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Banned Pesticides From Illegal Cannabis Farms Seep Into California Water

Banned Pesticides From Illegal Cannabis Farms Seep Into California Water

Banned Pesticides From Illegal Cannabis Farms Seep Into California Water

Toxic chemicals from illegal marijuana farms hidden deep in California’s forests are showing up in rivers and streams that feed the state’s water supply, prompting fears that humans and animals may be at risk, data reviewed by Reuters show.

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Research: Daily Marijuana Use Leads to Lower BMI

A reasonable person could expect weight gain among pot smokers who devour snacks after bong hits, but those extra pounds might not appear after all. New research reveals a correlation between daily marijuana use and lower body mass index, according to an abstract recently posted by the National Institutes for Health.

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New Survey Reveals Increase in Marijuana Use Among U.S. Adults

A new study reveals an increase in the number of U.S. adults using marijuana, according to an Aug. 31, 2016, report at CBSNews.com. The study, published in The Lancet Psychiatry, was led by Dr. Wilson M. Comptom of the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health.

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Congress Sends Burwell Letter to Study Pot

The political climate in Washington has never been so bitter and toxic than it is today. It seems there is almost nothing congress can agree on. So imagine the surprise when Sylvia Burwell, secretary of Health and Human Services, received a letter from a bipartisan collection of 30 congressional members requesting more marijuana research.


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