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24/06/2013

Chinese companies legally importing synthetic drugs

Chinese companies legally importing synthetic drugs | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
The Drug Enforcement Agency and lawmakers are struggling to keep up with the new, untested, compounds that Chinese chemists offer online.
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Family Values: How the war on weed has become a militarized war on families.

Family Values: How the war on weed has become a militarized war on families. | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
The war on cannabis is a complete and utter failure. There is no getting around that. We have lost. Weed is not going anywhere. There is not any less of it then when we began the war on drugs over 40 years ago.
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Leaked Document Shows UN Split On America’s Drug War

Leaked Document Shows UN Split On America’s Drug War | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico and Ecuador argue in the leaked draft that prohibition hasn’t worked and only benefits drug cartels and paramilitary groups.
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Australians Are Being Ripped Off On Prescription Drugs

Australians Are Being Ripped Off On Prescription Drugs | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
Australians pay almost 16 times more for prescription drugs than other developed countries, according to the latest report from policy think tank the …

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Czechs in Quandary Over Legal Medical Marijuana

Czechs in Quandary Over Legal Medical Marijuana | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
Just three years ago, the only thing that Zdenek Majzlik knew about cannabis was that it’s good stuff for making rope.

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WA Liquor Board Says 200+ Pesticides Allowed On Marijuana

WA Liquor Board Says 200+ Pesticides Allowed On Marijuana | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
The Washington State Liquor Control Board, along with the Washington State Department of Agriculture, on [...]
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Very First Human Trials Using Cannabis To Treat Brain Cancer Under Way

Very First Human Trials Using Cannabis To Treat Brain Cancer Under Way | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
The picture to your left is showing immunofluorescence of the human glioma cell line.

 

Drug companies, traders to calculate loss due to new pricing policy – The Economic Times

Drug companies, traders to calculate loss due to new pricing policy - The Economic Times | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
Pharmaceutical companies and distributors have decided to calculate “loss to trade channels” on account of the new pricing policy.

 

How Legalizing Drugs Would Save Thousands of Lives and Billions of Dollars

How Legalizing Drugs Would Save Thousands of Lives and Billions of Dollars | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
How Legalizing Drugs Would Save Thousands of Lives and Billions of Dollars: Op-ed by Ted Galen Carpenter,
A report released last month tells us that the international war on drugs is failing. That comes as no surprise as a …

Police use ‘nose telescope’ for cannabis odour mapping – Telegraph

Police use 'nose telescope' for cannabis odour mapping - Telegraph | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
Police in Denver are using a nose telescope to tackle odours from the recreational use of marijuana
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Drug take back campaign a success

Drug take back campaign a success | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.itEvery year, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and its national, tribal and community partners holds the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. This year it was on Oct. 26.
 

Drug Overdose Deaths Are Increasing Pretty Much Everywhere

Drug Overdose Deaths Are Increasing Pretty Much Everywhere | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
Thought to be driven by rural prescription drug abuse, a new CDC report suggests that the problem is nearly as bad in the cities.

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Cannabis Plants Pop up All Over Germany as Form of Protest

Cannabis Plants Pop up All Over Germany as Form of Protest | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
In a small town in Germany, activists have decided to rogue-plant cannabis seeds as an act of defiance against the ‘demonization’ of the healing plant.
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Alcohol without the hangover? It’s closer than you think

Alcohol without the hangover? It's closer than you think | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
David Nutt: Science now allows us to develop a safer way to get drunk. But before we can sober up in minutes, the drinks industry needs to embrace this healthier approach
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Ireland May Be the Next Country to Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use

Ireland May Be the Next Country to Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
Can decriminalizing or completely legalizing marijuana help bring an end to the criminal element that thrives due to our current policy on drugs?
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FDA’s policy on prescription drugs leads to outrageous prices for consumers

FDA’s policy on prescription drugs leads to outrageous prices for consumers | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
One of the biggest health issues facing Americans is the high cost of prescriptions. It’s something the country could fix, but hasn’t.
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Cancer Researchers Are On The Verge Of Human Trials With Cannabis – Leaf Science

Cancer Researchers Are On The Verge Of Human Trials With Cannabis - Leaf Science | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
Research in animals and cell cultures supports an anti-cancer effect of cannabis. Now researchers say they’re ready to move to the clinical stage
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The Truth About LSD: Research Reveals Many Therapeutic and Medicinal Benefits

The Truth About LSD: Research Reveals Many Therapeutic and Medicinal Benefits | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
Albert Hofmann’s Psychedelic Discovery  In November of 1938, Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann was studying the medicinal plant squill and the ergot fungus to create a respiratory and circulatory stimulant, and first synthesized lysergic acid…
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Patients Find Cannabis More Effective Than Cannabis Pharmaceuticals – Leaf Science

Patients Find Cannabis More Effective Than Cannabis Pharmaceuticals - Leaf Science | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
The largest study so far has found that natural cannabis may work best for patients
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Miami Beach backs medical marijuana; is Florida next?

Miami Beach backs medical marijuana; is Florida next? | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
Now that Miami Beach voters overwhelmingly approved a nonbinding medical-marijuana straw-poll issue, supporters and opponents wonder if the vote reflects the state’s sentiment.
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A New Silk Road Invites Drug Buyers And Sellers ‘To Return Home’

A New Silk Road Invites Drug Buyers And Sellers 'To Return Home' | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
One month after the FBI shut down Silk Road, a black market website known as “the eBay for drugs,” a new site launched Wednesday under the same name, offering a wide range of narcotics and declaring that its community of buyers and sellers was…
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Drugs legislation is hampering clinical research, warns David Nutt

Drugs legislation is hampering clinical research, warns David Nutt | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
Former government drugs adviser says progress towards new treatments for pain, Parkinson’s and depression being blocked
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‘Why we need a revolution in drugs policy’

'Why we need a revolution in drugs policy' | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
County Durham and Darlington police commissioner Ron Hogg explains why he is calling for a revolution in drugs policy.
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Faces Behind the Drug Policy Reform Movement

Faces Behind the Drug Policy Reform Movement | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
The drug policy reform movement descended upon Denver last week for the 2013 International Drug Policy Reform Conference.
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Drugs unlimited: how I created my very own legal high

Drugs unlimited: how I created my very own legal high | Beckley News : Cannabis - Marijuana | Scoop.it
Mike Power: The reason so many new drugs are appearing is because we keep banning them. It’s time for a change of approach

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