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Marijuana Vaping Keeps Rising Among...

on December 26, 2019 by

…but was surprised at the magnitude of increase.… This translates to millions of adolescents,”

TeenPsychosis, Addiction Marijuana A...

on December 26, 2019 by

Begin using cannabis before age 18 are 4 to 7 times more likely than adults to develop marijuana use disorder

Teen Marijuana Use May Have Next...

on November 11, 2019 by

How a parent’s use of marijuana, past or present, can influence their child’s substance use and well-being

legalized Pot Opens Teens2Other Forms Of...

on August 11, 2019 by

The bad news is that other modes of ingestion — edibles and dabbing, especially — can be risky due to higher levels…

Early, Regular Cannabis Use Seen To...

on July 8, 2019 by

Early and regular cannabis use by youth and alterations in brain circuits that support aspects of executive functioning

Pot Use By U.S. Teens Has Jumped 10-fold...

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As society relaxes its rules around marijuana, U.S. teens seem to be responding by using the drug in much bigger numbers than…

States That Legalized Pot Now Facing...

on June 23, 2019 by

“Underage kids have unbelievable access to nuclear-strength weed,” Poses serious risks to adolescents’ physical and mental health

Where Marijuana Is Legal, Many Teens...

on March 3, 2019 by

Where pot is legal, teens smoking pot and then getting behind the wheel of a car is common

Teen Pot Use Linked To Depression,...

on March 3, 2019 by

Were also more than three times as likely to attempt suicide between the ages of 18 and 32.

Pot Problems

on January 6, 2019 by

Pot’s increasing potency could make it more likely that toking will interfere with users’ lives

Canada’s Mixed Pot Message To...

on November 24, 2018 by

Marijuana is legal now, but please don’t smoke it

Legal Pot And Car Crashes: Yes, There...

on November 21, 2018 by

More drivers admit to using marijuana, and it is showing up more frequently among people involved in crashes,”

When Kids Give Up Pot, Their Cognition...

on November 3, 2018 by

Marijuana use in adolescents is associated with reduced neurocognitive functioning, but when adolescents stop using the drug, their verbal learning and memory…

Pot Replacing Tobacco, Booze As Teens’...

on June 2, 2018 by

In an analysis of nationwide surveys from between 20014 and 2014, researchers have found that pot is increasingly replacing cigarettes and alcohol…

Teens Are Choosing Marijuana As Their...

on May 25, 2018 by

Youth aged 12-21 dramatically increased first-time consumption of marijuana a over alcohol and tobacco.

More U.S. Parents Smoking Pot Around...

on May 19, 2018 by

Progress made in limiting kids’ exposure to secondhand smoke could be undermined by the increasing popularity of smoking marijuana among parent

More Pregnant Women Are Using Pot

on December 27, 2017 by

More pregnant women seem to be using pot — sometimes to ease the nausea of morning sickness or heightened anxiety

Sex And Drugs

on October 30, 2017 by

U.S. study links marijuana use to more intercourse

Is Getting Wasted Really A Big Deal?

on September 17, 2017 by

“Mom, smoking weed really isn’t a big deal.”

Marijuana Tied To High Blood Pressure

on August 23, 2017 by

The longer they used Marijuana the more likely they were to have hypertension

Chronic Depression In Young Teens Tied...

on July 21, 2017 by

Research carried out by scientists investigating depression in early teenage years and the use of marijuana later in life has found a…

Legal Pot And Car Crashes: Yes, There&...

on June 23, 2017 by

More drivers admit to using pot, and it is showing up more frequently among people involved in crashes

10 Big, Biblical Reasons Teens Should...

on June 20, 2017 by

Clearly a Biblically comprehensive case against smoking weed

Marijuana May Make Your Gums Go To Pot

on June 7, 2017 by

People who use it frequently twice as likely to have periodontal disease, researchers say

Legalized Pot Sends More Teens To ER

on May 14, 2017 by

A Colorado children’s hospital saw 4 times as many marijuana-intoxicated teenagers land in its ER or urgent care centers following legalization of…

Infographic: Marijuana And The Teen...

on May 10, 2017 by

With legalization of marijuana happening in a growing number of states, it’s easy for kids to buy the lie that marijuana…

Cannabis Use In Adolescence Linked to...

on May 1, 2017 by

Cannabis in other ways during adolescence may serve as a catalyst for schizophrenia in individuals already susceptible to the disorder

How Will Canadian Marijuana Legalization...

on April 5, 2017 by

They believe that it will keep marijuana out of the hands of minors. What do you think?

