May 20, 2013 — Despite its name, the "pot pig" experiment isn't an attempt to develop a new meaty treat for stoners. Instead, a Seattle butcher is feeding marijuana seeds, stems and root bulbs to swine as a cheeky money-saving measure.
Apr 1, 2013 — Name your issue — abortion, gun control, taxes, health policy — and it's likely that your state is moving in exactly the opposite direction from some of its neighbors.
Dec 18, 2012 — There are some warnings parents drill into their kids: no drinking, no smoking, don't do drugs. But now that two states have decriminalized recreational marijuana use, those conversations have become tougher.
Dec 11, 2012 — Children between the ages of 9 and 15 who went on eating binges at least once a week were more likely to use marijuana or to show strong signs of depression as those who didn't. There's no proof of cause and effect, but the researchers say it's another reason parents and doctors should keep an eye on kids' eating habits.
Nov 6, 2012 — Maine and Maryland are the first states to approve marriage rights for same-sex couples by popular vote. Voters in Colorado and Washington state pass measures legalizing marijuana usage for any purpose, while a similar proposal is rejected in Oregon.
Aug 9, 2012 — Maastricht recently passed a law banning foreigners from buying marijuana.
Jun 22, 2012 — Fibromyalgia patients have limited treatment options, but a Canadian study finds that those who self-medicate with marijuana were more likely to have poor mental health and to seek other drugs.
Jan 10, 2012 — Cigarettes are bad for lungs, but marijuana smoke so much at least for moderate pot smokers. That's the word from researchers to tracked the lung function of cigarette and marijuana smokers for 20 years. But the lungs of heavy pot smokers didn't fare so well.
Feb 9, 2011 — Australian researchers found that marijuana users who developed psychosis were 2.7 years younger than nonusers who became psychotic. Other sort of substance abuse sped up psychosis by two years, but alcohol alone showed no effect.
Oct 19, 2010 — A recent government survey suggests marijuana use is on the rise among teens. Guest blogger and mom Leslie Morgan Steiner experimented with the drug as a youngster and wonders if her kids will do the same.