Marijuana is Not Taking Over the World

With legalization sweeping the nation, the fear among critics of marijuana is that soon everyone will be high.Some of those pot haters cited a study last fall that said cannabis use in the United States dou...

Does Smoking Cannabis Trigger Alcohol Consumption?

There have been debunked theories about marijuana being a gateway drug to harder substances.But what about marijuana's effect on consuming alcohol. Do you drink up when you toke up?Researchers at the Un...

Drug Use Down Among Teens

If you think being 17 or younger is too soon for drugs, then these kids are alright.The latest Monitoring the Future survey of drug use among high school-aged youths in America found that "use of ecstasy, h...

Anti-Pot Group Craps on Colorado’s 1st Year of Legalization

The anti-pot group Smart Approaches to Marijuana (a.k.a. Project SAM) hasn't seen a legalization law it likes.This week it released its report, Lessons After Two Years of Marijuana Legalization, on recreati...
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As U.S. Legalization Blossoms, Teen Pot Use Decreases

The worst fears of marijuana legalization foes--namely that teens across America would all grow up to be Cheech and Chong (and how is that a bad thing, anyway?)--have not at all been realized.Sorry, people....
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MMJ Legalization Doesn’t Lead to Teen Toking

A new study from researchers at Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University concludes there has been no increase in cannabis use by teens as a result of the liberalization of marijuana laws in the United States....