Marijuana-Schizophrenia Connection Just More “Reefer Madness”

Image showing brain areas more active in controls than in schizophrenia patients during a working memory task during a fMRI study. Two brain slices are shown.

MASSACHUSETTS:  Researchers from Northwestern University reported Monday that chronic teenage use of marijuana contributes to changes in a person’s brain structure to resemble that of a person with schizophrenia, often resulting in memory issues. Release of the research comes about a week after Uruguay became the first nation to legalize marijuana use for Uruguayans 18 and older, and after Read the full article…

The NFL Would Consider Medical Marijuana For Use In Treating Concussions

Roger Goodell is open to the idea of using weed to stem the league’s growing concussion issue.

Weed. People smoke it. Some people smoke it illegally, some people smoke it for medical reasons, and some people are now allowed to smoke it recreationally, like this former Marine in Denver. NFL players are not allowed to smoke weed (though some do anyway) even if they live in Colorado or Washington State, because weed is bad. Read the full article…