In Oregon, voters rejected Ballot Measure 74, which would have created a system of unlimited dispensaries for medical marijuana. Proponents said it would help patients get their marijuana.
This summer I had the wonderful opportunity to work with talented, creative, passionate and open-minded teens who want to give back to their communities.
Teens met regularly to discuss the issues affecting the Portland community and then created short films to share what they learned with the public. The films premiere this month.
Students Creating Entertainment for Neighborhood Empowerment (SCENE) is as unique as the youth who named the summer program.
Good article in the Sacramento Bee about a RAND study on the effects of legalizing marijuana in California...
It's enough to get real about the effects of marijuana.
A study of heavy marijuana users found that about one-third reported resuming use of the drug to relieve or avoid withdrawal symptoms, according to researcher David Gorelick, M.D., Ph.D., of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
"Heavy pot users should be aware that they may experience a withdrawal syndrome that will make them uncomfortable when they try to quit," he said.
WebMD reported May 7 that Gorelick said at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association that the study involving about 500 heavy, long-term marijuana users -- about a quarter of whom reported smoking mari