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Marijuana is a green, brown, or gray mixture of dried, shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of the hemp plant (Cannabis sativa). Cannabis is a term that refers to marijuana and other drugs made from the same plant. Other forms of cannabis include sinsemilla, hashish, and hash oil. All forms of cannabis are mind-altering (psychoactive) drugs.
Cannabis use and risk of psychotic or affective mental health outcomes

Cannabis use and risk of psychotic or affective mental health outcomes

Obese girls are half as likely to attend college as non-obese girls

Obese girls are half as likely to attend college as non-obese girls

Cannabis drug for MS - don't hold your breath!!

Cannabis drug for MS - don't hold your breath!!

European watchdog warns about dangers of Acomplia

European watchdog warns about dangers of Acomplia

Spousal concordance in health behavior change

Spousal concordance in health behavior change

Half a million young adult crystal meth users in U.S.

Half a million young adult crystal meth users in U.S.

National study to treat addiction to prescription pain medications

National study to treat addiction to prescription pain medications

Should hookah smoking be part of England's smoking ban?

Should hookah smoking be part of England's smoking ban?

Five distinct subtypes of alcoholism identified

Five distinct subtypes of alcoholism identified

Marijuana holds a signature of the environment grown in

Marijuana holds a signature of the environment grown in

Children as young as 11 use drugs to win at sport

Children as young as 11 use drugs to win at sport

Many kids using performance enhancing drugs in sport

Many kids using performance enhancing drugs in sport

Early drug use a predictor of violent and delinquent behavior

Early drug use a predictor of violent and delinquent behavior

Zimulti (rimonabant) gets the thumbs down from FDA advisory panel

Zimulti (rimonabant) gets the thumbs down from FDA advisory panel

MEPs show strong support for the decriminalisation of cannabis across Europe

MEPs show strong support for the decriminalisation of cannabis across Europe

Endocannabinoids appear to play important role in regulating inflammation

Endocannabinoids appear to play important role in regulating inflammation

Steroid use among teen girls

Steroid use among teen girls

Drug use increasing among young American Indians

Drug use increasing among young American Indians

Endogenous cannabinoids linked to fetal brain damage imposed by maternal cannabis use

Endogenous cannabinoids linked to fetal brain damage imposed by maternal cannabis use

Marijuana worsens breathing problems in current smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Marijuana worsens breathing problems in current smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease