Tag: marijuana

$1 Billion In Illegal Marijuana Seized During Record-Breaking Southern California Drug Bust

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest illegal marijuana bust in Los Angeles County history — which netted 373,000 plants that would ultimately have been worth...

Marijuana Use Tied to Higher Odds for Thoughts of Suicide

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Young adults who use marijuana appear to have an increased risk of suicidal...

Pot-Linked Poisoning Cases Rise as Edibles’ Popularity Booms

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Newfangled marijuana products — edibles, concentrates, vapes — are driving an overall increase...

Pot Use as a Teen, Less Success as an Adult?

MONDAY, March 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Teenage pot use can hamper a kid’s future chances of landing a good job with a large salary,...

Pot May Not Be the Best Rx for a Migraine

MONDAY, March 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) — If you decide to try pot to relieve your migraine, new research suggests you could be asking for...

More Legal Pot, More Teens Are Lighting Up

TUESDAY, Feb. 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) — As pot gains in acceptance among adults, teenagers appear to be more tempted to try it, a new...

Drugged Driving a Growing Threat on U.S. Roads

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Combining drugs with driving is a potentially deadly but all too common combination...

Cannabis stocks rally anew as $7 billion GW Pharma deal spurs interest in weed and its medical benefits

Cannabis stocks rallied anew on Wednesday, spurred on by news of a $7 billion deal for the first company to win U.S. regulatory approval for...

How Marijuana Affects Heart Failure

Can marijuana ease heart failure symptoms, or might it make the condition worse? A growing number of U.S. states have legalized pot for medical or...

U.S. Teen Vaping Rates Leveling Off, Remain High

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — After years of increases, nicotine and marijuana vaping among U.S. teens plateaued this...

Clear Election Winners: State Marijuana Reforms

Nov. 4, 2020 — Ballot measures to legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona and New Jersey, and both recreational and medical use in South Dakota, are...

Pot Users Need More Anesthesia, Painkillers: Study

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Marijuana users appear to need more anesthesia than nonusers, and also more...

Prenatal Pot Use Impacts Kid’s Future Mental Health

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Expectant mothers who smoke pot in pregnancy could increase their baby’s risk...

More Turn to Medical Marijuana for Arthritis Pain

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 28, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Lots of people are using medical marijuana to treat their...

4 scenarios for the future

Throughout the 2010s, marijuana was on a roll. Dozens of states and a couple of countries legalized it for recreational use; dozens more belatedly allowed...