Pot smoking and laziness are often thought to go hand in hand and when you talk to people who don’t know a lot about the culture of cannabis consumers, the couch potato is often the portrayal they have in mind.
According to the College Station Police Department, two teens have been arrested on drug charges after they pocket-dialed 911.
Marijuana has been intertwined with race and ethnicity in America since well before the word “marijuana” was coined. The drug, my colleague Gene Demby recently wrote, has a disturbing case of multiple personality disorder: It’s a go-to pop culture punch line. It’s the foundation of a growing recreational and medicinal
A study published in The International Journal of Neurophamacology points to Cannabidiol (CBD) as a cause of Neurogenesis in the brain. Specifically, this birth of new neurons occurred in the Hippocampus, an area typically associated with conscious memory and navigation. Neurogenesis is responsible for creating new neurons within the brain. These neurons process and carry information to
The US border patrol is busting people daily as they cross through border checkpoints. Recent busts in Sarita, Texas have netted 3,500 pounds of cannabis from two 18-wheelers. The number of busts are so high, that many towns are struggling to prosecute all of the cases. In many instances they
Russ Belville, the host of 420Radio.org recently spoke at the Texas Regional NORML Conference held by DFW NORML on the topic of the new rhetoric being used by prohibitionists and how to effectively debate on behalf of marijuana reform.
Cheyanne Weldon, Executive Director of Texas NORML, speaks at the Texas Regional NORML Conference held in Fort Worth and hosted by DFW NORML.
Study: Marijuana Use Associated With Decreased Symptoms Of Opiate Withdrawal In Subjects Undergoing Methadone Treatment
The use of cannabis is associated with mitigated symptoms of opiate withdrawal in subjects undergoing methadone maintenance treatment, according to a data published online in The American Journal on Addictions. Read more: http://norml.org/news/2013/07/18/study-marijuana-use-associated-with-decreased-symptoms-of-opiate-withdrawal-in-subjects-undergoing-methadone-treatment
Community Leaders From Across The Country Head To Austin For Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America Training Institute July 21-25
More than 1,700 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from across the country will convene in Austin, Texas next week for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s (CADCA) 2013 Mid-Year Training Institute, held July 21-25 at the Hilton Austin.
A woman was arrested and accused of selling cannabis in the parking lot of a business in Kearney.
Investigators believe eradication efforts on the border are causing members of the drug cartel to re-think their strategy of smuggling drugs into the U.S. Many parts of our seven county region of the Brazos Valley consist of very rural areas — all of which authorities say have become a prime
Despite all the statements by the DEA over the years denying the medical benefits of cannabis, a recent government sponsored study at the University of California Center for Medicinal Cannabis concluded marijuana has legitimate medicinal benefits, including relief from chronic pain.The study also found that reclassification is needed immediately to