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Various Articles and sites about the controversial health effects good and bad.

See some of the latest Marijuana health and medicine info at Project SAM

Reefer Sanity: Seven Great Myths about Marijuana Video presented by author Dr. Kevin Sabet of the book Reefer Sanity (Amazon.com)

2015
Study Reveals What Cannabis Does To Your Brain IFL Science
Butane hash-oil burns on the rise UC Davis Health System 7-29-2015
Hash-oil burns are exploding danger SacBee 6-6-2015
Marijuana far more potent than it used to be, tests find CBS News 3-23-2015
Author says half of daily users become addicted, roughly 2.7 million people PolitiFact Rhode Island
Medical Pot Only OK For Sick Kids Failed by Other Drugs ActionNews 1-26-2015
Pot-related poison control calls up in Washington, Colorado Oroville MR 1-24-2015
2014
Pot Most Prevalent in Adolescent Suicides Dr. Thurstone.com 11-24-2014
Pot treats may face Colorado scrutiny Action News 11-17-2014
Smoking cannabis every day 'warps your brain and shrinks grey matter', scientists warnUK Mail Online 11-13-2014
Marijuana's long-term effects on the brain demonstrated Science Daily11-10-2014
What has research over the past two decades revealed about the adverse health effects of recreational cannabis use? Wiley Books
The junk ‘science’ behind the marijuana legalization movement Washington Post 10-20-2014
Concerns grow about medical marijuana's impact on teensWCVB.com (Boston)
How high is too high to drive? States find no easy answers Sac bee 5-8-2014
Two Denver deaths tied to recreational marijuana use CBSNews.com 4-18-2014
Mothers lobby emerges as a powerful advocate for medical marijuana for children ParadisePost 3-2-2014
Dabs - Marijuana's Explosive Secret CNBC.com 2-26-2014
Smoking just one cannabis joint raises danger of mental illness by 40% Daily Mail UK 2-22-2014
How cannabis puts teenage brain at risk: Youngsters are at greatest chance of addiction and psychosis as organ is still developingUK Daily Mail 2-20-2014
Marijuana May Stop The Spread Of HIV, Study Finds Huffington Post 2-11-2014
Study: Fatal Car Crashes Involving Marijuana Have Tripled CBS Seattle 2-4-2014
2013
Cannabis use and cannabis use disorders among individuals with mental illness National Institute of Health Aug 2013
2013
California pot research backs therapeutic claims SacBee 7-12-2012
Cannabis, cannabinoids and cancer – the evidence so far Cancer Research UK 7-25-2012

Undated articles
BRAIN CHANGES PRONOUNCED IN SCHIZOPHRENICS WHO SMOKE MARIJUANA Elements Behavioral Health.com
Study finds signs of brain changes in pot smokers MSN.com
Fatal car crashes involving pot use have tripled in U.S., study finds msn Healthy Living