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Pot Activists Try to Halt Flow of False DEA Info

Pro-marijuana activists want the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to stop disseminating false information about cannabis. Led by the nonprofit Americans for Safe Access, a group of pot supporters recent...
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No Pot Use Increase for Teens in Colorado, Study Says

One of the hottest of the hot-button issues among marijuana proponents and their foes has been the effect of recreational legalization on teenagers. Studies and data have either straddled both sides or been...
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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...

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...

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...

Marijuana: Getting Stupid Is Only Temporary

When you toke up, some of you "get stupid." Others take a page from the Black Eyed Peas and "get retarded." (Their words, not ours).But, despite the "Reefer Madness"-like propaganda and twisted research of ...

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...

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...

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...