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Marijuana Health

Is Legalizing Marijuana a Dopey Idea?

Ella Jameson | Posted 08.18.2014 | Denver
Ella Jameson

In 2014, Colorado became the first U.S. state to legalize the commercial sale of cannabis. There have been no apparent substantial drawbacks to the legalization so far, but it will likely take years, not months, before we can accurately study the effects of this legislation.

Here's What We Know So Far About How Marijuana Affects Health

Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 06/05/2014 02:46 PM EDT on LiveScience Many people think that smoking pot is harmless, but there's...

Which Is Worse For Your Health: Alcohol Or Marijuana?

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Joseph Brownstein, Contributing writer Published: 01/22/2014 07:41 AM EST on LiveScience The question of whether alcohol or marijuana is wors...

Matt Ferner

Marijuana Compounds Can Kill Some Cancer Cells: Study | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living

A scientist in the United Kingdom has found that compounds derived from marijuana can kill cancerous cells found in people with leukemia, a form of ca...

Cannabis Cures Swine Flu? Colorado Springs Company Says Possibly

Westword | Michael Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

​Does cannabis contain the magic ingredient that will keep swine flu from sweeping the planet? A Colorado Springs company has (yes, you knew it was ...