California Legalization Will Create New Pot Smokers

A new analysis from RAND Drug Policy Research Center co-director Beau Kilmer concludes that if Californians legalize recreational marijuana in November, "use will increase."He calls it a "fairly safe bet." ...

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...

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...

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...