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    June 19, 2013
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    June 17, 2013

    Marijuana Smoking Not Linked To Cancer or Lung Damage, Researchers Say

    Donald Tashkin's is a tale cannabis pushers like to repeat. The physician and professor at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine set out to prove -- via a study funded by the National Institutes on Drug Abuse -- that marijuana is bad for you. Instead, a long-term study found no solid link between m ... More >>

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    January 10, 2012

    Breathe Easy: Study Finds No Link Between Marijuana Smoking and Lung Problems

    ​Tobacco smoke and marijuana smoke have some things in common. For example, they are both "smoke." Yet it appears there are some significant differences between the two, according to a study conducted by University of California San Francisco researchers.  For starters, one causes lung proble ... More >>

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    September 18, 2002

    Project Censored

    Lefty weeklies are always bitching about the mainstream press. Here're some rotten chestnuts we wish the alternative press would quit serving up.

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    May 2, 2001


    How nuclear researchers handled -- and grossly mishandled -- the Cold War's most dangerous radioactive substances at a top-secret lab inside the Hunters Point Shipyard. The same shipyard the city wants to remake as San Francisco's newest neighborhood.

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