G (News)

NEWS ARTICLES ON CONDITIONS 2010-2017

*Articles/Studies in Pre-2000 List

GAMBLING
GATEWAY THEORY*
GENDER-BASED DIFFERENCES
GLAUCOMA* (See Also VISION)
GOUT
GYNECOLOGY/FEMALE SEXUAL FUNCTION


GAMBLING
Gambling Is Associated with ‘Risk-Taking Behavior’ in Young Teens, Study Finds (news-2016) http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/647427/
Roll joints, not dice: Could cannabis be used to ‘cure’ problem gamblers? (news-2016) http://metro.co.uk/2016/03/02/roll-joints-not-dice-could-cannabis-be-used-to-cure-problem-gamblers-5728367/


GATEWAY THEORY
Marijuana as a Gateway Drug: The Myth That Will Not Die (news–2010) http://healthland.time.com/2010/10/29/marijuna-as-a-gateway-drug-the-myth-that-will-notdie/#ixzz2s5nDwiDS
Risk of Marijuana’s ‘Gateway Effect’ Overblown, New UNH Research Shows (news–2010) http://www.asanet.org/press/marijuana_gateway_effect_overblown.cfm
“Marijuana Is Gateway Drug” Theory Debunked, Again (news-2010) http://www.opposingviews.com/i/marijuana-is-gateway-drug-theory-debunked-again
Marijuana a “Gateway” Drug? Scientists Call Theory Half-Baked (news–2010) http://www.cbsnews.com/news/marijuana-a-gateway-drug-scientists-call-theory-half-baked/
Study says marijuana no gateway drug (news–2011) http://mamamojournal.blogspot.com.au/2011/02/study-says-marijuana-no-gateway-drug.html
Legalizing Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Lead To More Teens Smoking Pot: Study (news–2014) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/25/medical-marijuana-teens_n_5214875.html
Experts debate whether marijuana is a ‘gateway’ drug (news–forum repost–2014) http://www.bluelight.org/vb/threads/713340-Experts-debate-whether-marijuana-is-a-gateway-drug
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Cannabis conundrum: Evidence of harm?: Opposition to marijuana use is often rooted in arguments about the drug’s harm to children and adults, but the scientific evidence is seldom clear-cut (article–2015) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cncy.21516/full
Setting The Record Straight On The Phrase “Gateway Drug” (news–2015) http://www.npr.org/templates/transcript/transcript.php?storyId=400658693
Today is 4/20/2015. Is it finally time to stop calling marijuana a gateway drug? (news–2015) http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/04/20/today-is-4202015-is-it-finally-time-tostop-calling-marijuana-a-gateway-drug/
‘Just Say No’ to the Gateway Theory of Pot (news–2015) http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/04/the-real-gateway-drug-isnt-marijuana/391266/
Chris Christie’s Marijuana Claim Relies On Shaky Science (news–2015) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/23/chris-christiemarijuana_n_7131018.html?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592
Is Marijuana Really a ‘Gateway Drug’? (news–2015) http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/is-marijuana-really-a-%E2%80%98gatewaydrug%E2%80%99/ar-AAbAyp2?srcref=rss
Marijuana Might Actually be an Anti-Gateway Drug (news–2015) http://www.attn.com/stories/2378/medical-marijuana-anti-gateway-drug
Marijuana Is Not, Repeat Not, a Gateway Drug (news–2015) http://www.newsweek.com/marijuana-not-gateway-drug-325358
Marijuana Study Counters ‘Gateway’ Theory (news–2015) http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=189401
Many Anti-Pot Arguments Are Based On Weak Science, Say Researchers (news–2015) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/marijuana-usemyths_55cb6f53e4b0923c12bed78d?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592&kvcommref=mostpopular
Prohibition Is the Real “Gateway Drug” (news–2015) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/inge-fryklund/prohibition-is-the-real-g_b_8210802.html
The real ‘gateway drug’ is 100% legal (news–2016) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/01/06/the-real-gateway-drug-thats-everywhere-andlegal/
Study: Alcohol Is The Real Gateway Drug, Not Marijuana (news–2016) http://www.theweeklyweedonline.com/study-alcohol-is-the-real-gateway-drug-not-marijuana/
Viral Internet post prompts question: Does D.A.R.E. no longer consider marijuana a
gateway drug? (news–2016) http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/did-DARE-change-stance-on-marijuana-6858357.php
Is marijuana a gateway drug? Here’s what the research says (news–2016) http://www.vox.com/2016/4/29/11528410/cannabis-gateway-drug-theory
Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Say Enforcing Marijuana Laws Costs More Than It’s
Worth (news–2016) http://norml.org/news/2016/07/28/poll-two-thirds-of-americans-say-enforcing-marijuana-laws-costs-morethan-it-s-worth
Is Marijuana Addictive And A Gateway Drug? Obama’s Attorney General Explains Cause Of Opioid, Heroin Epidemic (news–2016) http://www.ibtimes.com/marijuana-addictive-gateway-drug-obamas-attorney-general-explains-causeopioid-heroin-2420049
Marijuana is not a gateway drug, admits Obama’s Attorney General (news–2016) http://blog.sfgate.com/smellthetruth/2016/09/22/marijuana-is-not-a-gateway-drug-admits-obamas-attorneygeneral/
Fentanyl maker fights pot legalization (news–2016) http://www.boulderweekly.com/features/fentanyl-maker-fights-pot-legalization/
Is marijuana a gateway drug? Scientific research says no (news–2016) http://www.devilslakejournal.com/news/20161103/is-marijuana-gateway-drug-scientific-research-says-no
Massive scientific report on marijuana confirms medical benefits (news–2017) http://arstechnica.com/science/2017/01/massive-scientific-report-on-marijuana-confirms-medical-benefits/


