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Marijuana Use

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  • Pot-smoking teens experience mental slippage as adults

    Pot-smoking teens experience mental slippage as adults
    As they approach their 40th birthdays, adults who smoked marijuana early and often in life face a higher likelihood of sheering off IQ points and performing more poorly on tests of reasoning, attention and memory than those who smoked pot less often, says...
  • Marijuana smoking tied to testicular cancer: study

    Marijuana smoking tied to testicular cancer: study
    (Reuters) - Young men who had smoked marijuana recreationally were twice as likely to be diagnosed with testicular cancer than men who have never used marijuana, according to a U.S. study. Researchers whose findings appeared in the journal Cancer said...
  • High School Coach Accused of Smoking Pot With Students

    High School Coach Accused of Smoking Pot With Students
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Police arrested an assistant high school baseball coach Monday, accusing him of smoking marijuana with teenage students on a trip to a Dodger game. LAPD detectives arrested Kennedy High School assistant coach Pedro Cruz...
  • White and mixed-race youths rank high in alcohol, substance abuse

    White and mixed-race youths rank high in alcohol, substance abuse
    The first-ever survey of adolescent alcohol and drug abuse to recognize youths of mixed race or ethnicity has found that such kids hover closest to white adolescents in the rate at which they suffer substance abuse disorders. That is not reassuring,...
  • Pot tickets aren't new to suburban Chicago

    Pot tickets aren't new to suburban Chicago
    Chicago is engaged in a much-publicized debate over a proposal to ticket rather than arrest people busted with small amounts of marijuana, but in many suburbs, police have been doling out possession tickets for years under local ordinances. Fines and...
  • DEA raids multiple Seattle-area pot dispensaries

    DEA raids multiple Seattle-area pot dispensaries
    DEA agents, along with federal and local police officers, raided multiple marijuana dispensaries Tuesday under federal law that prohibits owners to distribute, sell and use medical marijuana. The coordinated sweep involved raids of five dispensaries...
  • Marijuana not a gateway drug?

    Marijuana not a gateway drug?
    Marijuana is thought by some to be a gateway drug among young people who eventually go on to try stronger substances. But that may be the exception rather than the rule, a new study finds. Researchers from the University of New Hampshire looked at data...
  • Betty Ford dies at 93; former first lady

    Betty Ford dies at 93; former first lady
    Former First Lady Betty Ford, who captivated the nation with her unabashed candor and forthright discussion of her personal battles with breast cancer, prescription drug addiction and alcoholism, has died. She was 93. Ford died Friday at the Eisenhower...
  • Study: 19% of Teens Have Driven High

     
    Just when I think I have this whole parenting thing figured out, the game changes. With my oldest daughter preparing for middle school next year, I feel like I have a pretty firm grip on the perils of upper elementary:......
  • Webliography: Marijuana decriminalization

     
    An array of sources on the subject of marijuana decriminalization. As always, feel free to add to this list in the comment thread. Marijuana Decriminalization & Its Impact on Use (an assortment of links to studies from the National Organization......
  • Baseball coach held on child endangerment charges

     
    A junior varsity baseball coach at a Granada Hills high school was arrested Monday on suspicion of child endangerment after he allegedly smoked marijuana with students, authorities said. Pedro Cruz Trujillo, 24, who worked at John F. Kennedy High School.....
  • Google search sends pot reform fears up in smoke

     
    Emanuel's reform to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana isn't all that radical Jon Krause illustration Powerful Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, had this to say Monday about Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to decriminalize possession of...