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 A pair of hands wearing blue latex gloves holds a bare hand and a glucose moniter. There is a large illustrated drop of blood between the bare diabetic person's hand and the glucose monitor. The background is blue.
While smoking cannabis appears to be helpful for diabetics managing weight and insulin levels, synthetic cannabinoids could be dangerous.
Or are avoidable polypharmaceutical interactions to blame?
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Another hare-brained idea about cannabis replacement therapy from NIDA.
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The medical properties of cannabis have been a major factor in the push to legalize but the importance of social justice can't be overstated.
What's the right dose of CBD when you take it orally? It's a simple question with a muddled answer.
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A flawed study by Harvard scientists claims that marijuana impairs driving even when users aren't high.
A black-handled magnifying glass over a cannabis leaf on a bright yellow background.
Scientists often interpret research to suit funding goals. Why is that problematic?
A worn teddy bear sits in a spotlight on a dark background.
Illinois coroners are blaming a mother’s alleged marijuana use for the death of her newborn.
Pregnant woman of color in a black sports bra and boyshorts holding hands on her belly making a heart symbol.
A new diagnostic technique could help at-risk women.
A cannabis leaf sits in the middle of a grid of pharmaceutical pills on a bright yellow background.
Could cannabis be the safer alternative prescribers and patients are looking for?

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