Marijuana

College Students Smoke More Marijuana Than Cigarettes

College Students Smoke More Marijuana Than Cigarettes

A new study conducted by the University of Michigan found that more college students take part in daily or near-daily marijuana smoking than they do cigarette smoking. According to...
Study Claims Marijuana Use Lowers Sperm Counts

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,...
Marijuana Users Less Likely to Be Obese

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....
Tacoma Reveals Plans for Medical Marijuana Shop Shutdown

Tacoma Reveals Plans for Medical Marijuana Shop Shutdown

In a letter sent to sixty unlicensed medical marijuana shops, the city of Tacoma, WA released its timeline for shop closures. The closures come as a result of recreational...
Teen Marijuana Use Not Tied into Mental Health Issues in Later Life

Teen Marijuana Use Not Tied into Mental Health Issues in Later Life

A new study published by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Rutgers University found that chronic marijuana use as an adolescent has no link to mental health problems...
New DEA Leader Says Marijuana is Probably Less Dangerous Than Heroin

New DEA Leader Says Marijuana is Probably Less Dangerous Than Heroin

Acting DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg acknowledged that heroin is probably more dangerous than marijuana, but that no substances should be promoted.  “Let me say it this way,” he started,...
Senate Committee Approves Recreational Marijuana In DC

Senate Committee Approves Recreational Marijuana In DC

Washington DC voters voted to legalize recreational marijuana by adults 21 and older last November with the passage of Initiative 71, but the House republican leadership stepped in and...
Cannabis May Help Heal Bone Fractures

Cannabis May Help Heal Bone Fractures

A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research has found that cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive element of cannabis, may help bone fractures heal better. According...
Colorado Offering Marijuana Tax Holiday

Colorado Offering Marijuana Tax Holiday

On September 16, pot smokers will be able to buy their bud tax-free in Colorado, thanks to a stipulation in the state’s constitution. “This fiscal glitch that we have...
Study Finds Adolescent Marijuana Use Could Stunt Growth

Study Finds Adolescent Marijuana Use Could Stunt Growth

A new study from a university in Pakistan has found that marijuana use among prepubescent boys could lead to stunted growth. Researchers studied hormone levels linked to growth and...