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3-D Printed Marijuana Inhaler Lets You Up Your Dose Using Your Phone

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As the U.S. starts legalizing marijuana for recreational use, many states are dipping their toes in the water by legalizing medical marijuana. The medical clubs, in turn, have been engineering the most potent strains of cannabis in the history of dilated pupils. Well, now it looks like they get all of the best gadgets, too.

A totally chill Israeli company called Syqe has created a handheld inhaler that gives a metered dose of medical marijuana with the mission of making medical marijuana more respectable. The Syqe Inhaler will be available in Israeli hospitals by the end of the year and home use some time in 2015, but don’t get too excited: home use is still clinical, prescribed use only. Read More

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Miley Cyrus Says Instagram Is Worse For Your Brain than Marijuana

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Miley Cyrus has been quiet lately — a little too quiet. This time last year, she was twerking with a giant finger and somehow getting blamed for Robin Thicke’s aura of scuzziness. What’s she doing now? What’s on her mind?

Thankfully, an Australian TV show creatively named Sunday Night had a chance to catch up with her. And one thing she’s probably not doing is Googling herself. She reportedly told the interviewer that social media was worse for your health than marijuana. Read More

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Might Want to Check On Your Synthetic Cannabis. It’s Mutating.

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Consumers interested in experimenting with the legally “murky” world of synthetic drugs typically have two options, says MindHack: synthetic cannabinoids (vegetable fibers or plant leaves sprayed with manufactured chemicals that mimic the effect of weed) or stimulants like bath salts (made from synthetic cathinone.)

However, a new study on synthetic cannabinoids from Forensic Science International found a sample that contained both an untested type of synthetic cannabinoid and a “cathinone derivative.” What’s more, researchers found that a chemical reaction between those substances created “an unknown compound.” Read More