Tag Archives: marijuana

Study: Deadly Motor Vehicle Crashes Involving Marijuana Tripled in Last Decade

Fatal car crashes that involved marijuana tripled in the past decade, a new study concludes. One in nine drivers involved in a fatal crash tests positive for marijuana, according to the Columbia University researchers. …

Marijuana-Infused Snacks Alarm Parents, Schools and Some Doctors

Parents, schools and some doctors are voicing concern about children’s access to marijuana-laced snacks, which are becoming increasingly popular in states where recreational or medical marijuana is legal. …

Attorney General Holder: All Drugs, Including Alcohol, Are “Potentially Harmful”

Attorney General Eric Holder told a Senate committee Wednesday that all drugs, including alcohol, are “potentially harmful.” He was responding to a question about whether he agreed with President Obama’s recent comment that smoking marijuana was less dangerous than alcohol “in terms of its impact on the individual consumer.” …

Anti-Marijuana Legalization Billboards Appear in Advance of Super Bowl

A group that opposes marijuana legalization has placed billboards around the New York-New Jersey area in advance of Sunday’s Super Bowl, the Seattle Post Intelligencer reports. Earlier this week, a group advocating for legalization placed billboards on the highway leading to MetLife Stadium, where the game will be played. …

JT Weekly- Other Headlines of Interest

Top headlines of the week from Friday, January 24- Thursday, January 30, 2014. …

Billboards Near Super Bowl Carry Pro-Marijuana Messages

Five billboards with pro-marijuana messages have appeared along New Jersey highways leading to MetLife Stadium, the venue hosting Sunday’s Super Bowl. One of the billboards reads: “MARIJUANA: Safer than alcohol…and football.” …

Alcohol More Likely Than Marijuana to Lead to Violence Between Partners

New studies suggest alcohol use is more likely than marijuana use to lead to violence between college students in a relationship. …

Growing Number of Localities Oppose Legal Marijuana

While momentum to legalize marijuana at the state level is growing, a number of towns and counties are moving to ban legal sales of the drug, The New York Times reports. …

Animal Poison Control Center Reports Increase in Marijuana Poisonings in Pets

The Animal Poison Control Center reports an increase in the number of calls about marijuana poisonings in pets, according to NBC News. …

JT Weekly- Other Headlines of Interest

Top headlines of the week from Friday, January 17- Thursday, January 23, 2014. …