SAN FRANCISCO – A new study suggests that men with a daily marijuana-smoking habit could have an increased risk of developing testicular cancer.
The study, published last week in JAMA Network Open, found that men who regularly smoked marijuana for more than 10 years had an estimated 36 percent increased risk for testicular cancer — compared to men who had never smoked po
BERLIN (AP) — Police say a funeral in eastern Germany ended on an involuntary drug high when mourners were accidentally served hash cake. Rostock police said Tuesday after the burial in Wiethagen, the funeral party went to a restaurant for coffee and cake, as is customary in Germany.
Shocking scan images show the damaged lungs of a 19-year-old boy whose vaping habit almost left him dead.
Anthony Mayo, 19, of Erie, Pennsylvania, became seriously ill last week, struggling to breathe, looking pale and feeling sick.
Doctors found his lungs had become severely congested with solidified vape oil, likened to cooking grease that hardens after being cooled.
It had caused Anthony, who had been vaping for around two years, to have ‘the lungs of a 60-year-old, two-pack-a-day, smoker’, his father, Keith Mayo, was told.
He revealed Anthony liked to try different flavours, and has previously vaped blue raspberry, Swedish fish, cotton candy and cinnamon toast crunch.
Anthony also vaped THC on occasion, which is the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana.
People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it’s highlighting a growing concern: There’s no federal regulation of marijuana products
DENVER — Cancer-care expert Dr. Diana Martins-Welch finds herself in an unusual position: Last week she started telling her medical marijuana patients to quit vaping cannabis and pick up a joint instead.
“I would never have thought I’d be in a position to tell someone to smoke marijuana. But if the choice is between smoking and vaping, smoke marijuana.”
Martins-Welch specializes in caring for patients with cancer and chronic pain, and she’s certified more than 700 of them to use marijuana under New York’s tightly controlled cannabis program, which permits vape extracts with THC, the component of marijuana that produces a high, but bans joints.
An Ohio man apparently decided it was a good idea to call police and profanely complain that they “stole his fucking weed,” which is illegal to use recreationally in the state. The call, posted on Facebook by the Sharonville Police Department on Facebook and first reported by the Daily Beast, features the man complaining “it was only like 4 grams but it was prestige fucking weed.
Someone who recently tried to buy marijuana over the Internet in Canada must have really been stoned.
Although buying pot online is legal north of the border, using a fake ID to do so is not.
First, the person pictured on the phony Alberta driver’s license looked a lot like Chris Hemsworth, the actor who stars in the “Thor” movies based on Marvel comic books.