Giant Bud Banner Half the Size of Football Field Flies Sunday Protesting Hydroponics Industry Cartel Monopoly that's Harming California's Medical Marijuana Patients
... Half the Size of a Football Field With Giant marijuana
BUD to Protest San Francisco Indoor Gardening Expo Censorship that's Hurting Medical marijuana
Patients and Growers In California
... state legislators are actively considering full marijuana
legalization, and the city of Oakland just ...
Is Your Teenager Using Prescription Drugs Behind Your Back?
TestCountry Drug Test Panel Numbers Tally with NIDA Fact Sheet Reports on Prescription Drug A
... to that of teenagers struggling with the use of marijuana
and other cannabis-derived drugs. marijuana
remains to be the most commonly abused substance ... also indicate that sales of drug test kits for marijuana
are three times the figures posted for ...
Early stimulus funding supports research in adolescent addiction
... funds in an unusual study that may help reduce marijuana
addiction among teens by testing a novel ... at the drug topiramate to see if it helps reduce marijuana
addiction among high-school students. Topiramate ... such as marijuana.
Research indicates that marijuana
use is a factor for two-thirds of all substance ...
Marijuana rivals mainstream drugs for HIV/AIDS symptoms
... living with HIV/AIDS are more likely to use marijuana
than those in Kenya, South Africa or Puerto Rica ... Research , published by SAGE. Those who did use marijuana
rate it as effective as prescribed or over the ... once again raising the issue that therapeutic marijuana
use merits further study and consideration among ...
Marijuana Is Option to Unpleasant Meds, Teens Say
... 24 (HealthDay News) -- Some teens are smoking marijuana
not just for recreation but to self-medicate ... interviews with 63 adolescents who smoked marijuana
regularly. About a third of the teens said they ... "For these kids, the purpose of smoking marijuana
was not specifically about getting high or ....
Pot, Cigarette Smoke Wreaks Havoc on Lungs
... News) -- People who smoke cigarettes and marijuana
increase their risk of chronic obstructive ... campaigns should include a reduction in marijuana
use among their goals, aiming especially at those who smoke both marijuana
and tobacco," said study lead researcher Dr. Wan ...
Active Ingredient in Marijuana Kills Brain Cancer Cells
... suggests that THC -- the active ingredient in marijuana
-- appears to prompt the death of brain cancer ... of medicines containing the active principle of marijuana
and/or in the activation of autophagy," Velasco ... that more research is needed before advocating marijuana
as a medicinal intervention for brain cancer.
A severe vomiting sickness with chronic cannabis abuse
... investigations. Increasing consistent use of marijuana
among United States populations, particularly ... why it appears only after several years of marijuana
abuse and why compulsive hot showering behavior ... with this new syndrome as a result of chronic marijuana
abuse among populations.
Marijuana Linked to Aggressive Testicular Cancer
... MONDAY, Feb. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking marijuana
over an extended period of time appears to ...
In fact, researchers found that men who smoked marijuana
once a week or began to use the substance on a ... and in Europe over the last 40 years and that marijuana
use has also risen over the same time, it seemed ...
Marijuana use linked to increased risk of testicular cancer
... SEATTLE Frequent and/or long-term marijuana
use may significantly increase a man's risk of ... Cancer .
The researchers found that being a marijuana
smoker at the time of diagnosis was associated ... who never smoked marijuana) for those who used marijuana
at least weekly and/or who had long-term exposure ...
Heavy marijuana use may damage developing brain in teens, young adults
... and young adults who are heavy users of marijuana
are more likely than non-users to have disrupted ... is preliminary and does not demonstrate that marijuana
use causes the brain abnormalities. However, ... during adolescence. On average, they had smoked marijuana
from age 13 till age 18 or 19, and reported ...
Partnership for a Drug-Free America(R) Responds to 2008 Monitoring the Future Study Results
... MTF indicates that the decade-long decline in marijuana
use among all grades has leveled off, and among ... there is weakening in the perceived risk of using marijuana
Historically, when risk ... of use increases. As such, attitudes about both marijuana
and inhalant use are in potentially dangerous ...
10% of U.S. High School Seniors Use Vicodin
... And the decline in marijuana
use among teens is slowing, survey finds
THURSDAY, Dec. 11 (HealthDay News) -- While marijuana
and alcohol use has declined among teens, the ...
But, the decline in the use of drugs such as marijuana
has stalled after a steady drop in recent years, ...
