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Scientists warn of marijuana's effects on the fetus

Washington, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) In the midst of the debate about the effects of marijuana use, scientists today warn that its use affects the fetus in its future learning process, memory and mood.

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BARBADOS | B'dos people will decide whether to legalize marijuana

BRIDGETOWN,  Barbados, November 22, 2019 - Prime Minister Mia Mottley is adamant that any decision to fully legalize marijuana for recreational use in Barbados will have to be with the consent of the general population by way of a referendum.

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CBD: The next weapon in the war against opioid addiction?

CBD, or cannabidiol, is everywhere, with word on the street saying that it can cure everything from a bad mood to cancer. However, most of these claims are not based on scientific evidence. Animal studies suggest that CBD might be beneficial for some health indications, such as pain, inflammation, arthritis and anxiety.

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  • Countries United_States
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Hope for cannabis as treatment for opioid addiction

Canada currently finds itself at the intersection of two historic social phenomena with massive implications for public health. First, after decades of restricting public access to marijuana, on Oct. 17, Canada became the first major industrial nation to fully legalize cannabis for both medicinal and recreational usage. Second, we find ourselves in the throes of a worsening opioid addiction crisis that has already caused the deaths of thousands of Canadians, young and old.

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  • Countries Canada
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