Marijuana

Marijuana addiction linked to specific gene; study to help in identification and treatment

July 26, 2019

Marijuana addiction linked to specific gene; study to help in identification and treatment

Addiction Marijuana Substance Abuse

A gene which might increase the risk of an individual getting addicted to marijuana has recently been identified by a group of researchers from Denmark. After thorough examination of genetic data collected from over thousands of people, the group was able to observe a potential genetic cause for marijuana use disorder (MUD), establishing that an…

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Can marijuana overdose lead to death? Coroner says yes, experts say no

July 05, 2019

Can marijuana overdose lead to death? Coroner says yes, experts say no

Marijuana Substance Abuse

In a first of its kind case, Dr. Christy Montegut a coroner at St. John the Baptist Parish in Louisiana, claimed that an unnamed lady aged 39 died due to cannabis overdose earlier this year. Dr. Montegut claimed that the lady’s autopsy report showed no signs of diseases or other physical complications that could have…

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CBD and its budding popularity in the world of marijuana addiction

March 04, 2019

CBD and its budding popularity in the world of marijuana addiction

Addiction Marijuana Substance Abuse

A name that is gaining popularity these days in the world of marijuana addiction is cannabidiol (CBD). A part of the cannabis plant, it is different from both cannabinoid and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main active ingredient of cannabis. This popularity is noteworthy especially in the wake of more and more states across the U.S. legalizing…

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