Study: History Of Marijuana Use Inversely Associated With In-Hospital Mortality

Study: Cannabis and mental illness

COLORADO: Hospitalized patients who test positive for cannabis are less likely than non-users to suffer from heart failure or cardiac disease, and are less likely to die from cancer, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Cancer Medicine. A team of researchers from the University of Northern Colorado, Colorado State University, and the University of Read the full article…

Marijuana Does Not Affect Brain Volume, Study Finds

A new study suggests using marijuana does not cause changes in brain volume.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Using marijuana does not cause changes in brain volume, a new study suggests. Public health experts have cited concerns that using marijuana could be associated with structural changes in the brain. However, a new trial comparing the brains of marijuana users and non-users to their siblings reveals that marijuana use likely does not cause Read the full article…

Marijuana Tourists Sparking Up In Colorado’s Ski Towns

In New Jersey, African Americans make up just 14.7 percent of the population but account for 61 percent of the prison population.

COLORADO:  Tourists are buying up to 90% of the recreational pot sold in some Colorado ski towns, according to a new state analysis that says those visitors are pouring tens of millions of dollars into a marijuana economy that’s far larger than first predicted. The study prepared for state marijuana regulators says about 9% of Read the full article…