Browsing archives for October 6th, 2011

Marijuana use may double the risk of accidents for drivers, study finds

Did you know that? 6 October 2011 | 0 Comments

Researchers have found that drivers who test positive for marijuana or report driving within three hours of marijuana use are more than twice as likely as other drivers to be involved in motor vehicle crashes. The researchers also found evidence that crash risk increases with the concentration of marijuana-produced compounds in the urine and the […]

Marijuana component could ease pain from chemotherapy drugs, study suggests

Did you know that? 6 October 2011 | 0 Comments

A chemical component of the marijuana plant could prevent the onset of pain associated with drugs used in chemotherapy, particularly in breast cancer patients.