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FDA Approves OxyContin for Children While Cannabis Remains Illegal

Source : http://www.weedhomie.com/fda-approves-oxycontin-for-children-while-cannabis-remains-illegal/ The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the limited use of the extremely powerful and frequently abused painkiller OxyContin for children as young as 11 years old, while cannabis still remains illegal in most US states and completely illegal in all states on a federal level. OxyContin, ...

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US National Cancer Institute Now Lists Cannabis as Potential Cancer Treatment

Source : https://gravernews.com/us-national-cancer-institute-now-lists-cannabis-as-effective-cancer-treatment/ The National Cancer Institute’s page for Cannabis and Cannabinoids now lists several preclinical trials and studies in which the compounds have shown beneficial medical applications. While these merits come as no surprise for many, the real shocker here is Marijuana still being listed as a Schedule I substance in the eyes of ...

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Le cannabis synthétique tue de plus en plus aux É.-U.

Source : http://www.lapresse.ca/international/etats-unis/201508/16/01-4893001-le-cannabis-synthetique-tue-de-plus-en-plus-aux-e-u.php Il porte des noms exotiques – K2, Spice, Bizarro ou Stoopid – et se vend en petits paquets d’aspect inoffensif, mais le cannabis synthétique et son «effet zombie» alarment les autorités sanitaires aux États-Unis. Le produit de base vient très majoritairement de Chine et les ingrédients qui le ...

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DEA Approves Ecstasy For Anxiety, MDMA Trials Begin In California

Source : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/18/dea-mdma-study_n_6888972.html The Drug Enforcement Administration last week gave a green light to a clinical study that will test the safety and efficacy of MDMA for use in treating anxiety in people with life-threatening illnesses. The move suggests the DEA may be questioning its long-held position that the psychedelic compound, ...

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1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval

Source : http://bigstory.ap.org/article/ef15442e759c42b981fc78ce036d3279/1st-legal-medical-pot-sold-nevada-15-years-after-approval Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno. Dressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes and button-downs, about 75 people with medical marijuana ...

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Le traitement anti-VIH et la prévention pour les personnes qui s’injectent la drogue

« Nous avons beaucoup parlé du succès du traitement en prévention à Vancouver, mais nous devons nous assurer de faire comprendre que ceci nécessite l’intégration de plusieurs approches » a déclaré Dr Evan Wood de l’université de la Colombie britannique lors d’une présentation plénière du congrès de l’IAS 2015 la ...

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