GENDER-BASED DIFFERENCES
Males, Females Respond Differently to Cannabinoids (news–2013) http://www.beyondthc.com/marijuana-as-the-womans-friend/
New Survey: Guys Are Bigger Potheads Than Gals (news-2013) http://www.thestreet.com/story/12159561/1/guys-are-bigger-potheads-than-gals.html?cm_ven=RSSFeed
Marijuana and the Modern Lady (news–2013) http://m.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/10/marijuana-and-the-modern-lady/280828/
Marijuana Use Results in Less Domestic Violence (news–2014) http://blog.sfgate.com/smellthetruth/2014/08/19/marijuana-in-marriage-equals-less-violence-study-finds/
Smoking Cannabis ‘Gives Men Munchies and Women Pain Relief’ (news–2014) https://uk.news.yahoo.com/smoking-cannabis-gives-men-munchies-women-pain-relief-113148055.html#Gnx9r03
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Estrogen increases cannabis sensitivity (news–2014) http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-09-estrogen-cannabis-sensitivity.html
Females Build Up Tolerance To Marijuana Faster Than Males, Study Finds (news–2014) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/10/females-tolerance-marijua_n_5784022.html
Research compares consequences of teen alcohol and marijuana use (news–2014) http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-09-consequences-teen-alcohol-marijuana.html#nRlv
11 Odd Facts About Marijuana (news–2015) http://www.livescience.com/48246-odd-facts-marijuana.html
Men, blacks most likely to get tickets for Seattle pot use (news–2015) http://news.yahoo.com/men-blacks-most-likely-tickets-seattle-pot-213108293.html;_ylt=AwrXgiMAqKxVD0kA5Q3QtDMD;_ylu=X3oDMTByMjR0MTVzBGNvbG8DZ3ExBHBvcwM3BHZ0aWQDBHNlYwNzcg–
Marijuana’s Risky Reputation Is Wafting Away (news–2015) http://www.livescience.com/50003-marijuana-risk-perception.html
Illinois medical marijuana applicants trending female, older (news–2015) http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/oct/1/illinois-medical-marijuana-applicants-trendingfem/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS
Why do men want to legalize pot more than women do? (news–2015) http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2015/1008/Why-do-men-want-to-legalize-pot-more-than-women-do
Uncovering the Neurological Differences Between the Sexes (news–2015) http://neurosciencenews.com/sex-differences-hippocampus-2421/
Infographic: Pot smokers are skinnier than non-users (news–2015) http://o.canada.com/health-2/infographic-pot-smokers-are-skinnier-than-non-users
COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL MARIJUANA PATIENT STUDY (link to PDF–2016) https://www.hellomd.com/medical-marijuana-patient-survey
What Does the Average Cannabis Consumer Look Like? (article–2016) https://docsend.com/view/kv9hgzy
Marijuana Users Have Lower Body Mass Index than Non-Users Says University of Miami Study (news–2016) http://www.wflx.com/story/33139175/marijuana-users-have-lower-body-mass-index-than-non-users-saysuniversity-of-miami-study
Here’s who buys legal weed (news–2016) http://www.businessinsider.com/heres-who-buys-legal-weed-2016-12


