Tags: "cannabis"

05 Jun
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Unveiling the Dark Side of Social Media: E-Cigarette Sales on TikTok

A recent study found that this popular social media had a marked increase in content promoting e-cigarettes, including illegal sales to underage users.

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28 May
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High Stakes: The Surprising Connection Between Teen Cannabis Use and Psychosis

Research studies have long suggested a potential link between marijuana use and psychotic disorders. A recent study conducted by McDonald et al., uncovered that these associations not only exist but are much stronger than anticipated.

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15 Apr
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Unveiling the Hidden Risks: Maternal Marijuana Use and Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Kids

A groundbreaking study presented at the European Psychiatric Association Congress 2024, unveiled disturbing findings relating to the impacts of marijuana use by pregnant mothers.

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29 Feb
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Marijuana use in any form linked to higher risk of heart attack or stroke

A new study recently published in the Journal of the American Heart Association indicates that smoking, vaping or eating marijuana is linked to a significantly higher risk of heart attack or stroke, even if the person had no existing heart ...

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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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