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Study finds dagga use may be linked to increasing suicidal thoughts in young women

A new study from the National Institutes of Health suggests there may be a link between cannabis use and rising rates of suicidal ideation, planning, and attempts among young people.

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Surgeon General warns pregnant women and youth about dagga risks

US Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams has a warning for pregnant women and teens when it comes to weed.

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BRICS Nations' Stance on Dagga

While South Africa seems intent on legalising dagga, what is the stance that fellow BRICS member nations have taken on cannabis?

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Dagga and Depression

Adolescents may be particularly vulnerable to the effects of marijuana (dagga) because the adolescent brain continues to develop until the age of 25.

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USA - Dr. Marc Siegel: Heavy pot smoking has now been linked to THIS strange syndrome

"when it comes to recreational use, the problem becomes one of how much you are smoking and for how long. Studies have shown that regular users can develop cognitive and behavioral problems, and an increased risk of anxiety and depression."

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The Charge (Poem on the Decriminalisation of Dagga in South Africa)

The Charge (Poem on the Decriminalisation of Dagga in South Africa)

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Canada - Marijuana Company gets $4 Billion Investment by Corona-Beer

Corona beer maker Constellation Brands will pay $4 billion to increase its stake in global medical cannabis company Canopy. Canopy CEO Bruce Linton answered questions about the Constellation deal, strategies for international expansion and whether big alcohol companies should be afraid of marijuana.

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USA - Governor Won't Rule Out Re-criminalizing Marijuana in Colorado

​Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper says he doesn’t rule out recriminalizing marijuana, as the crime rate has been rising since recreational use of the drug was made legal in 2014.

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USA - Horrible Child Abuse Death in Texas Highlights Links to Marijuana

Texas released its report on child abuse deaths with half the 172 child abuse deaths in 2017 coupled with substance abuse. Marijuana was the most used substance connected to child abuse and neglect deaths, followed by alcohol, cocaine and methamphetamine.

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Side Condition of Smoking Dagga is ‘Common’

​By the time Thomas Hodorowski made the connection between his marijuana habit and the bouts of pain and vomiting that left him incapacitated every few weeks, he had been to the emergency room dozens of time...

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