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Cannabis

Association between cannabis use and violence

A study of Norwegian youths reveals an association between cannabis use and violence. If the frequency of cannabis use is doubled, the incidence of violent behaviour rises by 4 percent.

Cannabis can kill cancer cells and curb MS

We are generally advised against self-medicating with cannabis. However, research shows that cannabis can actually relieve pains and nausea, fight cramps and even kill cancer cells.

Does pot really make you dumber?

A Norwegian economist thinks cannabis doesn’t necessarily make you less intelligent. He says earlier research on declining IQ among users has neglected to account for social backgrounds. But other researchers blame the drugs.

Pregnant and puffing on a smoke

Norwegian research shows that one out of four female smokers in Europe continue to smoke cigarettes during their pregnancies. Vivid differences are seen among the European countries in this regard.