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Marijuana Study

5 Findings From The First Major Analysis Of Medical Pot Benefits

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 06.24.2015 | Health News

CHICAGO (AP) — Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first compreh...

The Surprising Link Between Marijuana Use And Domestic Violence

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.27.2014 | Divorce

Past research has indicated that couples who abuse substances are at a greater risk for divorce, in part because substance abuse often leads to an inc...

Here's How Iowans Feel About Medical Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Stephen Calabria | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

A high number of Iowa voters support medical marijuana, a new poll finds. According to a Quinnipiac University survey released Monday, 81 percent o...

REPORT: Colorado A Major Exporter Of Illegal Marijuana

Posted 08.02.2013 | Denver

Colorado has become a major exporter of illegally-grown marijuana, according to a new report by a network of law enforcement organizations. Releas...

Government Study REQUIRED Women To Smoke Pot Every Day

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.23.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

In 1972, 10 Canadian women were brought together to live under one roof and smoke pot every day, all part of a million-dollar program funded by the go...

Study: Marijuana Sales Set To Quadruple By 2018

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 04.11.2013 | Business

U.S. legal marijuana sales are projected to hit $1.5 billion this year, and that could look like nothing in just a few years. Data from Medical Ma...

Controversial Pot Study May Be Flawed, Scientist Says

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 03.16.2013 | Science

NEW YORK -- A new analysis is challenging a report that suggests regular marijuana smoking during the teen years can lead to a long-term drop in IQ. T...

STUDY: Marijuana Doesn't Harm Your Lungs After All

AP | By LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 03.11.2012 | San Francisco

CHICAGO -- Smoking a joint once a week or a bit more apparently doesn't harm the lungs, suggests a 20-year study that bolsters evidence that marijuana...

Does Medical Marijuana Really Reduce Alcohol Crash Fatalities?

Kevin A. Sabet, Ph.D. | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics
Kevin A. Sabet, Ph.D.

Findings from a working discussion paper that links medical marijuana with a reduction in alcohol crash fatalities, published as part of an online discussion series -- not a peer-reviewed study in a scientific journal -- are being reported as scientific fact by a surprising number of top newspapers.

STUDY: Who's Really Smoking Medical Marijuana?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.21.2011 | San Francisco

A recent study published in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs by a group of U.C. Santa Cruz sociologists found the average California medical marijuan...

The Shocking Carbon Footprint Of Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 06.14.2011 | Green

Pot-smoking environmentalists take note: Grass might not be green. A new study reveals that indoor marijuana production carries a shockingly large car...

Marijuana

AP | Lisa Leff, Associated Press Writer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The first U.S. clinical trials in more than two decades on the medical benefits of marijuana confirm pot is effective in re...

Marijuana may raise testicular cancer risk: study

Yahoo! News | Will Dunham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Marijuana use may increase the risk of developing testicular cancer, in particular a more aggressive form of the disease, according to a U.S. study pu...

Marijuana Use Down Among Teens Around The World

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — Kids on both sides of the Atlantic are smoking less pot and going out less often with friends at night, a study of 15-year-olds in 30 ...