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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.
Nabilone marijuana-based drug reduces fibromyalgia pain

Nabilone marijuana-based drug reduces fibromyalgia pain

Doctors in the United States say yes to marijuana

Doctors in the United States say yes to marijuana

Regular use of marijuana increases risk for gum disease

Regular use of marijuana increases risk for gum disease

Quitting marijuana as hard as quitting cigarettes

Quitting marijuana as hard as quitting cigarettes

Taranabant shows promise for weight loss in obese people

Taranabant shows promise for weight loss in obese people

Cannabis use among university students

Cannabis use among university students

Four-fold increase in UK soldiers testing positive for cocaine

Four-fold increase in UK soldiers testing positive for cocaine

Boost the power of your brain with lots of sex and chocolate!

Boost the power of your brain with lots of sex and chocolate!

Medical marijuana wins the day in court

Medical marijuana wins the day in court

Pain relief from cannabis depends on how much you smoke

Pain relief from cannabis depends on how much you smoke

Cannabis compound may stop breast cancer spreading

Cannabis compound may stop breast cancer spreading

Cannabis compound may stop the spread of breast cancer cells

Cannabis compound may stop the spread of breast cancer cells

Survey reveals drug and alcohol abuse in British teens

Survey reveals drug and alcohol abuse in British teens

Teens who use only cannabis appear to function better than those who also use tobacco

Teens who use only cannabis appear to function better than those who also use tobacco

Brain chemical anandamide work as antidepressant

Brain chemical anandamide work as antidepressant

Genes play important role in risk for dependence on illicit and licit drugs

Genes play important role in risk for dependence on illicit and licit drugs

Relation exists between emotional intelligence and the use of tobacco and/or cannabis

Relation exists between emotional intelligence and the use of tobacco and/or cannabis

Medicaid pays for one-third of drug abuse hospitalizations

Medicaid pays for one-third of drug abuse hospitalizations

Search for new uses for heroin and marijuana

Search for new uses for heroin and marijuana

Teenage smokers at risk of depression, alcohol abuse and drug use

Teenage smokers at risk of depression, alcohol abuse and drug use