Did This Federal Study Just Imply That Marijuana Is Safer Than Alcohol?

These modifications will streamline the research process regarding CBD’s possible medicinal value and help foster ongoing scientific studies.

Not many issues can fully harness the attention of the American public at the moment, but marijuana might just be one of them. In just two decades the United States has gone from having zero states in which marijuana was legal for medical purposes and recreational use, to 23 states (as well as Washington, D.C.) passing Read the full article…

How Much Does Marijuana Impact Your Driving?

According to the most recent national roadside survey from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of weekend nighttime drivers, 8.3 percent had some alcohol in their system and 12.6 percent tested positive for THC—up from 8.6 percent in 2007.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: A rigorous federal research study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse offers new data on the effects of marijuana on driving performance. The exact impact of marijuana on driving ability is a controversial subject—and it’s become more important states continue to loosen their drug laws. And, while drunk driving is on Read the full article…

Colorado Gov Now Says Legalizing Marijuana Helps State’s Fiscal Health

“It’s all those young people coming and they look at marijuana and say, ‘hey, we can drink whiskey, why can’t we have a legalized system with marijuana?’” he said on FBN.

COLORADO: Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper seems to be softening his anti-pot stance. The Democratic governor recently told Fox Business Network that the issue is “not as vexing” as he feared it would be, and partly ties Colorado’s strong fiscal health to the popularity and economic opportunities connected with the legal pot industry. “It’s all those young Read the full article…

Comparing Adverse Effects of Marijuana, Alcohol

“The paucity of research is of particular public health concern as alcohol and marijuana are the two most commonly used psychoactive substances among adolescents,” said Joseph J. Palamar, Ph.D., M.P.H.

NEW YORK: The emerging debate about whether marijuana is “safer” than other substances has led to a new study documenting how alcohol and marijuana use impacts the psychosocial well-being of high school seniors. Researchers affiliated with New York University published the study online ahead of print in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. Investigators analyzed Read the full article…

These 5 Pro-Marijuana Billboards Are Set To Surround The Super Bowl

One of five billboards advocating the use of marijuana, and, in some cases, attacking football just miles from the game’s biggest stage.

NEW JERSEY:  The freeways surrounding MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. are about to be plastered with five billboards advocating the use of marijuana, and, in some cases, attacking football just miles from the game’s biggest stage. Washington and Colorado are the only two states to have legalized marijuana, so the Marijuana Policy Project, an organization Read the full article…

In New Zealand, Cannabis Trumps Booze

Municipalities across the country are split on how to handle the zoning on medical marijuana production facilities.

NEW ZEALAND: Many New Zealanders are turning to cannabis as an alternative to alcohol, which might explain why we are among the highest users in the world, a medical anthropologist says. According to the Ministry of Health’s most recent New Zealand Alcohol and Drug Use Survey, one in seven New Zealand adults will have used cannabis Read the full article…

In New Zealand, Cannabis Trumps Booze

MYM signes MOU with Columbian cultivator

NEW ZEALAND: Many New Zealanders are turning to cannabis as an alternative to alcohol, which might explain why we are among the highest users in the world, a medical anthropologist says. According to the Ministry of Health’s most recent New Zealand Alcohol and Drug Use Survey, one in seven New Zealand adults will have used cannabis Read the full article…

Pot-Smoking Moms Tired Of Being Judged By Wine Drinkers

Moms who toke are tired of the stigma.

Every night, Margaret’s two boys fly into the house after sports practice and flip on the TV, while she races to the kitchen to get dinner cooking. “It’s that tedious witching hour when I feel incredibly frazzled,” says the Tennessee singer/songwriter mom of a 6- and an 8-year-old. But instead of pouring herself a glass Read the full article…