Synthetic Marijuana Deaths In Prison Are A Growing Problem

Synthetic Marijuana Deaths In Prison Are A Growing Problem

Synthetic cannabis is quickly becoming the most widely used substance in the American prison system. Amid increasing reports of synthetic marijuana deaths in prisons, states across the country are ramping up security measures to curb the number of overdoses among inmates and prison staff alike. “This is a national phenomenon—Ohio, Mississippi, Arkansas and others—have all [...]
Cannabis Users Are Less Overweight Than Non-Users

Cannabis Users Are Less Overweight Than Non-Users

If you were to guess based on stereotypes alone, you might assume that cannabis users—after years of late-night “munchies” expeditions to the supermarket snack isle—would be more overweight, on average, than non-users. But new research indicates it’s actually the other way around, reports Marijuana Moment. According to a study from Indiana University, regular cannabis users [...]
South Africa’s Highest Court Has Legalised The Use Of Cannabis By Adults

South Africa’s Highest Court Has Legalised The Use Of Cannabis By Adults

South Africa's top court says adults can use marijuana in private. The Constitutional Court on Tuesday upheld a provincial court's ruling in a case involving Gareth Prince, who advocates the decriminalization of the drug. Prince says cannabis should be regulated in the same way as alcohol and tobacco. Government authorities have said cannabis is harmful [...]