Study Claims Marijuana Use Lowers Sperm Counts

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark has found that men who smoke marijuana more than once a week have lower sperm counts, on average, than men who do not use marijuana or use marijuana less frequently. The study was published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. Men who use marijuana more than once a week were found to have spe...

Marijuana Users Less Likely to Be Obese

People may joke about pot-smokers getting the munchies, but a new study shows that marijuana users are less likely to be obese than those who abstain from using marijuana. The Journal of Obesity published a study from the Conference of Quebec University Health Centers that compared weight ranges and diabetes risks for marijuana users and non-marijuana users. Researchers s...

Majority of Canadians Want to Legalize Marijuana

The majority of Canadian voters-- 53 percent-- approve of legalizing recreational marijuana, according to a sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll. One third of voters disapprove of legalizing recreational marijuana, while twelve percent don't have an opinion. Only 9 percent of those polled believed that marijuana laws should stay as they are, and 12 percent said...

Menominee Tribe Legalizes Recreational and Medical Marijuana

The Menominee tribe of Wisconsin voted on recreational and medical marijuana this week, approving both. The tribe posted the results of the campaign on their Facebook page Friday morning. Advisory Referendum Results Should the Menominee Tribe allow the recreational use of cannabis (marijuana) for adults (age 21 or older)? 677 – Yes 494 – No Should the Menomine...

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Uruguay House Votes to Legalize Marijuana

Uruguay House Votes to Legalize Marijuana

Late Wednesday night, Uruguay’s lower House voted to approve a bill that will legalize recreational marijuana in the South American country.  Lawmakers approved the bill with a vote of...
Illinois Governor To Act on Medical Marijuana This Week

Illinois Governor To Act on Medical Marijuana This Week

At an event in Chicago on Tuesday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn revealed that he plans to take action on pending medical marijuana legislation this week. Quinn told the press...
Denver Approves 5% Recreational Marijuana Tax

Denver Approves 5% Recreational Marijuana Tax

On Monday, the Denver City Council approved a 5% municipal tax on recreational marijuana sales in the city.  The council approved the tax with a vote of 7-5. The...
Lawmaker Pushes For Marijuana Decriminalization in Missouri

Lawmaker Pushes For Marijuana Decriminalization in Missouri

Missouri Representative Rory Ellinger (D) plans to introduce a bill that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.  Ellinger introduced a similar bill last May, which got a...
First Legal Medical Marijuana Sale Made in Washington DC

First Legal Medical Marijuana Sale Made in Washington DC

Medical marijuana was legalized in Washington DC 15 years ago, but it took until yesterday evening for the District’s first legal medical marijuana transaction to take place. Last night,...
California Lifeguard Makes $2.1 Million Marijuana Bust

California Lifeguard Makes $2.1 Million Marijuana Bust

A California state lifeguard who was patrolling just North of Bonny Doon on Saturday morning made a marijuana bust worth an estimated $2.1 million. The lifeguard noticed four men...
Marijuana Ad Pulled From NASCAR Event

Marijuana Ad Pulled From NASCAR Event

Over the weekend, a pro-marijuana ad by the Marijuana Policy Project was supposed to run outside the NASCAR Brickyard 400.  It would have been the first time an ad...
Marijuana Could Help Treat Autism

Marijuana Could Help Treat Autism

Stanford University researchers have conducted a study which shows that cannabinoids might be able to help treat autism. According to the Autism Daily Newscast, “A new study shows that...
NASCAR to Get the Marijuana Treatment With New Video

NASCAR to Get the Marijuana Treatment With New Video

This weekend, racing fans at the NASCAR Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis, one of NASCAR’s biggest races, will be treated to a video about marijuana on a giant video screen...
Feds Raid Medical Marijuana Collectives in Washington

Feds Raid Medical Marijuana Collectives in Washington

On Wednesday, federal agents raided an unknown number of medical marijuana collectives in Washington state.  According to DEA spokeswoman Jodie Underwood the raids are now finished, but she declined...