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The truth about cannabis and chronic fatigue syndrome

A disease seemingly with no cause but a laundry list of symptoms that includes fatigue (duh), loss of memory or concentration, swollen lymph nodes, and sore throat, muscles, and joints, CFT entered the popular consciousness in the 1980s, when it was nicknamed “the yuppie flu.”

Google cannabis and chronic fatigue syndrome and you’ll get lots of speculation and questionable info,  but pretty much no scientific research whatsoever. That’s because chronic fatigue—sometimes known as CFT/ME (the “ME” stands for myalgic encephalomyelitis, which might be a more medical-sounding synonym for CFT or might be its own ailment)—arouses …

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Cannabis code change moves forward

Cannabis code change moves forward

LAKE COUNTY — At a meeting Tuesday, the Lake County Board of Supervisors held its first reading of an amendment to the Lake County zoning ordinance code to regulate manufacturing, distribution and testing licenses for cannabis businesses. The second reading of the ordinance amendment will be made on Dec. 4 …

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Milpitas City Council supports permanent cannabis ban

Milpitas City Council supports permanent cannabis ban

The Milpitas City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to move toward permanently banning all cannabis businesses in the city, after a discussion in which many people expressed opposition to the businesses, and one woman was arrested. The council asked city staff to work up ordinances for both an urgency ban …

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Patten promises plan to legalise cannabis

Patten promises plan to legalise cannabis

REASON Party leader Fiona Patten has promised a radical Bill to legalise cannabis within a year, if re-elected on ­Saturday in the Victorian State Election. The Legislative Council crossbencher was vital to establishing the state’s first drug- injecting centre in North Richmond, along with a voluntary euthanasia scheme. “I will now …

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No spliffing at Cannabis Expo – organisers

No spliffing at Cannabis Expo - organisers

It may conjure up imagery of red-eyed stoners, casually showing off about who knows their cannabis indica from their sativa, while plumes of smoke billow from their mouths. But if you are hoping to buy recreational weed at the The Cannabis Expo, which takes place at Time Square, Menlyn in …

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