Decriminalization of non-medical cannabis in the United States
*Cannabis remains a Schedule I substance under federal law as of 2015. *Some cities and Indian Reservations have legalization policies separate from their surrounding states. Decriminalization...
Decriminalization of non-medical cannabis in the United States - Wikipedia
Study Points To Cannabis’ Effect On Emotion Processing
A new study suggests that cannabis significantly affects users' ability to recognize, process and empathize with human emotions. The complex biochemistry of cannabis and how it affects the brain is on...
Marijuana and your health: What 20 years of research reveals
People who drive under the influence of marijuana double their risk of being in a car crash, and about one in 10 daily marijuana users becomes dependent on the drug, according to a new review. Marijua...
Legal history of cannabis in the United States
The legal history of cannabis in the United States relates to the regulation of marijuana use for medical or recreational purposes in the United States. Regulation of Cannabis sativa began as early as...
Legal history of cannabis in the United States - Wikipedia
Cannabis in California
Cannabis in California comprises a number of legislative, legal, and cultural events surrounding use of cannabis. Medical marijuana is legal pursuant to Proposition 215 in 1996 and Senate Bill 420. Re...
Cannabis in California - Wikipedia
Cannabis in Oregon
Cannabis in Oregon relates to a number of legislative, legal, and cultural events surrounding use of cannabis (marijuana, hashish, THC, kief, etc.). Oregon was the first U.S. state to decriminalize t...
Cannabis in Oregon - Wikipedia
Effects of cannabis
The primary effects of cannabis are caused by the chemical compounds in the plant, including cannabinoids such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is only one of about 400 different cannabinoids. Can...
Study Points To Cannabis’ Effect On Emotion Processing
A new study suggests that cannabis significantly affects users' ability to recognize, process and empathize with human emotions. The complex biochemistry of cannabis and how it affects the brain is on...
California Proposition 215 (1996)
Proposition 215, or the Compassionate Use Act of 1996, is a California law concerning the use of medical cannabis. It was enacted, on November 5, 1996, by means of the initiative process, and passed w...
California Proposition 215 (1996) - Wikipedia
Vortex I
Vortex I: A Biodegradable Festival of Life, more commonly known as just Vortex I, was a week-long rock festival sponsored by the Portland counterculture community with help from the U.S. state of Oreg...
Vortex I - Wikipedia
United States v. Oakland Cannabis Buyers' Cooperative
In United States v. Oakland Cannabis Buyers' Cooperative, 532 U.S. 483 (2001), the United States Supreme Court rejected the common-law medical necessity defense to crimes enacted under the federal Con...
Gonzales v. Raich
Gonzales v. Raich (previously Ashcroft v. Raich), 545 U.S. 1 (2005), was a decision by the United States Supreme Court ruling that under the Commerce Clause of the United States Constitution, the Unit...
Center vortex
Center vortices are line-like topological defects that exist in the vacuum of Yang–Mills theory and QCD. They seem to play an important role in the confinement of quarks.
Center vortices are line-...
Hemp
Hemp (from Old English hænep) is a commonly used term for high-growing varieties of the Cannabis plant and its products, which include fiber, oil, and seed. Hemp is refined into products such as hemp ...
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Oregon Medical Marijuana Act
The Oregon Medical Marijuana Act, a law in the U.S. state of Oregon, was established by Oregon Ballot Measure 67 in 1998, passing with 54.6% support. It modified state law to allow the cultivation, po...
Portland Hempstalk Festival
Portland's Hempstalk Festival is an annual event in Portland, Oregon advocating decriminalization of marijuana for medicinal, industrial, and recreational use. Founded in 2005, the festival often take...
Portland Hempstalk Festival - Wikipedia
Drug court
Drug courts are judicially supervised court dockets that handle the cases of non-violent substance-abusing offenders under the adult, juvenile, family and tribal justice systems. Drug courts are probl...
Places that have decriminalized cannabis in the United States
*Cannabis remains a Schedule I substance under federal law as of 2015. *Some cities and Indian Reservations have legalization policies separate from their surrounding states. Decriminalization...
Places that have decriminalized cannabis in the United States - Wikipedia
Decriminalization of cannabis in the United States
*Cannabis remains a Schedule I substance under federal law as of 2015. *Some cities and Indian Reservations have legalization policies separate from their surrounding states. Decriminalization...
Decriminalization of cannabis in the United States - Wikipedia
Tetrahydrocannabinol
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), or more precisely its main isomer (−)-trans-Δ-tetrahydrocannabinol ( (6aR,10aR)-delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol), is the principal psychoactive constituent (or cannabino...
Tetrahydrocannabinol - Wikipedia
Marihuana Tax Act of 1937
The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937, Pub. 238, 75th Congress, 50 Stat. 551 (Aug. 2, 1937) was a United States Act that placed a tax on the sale of cannabis. The H.R. 6385 act was drafted by Harry Anslinger...
Long-term effects of cannabis
The long term effects of cannabis have been the subject of ongoing debate. Because cannabis is illegal in most countries, research presents a challenge; as such, there remains much to be concluded. St...
Long-term effects of cannabis - Wikipedia
California Senate Bill 420
California Senate Bill 420 (colloquially known as the Medical Marijuana Program Act) was a bill introduced by John Vasconcellos of the California State Senate, and subsequently passed by the Californi...
Medical cannabis
Medical cannabis (or medical marijuana) refers to the use of cannabis and its constituent cannabinoids, such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), as medical therapy to treat disease or...
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Kyllo v. United States
Kyllo v. United States, 533 U.S. 27 (2001), held that the use of a thermal imaging, or FLIR, device from a public vantage point to monitor the radiation of heat from a person's home was a "search"...