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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.
Medical marijuana advocates take HHS to court

Medical marijuana advocates take HHS to court

Lawsuit filed against federal government over medical cannabis misinformation

Lawsuit filed against federal government over medical cannabis misinformation

Marijuana gives relief from chronic pain for AIDS sufferers

Marijuana gives relief from chronic pain for AIDS sufferers

UK backpackers drinking their way across Australia

UK backpackers drinking their way across Australia

New diabetes drug Rimonabant again proves to be a good option

New diabetes drug Rimonabant again proves to be a good option

Parents too often unaware of child's drug abuse

Parents too often unaware of child's drug abuse

Links between musical tastes and lifestyle

Links between musical tastes and lifestyle

Fewer teens using illicit drugs, but no let up with the baby boomers

Fewer teens using illicit drugs, but no let up with the baby boomers

Prevention programs for teens can reduce methamphetamine abuse

Prevention programs for teens can reduce methamphetamine abuse

The endocannabinoid system controls key epileptogenic circuits in the hippocampus

The endocannabinoid system controls key epileptogenic circuits in the hippocampus

Conception and pregnancy put at risk by marijuana use

Conception and pregnancy put at risk by marijuana use

Getting high on mothballs lands teens in hospital

Getting high on mothballs lands teens in hospital

Psychotherapeutic interventions for cannabis abuse

Psychotherapeutic interventions for cannabis abuse

First trial to investigate effects of cannabinoids on progression of multiple sclerosis

First trial to investigate effects of cannabinoids on progression of multiple sclerosis

Association between marijuana use and the incidence of transitional cell carcinoma suggested

Association between marijuana use and the incidence of transitional cell carcinoma suggested

Cannabis to lower blood pressure!

Cannabis to lower blood pressure!

PET imaging of cerebral cannabinoid CB1 receptors with [11C]JHU75528

PET imaging of cerebral cannabinoid CB1 receptors with [11C]JHU75528

Heavy marijuana use not linked to lung cancer

Heavy marijuana use not linked to lung cancer

OK from the FDA for synthetic marijuana drug

OK from the FDA for synthetic marijuana drug

Cannabis effective at relieving pain after major surgery

Cannabis effective at relieving pain after major surgery