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Ole Miss Talks About Pot
2012-12-29 10:55:47

Even though the use of marijuana was recently legalized in the states of Colorado and Washington, possession of it remains a federal crime - except at the University of Mississippi.

Teenagers Becoming Less Concered With Dangers Of Marijuana Use
2012-12-19 17:08:10

According to a new survey, fewer teens see smoking pot as harmful, but the increase in everyday smokers is starting to level out.

Illicit Drug Use By Teens On The Rise In US Schools
2012-08-23 11:48:29

A new survey found that 90 percent of high school students in the U.S. are aware of fellow students using illicit drugs, like alcohol and tobacco, during school hours.

2012-06-18 22:06:05

While marijuana use by teens has been increasing since 2005, an analysis of data from 1993 through 2009 by economists at three universities has found no evidence to link the legalization of medical marijuana to increased use of the drug among high school students.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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