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Karen in Marijuana
April 29, 2020

What is Marijuana Commercialization? And What Happens When Marijuana is Commercialized?

What does it mean for an addictive product to be commercialized – in other words, manufactured and sold solely for the purpose of making profits? Is this a good idea or one that is destructive? We’ll provide the facts and you can decide.

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Karen in Marijuana
February 25, 2020

The Great Controversy: Is There Really a Connection Between Marijuana Use and Traffic Accidents?

It can be hard to get a straight answer to this question. We'll look at some of the effects of pot and some of the data on traffic accidents and you can decide.

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Ren in Marijuana
January 8, 2020

Doubling the Risk of Stroke—A Harmful Consequence of Marijuana Use

Marijuana. Marijuana. Marijuana. It seems that everywhere we look, there is another story on marijuana, another slew of opinions, always taking one side or the other, usually debating over emotions and morals as opposed to science and facts.

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Ren in Marijuana
December 20, 2019

Adverse Consequences of Marijuana Use on the Rise in States that Legalized

Just about everything having to do with marijuana is seen as highly controversial. As states continue to legalize its use for recreational purposes, we are beginning to see growing evidence that not all is as it seems. Using marijuana has consequences and, legal or not, the number of individuals affected by those consequences is growing.

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Karen in Marijuana
October 28, 2019

Why Does the Surgeon General Advise Pregnant Women to Avoid Marijuana?

As marijuana use becomes legal in more and more states, it can be hard to know who to ask for advice on the safety of this drug. For pregnant women, knowing who to listen to is particularly important. To help these women, the U.S. Surgeon General has just issued advice for all pregnant women on marijuana use.

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Ren in Marijuana
May 13, 2019

Could Legal Marijuana Contain Fentanyl In Addition To Mold, Heavy Metals, and Pesticide?

The marijuana issue is probably one of the most heavily contested segments of the addiction epidemic. Everywhere we look in anything addiction or marijuana-related, there will be an argument over whether or not marijuana is harmful, whether or not marijuana is addictive, whether or not it’s good for you, bad for you, and so on.

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Ren in Marijuana
December 28, 2018

Is Marijuana A Gateway Drug?

Here we have one of the most debated, argued, and contentious subjects within the marijuana issue. The question as to whether or not marijuana is a gateway drug.

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Karen in Marijuana
September 13, 2018

The Serious Effects of Marijuana on Unborn Babies Every Pregnant Woman Should Know

During pregnancy, most women try to provide ideal environments for their babies by stopping use of tobacco, alcohol and drugs. But some women think it’s acceptable to continue (or even start) using marijuana during pregnancy. We take a look at the possible effects of this drug on the baby.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Marijuana
January 12, 2015

Are the Legal Driving Limits for Marijuana Use Safe Enough?

In Michigan, law enforcement officers met to compare notes on how the increasing use of marijuana might affect traffic safety. In most states, legal limits for the amount of marijuana found in one’s bloodstream have not yet been set.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Marijuana
August 20, 2014

The Hidden Dangers of Medical Marijuana

Is medical marijuana safe? Marijuana is included in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Schedule I group of drugs. As such, it is legally categorized as being one of the most dangerous drugs, with the highest potential for addiction and with no accepted medical use.

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