Marijuana-scented scratch cards are to be posted to thousands of households in a bid to detect illegal cannabis farms.
As Tom O’Connell, MD, has pointed out, self-medicating with cannabis for anxiety and depression can be a safer alternative to use of nicotine, alcohol, cocaine, heroin, and other drugs. There are a number of conditions with significant incidence in children and teens—notably asthma, ADD/ADHD, and auto-immune disease—that are amenable to treatment by cannabis. Unfortunately, given the intensity of the political and emotional charge surrounding this issue, the necessary research cannot be carried out.
Michael Foster, 62, and Susan Cooper, 63, made £400,000 by illegally growing plants at their farmhouse home in Lincolnshire, pictured, during a six-year operation.
An elderly couple have unwittingly grown the "biggest cannabis plant" police officers had seen after buying what they thought was a shrub from a car boot sale.
First convincing evidence that cannabis has a different effect on young brains than on those of adults. Adolescents who are regular users of cannabis are at risk of permanent damage to their intelligence, attention span and memory, according to the results of research covering nearly four decades.
Italian police find a cannabis factory in an abandoned metro tunnel, after smelling the crop near the entrance.
Around 200 plants with lighting and cultivation equipment were seized from an upstairs bedroom of the house in Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire.
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An Edinburgh man who reported the theft of his cannabis plants to the police has been jailed for 10 months.
Sign it if you want cannabis legalized, UK citizens only.
I think they should decriminalise, tax and control cannabis. But other drugs can stay off the market.
This is just so fucked up on all levels
Using cannabis as a teenager or young adult increases the risk of psychosis, a report suggests.
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The force found 32 factories per 100,000 in 2009/10, the second highest ratio of any force, the figures from the Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo) showed.
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New research shows how the brains of chronic cannabis users become less efficient than the brains of people who do not use the drug.
A gang of 12 men who smuggled skunk cannabis worth
POLICE have seized $300,000 worth of cannabis and thousands in cash in an operation targeting cross-border drug distribution between WA and South Australia.
Pissed on Christmas day.
A MAN who denies trafficking cannabis for 10 years had a $1.3 million income over that period despite not having a job, a court has been told.
THE Dutch are among the lowest users of marijuana or cannabis in Europe despite the Netherlands' well-known tolerance of the drug, according to a regional study.
Among adults in the Netherlands, 5.4 per cent used cannabis, compared with the European average of 6.8 per cent, according to an annual report by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, using latest available figures.
"Marijuana affects your reaction time and it can make you dream more, it leaves you relaxed but unlike other drugs, such as cocaine, it does not make you aggressive."
A government sponsored drug hotline is under fire for offering less than "legal" advice. Imagine telling kids that alcohol is worse than marijuana. "Shudders"