Jeremy Kossen

Jeremy Kossen

Journalist, podcaster and author.

Writer and podcaster covering health, science, politics and medical cannabis.

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Does Cannabis Use Lower Your IQ? | Leafly

Does Cannabis Use Lower Your IQ? | Leafly

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The Huffington Post

Facebook Cannabis Crackdown in Alaska: Social Media Giant Shuts Down Marijuana Shops’ Business Pages | HuffPost

Facebook Cannabis Crackdown in Alaska: Social Media...

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'Marijuana Drains Brain Blood Flow, Boosts Alzheimer's Risk': Fake ...

'Marijuana Drains Brain Blood Flow, Boosts Alzheime...

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The Runner's High and the Endocannabinoid System | Leafly

The Runner's High and the Endocannabinoid System | ...

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How Does Cannabis Interact With Other Drugs? | Leafly

How Does Cannabis Interact With Other Drugs? | Leaf...

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Can Medical Cannabis Be Used as an Anorexia Treatment? | Leafly

Can Medical Cannabis Be Used as an Anorexia Treatme...

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The Huffington Post

Don't Be Fooled: Iran's Newly Elected Hassan Rouhani Is No Moderate | HuffPost

Browse many of the headlines in the western media, and you might think Iran’s newly re-elected, President Hassan Rouhani, is downright sensible, a moderate, a progressive reformer. The argument goes — as echoed by The Guardian, CNN, and other western media — Rouhani is making strident efforts to “end Iran’s international isolation” and bring “greater freedoms at home.” Don’t be fooled.

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How Cannabidiol (CBD) Works for Treating Anxiety | Leafly

Could cannabidiol (CBD), the most prominent non-psychoactive constituent in cannabis, provide a viable alternative for currently available anxiety medications? Quite possibly!

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Can CBD and THC in Cannabis be Used for Glaucoma Treatment ...

Since 1980, surgical procedures and treatments have improved significantly, cutting the risk of developing blindness nearly in half. Nonetheless, while treatment has improved, the number of effective topical drugs remains limited. Recognized near universally in medical marijuana states as a qualifying condition, increasing numbers of people have turned to cannabis to treat their condition. But should they?

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Less is More: Why Low-Dose Cannabis is Important | Leafly

For most consumers, “high-octane” THC is ill-suited for them on many levels. High THC is therapeutically less effective. It’s not as enjoyable. And, it’s far more likely to produce adverse — short and long-term — effects.

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Does Cannabis Interact with Antidepressants? | Leafly

Cannabis can make people feel more relaxed, less stressed, and, of course, happier. So predictably, people experiencing depression or anxiety are much more likely to use cannabis — and more of it — than people not suffering from these conditions.

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Can Cannabis Prevent and Treat Traumatic Brain Injury? | Leafly

Each year in just the U.S., nearly 52,000 people die from TBI and 80,000 sustain severe disabilities. Compare that to car fatalities (32,675) and homicides (14,196), which combined claim fewer lives. Moreover, 5.3 million people in the U.S. live with TBI-related disabilities, a number comparable to those living with Alzheimer's disease.

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Cannabis and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Treatment | Leafly

The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation estimates that every week in the U.S., 200 people will learn they have multiple sclerosis (or as it’s more commonly called, MS). People like Jabe Couch, a father and husband from the Pacific Northwest. Few conditions are as long-lasting and progressively debilitating as MS, which causes damage to the brain, spinal cord, and affects the body’s immune system. A diagnosis can be devastating.

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Cannabis Treats PTSD: What's the Science Behind It? - Clearchoice

According to the VA National Center for PTSD, 8 million people — or 7 – 8% of the population — will experience PTSD at some point in their lives. Given the epidemic of addiction and overdose deaths from prescription drugs including opioids and benzodiazepines, the field of emotional trauma is currently at a crossroads.

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DEA's Decision to Keep Cannabis a Schedule I Drug Proves System ...

The medical marijuana community was disappointed to learn the nation’s top drug law enforcement agency — the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) — decided against rescheduling cannabis from Schedule I to a lower schedule, like Schedule II.