New findings from a British and Canadian research team indicate that teachers can use a personality-based intervention to help some high-risk students at least temporarily delay their initiation into marijuana/cannabis use.
Drug cravings in abstinent teen marijuana users are linked to reductions in the size of a brain area responsible for regulating emotional responses, according to recent findings from a group of American researchers.
As more states move to legalize marijuana for both medical and recreational use, the risk of addiction to the drug is being broadly overlooked, say researchers at the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse.
Women who identify as bisexual use marijuana at a significantly higher rate than both heterosexual women and lesbian women, according to data from the 2000 National Alcohol Survey and the 1999 College Alcohol Survey.
New findings from an American research team indicate that teenagers who feel addicted to marijuana have a sharply increased chance of consuming hashish, a more concentrated and powerful form of the plant-based drug cannabis.
Synthetic marijuana isn’t a new drug, but it’s one that law enforcement agencies, policy makers and advocates have been fighting with limited success. The products turned up over a decade ago as legal items labeled as “not for human consumption.”
The designer drug, Kush, a form of synthetic marijuana, has been halted. The Houston City Council has enacted a ban on this dangerous, mind-altering substance.
Synthetic marijuana — also known as synthetic cannabis, K2, Spice or “fake weed” — mimics the effects of natural marijuana. It’s concocted with unsafe synthetic compounds that can produce adverse effects that are much more severe, including stroke and death.