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Matt Ferner

Members Of Congress Demand Increased Access To Marijuana For Research Purposes

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

Thirty members of Congress, led by Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), H. Morgan Griffith (R-Va.), Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) and Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.)...

The DEA: Four Decades of Impeding and Rejecting Science

Ethan Nadelmann | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics
Ethan Nadelmann

It's increasingly clear that entrusting decisions involving medical science to the DEA is akin to leaving the fox in charge of the henhouse. And what's most striking is how little scrutiny the DEA has faced from Congress or other federal overseers.

Fake Pot Popular Among Teens May Cause Stroke

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

A synthetic marijuana popular among teens may cause strokes, a University of Southern Florida study found. USF Neurologists published news of the p...

Researchers Testing Pot For Effects Of Contaminants

AP | DAVE COLLINS | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The microscope at the University of New Haven, set at 10-times magnification, shows a marijuana leaf covered with dozens of...

Marijuana Reduces Risk Of Common Type Of Cancer, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.14.2013 | Los Angeles

People who smoke marijuana may be less likely to get bladder cancer than those who smoke cigarettes, a new study says. Kaiser Permanente researcher...

The Marijuana Myth: What If Everything You Think You Know About This Plant Is Wrong?

Laurel Dewey | Posted 11.04.2012 | Fifty
Laurel Dewey

A strange thing kept happening. The more I dug into what some opponents refer to as "the green menace," the more I continued to find research studies I wasn't aware existed.