Category Archives: Alcohol

College-Age Adults Getting High at Historic Levels

Marijuana use by college students continued to rise over the past five years, while cannabis use by their same-age peers stayed historically high, according to the latest results of a national study tracking substance use by young adults released this week.  The National Institutes of Health on Wednesday released data from the 2020 Monitoring the […]

Te contamos cómo el cannabis se volvió ilegal en los Estados Unidos

Los legisladores argumentan que el lapso en la política actual afecta desproporcionadamente a las personas de color y a las personas pobres. Los primeros días de la prohibición del cannabis no fueron más que un torbellino. Aunque ciertos estados ya habían comenzado a imponer restricciones al cannabis, no fue nada comparado con el comienzo de […]

New Study Shows Students Are Less likely to Binge Drink Where Cannabis Is Legal

Ten year’s worth of data from a survey of American college students with 1.1 million participants shows that of-age students are less likely to binge drink where recreational cannabis is legal. That’s according to a new study just published in Addictive Behaviors, one of the first to investigate how university students’ substance consumption changes after […]

Oregon Liquor Control Commission Says Alcoholic Drinks Can’t Contain Cannabis

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is renowned for its craft beer and increasingly for its high-grade marijuana, but the state is keeping the two apart — for now. In a new ruling, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, which regulates both alcoholic products and recreational marijuana, says beer and other alcoholic drinks as of Jan. 1 […]

Ask Dr. Mitch: Trust in Cannabis

Dr. Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D, author of Understanding Marijuana and Parents’ Guide to Marijuana and member of NORML’s advisory board, answers your questions about cannabis in his monthly advice column: Kids these days are saying “cross-faded.” What the hell?L. Derly Mann Hey Mann,“Cross-faded” refers to using cannabis and alcohol simultaneously, a practice I can’t recommend. Data from my […]

Florida Distillery Releases Hemp-Infused Vodka and Gin

Floridians have had a lot to celebrate recently when it comes to cannabis culture. The state’s ban on smokable medical marijuana was lifted this week, and other limits on regional dispensary locations have likewise been challenged. Those looking to toast to a cannabis-filled future are also looking at a cup that’s half full — Ybor […]