marijuana addiction

Dear Lady Gaga: YOU SUCK

Dear Lady Gaga: YOU SUCK

I mean, seriously girlfriend, “addicted” to marijuana? Really? Is that the word you meant to use? Marijuana is not physically addictive – even prohibitionists with half a clue are willing to admit that. Sure, you might enjoy smoking and get a little irritable if you stop, but that’s not addiction. Not at all. According to […]

Jonesin’ For Weed: Can People Really Crave Marijuana?

Jonesin’ For Weed: Can People Really Crave Marijuana?

The field of psychology is abuzz this month because our manual for diagnosing clinical disorders is being re-released and will be chock-full of modifications (DSM-5). The proposed changes are particularly relevant to my own work because the newest edition is reorganizing how we diagnose cannabis related disorders. The most notable change is the addition of […]