By Makini Brice | Dec 21, 2012 01:29 PM EST
A new study has found that while marijuana had no effect on the health of teenagers' brain tissue, alcohol did.
By Amber Moore | Dec 22, 2012 11:08 AM EST
A new research has found that cannabis relieves pain by making it more bearable, rather than actually reducing it.
By Makini Brice | Dec 07, 2012 01:03 PM EST
All eyes in the nation are on Washington and Colorado as they attempt the maneuver the complications inherent in legalizing marijuana.
By Laura L. Myers | Dec 06, 2012 09:37 AM EST
Washington state made history on Thursday as the first in the nation to legalize marijuana possession for adult recreational use.
By Makini Brice | Nov 14, 2012 05:51 PM EST
Researchers have long suspected that people who are exposed to marijuana during their adolescence are at increased risk for psychotic illnesses, particularly schizophrenia.
By Alex Dobuzinskis | Nov 08, 2012 08:50 AM EST
Votes making Colorado and Washington the first U.S. states to legalize marijuana for recreational use could be short-lived victories for pot backers because the federal government will fight them.
By Keith Coffman & Nicole Neroulias | Nov 07, 2012 09:00 AM EST
Colorado and Washington became the first U.S. states to legalize the possession and sale of marijuana for recreational use on Tuesday in defiance of federal law.
By Makini Brice | Nov 05, 2012 12:59 PM EST
Research on cannabis use in patients with schizophrenia have found that it may help alleviate the symptoms.
By Alex Dobuzinskis | Oct 22, 2012 10:42 AM EDT
A top Justice Department official has told "60 Minutes" the federal government is ready to combat any "dangers" of state-sanctioned recreational pot.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 10, 2012 11:28 AM EDT
Medicinal marijuana has been known to ease symptoms associated with inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease, and now marijuana extract pills have been successful in relieving muscle stiffness for multiple sclerosis sufferers.
By Alex Dobuzinskis | Oct 03, 2012 10:17 AM EDT
The Los Angeles City Council voted to rescind a newly enacted ban on storefront medical marijuana shops.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 27, 2012 01:07 PM EDT
When people try to quit smoking marijuana, they can experience withdrawal symptoms that can disrupt their daily lives, according to a new study.
By Amber Moore | Sep 26, 2012 10:34 AM EDT
Increasing levels of a marijuana-like compound in the brain may help reduce some behavioral problems seen in people with Fragile X Syndrome.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 25, 2012 06:37 PM EDT
According to a health survey sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, prescription drug abuse in America has declined among young people.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 20, 2012 11:58 AM EDT
A chemical compound in marijuana could stop the spread of many forms of aggressive cancer, according to a pair of scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.