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Are Psychedelics the New Prozac?

Depression, smoking, alcoholism, PTSD. While people have found healing through psychedelics for a variety of mental and physical disorders, it’s unclear exactly what is going on. Fortunately, researchers for the first time in decades are able to explore these phenomena.

Marijuana May Not Cause Schizophrenia

A new study finds that people with genes that make them more likely to develop schizophrenia are also more likely to enjoy marijuana.

Marijuana and Dopamine: A Study in Complexity

Since chronic marijuana use may be correlated with mental health disorders in some people, it’s useful that we’re starting to understand how the brain’s dopamine system may play a role in such developments. The interactions between cannabinoids and the dopamine system are complex, though, and more research is needed.