Baby boomers on dope: Recreational marijuana use is on the rise among adults over 50

Posted by - December 5, 2016

This post was originally published on this siteThe recent legalization of recreational marijuana (cannabis) use in California, Colorado, and Washington reflect the sweeping changes in the attitudes and perceptions towards marijuana use in the United States. Eight states have voted in favor of legal recreational marijuana and 26 states in total allow medicinal marijuana. There

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Marijuana use gender gap widens, mainly among low-income

Posted by - November 29, 2016

This post was originally published on this siteA new study of changes in marijuana use over time in the U.S. found that the prevalence of past-year marijuana use increased for both men and women between 2002 and 2014. Throughout this period, more men reported past-year use than women, but since 2007, the rate of increase

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Do stress and strain lead to deviant behavior?

Posted by - November 22, 2016

This post was originally published on this siteChances are good that youngsters growing up around family members who gamble will also start doing so to release the strains of daily living. This is not necessarily true for adolescents whose family members find their escape in alcohol or drugs. Given that gambling and substance abuse are

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