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Better schools may reduce teens' risk of marijuana abuse

New study suggests that we really need to invest in creating healthy school environments especially for the most disadvantaged kids.

30 Oct 2018 11:21 AM

Stoned-driving on the rise in the US: Study

A breath test for cannabis has yet to be developed.

29 Oct 2018 1:59 PM

Smoking cannabis may boost risk of stroke by cutting off blood supply to brain

According to scientists, compounds known as cannabinoids in marijuana may cause blood vessels in the brain to narrow, triggering a stroke.

23 Oct 2018 9:48 AM

Flying high: Los Angeles International Airport now lets passengers carry cannabis

Written policy posted by airport police has told passengers that small amounts of weed may now be brought into LAX.

29 Sep 2018 3:42 PM

Kids whose mothers use marijuana may try it at a younger age

Marijuana has been linked with negative consequences such as impairments in concentration and decision-making.

25 Sep 2018 10:07 AM

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Of marijuana and the Mumbai police

Chopra quotes several reasons for legalising it. He rightly says it’s an integral part of Indian culture.

22 Sep 2018 1:30 AM

Coca-Cola in talks to create marijuana-infused ‘wellness drinks’

The drinks would be infused with CBD – cannabidiol – the non-psychoactive chemical found in the marijuana plant.

18 Sep 2018 11:25 AM

Marijuana can relieve your pain: Study

Pain is a complex experience that involves both the senses and emotions.

06 Sep 2018 1:23 PM

Smoking marijuana while breastfeeding is dangerous: Study

Researchers investigated how much marijuana or constituent compounds actually get into breast milk.

28 Aug 2018 2:56 PM

Researchers discover link between marijuana and breast milk

There has been a lack of specific data to support health or neurodevelopmental concerns in infants.

28 Aug 2018 8:51 AM

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Smoking marijuana ages brain by almost three years, says study

Cannabis increases brain ageing by 2.8 years, making it worse for mind than bi-polar disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

23 Aug 2018 11:03 AM

LGBQ teens more likely to use illegal street drugs

Study found LGBQ teens were 12 per cent more likely than other teens to report any substance use in their lifetimes.

08 Aug 2018 8:38 AM

E-cigarettes, tobacco linked to higher risk of oral cancer

Vast majority of non-cigarette tobacco users are exposed to carcinogen levels comparable to or exceeding exposure among cigarette smokers.

30 Jul 2018 8:54 AM

UK doctors get green light to prescribe cannabis

Home Secretary Sajid Javid decided to relax rules about circumstances in which medicinal cannabis can be given to patients.

26 Jul 2018 8:38 PM

Mixing alcohol and drugs poses bigger unsafe sex risk for women

Men and women reported similar rates of unprotected sex, but men drank and used marijuana more often alone and in combination.

21 Jul 2018 3:08 PM

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Wrong number results in effort to sell marijuana to cop

Dialling a wrong number led to his arrest.

16 Jul 2018 12:46 PM

LGBQ teens at higher risk of substance abuse

There have been some indications that LGBQ teens face increased substance use risks.

14 Jul 2018 12:58 PM

Gwyneth Paltrow expands lifestyle empire with cannabis based products

Actress expands Goop empire with toiletry products including bath bombs and weed-infused cocktails as California relaxes marijuana laws

02 Jul 2018 3:06 PM

US approves first marijuana plant-derived drug for epilepsy

It becomes first cannabis-based drug to win approval in country, opening floodgates for more research into medicinal properties of plant.

26 Jun 2018 9:12 AM

French shops use loophole to sell 'ultralight' weed

Macron's government also announced it would scrap potential prison sentences, heavy fines in favour of on-the-spot penalties.

20 Jun 2018 7:19 PM

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