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UK Concedes: Cannabis Is Most Certainly Medicine

It's one of those headlines that doesn't scream out at you and demand attention. And yet the announcement last week from the British government's health regulator that a compound in cannabis is medicine will have a ripple effect sure to...

Tell Us Your Story: Chef Shelly Bailey Gets Pain Relief From Cannabis Cream

The Fresh Toast is asking you to Tell Us Your Story about cannabis and your health. We know that there are many of you out there suffering from cancer, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease or other illnesses that can be helped...

The Adventures Of Walter & Tiffany: Chicago’s Greenhouse Dispensary

After enjoying the high-mountain views and low-key vibes of Colorado, we steered our motorhome east for a 1,000-mile road adventure to Tiffany's favorite city: Chicago. Arriving in Chicago via RV is a much more pleasant experience compared to landing at O'Hare,...

‘Kid-Friendly’ Strain Names Outlawed in Oregon

The time has come in Oregon to say goodbye to some popular strain names. So long, Girl Scout Cookies, Grape Ape and other names deemed "attractive to children" by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, the agency responsible for state's...

How Does Cannabis Help You? Tell Us Your Story

Is cannabis your medicine? Do you use it to help you sleep or relieve pain? If so, we want you to share your stories with The Fresh Toast. More and more Americans are discovering the medicinal value of the cannabis...

Medical Cannabis Research: Where It Is and Where It’s Going

Here at The Fresh Toast, we do our best to keep on top on the new and rapidly changing field of medical cannabis. But we know it’s useful sometimes to take a pause, pull back, and see how it...

Could Cannabis Help Cure Hillary Clinton’s Case Of Pneumonia?

Being sick sucks. This is not a partisan matter. So, whether you are a bitter but starry-eyed Bernie fan (no judgement!), a know-it-all libertarian (some judgement), or an insurgent Trumpist (*bites tongue*), we hope you will join with us...

The Good, The Bad, And The Sucky About Cannabis And Mad Cow Disease

Today’s flashback takes you to 1995, the year when the noontime luster of Cool Britannia (embodied in this classic Pulp track) was dimmed by the shadow of mad cow disease, which had claimed its first ever human victim, just...

New Study Suggests Cannabis Induces Transient Amotivational Syndrome

What’s in a name? Plenty. Observing that stoners are “lazy” is likely to get you labeled as a troglodyte by your sophisticated friends. However, speculating that cannabis use may impede decision-making and, therefore, support the “Transient Amotivational Syndrome” hypothesis, might...

Here Are Some Known Unknowns About Medical Cannabis

On August 11, 2016, we were dealt an unexpected blow to supporters of medical cannabis research when it rejected two petitions to moderate its stance on marijuana. Instead, the federal agency reaffirmed its classification of the plant as a...

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