Taking pills with the non-psychoactive elements, not smoking it.
Working out could give pot users an extra high — but that may not be as much a boon as users might think.
The war on drugs may have ended today.
Differences in the way the media have covered Trayvon Martin and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s cannabis use are a troubling reminder of the racism that still largely prevents us from seeing drugs as a health issue
How marijuana contributes to weight loss — and a reduced risk of diabetes; researchers zero in on the first genes associated with postpartum depression; and ADHD in childhood may be linked to obesity later in life. These are the stories making health news this week; for more, visit TIME Health & Family.
Toking up may help marijuana users to stay slim and lower their risk of developing diabetes, according to the latest study, which suggests that cannabis compounds may help in controlling blood sugar.
Public support for legalizing marijuana has never been higher, but the latest studies show recreational use is linked with prescription drug misuse.
Two new studies add to the confusion over the health effects of marijuana.
A new study challenges previous work that found a link between marijuana use and lower IQ, but the authors of the original paper stand by their findings.
New York City police boosted arrests for public possession of marijuana in recent years, on the assumption that the action would improve public safety.