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.
Cannabis reduces pain only within a narrow dose range

Cannabis reduces pain only within a narrow dose range

Most parents ignorant to teenager's substance use

Most parents ignorant to teenager's substance use

Synthetic form of THC is an effective anti-depressant at low doses

Synthetic form of THC is an effective anti-depressant at low doses

Study looks at connections between athletic skill and social acceptance among school children

Study looks at connections between athletic skill and social acceptance among school children

The importance of the endocannabinoid-system

The importance of the endocannabinoid-system

Connection between substance abuse and violence examined

Connection between substance abuse and violence examined

How does THC work?

How does THC work?

Peer influence can help young adults avoid drug use

Peer influence can help young adults avoid drug use

Stealth learning fosters science education

Stealth learning fosters science education

Sewage reveals community-wide illegal drug use

Sewage reveals community-wide illegal drug use

Cannabis for allergic contact dermatitis

Cannabis for allergic contact dermatitis

Caution urged on use of drugs to raise "good" cholesterol

Caution urged on use of drugs to raise "good" cholesterol

Cannabis mouth spray eases pain of cancer patients

Cannabis mouth spray eases pain of cancer patients

Ddiscovery of a novel molecular switch offers potential for epilepsy

Ddiscovery of a novel molecular switch offers potential for epilepsy

Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol opens door for virus that causes Kaposi's sarcoma

Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol opens door for virus that causes Kaposi's sarcoma

One joint as bad as five cigarettes

One joint as bad as five cigarettes

Malt liquor linked to marijuana use

Malt liquor linked to marijuana use

Cannabis use and risk of psychotic or affective mental health outcomes

Cannabis use and risk of psychotic or affective mental health outcomes

Obese girls are half as likely to attend college as non-obese girls

Obese girls are half as likely to attend college as non-obese girls

Cannabis drug for MS - don't hold your breath!!

Cannabis drug for MS - don't hold your breath!!