Tracing the Connection Between Marijuana and Schizophrenia

By Laura Stack

Schiz·o·phre·ni·a (skitsəˈfrēnēə,ˌskitsəˈfrenēə): Noun, Psychiatry

A long-term mental disorder of a type involving a breakdown in the relation between thought, emotion, and behavior, leading to faulty perception, inappropriate actions and feelings, withdrawal from reality and personal relationships into fantasy and delusion, and a sense of mental fragmentation.

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The Rise of Big Marijuana: Lessons Learned from Big Tobacco, Part I

By Laura Stack

It’s been over a century since some savvy businessmen took tobacco out of the hands of roll-your-own, everyday joes and started producing cheap cigarettes in bulk. Aside from making the product affordable to almost anyone, their most profitable innovation lay in using milder and better-cured tobacco with smoke that was more palatable and easier to inhale deeply.… Read the rest