Medicinal Marijuana Eases Neuropathic Pain in HIV
... WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Medicinal marijuana
helps relieve neuropathic pain in people with ... that 46 percent of patients who smoked medicinal marijuana
reported clinically meaningful pain relief, ... the short-term effectiveness of medicinal marijuana
in treating neuropathic pain.
"This study adds ...
Schizophrenia linked to dysfunction in molecular brain pathway activated by marijuana
... in a molecular brain pathway activated by marijuana
may contribute to the cognitive symptoms of ... processes such as working memory. The use of marijuana
in individuals with schizophrenia appears to ... of Medicine researchers report.
use, particularly in adolescence, appears to be ...
Marijuana May Shrink Parts of the Brain
... MONDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- People who use marijuana
for a long time can develop abnormalities in ... growing literature suggests that long-term marijuana
use is associated with a wide range of adverse ... role in further understanding the effects of marijuana
and its impact on brain functioning, Yucel said. ...
RNC RESPONSE TO OBAMA COMMENTS ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAWS
... agents not to enforce?"
OBAMA ON MEDICAL marijuana
Obama Pledged To Stop DEA Raids On Oregon ... Administration's Raids On
Oregon Medical marijuana
Growers. Willamette Week: "Would you stop the ... Administration's raids on Oregon medical marijuana
Obama: "I would because I think our ...
White House Office of National Drug Control Policy National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
... and many of these depressed teens are using marijuana
drugs, making their situation worse, ... Drug
Control Policy (ONDCP), reveals that marijuana
use can worsen depression
and lead to more ... ("self-medicating"), when in fact, using marijuana
the problem. The report, released to ...
MIT study suggests caution on new anti-obesity drug in kids
... by blocking brain molecules similar to those in marijuana
could also interfere with neural development in ... Picower Institute for Learning and Memory.
is known to be an appetite stimulant, and a new ... by blocking brain receptors that bind to marijuana
and other cannabinoids.
Marijuana, derived ...
... brain imaging study in occasional, non-dependent, marijuana
In a placebo-controlled design, they ... are based on brain scans of 16 recreational marijuana
users who agreed to undergo functional magnetic ... THC caplet. The researchers found that when the marijuana
users received THC, their brains response to ...
Marijuana increases alcohol toxicity in young rats
is among the most frequently used illicit drugs ... years and there is growing concern that marijuana
abuse during pregnancy, either alone or in ... of marijuana, crosses the placenta, that maternal marijuana
abuse results in intrauterine growth retardation ...
New study finds glamorization of drugs in rap music jumped dramatically over 2 decades
... in the early 1990s that increasingly portrayed marijuana
use as a positive activity. The UC Berkeley study ... between 1979 and 1997 in rap songs' mentions of marijuana
and marijuana-stuffed cigars, or "blunts," and ... of Cypress Hill's 1991 debut album celebrating marijuana
use as a turning point in rap music's ...
Dads' Substance Use Hurts Expectant Moms' Efforts to Quit
... female cigarette smokers and 50 percent of female marijuana
smokers used those substances at some time during ... of female cigarette smokers and 24 percent of marijuana
users said they used these substances throughout ...
Overall rates of women's use of cigarettes, marijuana
and alcohol declined during pregnancy, but the ...
Some moms quit cigarettes, marijuana, alcohol during pregnancy, but dads don't
... women continue to use substances such as tobacco, marijuana
and alcohol during pregnancy and their usage ... their levels of binge drinking, daily smoking and marijuana
use remained fairly stable before, during and ... smokers and 50 percent of the women who smoked marijuana
used those substances at some time during ...
Scripps research team wins $4M grant to study effects of chronic marijuana use
... to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of marijuana
According to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, marijuana
is the most commonly used illegal drug. The 2006 ... 97.8 million Americans aged 12 or older had tried marijuana
at least once in their lifetimes; 25.4 million ...
Researchers ID behavioral risk factors for head and neck cancers
... most often linked to certain sexual behaviors and marijuana
use, rather than tobacco and alcohol. The Johns ... measures of sexual behavior and exposure to marijuana
but not with tobacco or alcohol use, or with poor ... nonsmokers of tobacco, participants who smoked marijuana
for at least five years were 11 times more likely ...
Drug use trends affect risk of marijuana in deviance prone boys, but not girls
... among adolescents go up or down, the risk of marijuana
use among deviance-prone male youth also goes up ... March issue of Prevention Science.