Pot + Booze = Skidding College Grades

on March 26, 2017 by

Too much alcohol may not do long-term damage to a college student’s GPA, but adding marijuana to the mix can send grades…

As Pot Legalization Advances,...

on March 5, 2017 by

The (AAP) is urging doctors to protect children from the harms of marijuana as the nation becomes increasingly tolerant of the drug’s…

Smart Kids Prone To Dumb Choices On Pot,...

on February 27, 2017 by

A new study finds that brainy students are more likely to drink or try marijuana, but they stayed away from tobacco

Infographic: The Latest On Teen Drug Use

on January 20, 2017 by

Monitoring The Future Study: 2016

Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana...

on January 10, 2017 by

Marijuana use increased and the drug’s perceived harmfulness decreased among eighth- and 10th-graders in Washington after marijuana was legalized for recreational use…

Fewer Teens Doing Drugs Than Ever Before

on December 18, 2016 by

American teenagers are the best behaved they’ve ever been — drinking and smoking less and doing fewer drugs than their predecessors in…

Voting ‘Yes’ For...

on November 10, 2016 by

by Dr. Manny Alvarez

Commercialization Of Legal Pot Has Led...

on November 10, 2016 by

over 11% of Colorado’s (teens) use pot. 40% increase in drug-related suspensions and expulsions — the vast majority from marijuana

Teen Use Of Opioids Linked To Marijuana

on November 10, 2016 by

Teens who take opioid painkillers without a prescription also often use cannabis, according to a new study

Marijuana legalization….

on November 9, 2016 by

California, Florida voters say yes

Going To Pot? New York Proposal Calls...

on August 30, 2016 by

25 States currently have medical marijuana, but this is the first year that any states will allow the drug in schools.

Teen Alcohol, Pot Use Linked to Poor...

on June 25, 2016 by

Teens who use both pot and alcohol during middle and high school are more likely to have poor academic performance and mental…

My Child Is Abusing Drugs And Alcohol...

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Trend Alert

Age When Teens Start Using Marijuana...

on February 22, 2016 by

A new study shows that the age at which an adolescent starts using marijuana affects which parts of the brain will be…

Marijuana May Affect Verbal Memory

on February 2, 2016 by

Years of smoking pot may have an effect on a person’s verbal memory

Flashback: A New Way To Get High...

on February 2, 2016 by

Marijuana ‘Dabbing’ Is ‘Exploding Onto The Drug-Use Scene’

Legal US Pot Sales Soar To $5.4B In 2015

on February 2, 2016 by

“You won’t find another industry growing at that kind of clip”: ArcView Group CEO

Marijuana Poses Serious Consequences For...

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But Not Adults

Can We Please Stop Pretending Marijuana...

on December 18, 2015 by

The truth is it can indeed mean trouble, especially for young people.

High School Seniors Now Prefer Marijuana...

on December 17, 2015 by

Daily marijuana use surpassed cigarettes

Smoking High-Strength Pot May Damage...

on December 1, 2015 by

High levels of skunk use affect the brain’s white matter, making communication between the right and left hemispheres less efficient

4 Ways Marijuana Is More Harmful For...

on November 5, 2015 by

legalization is frightening because…

Commercialization Of Legal Pot Has Led...

on September 22, 2015 by

over 11% of Colorado’s (teens) use pot. 40% increase in drug-related suspensions and expulsions — the vast majority from marijuana.

Teens Vaping Marijuana

on September 13, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use...

on September 13, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

legislators Demand Online Retailers Stop...

on September 6, 2015 by

Synthetic Weed Leaving Streets Full Of ‘Zombies’

Medical Marijuana Ads May Prompt Pot Use...

on July 12, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Teens Who Use Marijuana Due To ...

on July 12, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Study: Legalizing Medical Marijuana May...

on June 17, 2015 by

Since 1996, 23 states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana

Less Teen Sleep Linked To More Alcohol,...

on May 24, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Colorado Lawmakers Approve Medical...

on May 8, 2015 by

It would allow parents or caregivers, to come into schools and administer marijuana in the form of a patch

Study: Pot Users May Have ‘FALSE...

on April 24, 2015 by

Brains scans showed users have a less active hippocampus area associated with storing/retrieving memories

Cannabis Culture

on April 22, 2015 by

A new shopper’s high for Marijuana-themed products are smoking hot

420 Day: A Physician’s Take On Pot

on April 21, 2015 by

The citizens of Washington and Colorado made a mistake when they voted to legalize pot

WATCH: Fascinating New Neurological...

on April 21, 2015 by

A look at the science behind it

San Francisco Preps For 4/20 Celebration...

on April 20, 2015 by

Last year, the city spent $100,000 on extra police, and to clean up the mess left behind

Burrito Anthem For Stoners

on April 20, 2015 by

Ben & Jerry’s Has Brought Back Apple’s ‘1984’ Will this be the official snack of 4/20?

