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Marijuana, Cocaine, and Amphetamines are a Common Occurrence in Car Crash Fatalities

Marijuana, Cocaine, and Amphetamines are a Common Occurrence in Car Crash Fatalities

WSJ Team June 23, 2011 0

A new study led by Researchers with the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation in Calverton, MD, stated that drugs other than alcohol are a common occurrence in car crash fatalities. The drugs that were

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Marijuana Myths: Busted

Marijuana Myths: Busted

WSJ Team February 15, 2011 6

Myth: Marijuana is an addictive drug. Fact: Marijuana is not physically addicting. Medical studies rank marijuana as less habit forming than caffeine. The legal drugs of nicotine and alcohol can be as addicting as

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Cocaine, Opiate, and Cannabinoid Infant Mortality Study

Cocaine, Opiate, and Cannabinoid Infant Mortality Study

WSJ Team February 9, 2011 3

A study led by researchers from the Department of Pediatrics, Hutzel Hospital, the Children’s Hospital of Michigan, and Wayne State University was conducted to determine the mortality rate during the first two years of

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Why is Vaporizing Marijuana Better than Smoking?

Why is Vaporizing Marijuana Better than Smoking?

WSJ Team January 25, 2011 3

A study led Donald I. Abrams, at the University of California San Francisco was conducted to test the efficacy and safety of vaporizing the active chemicals in marijuana. When marijuana is smoked harmful chemicals

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Mortality Marijuana Studies

Mortality Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 4

A large and extensive study was led and sponsored by Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco, California. The study observed 65171 men and women aged between 15 and 49 years old over an average time

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La Guardia Committee Report

La Guardia Committee Report

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A major study conducted in 1939 through 1944, was sponsored by Fiorello La Guardia the Mayor of New York City, was conducted to see the detrimental effects marijuana has on people. The study gave

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IQ Marijuana Studies

IQ Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 1

A study led by Peter Fried, Barbara Watkinson, Deborah James, and Robert Gray at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada was conducted to see the effect of marijuana on IQ. In order to gauge marijuana’s effect on the brain

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Gateway Theory Marijuana Studies

Gateway Theory Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by Ralph E. Tarter, Ph.D., Michael Vanyukov, Ph.D., Maureen Reynolds, Ph.D., Levent Kirisci, Ph.D., also of the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Pharmacy; and Duncan Clark, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of

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Depression Marijuana Studies

Depression Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by Valerie S. Harder, Andrew R. Morral, & Jeremy Arkes at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore was conducted to see whether marijuana use could cause depression. The study conducted an interview of 8759 men and women between

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Colon Treatment Marijuana Studies

Colon Treatment Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

The Mayo Clinic conducted a study on the effects of THC on the lower digestive system. 52 volunteers were given a dose of 7.5 mg of Marinol or a placebo. 30 of the subjects

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