Study: Legal Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Encourage Kids to Smoke More Pot

Despite warnings from opponents of medical marijuana, legalizing the drug for medical purposes does not encourage teens to smoke more pot, according to new research that compared rates of marijuana use in Massachusetts and Rhode Island after the latter state changed its laws. Rhode Island legalized...

Marijuana Study: Scientists Discover Why Pot Affects Memory

It is common knowledge among marijuana smokers that the herb has a noticeable effect on short-term memory and generally leaves users in a very slight cognitive fog, which many find enjoyable. Now, a team of UK scientists from the University of Bristol have conducted tests and developed a theory for the cause...

Connecticut Marijuana Scientist Develops Pot DNA Database

A forensic scientist from the University of New Haven is working to set up database of marijuana DNA which will allow the precise tracking of any Connecticut marijuana to its point of origin. In addition to the database, professor Heather Coyle has also invented a new collection method for marijuana...

LA Dispensaries Actually Reduce Local Crime Rates

As efforts to shut down dispensaries and disfranchise patients are on the rise across the nation, an all too common piece of political and law enforcement “reasoning” states that dispensaries somehow generate or foster crime in their neighborhoods. Such declarations rightly infuriate the people...

Marijuana Fights Microbes Better Than Most Modern Medicine

An anti-microbial is a substance that kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi, or protozoans. Anti-microbial drugs either kill microbes (microbiocidal) or prevent the growth of microbes (microbiostatic). Antimicrobials come in four major categories anti-biotic, antiviral,...

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