by Julie Borg
Posted 1/14/14, 11:15 am
The serious health risks of marijuana get little publicity these days amidst the euphoria of those who championed the legalization of recreational use now in effect in Colorado and soon in Washington. Although a Rocky Mountain high is now legal, government regulators insist that doesn’t make it wise. Because marijuana use has only been prevalent since the late 1970s, doctors are just beginning to understand the long-term hazards.