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What Is THC?

THC Defined: The Simple TruthWhat is THC? THC is the chemical that is found in marijuana that makes it intoxicating, psychoactive, or mind-altering.This chemical is found in the resin that is produced by the cannabis leaves and buds of the female cannabis plant. Understand that this plant contains more than 500 other chemicals. Part of …

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Marijuana and Education

Many argue that marijuana is a harmless drug that does more good than harm, but much of that depends upon how a person uses the drug. Are there medicinal applications for the cannabis plant that deserve more exploration? Most definitely. Even the American Academy of Family Physicians agrees that cannabis has some potentially medicinal properties. …

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Alcoholism, Cannabis Use Disorder Go Hand-in-Hand

Alcohol use disorder and cannabis use disorder are frequently co-occurring or comorbid substance problems in both teenagers and adults, a group of U.S.-based researchers report. Comorbid conditions are health problems that appear together in one person and cause more difficulties for that person than they would on their own. In a study published in January …

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Does Age at First Marijuana Use Affect Risks for Substance-Related Problems?

People who use marijuana/cannabis as teenagers expose themselves to a number of significant harms, including increased chances of developing an addiction to cannabis. In a study published in October 2014 in the Journal of Substance Use, a multinational research team explored the impact that a person’s age at first marijuana use has on the chances …

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10 Weirdest Pot Products

With medicinal marijuana legal in 25 states and recreational marijuana legal in four plus the District of Columbia, pot is becoming more and more mainstream. Entrepreneurs are now making the drug available in more than just blunts, bongs and brownies. Below, we take a look at some unusual cannabis products you may not yet know about.

Today’s Marijuana More Potent than Ever

With marijuana now legal in several states for medical and recreational use, it becomes increasingly important to consider the higher-than-ever potency of today’s cannabis. Many critics of marijuana legalization cite health concerns and addiction rates, especially among young people, as the major issues with making this drug legal and readily available. Among the Hispanic population …

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