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1st September 2014
Medicinal cannabis is back in the news again after a planned trial to grow it in Norfolk Island was blocked by the federal government last week. The media is ablaze with political rumblings and tales of public woe, but what does science have to say on the subject?
Well, an article just published in the prestigious journal JAMA Internal Medicine provocatively suggests that US states with medical cannabis laws have dramatically reduced opioid mortality rates.
So the science is clearly every bit as alive and kicking as the political bluster, but rests on firmer, less emotive grounds. This is what we know: somewhere in that much-incinerated plant lies valuable medicine - perhaps a treatment for cancer or an antidote to obesity.
26th August 2014
Smoking during pregnancy can affect the growth of a woman's future grandchildren, a new study has warned.
Researchers have found that if a maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, her grandsons became heavier than expected during adolescence,
But the study also found those grandsons had better cardiovascular fitness.
2013 Resource Catalogue Now Available
The 2013 Resource Catalogue is now available.
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