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Does Marijuana Make You Thin?

Smoking pot might make you eat more, but despite that, marijuana users are often thinner than folks who don't light up. I'm probably going to catch some flack for this article, because a lot of folks…


Cooking with Cannabis: A Surprisingly Healthy Culinary Delight

Be a Cannabis Foodie When the first humans were rooting around for sustenance, ethnobotanist and Harvard educator Richard Evans Schultes writes, the sticky tops of raw cannabis were likely among th…


Where America is Divided On Marijuana (Infographic)

Marijuana use has changed dramatically over the past several years thanks to changes in the law. Get up to date on the latest legalization of one of the most controversial drug debates in American his…


10 Health Benefits of Marijuana

Marijuana frequently gets a bad rap. How much of it is deserved? After my earlier blog, “Should Marijuana Be Legalized?” I conducted research to find out the benefits and problems linked with marijuan…


Should Marijuana be Legalized?

The New York Times conducted a poll asking readers whether marijuana should be legalized or not. While I anticipated that many people favor legalizing marijuana, their results were still shocking: onl…


Forget Cannabis, The 3 Most Deadly Drugs Are Completely Legal

Regardless of where you stand on marijuana legalization, you have to admit: Marijuana is a fairly harmless drug in comparison to many other entirely legal drugs. While marijuana has 0 attributed death…


Cannabis — in Your Lotion?

Marijuana may ignite debate when it comes to legalization for medical consumption, but what about topical application? As it turns out, cannabis has tremendous potential in skincare. It is even the ey…


Pet Marijuana Poisoning On The Rise

The legalization of marijuana may very well end up having more positive effects than bad when it’s all said and done, but that doesn't mean it won’t pose new challenges. One of those is a rise in case…


Alcohol, Drugs & Your Teeth

What might make for a great night of partying can be bad news for your oral health. That shot of straight tequila, no big deal. But mix it into a margarita and you're asking for a mouthful of oral hea…


Obese Man Loses Custody of His Children

This morning I read the story about an Ottawa man who lost his children in a custody battle, at least in part due to his weight.  While the name of the man has not been released, according to The Glob…


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Funny -- I was just watching a NG show yesterday where they were testing pot, cocaine and alcohol on…

Working in rehab, for more years then I'd care to admit, I've found the use of pot for those with ch…

Wow some interesting comments here vilifying weed! I don't know if marijuana makes you "thinner", I …

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