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Smoking a Joint by Chuck Grimmett

Mixing Tobacco and Weed Isn’t Good, Study Says

Blunt smokers beware.A new study says mixing tobacco and marijuana isn't a good idea: It can make quitting either drug more difficult.The research by the Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit of University C...

Postal Service Workers Delivered More Than Mail, Feds Say

U.S. Postal Service carriers deliver to nearly every American address, rain or shine.So it was only a matter of time before some genius would allegedly enlist them to deliver the best kind of mail, cannabis...

The DEA Just Said Yes to Pot Research

The times, they are a changin'.The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration recently approved a study that seeks to determine if marijuana can treat post-traumatic stress disorder.This "marks the first time...

Wall Street Gets Serious About Pot Business

There have been a lot of rumblings about big money showing interest in the green rush sweeping the nation.Legal profits could attract deep pockets.But, until now, most of the rumblings have been that --...

Can Pot Help Heroin Addicts Quit?

A new study suggests that those hooked on opioids, including heroin and prescription pain killers, can find some help in the form of marijuana.Researchers at Columbia University looked at opioid patients fo...

New Study Links Pot to Weight Loss

A new study from researchers based at San Diego State University and Cornell University is linking marijuana use to weight loss.The academics looked at the weight of populations in states that have legalize...

Mexican High Court Says Marijuana Is a Right

The Mexican Supreme Court this week said individuals should have the right to cultivate and use marijuana.While the ruling wasn't binding, it was widely viewed as opening the door to legal challenges that c...