Marijuana-Schizophrenia Connection Just More “Reefer Madness”

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 months of increased support from the general American public to end the prohibition of marijuana, prompting some to wonder if the release of this research is a last ploy to keep marijuana illegal? [Read more…]

The NFL Would Consider Medical Marijuana For Use In Treating Concussions

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. Sort of. It’s certainly not “good” for you if you need to remember what you did earlier in the day, or if you have issues getting off the couch in the first place. [Read more…]