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Medical Dangers of Marijuana

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The medical dangers of marijuana are often misunderstood or neglected due to the misconception of the drug being a natural or safe herb. The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that over half of all high school seniors admit to trying marijuana at least once and approximately a fifth of those have admitted to using […]

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Marijuana: Neverending Controversy

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Perhaps you’ve heard this claim before: marijuana isn’t bad for you, it’s only an herb. Or maybe this one: marijuana isn’t a gateway drug because so many people use it and don’t go on to use other drugs. With so many organizations currently pushing for marijuana legalization, it seems that many people have forgotten the […]

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An Overview of Marijuana Abuse and Effects

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Marijuana is one of the most widely used substances in the United States. A study on marijuana dependence and treatment showed that not only is it the most common illicit substance, but that many people have had a dependence on marijuana for more than 10 years. As marijuana addiction becomes more prevalent, more studies have […]

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If a Drug Didn’t Make You High, Would It Still Be Addictive?

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Generally if a drug does not make you high, it is not considered addictive. Most drug users are addicted to the high or euphoria that taking a drug gives them. That is not to say that once a person is addicted to a drug that they will immediately stop taking the drug if it no […]

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How Can You Teach Your Teen To Stand Up Against Drugs and Alcohol

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Teens face a lot of pressure from their peers to fit in. Sometimes this means that they’re pressured to try drugs. As a parent, this should concern you, but what can you do about it? Believe it or not, education is a key tool in preventing your teen from giving in to this temptation. This […]

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Understanding the “Pothead” Stereotype

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Heavy marijuana users have shrunken structures inside their brains which might explain the stereotype of “pothead”. This information was recently released by a study conducted by Northwestern University scientists. They studied teens that were marijuana smokers or former smokers, and found the parts of the brain related to memory were diminished. The change seemed to […]

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Is Marijuana As Popular Today As It Was in the 1970s?

Is Marijuana As Popular Today As It Was In The 1970s?

Marijuana has been a part of the United States of America’s social identity dating back to the blossoming of the counterculture in the 1960s. Through the decades since its widespread use in the 1960s, and indeed even before that, marijuana has been a drug that polarized the masses and divided public opinion regarding its harmfulness. […]

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What is This “Wax Marijuana” I’m Hearing About Today?

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The cannabis plant has both leaves and buds with the buds rendering a more potent type of product than traditional marijuana, which comes from leaves. In spite of this potency, wax marijuana is sitting on dispensary shelves in plain sight and waiting for the next consumer. It is not especially expensive in states where it […]

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Is the War Against Marijuana Working?

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As a result of the war on drugs, America has the second largest prison population worldwide, with Russia having the largest. In 2011, over 850,000 people were arrested on some type of marijuana related offense in this country. Think of the money involved in law enforcement costs to perform these arrests, prosecute the offenders, and […]

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Pot to Cause Psychosis

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A Cannabis Intervention; The possibility that cannabis does cause psychosis remains. Evidence for the effectiveness of treatment or secondary prevention of psychotic illness such as schizophrenia is often disappointing. This situation reflects our limited understanding of the aetiology of psychosis. There is good evidence that both genetic and environmental factors are implicated but the precise identity of these […]

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