The risk of marijuana
use among deviance-prone boys is a reflection of ... Deviance prone girls are just as likely to use marijuana
during years of high and low national use.
Marijuana Use Among MS Patients Raises Risk for Cognitive, Mood Problems
... News) -- Multiple sclerosis patients who smoke marijuana
in search of symptom relief are more likely to ... are focused exclusively on the impact of smoking marijuana
illegally obtained by patients themselves. Medically prescribed marijuana
was not studied.
The authors noted that a ...
Quitting Marijuana Just as Hard as Quitting Cigarettes
... News) -- The effects of withdrawal from marijuana
use can be as bad as what people experience when ... study says.
"These results indicate that some marijuana
users experience withdrawal effects when they try ... treating people with problems related to heavy marijuana
use," lead investigator Ryan Vandrey, of the ...
Heavy marijuana use linked to gum disease
... DURHAM, N.C. -- Heavy marijuana
use has been found to contribute to gum disease, ... and 1973.
The link between gum disease and marijuana
use emerged from a statistical analysis that ... the teeth were. Most of the self-identified heavy marijuana
users also were tobacco-users, but that factor ...
Marijuana Bad for the Gums
... disease, but until now, it wasn't known that marijuana
use could also destroy gum tissue.
In the ... Association , researchers reported that heavy marijuana
users have as much as three times the risk of ... editorial in the same issue of the journal.
is the most widely used illicit drug in the ...
Marijuana withdrawal as bad as withdrawal from cigarettes
... group of scientists studying the effects of heavy marijuana
use suggests that withdrawal from the use of marijuana
is similar to what is experienced by people when ... in a recent study of 12 heavy users of both marijuana
These results indicate that ...
Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO, Partnership for a Drug-Free America on the Release of the 2007 Monitoring the Future Study
... (19.4 percent vs. 14.8 percent); teen use of marijuana
is down 25
percent (16.6 percent vs. 12.4 ... contribution to reduced rates of marijuana
use in America. Through
demand reduction -- that ... problem in America improve -- with teen use
down dramatically by 25 percent.
Drew Carey Defends Medical Marijuana
... on drugs and dubious DEA raids on
legal medical marijuana
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1 ... Carey in a new Reason.tv video examining
and the war on drugs.
Voters in 12 states have legalized medical marijuana
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger ...
Right Dose of Pot Can Ease Pain
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking marijuana
can help alleviate pain, but only when used at ... pain in 15 healthy volunteers, who then smoked marijuana
cigarettes with different levels of THC, the ...
The National Pain Foundation has more about marijuana
and pain relief .
Gauging parent knowledge about teens' substance use
... the extent of their teenagers cigarette smoking, marijuana
use, drinking and overall substance use.
... twice as likely to underestimate frequency of marijuana
use and quantity of alcohol use. Parents also ... percent accurately reported the presence of teen marijuana
use. However, only 72 percent of the parents in ...
Youth Drug Use at a Five Year Low, New Survey Shows
... 25 Percent Drop in marijuana
Use by Teen Boys
More Youths Starting Drug Use ... of 16 percent. In that same time period, current marijuana
also decreased 18 percent (from 8.2 percent in 2002 to 6.7 percent in
2006). The decline in marijuana
use was particularly pronounced in male
Middle School Marks Most Critical Time to Start Ongoing Conversations About Drug and Alcohol Use With Kids
... many kids have been exposed to tobacco,
and inhalants. A significant number of ... him/her to use alcohol, tobacco, inhalants, marijuana
and other drugs. -- Ask Questions: Find out if ... alcohol (65 percent), inhalants (29
(38 percent), Ecstasy (16 percent), cocaine ...
Mailman School of Public Health study examines link between racial discrimination and substance use
... or recent alcohol consumption and lifetime use of marijuana
Although racial discrimination ... with smoking, alcohol, and lifetime use of marijuana
and cocaine as they did in African Americans. ... Dr. Borrell. Our findings that current use of marijuana
was not related to discrimination and that risk ...
New Urine Drug Test to Detect for 6 Major Drugs, Now Available at Drugstore.com -- 'DrugConfirm' Is a New Revolutionary Urine Drug Test
... illicit drug”. In 2000, over 3 million youths aged 12 to 17 used marijuana
at least once during the past year (US Department of Health). Today more ... middle school students and 30% of their high school counterparts reporting marijuana
use; and 13% of high school students report using drugs such as cocaine, ...