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Kansas Lawmakers Reduce Possession Penalties

Early Monday morning, the Kansas Legislature ended their session after meeting for only 78 of the 90 scheduled days. They did take a small step forward ...

New Hampshire Senate Refuses to Reduce Marijuana Penalties for Seventh Time

Despite overwhelming public support for reducing New Hampshire’s draconian marijuana penalties, today New Hampshire senators voted 14-10 to kill this year’s marijuana decriminalization bill. This ...

Marijuana-Based Drug Found to Reduce Epileptic Seizures

Epidiolex, in its first major clinical trial, reduced convulsive seizures in young patients with Dravet syndrome, according to GW Pharmaceuticals. Marijuana and Medical Marijuana

Cannabis Can Reduce Amount of Migraine Headaches, Study Shows

Have you ever suffered through a really bad headache? Most of us have at one point in our lives. But the extremely debilitating disease known ...

Research Indicates Cannabinoids Can Reduce Frequency of Migraine Headaches

Seeking to quantify anecdotal evidence that marijuana’s cannabinoids can drastically reduce the frequency of migraine headaches, a new study was published this month in the ...

Lawmakers Push to Reduce DEA Marijuana Eradication Funds

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is in hot water on Capitol Hill on a number of fronts. Late last week, for example, a bipartisan group ...

Exercise Can Reduce Heart Failure Risk, No Matter Your Age

Exercise Can Reduce Heart Failure Risk At Any Age Even those who start moving later in life could see benefits, study finds WebMD News from ...

Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups

Can Weight-Loss Surgery Reduce Asthma Flare-Ups? Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds WebMD News from HealthDay By Nina ...

Bill to Reduce Penalties for Possession Filed in Texas

Rep. Joe Moody At a press conference held today and hosted by Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy, State Representative Joe Moody announced the details of his ...

Anesthetic During Breast-Removal Surgery May Reduce Long-Term Pain

MONDAY Oct. 13, 2014, 2014 — Giving a common local anesthetic to women undergoing breast removal surgery — a mastectomy — reduces their risk of ...

Houston District Attorney Candidates Move to Reduce Threat of Arrest for Possession of Small Amounts of Marijuana

As reported by the Houston Chronicle, a move to replace criminal penalties with civil penalties for the possession of small amounts of marijuana surfaced Wednesday ...

Stricter Laws Might Reduce Aggressive Driving in Young Males: Study

FRIDAY June 13, 2014, 2014 — Stricter laws and more severe penalties for extreme speeding and aggressive driving appear to have dramatically reduced the number ...

Bill to Reduce Penalties for Marijuana Possession Dies in Louisiana Senate Committee

On Tuesday, after hearing approximately three hours of testimony from citizens of Louisiana, a Senate Committee exterminated legislation that would have reduced penalties for possessing ...

University of Texas study shows decriminalizing marijuana could reduce violent crime

No one seriously believes anymore in the Reefer Madness depiction of marijuana use, in which this new-fangled devil weed transforms otherwise upstanding teenagers into murderous ...

Diet to Reduce Blood Pressure May Also Stave Off Kidney Stones

SATURDAY March 1, 2014, 2014 — A diet originally designed to lower blood pressure may also be effective for preventing kidney stones, according to a ...

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