Studies Claim Medical Marijuana May Reduce Suicide Rates, Traffic Fatalities

A lawmaker on the country’s largest American Indian reservation has introduced a bill to reaffirm the tribe’s stance against legalizing marijuana.

MONTANA: Contrary to the claims of outdated anti-marijuana PSA’s, a new study published in the the American Public Journal of Health claims that legalizing medical marijuana can reduce suicide rates by five percent among the general population and by as much as 10 percent among young male population. The study, co-written by professors from Montana State, San Diego Read the full article…

Studies Claim Medical Marijuana May Reduce Suicide Rates, Traffic Fatalities

Despite the growing momentum for pot legalization, marijuana remains one of the most difficult substances to study in the United States.

MONTANA: Contrary to the claims of outdated anti-marijuana PSA’s, a new study published in the the American Public Journal of Health claims that legalizing medical marijuana can reduce suicide rates by five percent among the general population and by as much as 10 percent among young male population. The study, co-written by professors from Montana State, San Diego Read the full article…

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…