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Smoking weed puts you at greater risk during the coronavirus crisis

April 11th, 2020

Weed consumption can be a risk factor for COVID-19, even if marijuana use is moderate and infrequent, doctors warn. Marijuana, like tobacco, causes an inflammatory reaction in the lung even before the novel coronavirus can settle in and produce its own inflammatory response. Users are advised not to smoke during the health crisis, and inform …

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Cops tell Florida man to stop reporting his stolen drugs

October 16th, 2019

Nobody wants their stuff stolen. If someone steals your property it’s a good idea to contact the police, especially if you know without a doubt who the culprit is. Unfortunately for one Florida man, that notion doesn’t really apply to illegal drugs. In a series of tweets by the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, deputy Neal …

Weed alcohol liver damage

Alcoholics who smoke weed every day have healthier livers, study finds

January 27th, 2018

Medical marijuana is now legal in 29 states, with a laundry list of positive uses including pain control and controlling nausea. But according to a new analysis of hospital discharge records, chronic marijuana use could have another side effect: Preventing liver damage in alcoholics. A peer-reviewed paper accepted for publication in Liver International journal looked at inpatient …

Microsoft Marijuana Software

Microsoft’s Next Big Thing is going to be…tracking weed?

June 16th, 2016

Microsoft is trying really very hard to not be the next Yahoo. It’s ticked most of the boxes of a corporate mid-life crisis: buying a social network, failing to make smartphones, and shouting about the cloud a lot. But after much introspection, Microsoft’s execs have settled on its new moneymaker: making software for the legal …