There’s New Science Linking Marijuana to Uncontrollable Vomiting

More people are in the emergency room for uncontrollable vomiting, also known as cyclical vomiting syndrome (CVS), following marijuana legalization, according to a new study. According to the analysis published Friday in JAMA Network Open and sponsored by The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Colorado has seen over 800,000 emergency room reports of vomiting between 2013 and 2018,Continue reading “There’s New Science Linking Marijuana to Uncontrollable Vomiting”

Want children? Don’t get baked!

A new study by a Tulane University researcher suggests that regular marijuana use can cause fertility problems in men. “This is one of the first studies that show a decline in sperm quality in current and past marijuana smokers, compared to non-smokers,” said the study’s lead author, Tulane assistant professor of urology Dr. Omer A.Continue reading “Want children? Don’t get baked!”

Your Weed Isn’t Your Father’s or Grandfather’s Weed

Nowadays, weed is more than 300 percent stronger than the stuff from the mid-1990s. “THC content has gone through the roof while the amounts of CBD and other constituents that might mitigate the negative effects of THC have gone down,” says Staci Gruber, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and director of theContinue reading “Your Weed Isn’t Your Father’s or Grandfather’s Weed”