Tags: "cannabis"

28 Dec
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Understanding Marijuana and Breastfeeding: Exploring New Resources

Marijuana use during breastfeeding poses risks that every nursing mother should be aware of and is a subject of growing concern among healthcare professionals.

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27 Nov
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Study finds genetic link to cannabis addiction and multiple health problems

According to Yale News, researchers were able to identify dozens of genetic variants linked to cannabis use disorder and a variety of behavioral and health issues associated with cannabis use disorder.

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13 Oct
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New Research Blog: Online Dispensaries: Minors’ Ease of Access to Marijuana

A recently published study in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics has shed light on the concerning ease with which minors can purchase marijuana through online dispensaries.

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30 Aug
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DFAF study reveals marijuana-impaired driving more dangerous in states where the drug is more permissive

A few moments ago, Drug Free America Foundation issued a news release unveiling our latest study concerning troubling results about marijuana legalization.

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18 Jul
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Reports from the CDC show a vast increase in marijuana-related ER visits among youth during the pandemic

The frequency of young individuals consuming harmful amounts of marijuana edibles or smoking marijuana to the point where they need emergency assistance increased considerably during the pandemic, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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14 Jul
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Marijuana and Mother’s Milk: What We Know

In this webinar as part of our marijuana and pregnancy educational series, we were joined by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Mirine Richey, MPH, IBCLC, who educated about marijuana and breastfeeding.

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07 Jul
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From Stigma to Support: One Man’s Mission to Transform Addiction Therapy

In this enlightening conversation, Dave sits down with Christopher, a seasoned addiction therapist with over 20 years of experience in the field, who specializes in treating cannabis addiction.

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03 Jul
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Tragedy on the Road: Jennifer’s Heartbreaking Story and the Growing Threat of Marijuana-Impaired Driving

Cannabis impaired driving has risen drastically since states have legalized marijuana which have led to an increase in fatal crashes like what happened to Jennifer when she was killed by a person high on medical marijuana.

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30 Jun
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714,521 Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits Occurred in the U.S. in 2022

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released the 2022 Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) report on drug-related emergency department (ED) visits.

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24 Apr
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Marijuana Use Drives Dramatic Rise in ED Visits Among Older Adults in CA

The researchers found that marijuana related ED visits among older adults increased over 1,800% during this period, from 366 visits in 2005 to 12,167 visits in 2019.

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