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Cannabis delivery platform Eaze sued, accused of concealing weed transactions

Image: Mario Tama/Getty Images Cannabis delivery platform Eaze is facing a lawsuit over accusations it has an unfair advantage by accepting credit card...

Another US City Just Voted to Decriminalize The Use of ‘Magic...

Oakland's city council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday that decriminalizes the use of entheogenic plants, a category that includes flora such as "magic mushrooms",...

Congress Is Debating-Again-Whether Genes Can Be Patented

In 2013, the Supreme Court unanimously struck down patents on two human genes-BRCA1 and BRCA2-associated with breast and ovarian cancers. Justice Clarence Thomas wrote...

Safe consumption spaces would be welcomed by high-risk opioid users

A large majority of people who use heroin and fentanyl would be willing to use safe consumption spaces where they could obtain sterile syringes...

Oakland Becomes Second U.S. City to Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms

For people who have not been following the fight to legalize psilocybin, it may seem like the movement to decriminalize magic mushrooms sprung up...

Reducing opioid prescriptions after C-sections

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Nearly a third of birthing moms now deliver babies via caesarean section -- and many of them go home with...

Alzheimer’s therapy may help overcome opioid addiction

Clinical trial results reveal that a medication used to treat Alzheimer's disease may also be an effective therapy for individuals addicted to opioids. The...

Female cannabis users underrepresented in health research, study reveals

Research at the University of York has shown that women are underrepresented in research into links between cannabis and psychosis, which could limit understanding...

For many, friends and family, not doctors, serve as a gateway...

In a common narrative of the path to opioid misuse, people become addicted to painkillers after a doctor prescribed them pills to treat an...

Your gut bacteria may influence whether you get drug side effects

The microbes in our guts could explain why people react differently to drugs, and lead to ways of making treatments work better.We know that...