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29 Jan
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Australian Study Demonstrates Consequences of Youth Marijuana Use

Researchers in Australia released the results of a new study examining the consequences of long-term marijuana use that began in adolescence or young adulthood. A total of 1,792 participants were included in the longitudinal study spanning 20 years (from ages ...

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28 Jan
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Marijuana may be worse for teen brains than alcohol, study finds

Teen brains are more vulnerable to the effects of marijuana than alcohol, a new study finds.

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20 Jan
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Loose Buprenorphine Prescribing Criteria May Usher in a New Wave of Opioid Addiction

Will buprenorphine become the next oxycontin? Due to a major shift in addiction medicine policy, it just might. Last Thursday the Trump administration relaxed prescribing rules for the powerful synthetic opioid prescribed for both moderate to severe pain and opioid ...

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13 Jan
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Study Finds Drastic Increase in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Maternal Opioid-related Diagnoses from 2010-2017

According to a newly published study in JAMA, neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) increased 82%, from 4.0 to 7.3 per 1000 birth hospitalizations in the U.S. between 2010 and 2017. The researchers also found that during the same time-period maternal opioid-related ...

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