Addicted To The High Of Weed? Its Calmer Cousin, CBD, May Help Ease The Disorder, Study FindsSmoking weed has become a popular pastime, boosted by a more permissive social attitude and a relaxation of laws and regulations.
Don't Trust Your Memories If You're High On Weed, Study SaysThere is evidence "that chronic use of cannabis can produce persisting decline of cognitive [or] memory function, even after prolonged abstinence and no THC in blood," Ramaekers said.
Weed May Not Ease Sleep Problems, Especially For Regular Users, Studies SayResearch since the 1970s has shown mixed results on weed's sleep-aiding benefits.
Weed Impairs Driving Skills Long After High Is Gone, Study FindsThe study, published Tuesday in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, asked chronic, heavy marijuana users to drive in a customized driving simulator.
Many Colorado Dispensaries Believe Weed Helps Expectant Mothers With Morning SicknessNearly 70 percent of marijuana dispensaries contacted during a health study in 2017 recommended that expectant moms suffering from morning sickness use marijuana.
Fake Pot Likely Tainted With Rat Poison Kills 3, Sickens 100Fake marijuana likely contaminated with rat poison has killed three people in Illinois and caused severe bleeding in more than 100 others, including a few in four other states.
Md. Regulators OK 12 New Medical Pot DispensariesMedical marijuana regulators in Maryland have approved 12 new dispensaries to open.
D.C. Activists To Seek Local Aid From CongressmanDistrict of Columbia activists plan to ask a congressman who wants to block the city from liberalizing its marijuana laws to handle a host of other local concerns.
Jail Time Replaced With Fines: Gov. O'Malley Signs Marijuana Decriminalization BillMaryland joins 17 other states in decriminalizing marijuana. Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a bill Monday that replaces jail time with fines for possession of small amounts.
Senate Passes Bill Allowing Doctors To Prescribe Medical MarijuanaMaryland's General Assembly is closer to a workable medical marijuana program.
Md. Senate Moves Forward On Bill To Decriminalize MarijuanaMaryland inches forward on a bill to decriminalize marijuana.
Committee Approves Marijuana Decriminalization The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on Friday approved a measure relegating marijuana possession to a civil offense. Three of the 11 Senators voted against the measure. Sen. Christopher Shank, D-Washington, who voted against it last year, said he was uncertain at the start of a meeting Friday. At the end of a 30-minute discussion, he held his nose and voted "yes."
Md. Lawmakers Move Forward On Marijuana BillsDespite a negative reception from Gov. Martin O’Malley, lawmakers are moving forward on bills to stop arresting people for small amounts of marijuana.
D.C. Council Panel Endorses Pot DecriminalizationDistrict of Columbia lawmakers have advanced legislation that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Pot Legalization Ballot Initiative Filed In D.C.Advocates for marijuana legalization want District of Columbia voters to decide whether possession of up to two ounces of pot should be legal in the city.