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NJ Lawmakers Press Pause on Recreational Marijuana Legalization

A vote to determine whether or not marijuana should be legalized for recreational use in New Jersey was originally set for October 29, but that vote has been put on...

How Similar Is LSA (Morning Glory Seeds) to LSD?

Morning glory vines are both decoration and pervasive pest, but people may not be aware that a compound in the seeds of these plants is associated with drug effects similar...

What’s the Difference between Kava and Ayahuasca?

Kava and Ayahuasca Both kava and ayahuasca are intoxicating substances derived from plants found in warm-weather areas of the world. Kava, sometimes called kava-kava, is a shrub that grows mainly...

What is Datura? & What Are the Effects ?

What is Datura? Datura is the scientific name for a genus containing 9-12 species of flowering plants in the nightshade family, which have been used in magic or religious ritual in various...

Legalized Marijuana in NJ: Speed It Up or Slow It Down?

Governor Philip Murphy of New Jersey rode into office on the promise of legalizing marijuana for all uses and almost immediately signed an executive order that would alleviate some of...

Is Governor Christie Saying that Medical Marijuana Legalization Is Key

Governor Chris Christie has been in the headlines frequently over the past few years for his push to amp up the fight against the opioid epidemic, not only in New...

Does Marijuana Cause Hunger, Red Eyes, & Cotton Mouth?

Cannabis sativa, more commonly known as marijuana, is a drug that has been legalized in various states for medicinal reasons and legalized in some states for recreational use as well....

What Is The Difference Between Marijuana and Hashish?

In general, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) warns that hash is the most potent and concentrated form of cannabis. Hash contains very high levels of THC, usually much higher than marijuana, although...

Is Marijuana Legalization the Right Choice for New Jersey?

Recreational marijuana use is being considered for legalization in New Jersey, and it appears that more and more residents are seriously considering the option. One recent poll found that about...

Are There Health Risks to Long-Term Marijuana Abuse?

Marijuana is a drug derived from the plant Cannabis sativa. The drug is often called weed, grass, pot, hash, bud, ganja, and other nicknames. It is becoming increasingly popular as a social and relaxation...

What are the Effects of Salvia?

What is Salvia Divinorum? Salvia divinorum is a plant in the mint family, which has leaves similar in shape to mint plants, but it interacts much differently in humans. This...

What is Kratom? What Are the Signs ?

What is Kratom? Kratom is a plant-based intoxicant that is related to the coffee plant. A native of Southeast Asia, the leaves of the kratom plant contain psychoactive compounds. In...

Marijuana: Legalization vs. Laws against It

According to the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, marijuana is the most popular illicit drug, and more than 22 million people over the age of 12 reported using...

3 Legal Herbal Drugs of Abuse

There is a wide range of intoxicating, addictive substances, many of which are regulated or outright banned in the United States. Common substances found in these categories vary widely and...

Smoking Cigarettes Compared to Marijuana

Many proponents of marijuana claim that smoking it is less harmful than smoking cigarettes; however, this is a false claim for several reasons. First of all, marijuana and tobacco are...

Marijuana( Weed) : Forms & the Ways They Are Taken

Marijuana ( Weed, Herb, Pot, Grass ) Marijuana is a hallucinogenic substance that has been in use for thousands of years, and most people have at least some inkling about...

30 Marijuana Plants, Grenade Launcher Seized in NJ Drug Bust

A grenade launder as well as a number of other weapons and 30 marijuana plants were seized in a drug bust in Monmouth County last month, a result of an...

How to Quit Abusing Marijuana

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reports that there are 22.2 million past-month users of marijuana, which makes this the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. People who...

Legalization & Marijuana Use in the Workplace: Fired for Legal Use?

If you have a prescription for marijuana and you smoke while on your lunch break and return to work under the influence, can you get fired? What if you smoke...

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