1 million Petition Signatures

New Times WPB   4 years ago

The push to legalize medical marijuana in Florida is one step closer today, as the People United for Medical Marijuana (United for Care) are claiming that they have officially collected 1.1 million petitions.

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Marijuana May Stop The Spread Of HIV

Huffington Post   4 years ago

Marijuana has long been used to effectively treat symptoms associated with HIV, such as chronic pain and weight loss. But a growing body of research suggests the plant may be able to stop the spread of the disease itself.

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Legalizing Medical Marijuana May Lead To Fewer Suicides

Huffington Post   4 years ago

A team of economists’ newly published report in the American Journal of Public Health suggests states that have legalized medical marijuana may see a reduction in suicide rates in young men.

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Cannabis Fights Cancer and Helps Manage Side Effects, Researchers Find

CureYourOwnCancer.org   4 years ago

Mounting evidence shows ‘cannabinoids’ in marijuana slow cancer growth, inhibit formation of new blood cells that feed a tumor, and help manage pain, fatigue, nausea, and other side effects.

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Non-Psychedelic Cannabinoids are Effective Anti-Cancer Drugs

CureYourOwnCancer.org   4 years ago

New research has shown that the non-psychedelic components of cannabis could act as effective anti-cancer agents.

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Cannabis Shrinks Tumors: Government Has Known Since 1974

CureYourOwnCancer.org   4 years ago

In 1974 researchers learned that THC, the active chemical in cannabis, shrank or destroyed tumors in test mice. But the DEA quickly shut down the study and destroyed its results, which were never replicated — until now.

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1974 Study Showing Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells

CureYourOwnCancer.org   4 years ago

Lewis lung adenocarcinoma growth was retarded by the oral administration of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol, and cannabinol (CBN), but not cannabidiol (CBD).

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Cannabis Treatment for Terminal Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

CureYourOwnCancer.org   4 years ago

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a cancer of the white blood cells and is typically well treated with combination chemotherapy, with a remission state after 5 years of 94% in children and 30-40% in adults.

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Cannabinoids Can Delay Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Progression

Norml  4 years ago

A review of the scientific literature reveals an absence of clinical trials investigating the use of cannabinoids for ALS treatment.

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Marijuana laws around the world: What you need to know!

The Guardian  4 years ago

As Uruguay passes a landmark law allowing citizens to buy, grow and use cannabis, we take a look at drug laws in other countries around the world.

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A Complete Ranking Of The Best Places To Smoke Weed In The World

Buzzfeed  4 years ago

A countdown of the top 25 countries to visit for the marijuana aficionado rated by legality, availability, and how sweet it would be to roll a fat joint there.

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