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Study suggests why marijuana can have different effects on different people

The active ingredient in marijuana, THC, affects different regions of the brain, according to a study out of Western University in Ontario. This may explain why not everyone who uses marijuana experiences the same effects. Researchers say some people experience» 

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Cannabis legalization presents challenges for police

The Canadian government plans to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in the next few months and that will mean changes for police forces across the country. Currently, police are not very much interested in arresting people for possession of» 

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No cannabis while pregnant or breastfeeding, urge doctors

The Canadian government is preparing to legalize the recreational use of marijuana as early as July 1, 2018 and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada is sending a warning to women of childbearing age. The SOGC will launch» 

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Marijuana alters adolescent brain chemistry: study

Adolescent rats exposed to the active ingredient in marijuana, THC, experience molecular changes in the brain that resemble those in schizophrenia, found a recent study from Western University. These changes did not occur in adult rats exposed in the same»