Breakthrough in multiple sclerosis research as scientists discover possible cause of the disease

Scientists found a protein called Rab32 in the brains of people with MS British scientists have discovered a potential cause for multiple sclerosis, in a major breakthrough that could pave the way for new treatments for the disease. Scientists have found a new cellular mechanism which may cause the autoimmune disorder. Multiple sclerosis affects around 2.5 million people …

Legalized marijuana turns Colorado resort town into homeless magnet

NOW PLAYINGNew poll shows shift on marijuana legalization From his sidewalk vantage point in front of an outdoor equipment store in downtown Durango, Colo., Matthew Marinseck has seen a transformation in this mountain resort town. The picturesque town near the New Mexico border, once a vibrant, upscale community dotted with luxury hotels, is being overrun …

Ohio supreme court justice backs legalizing marijuana

PUBLISHED: 05/20/17 01:56 PM EDT. TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O’Neill says it’s time for the state to decriminalize marijuana. The lone Democrat holding an Ohio statewide office says making marijuana legal is working in Colorado and doing it in Ohio would bring hundreds of millions of dollars in sales taxes. …

Willie Nelson to Jeff Sessions: Smoke Some Pot

In a lively Q&A, living legend reacts to new drug policy, recalls playing for Trump It’s the day before Willie Nelson’s 84th birthday, but he’s keeping his plans modest. “I’m just going to try and be here,” he says with a laugh from his tour bus, the Honeysuckle Rose, currently parked in Laughlin, Nevada, another …

Vermont legislature approves recreational marijuana use

© Getty Images A measure legalizing marijuana use in Vermont cleared the state’s legislature on Wednesday. Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) has said the legislation is not “a priority for Vermont” and has not made a final decision as to whether he will sign it. The measure makes Vermont the ninth state to legalize recreational …

Marijuana May Boost, Rather Than Dull, the Elderly Brain

Credit: Christina Hempfling Getty Images Picture the stereotypical pot smoker: young, dazed and confused. Marijuana has long been known for its psychoactive effects, which can include cognitive impairment. But new research published this week in Nature Medicine suggests the drug might affect older users very differently than young ones—at least in mice. Instead of impairing …

Crock Pot Low Carb Lasagna

This Crock Pot Low Carb Lasagna is the recipe that almost got away. It took me FIVE attempts to perfect, but I can safely say that it was completely worth every tear I shed (and less-than-lady-like word I uttered) into my slow cooker. Not only is this no-noodle lasagna absolutely delicious, but it’s become a …

Congress Gives Jeff Sessions $0 To Go After Medical Marijuana Laws

It’s the latest sign that a major federal crackdown on state pot laws isn’t likely. WASHINGTON ― Congress, once again, is blocking the Justice Department from spending any money that interferes with state medical marijuana laws. In their newly unveiled budget bill, lawmakers included a provision, known as the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment, that allows states to …