April 20, or 4/20, is known by many as “Weed Day”

April 20,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, April 20, or 4/20, is known by many as “Weed Day” in some circles because the date corresponds with a numerical code for marijuana. There are many legends and rumors as to where the name came from .

However one thing is true for Garden Stater’s it was […]

By |April 20th, 2017|village of ridgewood|2 Comments

Marijuana DOES cause schizophrenia and triggers heart attacks, experts say in landmark study that slams most of the drug’s medical benefits as ‘unproven’

By Mia De Graaf For and Associated Press

PUBLISHED: 14:47 EST, 12 January 2017 | UPDATED: 19:09 EST, 12 January 2017

Marijuana does raise the risk of getting schizophrenia and triggers heart attacks, according to the most significant study on the drug’s effects to date.

A federal advisory panel admitted cannabis can almost certainly ease chronic pain, […]

By |January 13th, 2017|Bergen County|5 Comments

The medical marijuana movement just got some really bad news

By Susan K. Livio | NJ Advance Media for
on August 11, 2016 at 7:28 AM, updated August 11, 2016 at 11:32 AM

TRENTON — The Obama administration will uphold the ban on researching the therapeutic benefits of marijuana, once again rebuffing requests to remove the plant from the list of the drugs, like heroin and […]

By |August 12th, 2016|Health and wellness|3 Comments

Marijuana or martinis: Should government choose for you?


Sen. Nick Scutari is about to try marijuana for the first time. He’s a lawyer, and he swears he’s never done it before. But as the author of a bill that would legalize marijuana sales in New Jersey, he feels a weighty responsibility to investigate. Tom Moran, Star-Ledger Read more

By |May 31st, 2016|Bergen County|4 Comments

The more cannabis you smoke, the more likely you are to be a loser, finds international study

Persistent users likely to be lower paid and have relationship difficulties
Research found abusers ended up in a lower social class than their parents
Also more prone to be in less skilled, prestigious jobs and to run into debt
Study by Californian university followed children from birth up to age of 38


PUBLISHED: 05:17 EST, […]

By |April 4th, 2016|Bergen County|5 Comments

Ridgewood Municipal Court Screening finds Marijuana

February 9,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, On Thursday, February 4, Ridgewood Police officer Lt. Glenn Ender was screening individuals prior to entering municipal court. Mr. Labeat Cefa placed his personal belonging in a tray prior to passing through a metal detector. Among the personal items placed in the tray was a marijuana cigarette.

Mr. […]

By |February 9th, 2016|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

Marijuana may cause heart problems in young adults

Marijuana may cause heart problems in young adultsBy Kerry Sheridan | AFP – 14 hours agoYoung adults who smoke marijuana may be at risk for serious or even fatal heart problems, according to a study by French researchers on Wednesday.The findings in the Journal of the American Heart Association raises new concerns about the safety […]

By |April 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments