Posted on July

04/07/16

When your friend should quit weed - but they think it’s a miracle drug

Now don’t get us wrong, cannabis may have some positive applications, particularly in medicine �� though right now the jury is out on most of those. But for recreational users, the focus on medical use and choosing to ignore possible negative effects, has made it difficult to encourage young people to consider objective information about cannabis, and talking to friends and loved ones about concerns relating to their use has become a bigger challenge than ever before.

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cannabis, weed watch blog, miracle cure, legalisation, talking to a friend, conspiracy theories, marijuana
Posted on April

06/04/16

March media wrap-up: Money and marijuana

In March, research studies in mainstream media were few-and-far-between. Overshadowed by the sheer number of articles focused on the commercial prospects of cannabis, science dropped from the headlines and almost right off the bottom of the screen.

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cannabis commercialisation, cannabis legalisation, cannabis research