Health

Blunt products more popular in states where marijuana is legal

A study by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health finds that cigars commonly used to roll blunts—hollowed out cigars that are filled with marijuana and smoked—dominate the cigar marketplace ...

Addiction

Legalising marijuana can increase use: French study

Legalising marijuana can lead to increased use of the drug, according to a French study that looked at consumption levels in two US states and Uruguay in the midst of a debate over France's narcotics laws.

Health

Busted: France, Canada have most teen pot smokers

France and Canada have the highest percentage of 15-year-old pot smokers among 42 well-off nations surveyed by the World Health Organization, the UN agency said in a report Tuesday.

Health

Alaska regulators are first to OK marijuana use at pot shops

The board tasked with writing rules for Alaska's recreational marijuana industry voted Friday to allow for people to use pot at certain stores that will sell it, a first among the four states that have legalized the drug.

Health

Marijuana users substitute alcohol at 21

A recent study looked at marijuana and alcohol use in people between the ages of 18 and 24. It's probably not surprising that the results show a drastic increase in alcohol consumption in people just over 21; after all, that's ...

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