Weed (marijuana smoke) has been shown to be carcinogenic. But does weed cause cancer? And if THC may help treat cancer, why the confusing messages? More on weed and cancer here.
No, weed does not kill brain cells. But it can quicken age related memory loss. Still, long term physical alteration of the brain has not been linked to marijuana use. More on structural changes in the brain and marijuana here.
We think so. Marijuana affects the brain but marijuana use has not been conclusively linked to brain damage. What do scientists know about marijuana and the brain? Learn about how marijuana impacts the brain and the factors that can increase risk of brain damage here.
Herbal incense can mimic the effects of cannabis. But users report more adverse than positive effects when smoking herbal incense. More here.
Yes, you can get addicted to the drug nicotine by smoking hookah. Hookah smoking is NOT a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes. We review hookah addiction and other health risks here.
Yes, weed causes memory loss. Is it only short term memory loss or is long term memory affected, too? How does weed work on the brain? We discuss here.
Yes, you can get addicted to weed. If you smoke chronically, your risk of addiction is high. More on weed addiction here.
Is fake weed harmful? Yes, fake weed ingredients can cause harm. The active compound present in legal weed is a synthetic cannabinoid(s). More here.
Drugs behave on brain circuits in common ways. Neuroscientist, Dr. Paul Farrow, reviews brain circuits and drug use. What happens in the mind of a drug addict? Find out here.
What exactly is Mephedrone and what effects does Mephedrone have? 5 facts about mephedrone before you use it here.