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Does Smoking Weed Improve Your Driving?

It may be surprising, but many people report that they are more attentive behind the wheel when they are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Some say that because...

Risks of Abuse: High-Potency Marijuana and the Brain

The results of another study have been released that demonstrate the damaging effects of marijuana use. This study, according to HealthDay, suggests that nerve fibers that conduct communication signals between...

Can Marijuana Be Abused?

One of the pervasive myths about marijuana is that it is a “safe” recreational drug. Proponents of marijuana, particularly for medical use, claim that it is less harmful than alcohol....

Legal Marijuana in Nevada

If there’s anywhere in America where recreational marijuana was going to be legalized, it would be Nevada. The state behind Sin City is already well-known for its regulated prostitution and...

It’s Official: Nevada Gaming Commission Is Saying ‘No’ to Marijuana

There is an ongoing discussion among members of the Nevada Gaming Commission regarding the new legal status of recreational marijuana in the state. Recently, they came to some solid conclusions...

Marijuana & Guns: Another Conflict Caused by Legalization in Nevada

What many people do not realize in states where marijuana is legal for medicinal or recreational use is that using marijuana, no matter its legal status, can have a big...

Will Rising Medical Marijuana Prices Drive Buyers to the Black Market?

Within a week of opening up sales for legal recreational marijuana use in Nevada, supplies were running low for both those who used the drug for medical purposes and those...

Recreational Marijuana Sales May Be Delayed in NV

Though Nevada voted in the legal use of recreational marijuana across the state – and all that implies in terms of producing, distributing, and selling the drug – it may...

Will the Feds Squash Legalized Marijuana in Nevada?

When Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently touched upon his views on marijuana legalization, many states, including Nevada, reacted with great alarm.  What he said was: “I won’t commit to never...

Nevada Legalizes Marijuana

Though the focus was on the unexpected results of the presidential election, voters across the country were voicing their opinion on a range of other issues as well. In Nevada,...

Is It Possible to Overdose on Marijuana?

An overdose means that a person has taken a large enough amount of a drug for it to be toxic. Overdoses are not always fatal. They depend on how much...

What Are the Long-term Concerns of Marijuana Use?

Marijuana is one of the most frequently abused illicit drugs in the United States. In fact, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, there are more than 22 million people...

How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your System? (Urine, Saliva, Hair)

The amount of time marijuana remains in your system depends on many factors, such as how much THC is in the marijuana, how often you use, how much you use,...

Should Nevada Legalize Recreational Marijuana?

Question 2, or the Nevada Marijuana Legalization Initiative, will be on the ballot on November 8, and the debate is getting heated across the state.   If approved, the measure...

Accidents Related to Marijuana Double in WA after Legalization

In the ongoing debate over whether or not marijuana should be legalized for medicinal and/or recreational use in the US, one of the points of contention is whether or not...

Marijuana Legalization and Decriminalization

The criminal justice approach to viewing drug use in the United States is associated with some interesting statistics: In 2014, over 1.5 million arrests were made for violations of drug laws,...

Risks of Abuse: High-Potency Marijuana and the Brain 

The results of another study have been released that demonstrate the damaging effects of marijuana use. This study, according to HealthDay, suggests that nerve fibers that conduct communication signals between...

The Great Marijuana Debate: Pros, Cons, and Federal Prohibition

Marijuana use, abuse, and addiction as well as legalization of the drug at the federal and state levels are issues that have taken the spotlight at more than a few...

Will 2016 Bring a ‘Marijuana Election’?

As campaigning for the 2016 election heats up, many debates and reporter questions have been focused on the candidates’ opinions of marijuana use for recreational purposes, medical use of marijuana,...

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