GLAUCOMA
Canadian Ophthalmological Society policy statement on the medical use of marijuana for glaucoma. (article-2010) http://www.canadianjournalofophthalmology.ca/article/S0008-4182%2810%2980129-2/abstract
Medical Reasons for Marijuana (news–2011) http://www.livestrong.com/article/98476-medical-reasons-marijuana/
In decades-old program, Uncle Sam provides pot (news–2011) http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44697173/ns/us_news-life/t/decades-old-program-uncle-sam-providespot/#.T3KO0YGRZpk
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month: Can Marijuana save eyesight? (news/anecdotal–2011) http://www.examiner.com/norml-in-madison/january-is-glaucoma-awareness-month-can-marijuana-saveeyesight
Still Believe Nature Got It Wrong? Top 10 Health Benefits of Marijuana (news–2013) http://www.wakingtimes.com/2013/05/01/still-believe-nature-got-it-wrong-top-10-health-benefits-ofmarijuana/
Georgia Medical Patients Apply for Marijuana Research Program (news–2014) http://www.gacareproject.com/georgia-medical-patients-apply-for-marijuana-research-program/
4 Americans get medical pot from the feds (news–2014) http://www.cbsnews.com/news/4-americans-get-medical-pot-from-the-feds/
Discriminating the effects of Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica: a web survey of medical  cannabis users (abst–2014) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25191852
What ailments does medical marijuana help? (news–2015) http://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/stories/what-ailments-does-medical-marijuana-help
10 diseases where medical marijuana could have impact (news–2015) http://www.cnn.com/2015/04/15/health/marijuana-medical-advances/index.html
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Two Floridians get free marijuana for life – from the feds (news–2015) http://www.ktvu.com/news/44003040-story
Raid! National Guard, State Police descend on 81-year-old’s property to seize single pot plant (news–2016) http://www.gazettenet.com/MarijuanaRaid-HG-100116-5074664
Study suggests marijuana improves your night vision (news–2016) http://www.foxnews.com/science/2016/10/28/study-suggests-marijuana-improves-your-night-vision.html


GOUT 
Man ‘grew cannabis to ease gout pain’ (news/anecdotal–2012) http://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/news/9970540.Man____grew_cannabis_to_ease_gout_pain___/
That’s Dope: Medical Marijuana Helps Relieve Man’s Gout (news/ anecdotal–2012) http://www.iexaminer.org/2012/01/thats-dope-medical-marijuana-helps-relieve-mans-gout/
Marijuana: Its Use in the Treatment of Gout (news–2014) http://www.buydutchseeds.com/jp/blog/marijuana-its-use-in-the-treatment-of-gout.html


