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Marijuana

Stuff you should know about marijuana addiction.

Marijuana vs Alcohol: Pot May Not Be as Safe as You Think
3 years ago

Marijuana vs Alcohol: Pot May Not Be as Safe as You Think

Marijuana vs Alcohol: popular sentiment has long maintained that smoking cannabis is a relatively safe activity. However, marijuana may be more addictive than alcohol. According to new research, one in six teenagers …
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Driving Drunk vs Driving High
3 years ago

Driving Drunk vs Driving High

What is worse, driving drunk or driving high? NYTimes Health gives an informative and fair article on marijuana and driving under the influence of it. But one alarming takeaway is that being able to …
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SAMHSA on Substance Dependence + Abuse
3 years ago

SAMHSA on Substance Dependence + Abuse

The number of past year heroin users increased between 2007 (373,000) and 2012 (669,000). Now there’s an estimated 22.2 million persons aged 12 or older (8.5 percent) classified with substance dependence or abuse …
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An NYC Poet Finds Inspiration in Past Addictions
3 years ago

An NYC Poet Finds Inspiration in Past Addictions

Gil Fagiani pulled out a copy of “White Lightning,” a tabloid from 1972, whose yellowed, brittle pages declared revolution. Inside, he pointed to a polemic he wrote headlined “Racism and …
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Your Brain on Drugs: Marijuana
3 years ago

Your Brain on Drugs: Marijuana

This is what you look like, on the inside, when smoking cannabis. The effects of Marijuana on your brain, and how it defines your experience is described by AsapSCIENCE host Mitchell Moffit in …
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The Addicaid Guide to Marijuana
3 years ago

The Addicaid Guide to Marijuana

This is the Marijuana Addicaid Drug Guide. Additional Addicaid Guides in this series include Cocaine, Meth, Heroin, LSD, Ecstasy, Nitrous, shrooms, Opium, PCP & Ketamine.

Word on the Street:

Reefer, pot, herb, ganja, grass, old …
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History of Addiction Part 3: WWII and Beyond
3 years ago

History of Addiction Part 3: WWII and Beyond

Substance abuse and addiction is not just a modern construct. For centuries, people have struggled with the effects of drugs, alcohol, and other mind-altering substances, including caffeine and tobacco. Although …
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