New studies suggest alcohol use is more likely than marijuana use to lead to violence between college students in a relationship.
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.
The Animal Poison Control Center reports an increase in the number of calls about marijuana poisonings in pets, according to NBC News.
Top headlines of the week from Friday, January 17- Thursday, January 23, 2014.
As the first legal marijuana stores open in Colorado, and Washington state gets ready to issue licenses for producing, processing and selling marijuana, momentum is building in other states to legalize the drug, according to the Los Angeles Times.
President Obama told The New Yorker magazine he does not think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol. He added smoking marijuana is “not something I encourage.”
Thoughts of suicide are more common among adults who use illicit drugs, compared with the general population, according to a new government survey.
Policymakers in Colorado are imposing a 15 percent wholesale and 10 percent retail tax on marijuana transactions. The impact of the tax rate is unclear, Bloomberg Businessweek reports.
Top headlines of the week from Friday, January 10- Thursday, January 16, 2014.
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