A study has revealed that vaporizing cannabis can decrease a pot smoker’s chance of developing a dependence on nicotine and tobacco. The study was published in the Addiction journal late last year. Cannabis users who are choosing to vaporize their cannabis, over smoking it, may find themselves less likely to pick up a cigarette habit.… Read More


Researchers as Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health just published a study about some of the ways in which medical marijuana can help replace opioids. The found that the number of deadly car crashed involving opioid use is lower in states with medical marijuana programs. This study is the latest in growing body of… Read More


Britain’s GW Pharmaceuticals Plc said its experimental cannabis-derived drug for a rare form of childhood epilepsy succeeded in a third late-stage U.S. study. Both tested doses of the drug, epidiolex, were found to have induces a statistically significant improvement in reducing seizures in patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), GW said on Monday. LGS is a… Read More


Researchers at the University of Miami recently engaged in a study to find a link between marijuana and body weight. The results of the study, published in the Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, may come as a surprise. Despite the stereotypical picture of a cannabis user as fat and lazy, the findings suggest… Read More


On Tuesday, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch acknowledges that the consumption of cannabis does not lea a person to use harder drugs. Lynch’s public statement may be the clearest repudiation yet of the mythical “gateway theory” originally created by drug czar Harry Ansliger in the 150s. Lynch made the statement during a town hall meeting… Read More