Cannabis-smoking couples are 'less likely to engage in domestic violence'

Study found the more often couple smoked cannabis, they less likely they were to engage in aggressive acts towards each other. Husbands and wives who frequently smoke cannabis are less likely to engage in domestic violence than those who consume the drug less regularly, a new study has suggested.   Researchers from Yale University, University of Buffalo and Rutgers followed 634 married couples for nine years. They found that when.. Read More

Judge REFUSES to jail cancer victim who has twice been caught growing cannabis for pain relief

Jonathan Yates, 65, whose throat has been badly damaged by radiation treatment for tongue cancer, says cannabis is the only effective pain killer he can find Jonathan Yates and Judge William Hart A judge today refused to jail a cancer victim who has twice been caught growing cannabis – saying he would ‘not be able to live with himself’ if he locked him up. Jonathan Yates, 65, whose throat has.. Read More

In States With Medical Marijuana, Painkiller Deaths Drop by 25%

A jar of medical marijuana is displayed at the California Heritage Market in Los Angeles.David McNew / REUTERS Filed Under: Tech & Science, Marijuana, Medical marijuana, Drug Overdoses America has a major problem with prescription pain medications like Vicodin and OxyContin. Overdose deaths from these pharmaceutical opioids have approximately tripled since 1991, and every day 46 people die of such overdoses in the United States. However, in the 13 states.. Read More