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Salem-News.com (Jul-22-2014 00:39)

Marijuana, Reefer Madness, Fake Experts and Politicians

Marijuana vs Jimson Weed: Will the real LOCOWEED please stand up?

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - locoweed (jimson weed) I was introduced to marijuana in 1928 when I discovered that the Mexican kids in my hometown, Klamath Falls, Oregon, were smoking it, which I believed to be “locoweed”! I discovered later that the rolled cigarettes they were enjoying were not Jimson weed, most commonly called locoweed, but marijuana.

Jimson is not marijuana, but produces many similar effects.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-15-2014 23:30)

Stoners Delight in the HIGH TIMES Medical Cannabis Cup

A sold out crowd enjoyed every minute under the sunny skies of Santa Rosa, California.

(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) - HTCC memorabilia The Fifteenth HIGH TIMES Medical Cannabis Cup was held at the Santa Rosa, California fairgrounds the last weekend of June, and we were there. It is the fifth time the massive two-day trade show and EXPO has been held in the San Francisco Bay Area. Each year, this event has increased in size and attendance.

HIGH TIMES Magazine has been a staple for marijuana enthusiasts since the summer of 1974, never losing its footing as the premiere “go to” publication on cannabis subjects.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-15-2014 11:00)

Young Women Posting Sexy Photos on Social Media in No-Win Situation

For the study, the researchers created two mock Facebook profiles for the fictitious 20-year-old Amanda Johnson.

(BEND, Ore. ) - Facebook Study Girls and young women who post sexy or revealing photos on social media sites such as Facebook are viewed by their female peers as less physically and socially attractive and less competent to perform tasks, a new study from Oregon State University indicates.

“This is a clear indictment of sexy social media photos,” said researcher Elizabeth Daniels, an assistant professor of psychology who studies the effect of media on girls’ body image. Daniels’ findings are based on an experiment she conducted using a fictitious Facebook profile.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-10-2014 01:15)

Marijuana News: Politicians Prescriptions for Marijuana Defy Doctors

Marijuana- abominable scourge or God’s medicine?

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - global cannabis march 2014 This headline has been taken from the NYT June 26, 2014, by Catherine St. Louis, a Times reporter who published one of the worst articles ever printed about marijuana as medicine.

She obviously has never read any of the many articles indicating the innumerable beneficial uses of marijuana.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-08-2014 16:43)

Hypnosis and the Subconscious Mind

May the Trance Be With You! A 21st Century Look at Hypnosis

(SALEM, Ore.) - hypnosis Our mind appears to be divided into conscious and subconscious functions. The conscious mind is that little voice in our head that represents who we believe ourselves to be. It is the part of us that is us when we say “I think, therefore I am.”

The other part of our mind is the subconscious. It’s a much bigger part of our mind. It’s the rest of the iceberg beneath the water.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-08-2014 11:45)

Did Starbucks Just Issue a Worldwide Ban on Pot Advocate Kevin Saunders?

An extreme and odd decision by an entire coffee chain.

(MARINA, Calif.) - Kevin Saunders Medical pot advocate/ex-law student/erstwhile Marina mayoral candidate Kevin Saunders is no stranger to controversy—or restraining orders, for that matter. But this is one he probably didn't see coming.

Saunders says he was served (no pun intended) by Starbucks at the July 1 Marina City Council Meeting with a notice that he's been permanently banned from every Starbucks location in the world.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-07-2014 08:05)

Warm Weather Expected This Week for Salem, Willamette Valley

If you must be outdoors, try to limit your outdoor activity to morning and evening hours.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Salem Oregon Hot Weather Temperatures in Salem and throughout the mid-Willamette Valley are expected to reach near 90’s, or over, and with that news, here are some tips to protect you and your family from the heat, and some places you can go to cool off.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-05-2014 07:15)

Kids Who Can Name Fast Food Chains at Risk for Long-Term Obesity Problems

Study suggests that parents should use a 'first language' of food that has less fat, salt and sugar.

(EUGENE, Ore. ) - Fast Food Photo What parents feed their children early on is vitally important to developing their food preferences and reducing their risks for obesity, says a University of Oregon researcher.

In a paper published online ahead of publication in the journal Appetite, researchers found that how well young children can link different food items with specific brands as they are learning about food is an indicator that weight issues are brewing.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-03-2014 02:49)

Marijuana: Criminalizing the Least Dangerous Substance

William Moyers and “Straight Pot Talk”... Where has he been? (Answer: Under a rock)

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - William Moyers I constantly browse through any kind of reading material to search for articles referring to marijuana. I found a real corker in the Portland Tribune June 24, 2014 titled Talk Straight to Your Kids About Pot.

I was astonished to see that it was written by William Moyers. I am well acquainted with Bill Moyers and wondered if this was the same guy. It turns out, he is the eldest son of “the” Bill Moyers.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-01-2014 13:01)

Study Finds More U.S. Consumers Need Food Safety Education

Cross-contamination and insufficient cooking are the most common risks found while observing the handling and preparation of raw poultry. Study Finds More U.S. Consumers Need Food Safety Education

(SALEM, Ore. ) - BBQ Food Safety Just in time for the peak of grilling season, results of a new study show that most consumers need to improve food handling and preparation practices in their own kitchen to help minimize the chances of foodborne illness.

The study, conducted by University of California, Davis, emphasizes the need for increased food safety education for consumers and contains some surprising results based on observation of meals prepared at home.

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