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France Opens Door to Cannabis-Based Medication

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July 4, 2013
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France has authorized the use of cannabis-based medication, giving hope to many patients who are already using cannabis to alleviate illness symptoms, so far illegally.


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CBC (Aug. 29, 2013) — A review of 120 studies examining cannabis and teenage brain development points to strong evidence that early cannabis use puts some teens at risk of developing addiction and mental health problems as adults.
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Stanford Scientists Bring Clarity to Mouse Brain

Stanford Scientists Bring Clarity to Mouse Brain

Reuters (Apr. 11, 2013) — Researchers at Stanford University in California have developed a process that renders an intact mouse brain transparent. By replacing the opaque fatty components in the brain with a transparent hydrogel, the wiring and molecular structure of the brain become clear to see with visible lite and chemicals. The research opens a door to new imaging techniques that could potentially be applied to human organs.
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Doctors Use Brain Scans to "See" Pain

Doctors Use Brain Scans to "See" Pain

AP (Apr. 10, 2013) — Scientists reported Wednesday they were able to "see" pain on brain scans and, for the first time, measure its intensity and tell if a drug was relieving it. The research is in its early stages, but it opens the door to a host of possibilities.
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Pot Poisoning

Pot Poisoning

Ivanhoe (Feb. 3, 2014) — From cookies to candy to lollipops -- all of these could be deadly for your kids. With the increase in availability of medical marijuana, there has also been a rise in accidental cannabis poisonings by children. Find out how to keep pot away from kids.
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