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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.
Peanut - kiss not the culprit in Canadian teens death

Peanut - kiss not the culprit in Canadian teens death

Diffusion tensor imaging provides clearer picture of cannabis effect on brain

Diffusion tensor imaging provides clearer picture of cannabis effect on brain

No support for medical use of marijuana from the FDA

No support for medical use of marijuana from the FDA

Teens turn to pot after parental bust-ups

Teens turn to pot after parental bust-ups

Memory, speed of thinking and other cognitive abilities get worse over time with marijuana use

Memory, speed of thinking and other cognitive abilities get worse over time with marijuana use

New anti-drug program success

New anti-drug program success

Cannabis destroys cancer cells

Cannabis destroys cancer cells

Parents are a powerful influence in keeping their teens off of drugs

Parents are a powerful influence in keeping their teens off of drugs

Compound found in marijuana may defend against diabetic retinopathy

Compound found in marijuana may defend against diabetic retinopathy

Crystal meth the new drug pandemic

Crystal meth the new drug pandemic

Drug abuse linked to brain hemmorhage in young adults

Drug abuse linked to brain hemmorhage in young adults

The pros and cons of new anti-obesity drug

The pros and cons of new anti-obesity drug

Potential universal strategy for treating drug addiction

Potential universal strategy for treating drug addiction

Girls are catching up with boys in use of illicit substances

Girls are catching up with boys in use of illicit substances

More training needed to ensure accuracy of urine drug tests

More training needed to ensure accuracy of urine drug tests

Cannabis use does not cause schizophrenia

Cannabis use does not cause schizophrenia

Anti-Obesity diet drug from cannabis works!

Anti-Obesity diet drug from cannabis works!

Death by drink on the rise in the UK

Death by drink on the rise in the UK

New approaches to the treatment of osteoporosis

New approaches to the treatment of osteoporosis

Scientists develop prototype drug to prevent osteoporosis based on cannabinoids produced by body

Scientists develop prototype drug to prevent osteoporosis based on cannabinoids produced by body