Tags: "marijuana"

05 May
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DFAF Joins Johnny’s Ambassadors May Marijuana Prevention Month Challenge

May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month and also features SAMHSA's National Prevention Week (NPW), an annual health observance week dedicated to increasing awareness and action around substance use prevention and promoting positive mental health.

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25 Mar
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Kratom use rising among youth; Associated with marijuana use

According to the latest data from the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health Kratom use among youth is becoming more common and is associated with marijuana use and cigarette use.

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04 Mar
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DFAF Produces Six New Resources!

Check out our new resources covering a variety of topics including: Apps Parents/Caregivers Should Know, Behavioral Health Equity, Impacts of Marijuana Legalization, Stigma Associated with Substance Use, Recovery in the Workplace, and Vaping.

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09 Feb
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Adverse neonatal outcomes associated with maternal marijuana use during pregnancy

Infants born to women who reported marijuana use during pregnancy were more likely to experience adverse neonatal outcomes than infants born to women who did not report marijuana use during pregnancy (non-users) according to a new study published in the ...

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01 Feb
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Marijuana use shown to negatively impact male fertility

Men who use marijuana may want to think twice if they hope to be fathers someday. New research from the Tulane University suggests that smoking marijuana may be harmful to male fertility.

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03 Jan
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Marijuana use linked to risk of myocardial infarction in young people

A study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal found that adults under 45 years of age who consumed marijuana within the past 30 days had almost double the amount of heart attacks compared to those who didn’t use the ...

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22 Nov
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Prenatal THC exposure linked to aggression, anxiety, and hyperactivity in new study

In a new study recently published in the proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers found that children of women who used marijuana during pregnancy or while breastfeeding were at a higher risk for negative psychiatric outcomes.

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09 Nov
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Heavy Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Associated with Poorer Medical and Psychiatric Outcomes

A study published in JAMA this week found that pregnant women in the USA who were heavy marijuana users had a much higher prevalence of poor medical and psychiatric outcomes compared to pregnant women who did not report such use. ...

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14 Oct
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Large population-based survey finds that marijuana use is associated with psychotic disorders in the U.S. population.

In a new study just published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, researchers found that any use of marijuana was associated with increased risk of self-reported psychotic disorders.

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05 Oct
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Prenatal THC exposure increases during COVID-19 pandemic

According to the research, pregnant women use marijuana for a variety of reasons such as relieving nausea, anxiety, stress, and depression. Until now, it has been unclear what effect the unique stressors arising from the COVID-19 pandemic have had on ...

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