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Morning Roundup: August 7, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Chrissy Teigen throws first pitch while drunk, French hospital serves wine to terminally ill patients, and drunk teacher shows up to work without pants. MORE  

New Study Claims Social Media Spreads Misinformation About Marijuana

By John Lavitt

An examination of social media outlets revealed how pro-weed sentiments spread and negative opinions were barely shared. MORE  

Study Claims Pot Smoking Doesn't Increase Lung Cancer Risk

By John Lavitt

Despite new evidence, the jury is still out on whether or not weed does contribute to causing cancer. MORE  

Chronic Pot Use Can Make You Depressed, Study Says

By Victoria Kim

Despite the cliche of happy stoners, a new study has shown that smoking a ton of weed significantly dampens dopamine levels. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 10, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

President Obama laughs off weed offer in Colorado, comedian Marcus Tisdale 'smokes crack' in public, and two stoners break into school to steal Fruit Loops. MORE  

Sting Admits Using Drugs As a 'Creative Tool'

By McCarton Ackerman

The legendary singer-songwriter has lit up on more than one occasion to overcome writer's block. MORE  

VIDEO: One Direction Caught Smoking Weed In Peru

By McCarton Ackerman

Members of the squeaky clean boy band proved to be anything but in a leaked video. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 29, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

One Direction fans shred tickets after pot video, mother arrested for drunk driving three times in one week, and Linkin Park narcs out Sublime With Rome. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 9, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Miley Cyrus encourages fans to smoke pot, block party brings urine-happy teens, Denver pot thieves caught on video, and cabbie busted for drugging passengers. MORE  

Smoking Style Linked to Risk of Marijuana Dependency

By Victoria Kim

A new study shows that it's not the amount of THC, but how much or how fast pot is smoked that determines one's reliance on weed. MORE  

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