Teen cannabis users have poor long-term memory in adulthood

Teens who are heavy marijuana users - smoking it daily for about three years - may have an abnormally shaped hippocampus and poor long-term memory, a new study has found.

Beware! Marijuana smoke can also cause allergy

Exposure to marijuana smoke can lead to allergic reactions in some people, says a study.

Uruguay`s pot-friendly farmer president prepares to step down

Known for his push to legalize cannabis, spartan lifestyle and devotion to his three-legged dog, Uruguay`s outspoken President Jose "Pepe" Mujica will step down Sunday more popular than ever.

Two arrested for possession of cannabis in J&K

Two persons were arrested in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday for allegedly possessing 1.7 kg of cannabis, police said.

Smoking pot may make you maniacal

If you love getting high, bad news for you, as scientists have found a significant link between cannabis use and the onset and exacerbation of mania symptoms.

Dutch police find cannabis hot-house in WWII bunker

Dutch police have discovered an illegal cannabis nursery hidden in a World War II bunker, a spokesman said on Sunday.

Cannabis extracts help slow growth of brain cancer tumours

A new study has revealed that cannabis extracts can help slow the growth of cancerous tumours when used alongside radiotherapy treatments.

Marijuana can prevent PTSD

A new study has revealed that taking marijuana soon after a traumatic event can prevent PTSD-like (post-traumatic stress disorder) symptoms in rats, caused by the trauma and by trauma reminders.

Cannabis could be as addictive as drugs

As more people are able to obtain and consume cannabis legally for medical and, in some states in the US, recreational use, people are less likely to perceive it as addictive or harmful.

Snoop Dogg smoked cannabis at White House

Rapper Snoop Dogg admits he smoked cannabis in the bathroom of the White House after tricking security guards.

Italian police seize 42.7 tonnes of cannabis off Sicily coast

Italian police have seized 42.7 tonnes of cannabis off the coast of Sicily in one of Europe`s biggest ever drug hauls, French officials said Friday.

Indo-Canadian duo develops device to detect drug usage

Two Canadians of Indian origin have developed a device that detects marijuana in a person`s breath. Police say it helps to find if a driver is high on the contraband drug.

Now, world`s first e-joint to give users a high!

World`s first e-joint invented by the Dutch can be filled with cannabis liquid to give users a hit as it allows its users to fill the stick with their own cannabis liquid or dry herbs.

Cannabis use hits young men`s fertility

Researchers have said that young men who use cannabis may be putting their fertility at risk by inadvertently affecting the size and shape of their sperm.

Casual marijuana use could lead to brain abnormalities in young adults

Researchers have said that the size and shape of two brain regions involved in emotion and motivation may differ in young adults who smoke marijuana at least once a week.

Colorado made $3.5 million in marijuana tax in first month

Marijuana sales in Colorado brought in $3.5 million in tax revenues and fees in the first month retail pot outlets were allowed, the western US state said Monday.

Australia, Pakistan Navies in big cannabis bust off Oman

Australian and Pakistani navy ships have seized almost two tonnes of cannabis resin in a drug bust off Oman that officers described today as a setback for extremist groups.

How smell perception influences food intake

Researchers has succeeded in elucidating how the endocannabinoid system controls food intake through its effects on the perception of smells.

Marijuana no more dangerous than alcohol, says Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama has reportedly said that smoking `marijuana no more dangerous than alcohol.`

Artificial cannabis to relieve pain in arthritis

Scientists have developed an artificial cannabis-like molecule that could reduce pain and joint inflammation in osteoarthritis.