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Marijuana Intoxication Blamed in More Deaths, Injuries

By Brian Maass, Published: May 18, 2015 at 11:58 PM To watch the video, go to http://denver.cbslocal.com/2015/05/18/marijuana-intoxication-blamed-in-more-deaths-injuries/. DENVER (CBS4) – Another death in Colorado has been listed as having “marijuana intoxication” as a factor, according to a CBS4 investigation, and several other families are now saying they believed the deaths of their loved ones can be traced to […]

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‘Extreme’ Exposure to Secondhand Cannabis Smoke Causes Mild Intoxication

By Johns Hopkins Medicine, Published: May 13, 2015 Secondhand exposure to cannabis smoke under “extreme conditions,” such as an unventilated room or enclosed vehicle, can cause nonsmokers to feel the effects of the drug, have minor problems with memory and coordination, and in some cases test positive for the drug in a urinalysis. Those are the findings […]

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Teen Marijuana Use and the Risks of Psychosis

By Freia Peters, Published: May 3, 2015 Doctors in Germany have noted an alarming rise in psychotic episodes linked to excessive marijuana use among young people, which follows other studies around the world raising alarms. BERLIN — Miklos has survived the worst of it. He doesn’t hear voices anymore. And if he did, he’d know it’s just an hallucination. […]