Current Research

Smoking marijuana may increase risk of infection and serious complications from coronavirus
14Apr
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Smoking marijuana may increase risk of infection and serious complications from coronavirus

The US Centers for Disease Control reported several risk factors for severe complications and mortality from coronavirus infection including a weakened immune system, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and, unsurprisingly, cigarette smoking. It follows then that those with a ...

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Isolation due to coronavirus coupled with stimulus checks may spell relapse and overdose for many
06Apr
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Isolation due to coronavirus coupled with stimulus checks may spell relapse and overdose for many

The covid-19 pandemic is one of the most challenging circumstances ever encountered in the history of the United States. The isolating shelter-in-place orders that are in effect in all but 9 states presents a unique set of difficulties for both ...

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Systemic review of systemic reviews finds numerous and diverse harms with marijuana use
17Mar
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Systemic review of systemic reviews finds numerous and diverse harms with marijuana use

Researchers attempted to assess the global harms associated with marijuana use and potentially define risky marijuana use in a systematic review of systematic reviews.

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Canadian provincial government releases scathing report on supervised consumption sites
06Mar
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Canadian provincial government releases scathing report on supervised consumption sites

An independent expert committee appointed by the provincial government of Alberta reviewed the social and economic impacts of current and proposed supervised consumption services (SCS), releasing their final report on March 5, 2020. Not surprisingly, stakeholder feedback on the socioeconomic ...

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