In  1938, the campy film classic, “Reefer Madness,” introduced the American public to the horrors of smoking marijuana. Since then, there has been an ongoing debate about the benefits and the threats of this controversial plant. Is it good? Is it bad? Is there such a thing as marijuana addiction? One thing is certain… times.. read more →

Marijuana abuse, often considered harmless, carries a host of potential health effects – addiction among them – particularly when use begins in the teens.

The recent decriminalization of recreational marijuana use in Colorado and Washington State has reignited the debate about marijuana’s health effects and whether or not it is the kind of drug that might ever require addiction rehab. Long considered a (relatively) harmless alternative to alcohol or “harder” drugs like cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine, the nation’s shifting.. read more →