The National Research Group offers a wide range of research programs through Smoke Pot Get Paid, as of November 2015, including the effects of marijuana and pain medications, the effects of marijuana on sleep and an inpatient marijuana study, according to the group's website. Additional study opportunities include participating in a research group concerning the effects of one type of medication on alcohol dependency, a study on cocaine, a methamphetamine study and a study on video games.
The study on the effects of marijuana and pain medication offers compensation of just over $500, while the effects of marijuana on sleep offers up to $800 for participation, the National Research Group website shows. The sleep study involves sleeping in a laboratory Monday through Thursday for a two-week period, with one night involving sleep deprivation. Applicants are required to be between 21 to 45 years old, smoke marijuana and have the ability to stay awake for one full night and one full day without falling asleep.
The study on the effects of an FDA-approved medication on alcohol dependency requires applicants to be between the ages of 18 to 65 years of age, according to the National Research Group. Along with the age requirement, applicants must consent to six laboratory visits and two MRI's. The study on cocaine seeks healthy men who are between the ages of 21 to 35 and have used cocaine on occasion.