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Marijuana Moms Claim Pot Makes Them Better Parents

‘Marijuana Moms’ Claim Pot Makes Them Better Parents

‘Marijuana Moms’ Claim Pot Makes Them Better Parents

According to the CDC, more and more parents are using marijuana. NBC News special anchor Maria Shriver visits with one group of marijuana moms who smoke pot every day, even at play dates with their kids, and claim it makes them better parents.

'Fake weed' linked to more risk-taking than real marijuana

‘Fake Weed’ Linked to More Risk-Taking Than Real Marijuana

Conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this is the first study to explore the association of the use of synthetic cannabinoids in U.S. high school students and health behaviors related to violence, mental health and sexual health.

Consumption Ban

National Survey Finds Dip in Teen Marijuana Use, Dispels Anti-legalization Myth

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The results of a federal survey released Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control once again dispel the myth that rolling back marijuana prohibition laws will lead to an increase in teen marijuana use.

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HelloMD Partners With Potbox to Provide Real-Time Physician Consultation and Medicinal Cannabis Recommendation With Delivery Services

SAN FRANCISCO, March 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — HelloMD, today announced a partnership with Potbox to enable Potbox customers to obtain or renew their required annual physician’s recommendation in real-time using HelloMD’s telehealth service.


Elizabeth Warren Proposes Marijuana Research to Tackle Opioid Crisis

At a U.S. Senate Aging Committee hearing entitled, “Opioid Use Among Seniors – Issues and Emerging Trends,” on Feb. 24, 2016, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, discussed how investing in medical marijuana research could help tackle the opioid crisis among senior citizens.

Prescription Pills

Study: Fewer Prescription Pill Deaths in States with Medical Marijuana

Opponents of medical marijuana in Florida often like to compare cannabis to prescription pills. They say marijuana will become just like pills; or as Sherriff John Rutherford put it to News 4 Jacksonville, “We will have medical marijuana in every backpack in every school in Duval County. It will be just like the pill mills.”