Fewer Colorado Teens Using Marijuana

Fewer Colorado Teens Using Marijuana

Teen marijuana use is increasing nationwide. Yet according to federal government data collected by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Colorado is seeing a decrease in marijuana use among teens. Considering that Colorado is now home to state-licensed medical cannabis businesses, this news may be surprising to opponents who previously claimed with certainty that…

Marijuana Use During Pregnancy

Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Affects Babies’ Brain Development (STUDY)

Using marijuana during pregnancy could affect a baby’s brain development by interfering with how brain cells are wired, a new study in mice and human tissue suggests. Researchers studied marijuana’s effects on mice and brain tissue from human fetuses, and found that the active ingredient in marijuana, THC, interferes with the formation of connections between…

medical marijuana instead of chemotherapy

Colorado mom visited by child protective services for treating son’s cancer with medical marijuana instead of chemotherapy

Sierra Riddle turned to medical marijuana after chemotherapy made her 3-year-old son Landon violently ill. Since starting the controversial treatment in January, she says his cancer has gone into remission. A Colorado Springs mom is catching heat from social services for treating her son’s cancer with cannabis instead of chemotherapy. The thing is, she says,…