Legal Marijuana for Parents, but Not Their Kids

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

New York Times 18 August 2014 When the antidrug educator Tim Ryan talks to students, he often asks them what they know about marijuana. “It’s a plant,” is…

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Medical Marijuana Research Hits Wall of U.S. Law

Monday, August 11, 2014

New York Times 9 August 2014 Nearly four years ago, Dr. Sue Sisley, a psychiatrist at the University of Arizona, sought federal approval to study marijuana’s effectiveness in…

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Dope smokers ‘muddying waters’

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Stuff co.nz 3rd August 2014 Debate over medical cannabis has been hijacked by “nuisance” campaigners who are making it harder for people with serious diseases, says Associate Health…

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Colorado sees rise in number of homeless after cannabis legalised

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Telegraph 28 July 2014 Colorado’s legalisation of cannabis has led to an increase in the number of young people living on the streets, local shelters have said….

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Q&A on Marijuana

Monday, July 28, 2014

USA Today 27 July 2014 Doctors say they’re increasingly fielding questions about the safety of marijuana, as use of the drug rises and more communities consider legalizing it….

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Train crash driver had ‘smoked cannabis’

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Stuff co.nz 24 July 2014 The driver of a train that crashed in Lower Hutt two months ago tested positive for cannabis use. The Transport Accident investigation Commission…

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Welfare Cash for Weed in Colorado

Thursday, July 24, 2014

National Review Online 22 July 2014 For the past six months, welfare beneficiaries in Colorado have repeatedly withdrawn their cash benefits at marijuana retailers and dispensaries, according to…

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Medical marijuana laws unlikely to win support

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Canberra Times 21 July 2014 A Greens push for terminally and chronically ill Canberrans to be allowed to use marijuana as part of treatment and pain management appears…

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Smoking cannabis DOES increase risk of anxiety & depression

Monday, July 14, 2014

MailOnline 14 July 2014 Smoking cannabis does increase the risk of depression and anxiety, a new study has concluded. U.S. researchers found the brains of users were less…

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Marijuana sales begin in Washington state

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Stuff co.nz 9 July 2014 Eager customers lined up before dawn on Tuesday (local time) as Washington became the second US state to allow the sale of marijuana…

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