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...

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...

Marijuana Does Not Ruin Your Life, Study Finds

Seriously: A study by researchers at the Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Rutgers University looked at men who smoked pot in their youth and determined that it did not ruin their lives. The academics looked...