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A study published by the American Medical Association spanning a 10-year period (roughly 2002 to 2012) found that the number of Americans using marijuana has doubled. 4.1% of adults in 2001-2002 admitted using pot, but that number increased to 9.5% within the last year. The CNN article states that the study was based on in-person

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In the video below, Dr. Marilyn Huestis of NIDA talks about the research conducted around marijuana’s effect on operating a motor vehicle. It was found that marijuana is associated with increased weaving within the lane. The effects were similar to what is found with drivers who have a .08 breath alcohol level – which is

Recently published by DrugFree.org is an article discussing the recent statement distributed by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The country’s pediatricians have indicated that they believe the legalization of marijuana presents an unacceptable degree of risk to adolescent health and development. The group identified some medical exceptions for children suffering with a debilitating illness, but

The NIH (National Institute on Drug Abuse) recently published the results of its 2014 ‘Monitoring The Future‘ survey which examined teen attitudes and behavior in regard to alcohol and other drugs. The survey groups were students in the 8th, 10th, and 12th grades. The study was facilitated by researchers at the University of Michigan. Notable

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On the heels of marijuana legalization efforts across the country comes news of a new, high-potency form of marijuana referred to as wax or butter. One dose of this concentrated version of pot is claimed to be the equivalent of smoking 15-20 joints. Users eat or smoke the drug which is made from the oil

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DrugFree.org published an article on May 8, 2014 addressing the arrest of 150 people who were all involved in a synthetic drug operation that reached across 29 states. The drug sting occurred about one week after multiple incidents in Texas in which over 100 people became ill following ingestion of synthetic marijuana. The Director of

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