The next time you wonder why you can't get that intense craving for steak fries and a large chocolate milkshake out of your head, ask yourself -- are you addicted? Some people say yes. Food can potentially be more addictive than¬†cocaine.¬† Although the theory remains controversial, according to ... More >>
Here in California, marijuana is legal for just about any ailment you can dream up. And while medical cannabis supporters have argued that the drug is a harmless tool for grandmothers with cancer who want to forget their pain and spark their appetites, there has been plenty of academic research on ... More >>
A joint will fix you right up.Are you one of those partiers who gets caught in this cycle: You're a little plastered, so you reach for the nearest line of cocaine. Then you're a little too up, so you reach for the nearest joint. And so on. (Coughs -- Lindsay Lohan. Joking). Maybe you're onto ... More >>
'Born on the 4th of July'Tom Cruise as vet Ron Kovich.Strange days for the pro-pot crowd. While medical marijuana is increasingly legal across the land (in 15 states and counting), and the administration of President Obama has had a strangely adversarial relationship to medicinal pot (after ... More >>
Ravers are now smart.Good news, ravers: Ecstasy doesn't make dumb. The milieu of the "e-tard" is just a stereotype. Sort of. That according to a new, $1.8 million study released Tuesday and funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. " ... We found no ominous, concerning risks to cogniti ... More >>
Suspect Jared Loughner.An Army official says Tucson massacre suspect Jared Loughner, who wanted to sign up for military service two years ago, was a "habitual drug abuser." The revelation brings up the question of whether marijuana played a role in an apparently troubled man's life. While ca ... More >>
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