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Nobody really knows what smoking pot does to your lungs
You shouldn't assume smoking a joint is harmless.
K2’s deadly mystery: Nobody knows what’s actually in synthetic marijuana
The constantly shifting chemical formula makes illness from these drugs hard to treat.
We may finally know why marijuana helps people with chronic gut problems
And it could have implications for other inflammation, too.
The truth behind 8 common misconceptions about drugs
Your spine doesn't store LSD, and MDMA doesn’t put holes in your brain.
Many heavy pot users suffer severe nausea—and they’ve all landed on the same weird solution
But there's got to be a better way.
Hold onto your butts: Don’t let dogs get stoned on your leftover weed
Here's what to do if your furry friend is flying high.
Popular Science Takes Drugs
From our archive: a reporter's LSD trip, a guide to getting high during Prohibition, and more
Low doses of weed may help old mice learn new tricks
But your granny is not a mouse
Is It Ok To Give Cannabis Pain Killers To My Pet?
The science behind cannabis-based pet products is still half-baked
Could A Chemical Found in Marijuana Be A Treatment For Alzheimer’s Disease?
Researchers have discovered the benefits of THC in the brain