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The Cost of Marijuana Over Time

At American Addiction Centers, we like to keep an eye on substances, like drugs and alcohol, and how they change over time. Any change, such as price, potency, and distribution,...

How Does Smoking Marijuana Affect Your Weight?

Marijuana use has long been associated with incessant snacking. Smoking marijuana is known to increase one’s appetite – a sensation known colloquially as “the munchies.” Because of this common side...

Are Native American Tribes at Odds with State Marijuana Regulations?

It’s one more problem in a long line of complications as California attempts to set up a legal marijuana industry and marketplace across the state. American Indian tribes feel they...

CA Mother Questioned in Connection to Huge Marijuana Grow Operation

Big Marijuana Bust in California When a 43-year-old mother from San Bernardino was questioned in connection to a considerable grow operation, the story went viral around the world. Dubbed a...

How Dangerous Is Marijuana When Laced with Another Drug?

Many individuals who are suffering from substance use disorders struggle with multiple substances. This polydrug abuse may increase the risk of negative effects because of how drugs can interact in the...

Does Marijuana Really Increase the Risk of Depression?

Marijuana comes from the cannabis plant and is one of the most commonly abused drugs in the United States. Recently, numerous states have legalized the use of marijuana for medicinal...

15 People in LA Hospitalized after Synthetic Marijuana Use

A little over a year ago, more than 160 people were hospitalized in New York over a two-week period after ingesting synthetic cannabinoids. Last fall, 13 people got sick after...

Will California Delay Recreational Marijuana Sales? 

On election day, California residents voted “yes” on Prop 64, making recreational marijuana legal for sale and use for adults over the age of 21 starting on January 1, 2018. However,...

What Is the Difference between CBD and THC?

Marijuana is one of the most commonly used drugs today, and thanks to new legalization legislation, it is becoming even more popular. A 2016 Gallup poll revealed that 13 percent...

What Are the Dangers of Pesticide-Laced Pot?

The public’s perception of marijuana has changed wildly since the Controlled Substances Act was passed in 1970. Though the federal government still considers marijuana a Schedule I substance, 26 states...

Can Smoking Marijuana Impair Your Driving?

Marijuana use can distort the senses, slow reaction time, and impair judgment and coordination, making it highly dangerous to drive under the influence of the drug. It is a mind-altering...

How to Know If Someone Is High

Marijuana is the most frequently used illicit substance in the United States. Public, and youth, perception of the dangers of marijuana use are waning with looser regulations and increasing legalizations...

Spice Overdose and Side Effects

Synthetic cannabinoids consist of a number of mind-altering substances that are synthetically produced and marketed as liquids for use with e-cigarettes or added to dried plant material and intended to...

What Is the Difference between Marijuana Buds and Extract?

As with many types of drugs, marijuana comes in multiple forms that are used in different ways. However, individuals who use these drugs may not be aware of the various...

What Is a Dab and How Is It Abused?

Dabbing has recently been growing in popularity as a different way of using marijuana, especially in states where marijuana use is legal. What is Dabbing? Dabbing is the process of...

Marijuana Use among Women

Marijuana, a property of the cannabis plant, has been around since 6000 BC, Erowid reports. It is unknown exactly how long this drug has been used in an abusive manner. However, what...

Marijuana Abuse

Marijuana is the most common drug of abuse in America. In real numbers, according to the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an estimated 22 million Americans aged 12 or...

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