Tag: 420

Psychedelics Produce Mental Health Improvements For Special Ops Vets, Study Finds

Researchers at the Ohio State University examined “the effectiveness of psychedelic-assisted therapy among trauma-exposed Special Operations Forces Veterans (SOFV) seeking treatment for cognitive and mental health problems in Mexico.”  They said that research “in psychedelic medicine has focused primarily on civilian populations,” and that further “study is needed to understand whether these treatments are effective […]

California Task Force Seizes Nearly 100K Weed Plants in Three Months

California’s Unified Cannabis Enforcement Taskforce (UCETF) seized nearly 100,000 cannabis plants over the last three months, according to an announcement from the state’s Department of Fish and Wildlife. State officials lauded the seizures on Friday, saying that illegal weed grow sites pose a threat to consumer safety and are often associated with organized crime. Bill […]

Kentucky Governor Provides Medical Cannabis Program Update

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear spoke at a news conference on Oct. 7 and provided an update on the ongoing progress of the state’s medical cannabis program. “We have established the Medical Cannabis Program, which is the office that is going to do this work, as part of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services,” said […]

Putin Says Cocaine, Grenades Caused Fatal Plane Crash of Enemy, Not Assassination

Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested on Thursday that mercenary Yevgeny Prigozhin’s fiery death in a plane that went down was due to cocaine and grenades, not a coordinated assassination in retaliation for his uprising, as many suspect. Prigozhin’s days were numbered the moment he led the Wagner Group—his paramilitary mercenary group—in a short but surprisingly […]

Study: Cannabis Use Associated With Lower Kidney Stone Risk in Male Users

Researchers in China recently looked at the relationship between kidney stone rates among male cannabis users versus those who do not consume cannabis and found that, indeed, that male cannabis users “were inversely associated with kidney stones.” The study was published in the journal Frontiers in Pharmacology. Kidney stones have been documented in humans for […]

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