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Marijuana Exceeding Alcohol Use in Drivers

Forbes.com recently published an article titled “More Drivers Now Stoned Than Drunk, Survey Says.” The article discusses the fact that operating a vehicle under the influence of marijuana or prescription drugs is quickly exceeding drunk driving the United States. 230 more words

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Why Drug Testing is Now More Important Than Ever

If you’re an HR manager, CEO, or small business owner, listen up: you can’t keep putting off your workplace drug testing program.

Whether you’ve been avoiding employment drug testing as a cost cutting measure or you simply don’t find it necessary to drug test your workforce, it’s time to reconsider your position. 352 more words

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Which U.S. States Smoke the Most Marijuana?

Answer: Not the ones you’d expect. Just like how many recreational users of marijuana are not your stereotypical stoner, the states where marijuana is most-regularly used are not Colorado or California. 94 more words

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Will Massachusetts Begin Taxing Medical Marijuana?

Passed in 2012, Massachusetts’ medical marijuana law allows registered patients with a diagnosed medical condition, including Parkinson’s disease, glaucoma, HIV/AIDs, Krohn’s disease, hepatitis C, and cancer, to possess a 60-day supply of marijuana for personal medical use. 445 more words


Lawmakers Looking to Ban Synthetic Marijuana in Massachusetts

Massachusetts is fairly lenient state it comes to marijuana. Though full legalization of marijuana has yet to come to our state, a 2008 law decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana, and a 2012 initiative eliminated penalties for medical use and possession of a 60-day supply of marijuana for individuals with state-issued cards. 417 more words

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New Findings on Marijuana Usage & Its Effects on the Brain

Supporters of legalizing marijuana have long said that the drug has no proven harmful effects — but recent research from Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital might prove these claims unfounded. 406 more words

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Casual pot usage linked to physical brain changes

According to this USA Today article and a few other headlines from today, a new study (published in The Journal of Neuroscience) shows that causal marijuana use leads to physical brain alterations. 163 more words