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A new study by Columbia University Medical Center in New York City has found that every state that has legalized medical marijuana is experiencing increases in recreational use and use disorders. At the same time, the study says, states that have not legalized medical marijuana have declining…

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A new study from Columbia University says 62% more pregnant women are smoking pot than did so a decade ago - particularly younger pregnant women 18 to 25. Using marijuana as a remedy for nausea may be the driving force behind the big jump in pot smoking among pregnant women. Along with that is the…

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A nationwide survey has found that – except for pot/marijuana – the use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco among American high school students has reached the lowest levels in decades. The annual survey by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and National Institutes of Health (NIH), asked…

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It was like a scene out of a zombie movie, one witness told a local news reporter recently in New York City. Another just called it "a horror movie." In one afternoon, a single neighborhood in Brooklyn was suddenly overrun with nearly three dozen young people stumbling and staggering up and down…

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Here's a little message for anyone contemplating a special visit to Colorado to sample the recently-legalized local weed. Don't go. Just say no. Or you might just wind up in the hospital. The state's legalized recreational marijuana has sparked flocks of visitors from out of state. But they're…

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Susan Shapiro, best-selling American author of nine books and an award-winning professor of writing at The New School and New York University, says a serious, 27-year addiction to marijuana almost ruined her life. And because of how marijuana negatively impacted her life, and new scientific…

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It's been 6 months since Tennessee rolled out its controversial drug testing program for welfare applicants, and the results were, like the whole program itself, controversial. Out of 16,017 applicants for the state's Families First cash assistance program, 279 people were chosen to be drug…

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As marijuana meets the mainstream, questions abound As the laws  decriminalizing or legalizing marijuana spread from state to state, more questions about it are being asked than anyone has good answers for — especially about its addictiveness and its potential drawbacks and dangers. Most…

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Facts about Marijuana Marijuana is the word used to describe the dried flowers, seeds and leaves of the Indian hemp plant. On the street, it is called by many other names, such as: astro turf, bhang, dagga, dope, ganja, grass, hemp, homegrown, J, Mary Jane, pot, reefer, roach, Texas tea and…

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In recent years there has been a growing debate about marijuana—legalize it or not? Is it harmless or not? Is it addictive? Why is alcohol legal and marijuana illegal? Both sides cite “scientific” evidence to support their position. Both sides have noted medical professionals supporting…

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