Another Hazy Week For Weed (The Daily Beast)
By ABBY HAGLAGE | Sept 1, 2014
It’s been a great summer for pot—or, wait, has it?
Three studies highlighting the drug’s potential to reduce domestic crime, lower the rates of opioid overdoses, and halt Alzheimer’s were waved like victory flags last week. It’s a 180-degree turn from weeks earlier when researchers out of Northwestern University allegedly found that casual marijuana use can damage the brain.