Category Archives: teen

Study: Teenage marijuana use declined after legalization in Washington state

Despite fears against Washington’s voter-approved marijuana legalization initiative in 2012, use among teenagers has not increased since then. A new study published Wednesday by the Journal of the American Medical Association found that cannabis use among adolescents fell to a statistically significant rate after Washington state legalized recreational marijuana for adult use. Researchers found that […]

Teen marijuana use not linked to bad behavior, study finds

Smoking weed is not the reason why some teenagers have a bad attitude, new research suggests. A study published this month in the medical journal Addiction found that teen marijuana use does not lead to problems regarding conduct and behavior. “Cannabis use in and of itself does not appear to lead to conduct problems or […]

Michelle Obama opens up about smoking marijuana as a teen in new memoir

(Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon) Michelle Obama isn’t holding much back about her past in her new memoir. The former First Lady and lawyer wrote candidly about her formative years in “Becoming,” Obama’s upcoming book chronicling the events that have shaped her from childhood to the White House. She even opened up about […]