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A mysterious syndrome in which marijuana users get violently ill is starting to worry researchers

A mysterious syndrome in which marijuana users get violently ill is starting to worry researchers

The Australian woman — whose experience was documented anonymously in a published case study — had experienced sudden and severe episodes of illness for nine years. She'd get nauseous and a feel like the room was spinning, which was followed by violent vomiting and severe stomach pains. As it turned out, she had a mysterious syndrome that doctors are only now beginning to recognize.
How California Is Blocking Native Americans From the Weed Business

How California Is Blocking Native Americans From the Weed Business

Like most folks, the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel got into the weed business for the money. The 700-member tribe, situated about 45 minutes east of San Diego, California, was roughly $50 million in debt from a failed casino project when the Obama Department of Justice issued the Wilkinson memo in December of 2014, giving Native-American nations the same leeway that had been given to states like
Bill Nye on the Science of Pot: 'If it Works, Let's Go'

Bill Nye on the Science of Pot: 'If it Works, Let's Go'

Everyone's favorite science guy is back – and, like the millennials who grew up watching him on TV, his interests have matured. Netflix's Bill Nye Saves the World tackles the science behind complex subjects like climate change, the sexual spectrum, and, yes, marijuana. As disorienting as it is to watch the bow-tied Nineties goofball drop words like "kush" and "coitus," it's also rather encouraging
Lawsuit Takes Aim at Trump Administration Marijuana Policy

Lawsuit Takes Aim at Trump Administration Marijuana Policy

A sweeping lawsuit is taking aim at the Trump administration's cannabis policy. When the suit was filed in July, it was seen as an intriguing, if limited, effort to help its five named plaintiffs — among them a former professional football player with a business selling pot-based pain relievers and a 12-year-old girl who treats her chronic epilepsy with medical marijuana. But the case was thrust into national relevance last month when Attorney General Jeff Sessions reversed legal cannabis protections. Now, the lawsuit aims to legalize cannabis on the federal level.
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