Marijuana Will Not Be Rescheduled, Report Says

National Public Radio got ahead of a long-expected announcement today on the legal status of marijuana. DEA head Chuck Rosenberg told the broadcaster last night that cannabis will not move from its top p...
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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...

As Legalization Prevails, Teen Pot Issues Decline

It might be a stretch to say that the medical and recreational legalization of marijuana is good for teenagers. But it seems clear that teen pot use, even in states with legalized cannabis, is leveling off o...

Pot Could Ease America’s Opioid Problem

America's got a drug problem. Ironically, it's a legal drug problem. The leading cause of accidental deaths in the United States is overdoses. Opioids are responsible for more than a third of these deaths. ...

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...

Feds Make it Easier to Study CBD

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has been a real thorn in the paw of pot advocates. The bureaucracy has seemingly resisted pro-marijuana reform at every turn, even defying a congressional mandate not...

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...

Hillary Clinton Backs Federally Legal Medical Marijuana

Only days after her biggest Democratic opponent, Sen. Bernie Sanders, introduced legislation that aims to deschedule marijuana as a federal outlaw drug, Hillary Clinton announced that she would back a similar m...

Marijuana Use Associated With Strokes in Some Patients

Marijuana use is associated with strokes in users who have narrower brain arteries caused by a buildup of plaque, new research concludes. A study on the matter conduced at the University Hospital of Strasbou...

The Number of Americans Using Pot Has Doubled

About one in 10 American adults has used marijuana in the last year. That sounds pretty mellow. But researchers at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism say that's more than double what it w...

Alcohol, Prescription Drugs Replaced by Marijuana

Here we are at the tail end of 2015, and it's becoming more and more clear marijuana is one of the safest drugs around. We have a heroin problem in America, sparked by opiate-based, legal painkillers. And, y...

Sex Is More Likely When College Students Are High

A huge scientific breakthrough was achieved this week when Oregon State University researchers concluded that college students were more likely to have sex during times when they've smoked marijuana or had a lo...