Marijuana
Cannabis, commonly known as marijuana and by numerous other names, is a preparation of the Cannabis plant intended for use as a psychoactive drug and as medicine. Pharmacologically, the principal psyc...
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How Marijuana Affects the Adolescent Brain: New University of Maryland School of Medicine Research
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have discovered alarming evidence concerning the impact of marijuana on the adolescent brain. The study was conducted by Professor Asaf Kel...
Teenagers who smoke cannabis damage their brains for LIFE and may be more likely to develop schizophrenia
The researchers, from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, said the results highlight the dangers of teenagers smoking cannabis during their formative years.
Teenagers who smoke cannabis damage their brains for LIFE and may be more likely to develop schizophrenia
The researchers, from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, said the results highlight the dangers of teenagers smoking cannabis during their formative years.
A higher authority: The rabbinical answer to medical marijuana
As the medical marijuana industry expands in Israel and the US, rabbinic authorities are weighing in.
Regular Users Of Cannabis Are Less Creative And Less Aware
Regular users of cannabis are less aware of their own mistakes, and they are not good at creative thinking. This is the conclusion drawn by psychologist Mikael Kowal from his research on the effects o...
Chelsea Clinton Suggests Marijuana Is Killing People
Former White House rugrat Chelsea Clinton believes marijuana may have some therapeutic benefits, but she also thinks the herb may be killing people in states where it has been made legal.
‘Legalization is in the air’: Thousands rally in Berlin calling for legal pot in Germany
Some 4,000 supporters of marijuana legalization in Germany rolled through central Berlin. Demonstrators called on the government to allow marijuana for a broader medical use and stop prosecut...
El Chapo And The Secret History Of The Heroin Crisis
If you wonder why America is in the grips of a heroin epidemic that kills two hundred people a week, take a hard look at the legalization of pot, which destroyed the profits of the Mexican cartels. Ho...
Drug Enforcement Administration Will Not Call for Reclassifying Marijuana - NBC News
In a notice For the Federal Register, the DEA proposed to leave marijuana in the most restrictive federal category.
Reefer Madness Hits Colorado’s Toddlers
Colorado hospitals are seeing a spike in emergency room visits for children who have ingested their parents’ edibles.
Evidence Of THC Found In Colorado Town's Water Supply
Marijuana sales are not allowed in Hugo, Colorado, yet somehow evidence of THC has shown up in its water supply.
Marijuana Compound Removes Alzheimer's-Related Protein From Nerve Cells
With the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease expected to almost triple in the United States by 2050, there is an urgent need to identify effective treatmen...
Colorado City To Use $1.5 Million From Pot Tax To Help Homeless
Aurora, Colorado’s third largest city, recently announced how it will use $1.5 million generated from a tax on recreational pot to supporting homeless people, the Aurora Sentinel reported.
Ohio Mass Killing: Marijuana-Growing Operations Found At Crime Scene
The call ends with Manley’s painful wails as she waits outside the home for authorities to arrive. Six more bodies would be found by the day’s end, all members of the Rhoden family of Pike County, ran...
Study Points To Cannabis’ Effect On Emotion Processing
A new study suggests that cannabis significantly affects users' ability to recognize, process and empathize with human emotions. The complex biochemistry of cannabis and how it affects the brain is on...
The Case For Putting Weed Up Your Vagina
After their introduction of weed lube changed some people's lives, Foria is back — this time with a cannabis vaginal suppository meant to ease the hell that is menstrual cramps. Foria Relief is a $44 ...
Effects of cannabis
The primary effects of cannabis are caused by the chemical compounds in the plant, including cannabinoids such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is only one of about 400 different cannabinoids. Can...
Medical cannabis
Medical cannabis (or medical marijuana) refers to the use of cannabis and its constituent cannabinoids, such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), as medical therapy to treat disease or...
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Long-term effects of cannabis
The long term effects of cannabis have been the subject of ongoing debate. Because cannabis is illegal in most countries, research presents a challenge; as such, there remains much to be concluded. St...
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Cannabis smoking
Cannabis smoking is the inhalation of smoke or vapors released by heating the flowers, leaves, or extracts of cannabis. Smoking releases the main psychoactive chemical in cannabis, Δ-tetrahydrocannab...
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Kief
Kief (from colloquial Arabic: كيف kēf/kīf  [keːf, ki(ː)f], "pleasure"), sometimes transliterated as keef or kif, refers to the resin glands (or trichomes) of cannabis that may accumulate in cont...
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Hashish
Hashish, or hash, is a cannabis product composed of compressed or purified preparations of stalked resin glands, called trichomes. It contains the same active ingredients—such as tetrahydrocannabinol ...
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Hash oil
Hash oil (also known as hashish oil, BHO, wax, sativa bho, shatter, crumble, indica bho, honey oil, dabs, or budder) is a form of cannabis. It is a resinous matrix of cannabinoids obtained from the Ca...
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Cannabis consumption
Among the variety of ways cannabis is consumed, forms of smoking or oral consumption are most common. Each method leads to subtly different psychoactive effects due to the THC and other chemicals bein...
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Gateway drug theory
The gateway drug theory (also called gateway theory, gateway hypothesis and gateway effect) states that the use of less deleterious drugs can lead to a future risk of using more dangerous hard drugs o...
Cannabis
Cannabis (/ˈkænəbɪs/) is a genus of flowering plants that includes three different species, Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica and Cannabis ruderalis. These species are indigenous to Central and South A...
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Legal history of cannabis in the United States
The legal history of cannabis in the United States relates to the regulation of marijuana use for medical or recreational purposes in the United States. Regulation of Cannabis sativa began as early as...
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Legality of cannabis
The legality of cannabis varies from country to country. Possession of cannabis is illegal in most countries and has been since the beginning of widespread cannabis prohibition in the late 1930s. Howe...
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Cannabis cultivation
This article presents common techniques and facts regarding the cultivation of the flowering plant cannabis, primarily for the production and consumption of marijuana buds. Cultivation techniques for ...
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