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This European Country Legalized A Major Marijuana-Based Drug

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — The French drug safety agency has approved commercial sales of a medicine derived from cannabis for the first time in France. France...

Cultivating Local Medical Cannabis Systems Is the Way Forward

Sunil Kumar Aggarwal | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics
Sunil Kumar Aggarwal

Why is the federal government not fostering local medicinal cannabis systems, and instead choosing to support the top-down, one-supplier model?

Should Marijuana Be Rescheduled?

Kevin A. Sabet, Ph.D. | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics
Kevin A. Sabet, Ph.D.

The issue of "scheduling" is distracting and essentially meaningless, since the differences between Schedules I and II are mainly technical. That is why rescheduling marijuana would mainly serve as a symbolic victory for marijuana advocates.

World's First Pot-Based Prescription Drug Seeks FDA Approval

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — A quarter-century after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first prescription drugs based on the main psychoacti...

Big-Pharma Backed Marijuana Spray Approved As Medicine, But Consumers Of The Natural Herb Still Face Jail

Paul Armentano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Armentano

British health regulators have approved the sale and marketing of Sativex, an oral spray consisting of natural cannabis extracts as a treatment for symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

Taking The Fun Out Of Marijuana.

Slate Magazine | William Saletan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

We've taken the caffeine out of coffee, the alcohol out of beer, and the smoke out of tobacco. What's next?...