Study: Marijuana Reverses Aging Processes in the Brain

Marijuana Reverses Aging Processes in the Brain

Although memory performance decreases with age, marijuana can reverse these aging processes in the brain. This is according to a new study[1] published in the journal Nature Medicine. In the study, old mice were able to regress to the state of two-month-old mice with a prolonged low-dose treatment with marijuana as its active ingredient.

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High Tech: How The Digital Age is Changing Pot Culture

This piece was co-created by Michelle Janikian and Catherine Goldberg.

Cannabis is finally going legit, at least in California that is. Even though Cali has had medical marijuana since 1996 and a lucrative MMJ marketplace for years, much of the industry is still operating in the black market. But now that adult use cannabis has passed and will go...

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U.S. Drug Problem Is Not Just Opiates—We Are Over-Prescribed Everything

Saturday was “National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.” For four hours, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Americans could take a bottle or a bag full of unwanted prescription medication and hand it over to local law enforcement, no questions asked. 

The pills were then handed over to the DEA for safe disposal—and quantification of...

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Pot Legalization’s Eternal, Unsolvable Conundrum

Let’s say you’re marijuana-friendly. (Let’s just say.) And let’s say you live in an area that’s not quite yet so enlightened on the subject, but you want to experiment with exercising some freedom.

So you jet to Colorado, the international model for marijuana legalization, for a cannabis-friendly weekend. Before you...

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How to Make Your Own DIY Canna-Face Mask

Move over Max Huber, and look out La Mer, cannabis, not sea kelp, is now the coveted beauty treatment of choice.

Cannabinoid receptors exist throughout the skin, making your epidermis a perfect entry point for THC absorption. THC—the main psychoactive ingredient found in marijuana—is actually an antioxidant. When applied on the skin, it...

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