Marijuana/Cannabis News and Research

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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.
Canadian smoking survey finds kids still ignoring warnings

Canadian smoking survey finds kids still ignoring warnings

Cannabis extract drug may help patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Cannabis extract drug may help patients with rheumatoid arthritis

5 percent of young people consider themselves lesbian, gay or bisexual

5 percent of young people consider themselves lesbian, gay or bisexual

Many epilepsy and multiple sclerosis patients believe marijuana is an effective treatment

Many epilepsy and multiple sclerosis patients believe marijuana is an effective treatment

Revealing new insights into young people's health

Revealing new insights into young people's health

Marijuana use does not appear to be associated with an increased risk of developing oral cancer

Marijuana use does not appear to be associated with an increased risk of developing oral cancer

Data from Indiana youth health survey released

Data from Indiana youth health survey released

New book highlights pros and cons of medical use of cannabis

New book highlights pros and cons of medical use of cannabis

A new synthetic chemical may provide framework for future drugs to treat brain-based ailments

A new synthetic chemical may provide framework for future drugs to treat brain-based ailments

Male cannabis users are needed for an Australian study

Male cannabis users are needed for an Australian study

More evidence is required to associate cannabis use with negative psychosocial effects

More evidence is required to associate cannabis use with negative psychosocial effects

New Canadian drug submission for cannabis-based medicine

New Canadian drug submission for cannabis-based medicine

Underage drinking mayhem?

Underage drinking mayhem?

Adult marijuana abuse increased during 1990's

Adult marijuana abuse increased during 1990's

Teenagers ignore warnings on skin cancer

Teenagers ignore warnings on skin cancer

Study suggest that decriminalization of marijuana does not lead to increased drug use

Study suggest that decriminalization of marijuana does not lead to increased drug use

Americans over using perscription drugs

Americans over using perscription drugs

Sound sleep in infants lessens likelihood of drug abuse in later years

Sound sleep in infants lessens likelihood of drug abuse in later years

First Lady to help hispanic kids kick the habit

First Lady to help hispanic kids kick the habit