Category Archives: Marijuana Use

Marijuana: Is teen use of marijuana significant?

Today’s parents may be terribly confused about whether or not they should insist that their children stay away from marijuana. It can be difficult to explain to a curious teenager why a doctor might recommend marijuana for a sick person … Continue reading

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UK Protects their Population by Setting Standards for Drugged Driving

Everyone knows that there are legal limits for driving while drunk. But now some nations and US states are working hard to determine what the legal driving limits for drug use should be. After all, the National Highway Transportation Safety … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn from the UK Reclassification of Marijuana?

From 2004 to 2009, the Labour government in the UK reclassified marijuana into a lower level of legal penalties. If we looked at the result of this action, could we possibly predict what might happen in the US as a … Continue reading

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Redefining What Makes an Impaired Driver

For as long as there have been cars, there have been drunk drivers. But now there are not only drunk drivers, there are enough people impaired on other drugs that our law enforcement systems need to catch up with this … Continue reading

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The Third Legal Drug

If you have any concerns about the spread of marijuana use across our country, that’s probably a good idea. One of our experts on the effects of this drug states feels that this use of marijuana constitutes a huge social … Continue reading

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Will Big Tobacco Become Big Weed

If you have ever looked into the arguments in favor of legalizing marijuana, you have probably become familiar with a list of commonly cited benefits, such as moving it out of the black market, defunding drug cartels and making the … Continue reading

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New Marijuana Study Shows Relationship Between Pot Use and Poor Sleep

From the University of Pennsylvania comes a study of the relationship between cannabis use and sleep. Researchers correlated drug use and sleep quality and found that those who currently or previously used marijuana were more likely to suffer from sleep … Continue reading

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New York Times Reporter Experiences Colorado Marijuana Edibles

The New York Times has just run a report from one of their writers who traveled to Colorado to report on the new marijuana industry. Figuring that she should try a taste of the product she was reporting on, she … Continue reading

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A Report from Africa Illustrates the Harm of Heavy Marijuana Use

I came across a report of a medical case in Africa where a man developed epilepsy after heavily abusing marijuana for many years. Through scans and other tests, other causes were ruled out and the epilepsy was attributed to his … Continue reading

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Study Indicates Parents Think New Marijuana Laws Harm Teens

There are a lot of people getting on board with the movement to legalize marijuana. Around half of the states in the nation have now legalized cannabis for medical use, while many more have decriminalized it so that an arrest … Continue reading

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