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.
Cracking the code of adolecent drug use

Cracking the code of adolecent drug use

Could brain abnormality predict drug addiction?

Could brain abnormality predict drug addiction?

Insomnia linked to depression and substance abuse during adolescence

Insomnia linked to depression and substance abuse during adolescence

New cannabis-like drugs could block pain without affecting brain

New cannabis-like drugs could block pain without affecting brain

Charity says using Valium as a substitute for heroin, increases overdose risk

Charity says using Valium as a substitute for heroin, increases overdose risk

New therapeutic approaches to protect neurons from inflammation and toxicity-induced neurodegeneration

New therapeutic approaches to protect neurons from inflammation and toxicity-induced neurodegeneration

Medicinal cannabis effective for neuropathic pain in HIV

Medicinal cannabis effective for neuropathic pain in HIV

Cannabinoid cell surface receptor plays a tumor-suppressing role in human colorectal cancer

Cannabinoid cell surface receptor plays a tumor-suppressing role in human colorectal cancer

Drug use by Europe's youth leads to risky sexual behaviour

Drug use by Europe's youth leads to risky sexual behaviour

Energy drinks associated with risk-taking behaviors among college students

Energy drinks associated with risk-taking behaviors among college students

CUPID cannabinoid MS study reaches milestone

CUPID cannabinoid MS study reaches milestone

New ways of exploiting medicinal uses of cannabis

New ways of exploiting medicinal uses of cannabis

Body's own 'marijuana' is good for the skin

Body's own 'marijuana' is good for the skin

Broad differences in alcohol, tobacco and illegal drug use across countries

Broad differences in alcohol, tobacco and illegal drug use across countries

U.S. has highest levels of illegal cocaine and cannabis use

U.S. has highest levels of illegal cocaine and cannabis use

Treatment for cigarette, alcohol and drug use in pregnancy improves outcomes for mother and baby

Treatment for cigarette, alcohol and drug use in pregnancy improves outcomes for mother and baby

Oral cannabis ineffective in treating acute pain

Oral cannabis ineffective in treating acute pain

British teens top the league in alcohol and drug abuse

British teens top the league in alcohol and drug abuse

Furore over brochure on taking illegal drugs

Furore over brochure on taking illegal drugs

Medicines derived from cannabis: A review of adverse events

Medicines derived from cannabis: A review of adverse events