Lower dopamine in heavy users of marijuana can affect cognitive abilities: Study
Not all quarters are happy with the legalization of medicinal marijuana in 24 American states and Washington D.C. and decriminalization of marijuana for recreational purposes in four states. This group looks at the drug with mistrust and believes that a final decision on the use of the drug must be taken only after being armed […]
Young adults afflicted with chronic illness vulnerable to alcohol and marijuana use: Study
Approximately 24 million Americans, including 6.3 million children, are suffering from asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which is costing the country billions of dollars in medical tests, lost school and work days, besides early deaths. Moreover, nearly 300,000 children in the country have been detected with juvenile arthritis, a […]
Effects of LSD on human brain
Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is a hallucinogenic drug that is commonly sold in the form of tablets, capsules or solution. The compound causes an array of short- and long-term defects by altering the normal functioning of neural circuits in the brain.
Heavy marijuana users more likely to end up with low-paying jobs: Study
Too much of anything is bad and the same holds true for the commonly abused drug marijuana. The prevalence of marijuana use has been steadily increasing in the country with many researches confirming that heavy marijuana use can fog up the brain, leading to a state of perplexity and confusion. This condition can result in […]