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High approval for cannabis, other measures in US vote

Voters in four states were asked to decide on measures linked to gun control.

One arrested, 10 kg of cannabis seized in Jammu

Chhotu Sah, from Vaishali district in Bihar, was arrested and 10 packets containing 10 kg of cannabis were recovered from his possession.

Heavy pot smoking linked to bone disease and fractures

The study also found that heavy cannabis users have a lower body weight and a reduced body mass index (BMI), which could contribute to thinning of their bones.

From cannabis to steroid: American weightlifter Norik Vardanian fails Olympic doping retest

From cannabis to steroid: American weightlifter Norik Vardanian fails Olympic doping retest

Vardanian was previously banned for six months in 2009 after testing positive for cannabis.

Beware! Smoking weed may decrease your creative thinking capabilities

A new study has found that smoking weed may put you at risk of losing your creativity as well as make you less aware of your mistakes.

BSF seizes 63 kg cannabis from Bengal village

The BSF said its troopers seized 63 kg of cannabis from a village of West Bengal's Nadia district on Sunday.

Two held with cannabis in Jammu

"Two men were today arrested with 85 grams of cannabis in their possession in Reasi district here", police said."

Menstrual cramps could now be passé with 'cannabis tampons'!

These capsules are to be used like a tampon and the company swears that they can provide powerful pain relief.

Like seriously! Marijuana is legal in these 8 countries

Like seriously! Marijuana is legal in these 8 countries

Explore these 8 countries where marijuana consumption is legalised!

Cannabis use during pregnancy may harm baby's brain!

Prefrontal cortex is a region of the brain which controls memory, complex cognition, decision-making, and is linked to a person's personality.

Long-term marijuana use can lead to tooth loss!

Tobacco users were found to have gum disease as well as reduced lung function, systemic inflammation and indicators of poorer metabolic health.

Enforce strict laws to curb drugs: Himachal CM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday said there are areas in the state that are known for cultivation of cannabis and opium and the practice needs to be curbed by enforcing strict laws.

New-found hope for epilepsy patients in the form of Marijuana

Various reports have suggested that parents of children with severe epilepsy have claimed incredible recoveries when their children were given cannabidiol, a derivative of marijuana.

Cannabis use can affect your ability to recognise emotion

Cannabis users showed a greater response to faces showing negative expression, particularly angry, than controls. 

Colombia fully legalises marijuana for medical use!

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed a decree legalising the medical use of marijuana.

How marijuana use leads to severe mental disorder

 Cannabis or marijuana use increases neural noise in the brain, leading to a severe mental disorder in which thought and emotions are so impaired that contact is lost with external reality, says an Indian-origin researcher.

`Skunk-like` weed risks your brain

The study found that frequent use of high potency cannabis was linked to significantly higher mean-diffusivity (MD), a marker of damage in white matter structure.

High-potency cannabis kills white matter in brain

Smoking high-potency cannabis can damage a crucial part of the brain responsible for communication between the two brain hemispheres, researchers warn.

Marijuana use in US doubled in past decade

Marijuana use disorders also increased substantially, from 1.5 percent of the adult population in 2001-2002 to 2.8 percent in 2012-2013. 

Marijuana may not be `gateway` drug

Contradicting the common belief that weed is a gateway drug, a researcher has claimed that smoking pot does not necessarily cause addiction to other drugs.