GYNECOLOGY/FEMALE SEXUAL FUNCTION
My Green Valentine: Sex and marijuana (interview–2011) http://www.examiner.com/norml-in-philadelphia/my-green-valentine-sex-and-marijuana
Medical Marijuana is the New Midol? California Doc Pitch Cannabis to Fairer Sex (news–2011) http://www.laweekly.com/news/medical-marijuana-is-the-new-midol-california-docs-pitch-cannabis-tofairer-sex-2397100
San Francisco Medical Marijuana Clinic Says Cannabis is Effective for Many Women’s Medical Issues (news–2011) http://www.freedomisgreen.com/medical-marijuana-clinic-says-cannabis-effective-for-many-womensissues/
Cannabis brings relief to women suffering from PMS and PMDD symptoms (news–2011) http://www.examiner.com/cannabis-revolution-in-las-vegas/cannabis-brings-relief-to-women-sufferingfrom-pms-and-pmdd-symptoms
Cannabis and Women’s Health Part 1: Historic Evidence (news–2011) http://www.examiner.com/medical-marijuana-in-philadelphia/cannabis-and-women-s-helath-part-1-historic-evidence
Still Believe Nature Got It Wrong? Top 10 Health Benefits of Marijuana (news–2013) http://www.wakingtimes.com/2013/05/01/still-believe-nature-got-it-wrong-top-10-health-benefits-ofmarijuana/
PMS, Menses, Menopause and Cannabis (news–2014) http://www.hempista.com/2014/pms-menses-menopause-and-cannabis/
Women find sexual help…with cannabis? (news–2014) http://www.cnbc.com/id/101892786?__source=yahoonews&par=yahoonews#
9 Ways Women And Weed Go Together Like Mary And Jane (news–2015) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bustle/9-ways-women-and-weed-go-together-like-mary-andjane_b_7100578.html
Meet The Woman Making Aphrodisiac Weed (news/ad–2015) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/thecut/meet-the-woman-making-aphrodisiac-weed_b_7518628.html
Ladies: Enhance Your Sex Lives By Coating Your Lady Bits With Marijuana Juice (news–2015) http://news.yahoo.com/ladies-enhance-sex-lives-coating-lady-bits-marijuana-035803975.html;_ylt=AwrTWVXPILhUgBAA9PnQtDMD
San Francisco Medical Marijuana Clinic Says Cannabis is Effective for Many Women’s Medical Issues (news–2015) http://www.prweb.com/releases/marijuana-doctor/san-francisco/prweb8668761.htm
COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL MARIJUANA PATIENT STUDY (link to PDF–2016) https://www.hellomd.com/medical-marijuana-patient-survey
Weed-infused ‘female suppositories’ are a thing now (news–2016) https://news.yahoo.com/weed-infused-female-suppositories-thing-204557779.html
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Cannabis-based vagina suppositories the latest invention to help ease period pain (news-2016) http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/cannabis-based-vagina-suppositories-latest-invention-help-ease-period-pain-1541582
Pot users twice as likely to report multiple orgasms, Match.com finds (news-2016) http://blog.sfgate.com/smellthetruth/2016/04/19/pot-users-twice-as-likely-to-report-multiple-orgasmsmatch-com-finds/
If You Love Weed, Chances Are You’re Great In Bed (news–2016) http://herb.co/2016/07/04/love-weed-great-in-bed/
Comparing sexual experiences related to alcohol and marijuana use among adults (news–2016) http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-08/nyu-cse080416.php
Serious researchers studied how sex is different when you’re high vs. when you’re drunk (news–2016) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/08/06/serious-researchers-studied-how-sex-isdifferent-when-youre-high-vs-when-youre-drunk/
Marijuana tampons might mark end of period pain (news–2016) http://kdvr.com/2016/08/31/marijuana-tampons-may-mark-the-end-of-period-pain/ Pot for periods? Medical marijuana marketed as monthly pain relief (news–2016) http://www.thecannifornian.com/cannabis-health/pot-periods-medical-marijuana-marketed/
Tantra THC: Using Cannabis to Make Sex Sacred (news–2016) http://sfevergreen.com/tantra-thc-using-cannabis-make-sex-sacred/
Does Marijuana Help Period Cramps? (news–2016) https://www.theweedblog.com/marijuana-help-period-cramps/
Cannabinoid Receptor Activates Spermatozoa (news–2016) http://neurosciencenews.com/spermatozoa-cannabinoid-receptors-4935/
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