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Ten Myths About Marijuana That No One Should Believe Part 3: Marijuana Causes Schizophrenia

Originally posted October 1, 2015 One of the newest concerns about marijuana that has been gaining attention in the media recently is the worry that its consumption causes schizophrenia. This serious affliction is a mental disorder that makes it hard to differentiate between what’s real and what’s not, think clearly or have normal emotional responses. This Read More…

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Ten Myths About Marijuana That No One Should Believe – Part 4: Marijuana Has No Proven Medical Benefits

Originally posted October 15, 2015 “We have been terribly and systematically misled for nearly 70 years in the United States… marijuana was a legitimate medication.” Dr. Sanjay Gupta For more than 5000 years cannabis had been effectively used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Cannabis is one of the 50 “fundamental” herbs of TCM, and is Read More…

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Ten Myths About Marijuana That No One Should Believe – Part 2: Marijuana is Highly Addictive

Originally posted September 20, 2015 One of the longest standing myths about marijuana, that still continues to find its way into political debate, is the claim that the substance is highly addictive; thus explaining the Schedule I placement, or so the government would have the public believe. This is the most frequently cited perceived harm associated with Read More…

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After Legalizing Marijuana, Unemployment in Colorado Lower Than Rest of Country

Colorado —Three years after legalizing cannabis, Colorado has the lowest unemployment rate in the country. “While the national unemployment rate dropped to 4.3 percent in May, the lowest since 2001, Colorado’s jobless rate is the nation’s lowest at 2.3 percent,” CNBC reported Monday. According to Governor John Hickenlooper, multiple factors have contributed to Colorado’s job Read More…

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WH Ignores States’ Rights, Cites False ‘Gateway’ Myth to Crackdown on LEGAL Cannabis

Washington, D.C. – White House spokesman Sean Spicer dropped a bombshell on Thursday when he said that states, where recreational marijuana is currently legal, will be subject to “greater enforcement” of federal law under the new Trump administration. Interestingly, this position strikes a drastically different tone than when the White House signaled the importance of states Read More…

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Ten Myths About Marijuana That No One Should Believe – Part 8: Marijuana Has Yet to be Subjected to Adequate Scientific Study

Of all the misinformation continuing to circulate around the issue of marijuana legalization, this myth is by far the most absurdly incorrect. The most unsettling aspect of these myths is not that they exist, rather that those still proclaiming them as truth are acutely aware of their falsity. This is also called blatantly lying. How Read More…