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Upsets...

on April 2, 2015 by

“We have the Montessori school just down the bike path… Children go by here all the time,”

Survey: Teen Marijuana Use Declines Even...

on December 17, 2014 by

Students in the two lower grades reported that marijuana is less available than it once was

Pot Proponents Look To California After...

on November 6, 2014 by

Waiting until the presidential election year in 2016, with its anticipated bumper crop of younger voters

Democrat Governor: Legalizing Pot Was ...

on October 9, 2014 by

A New Study Proves Him Right

Teens Getting High A Little Less Often;...

on September 19, 2014 by

…but marijuana use remained constant with teens

Teenagers Who Smoke Marijuana Daily Are...

on September 15, 2014 by

They’re also 60% less likely to graduate college and seven times more likely to attempt suicide

Alcohol Causes More Problems Than...

on September 14, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

Using Lots of Pot Turns Teens Dopey

on August 28, 2014 by

…is not safe and may result in addiction and neurocognitive damage, especially in youth

Flashback: Obama: Marijuana no more...

on August 28, 2014 by

As has been well documented, I smoked pot as a kid, and I view it as a bad habit and a vice,…

Sarah Silverman Shows Off Marijuana Pipe...

on August 26, 2014 by

She told an NBC reporter that it contained liquid pot

The Clutches Of Controlled Substances

on August 24, 2014 by

A Growing Number of Teens Are Caught In Their Grip

Police Warn About Dangerous New Drug

on August 14, 2014 by

From the oils of marijuana plants and has a very high concentration of THC. Street names Honeycomb, Butter and Wax

‘Spice’ (synthetic pot) Is A...

on August 5, 2014 by

Family of teen who died after smoking synthetic pot warns others to stay away from the powerful and unpredictable drug

The Great Marijuana Ruse

on July 29, 2014 by

63% of those convicted on a Federal level were Hispanic. Just 11% were black

Students Start ‘Uber For Marijuana’...

on June 20, 2014 by

“Canary is an on-demand service that allows you to get cannabis delivered right to your doorstep,”

Middle School Pot Cookie Plot In Home...

on May 2, 2014 by

Two of the students were charged with felony, while the two other teens are each facing a misdemeanor

Marijuana Is Harmful

on April 29, 2014 by

Debunking 7 Myths Arguing It’s Fine

Ask A Pothead?

on April 25, 2014 by

Watters asks attendants of a Denver pot celebration about a new study on the damages of smoking marijuana

Marijuana Has Come A Long Way Since Last...

on April 22, 2014 by

Here’s a look at the last 12 months of marijuana milestones

3rd-Graders Caught Smoking Pot In Sonora...

on March 6, 2014 by

“(I’m) shocked. To be in third grade and have their own pipe,”

Miley Cyrus Gives Away Rolling Papers...

on February 18, 2014 by

A 12-pack retails for $65, and has become somewhat of a status symbol in hip hop circles

Students Getting High In School Using...

on February 17, 2014 by

I’m not sure how widespread the use of vaporizers for marijuana is

Heavy Teen Marijuana Use May Lead to...

on February 9, 2014 by

“We see that adolescents are at a very vulnerable stage neurodevelopmentally,”

Flashback: Teen Pot Use Could Hurt Brain...

on January 20, 2014 by

Young pot smokers could be damaging brain structures critical to memory and reasoning

Alaska closer to becoming 3rd state to...

on January 14, 2014 by

The proposal similar to one passed in Colorado legalizes the growing, buying and consumption of marijuana

Marijuana, Teenagers and Youth Ministry

on January 13, 2014 by

By Greg Stier

Flashback: Lolli-Pots

on January 6, 2014 by

Candy Laced With Prescription or Illicit Drugs

Million Dollar Marijuana day! ….to...

on January 4, 2014 by

Colorado Marijuana Sales Surpass $1 Million On First Day: Shop Owners

Colorado Readies For ‘Green Wednesday...

on January 1, 2014 by

The unveiling of the nation’s first legal pot industry

Increasing Marijuana Use in High School

on December 18, 2013 by

Marijuana is slowly rising, while the use of alcohol and almost every other drug is falling

Pot problems In Colorado Schools...

on December 10, 2013 by

“When we have middle school kids show up with a half an ounce, that is shocking to me,”

Teens Love Portable Pot Vaporizers

on December 10, 2013 by

Pocket hookahs proliferate with young marijuana users

Flashback: More Students are Smoking Pot...

on December 10, 2013 by

Survey Reveals Extent of Teen Substance Abuse

1 in 3 Bipolar Teens Become Substance...

on October 7, 2013 by

“we appear to have this window of two to three years during which we can attempt to prevent substance abuse in these…

Trying—and Failing—to Host an...

on June 10, 2013 by

“Every one of my friends smokes weed and drinks, Mom. Every one you’ve ever seen.”