Science

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It's our legal drug of choice that is at the beginning of the chain

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David Downs ~ East Bay Express ~
 
In February we detailed how cannabis research is institutionally biased and broadly misinterpreted by the media. Today we get an illustration of that vicious cycle.

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Matt Ferner ~ Huffington Post ~
 
Opponents of legalizing marijuana can't be happy about several new polls released Tuesday. Majority support for making cannabis legal is holding steady, while young adults are legalization's biggest fans. And that's true both nationally and in several swing states.

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The Guardian ~
 
What’s it like to turn your science into 90 minutes of TV? The researchers involved in Channel 4’s Drugs Live share their experience

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TE EDWARDS ~ 3DPrint.com
 
Commercial production of hemp in the West took hold in the eighteenth century, and the colonial and naval expansion of England at the time meant large quantities of hemp were needed to make everything from rope to shipbuilding oakum. 

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Seana Smith ~ Fox Business News
 
The U.S. market for legal cannabis is booming, bringing in $2.7 billion last year, according to The ArcView Group. That figure is a 74% jump from 2013.  

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