Tags: "marijuana"

14 Sep
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Largest Long-Term Study on Children’s Development in U.S. Finds Prenatal Marijuana Use Affects Child For Many Years

Researchers find that marijuana use after the middle of the first trimester is associated with various mental disorders including attention, social, and behavioral problems for the affected child and these conditions continue through the pre-teen years.

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26 Aug
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New National Data Released on Substance Use Behaviors Among Young Adults

New data on substance use behaviors among young adults ages 19 to 30 released by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) finds that marijuana and hallucinogen use among young adults ages 19 to 30 are at an all-time high.

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15 Aug
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Is Marijuana Legalization Adding to the Opioid Crisis? Another Study Suggests So.

A new analysis proposes that marijuana legalization in the United States has added to the U.S. opioid overdose crisis, disputing the claim by Big Marijuana that the availability of marijuana reduces deaths from opioids.

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05 Jul
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NEW video released from Marijuana…Know the Truth campaign

New video from Marijuana...Know the Truth campaign highlights new research linking higher teen and young adult marijuana use and mental health conditions to marijuana legalization.

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05 Jul
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Nationwide study finds teen marijuana use rose and mental health declined in states with legalized marijuana

A first of its kind nationwide study, commissioned by Drug Free America Foundation, Inc. and Johnny’s Ambassadors, finds more youth are using marijuana and experiencing greater mental health implications in states that have legalized marijuana.

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20 Jun
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Marijuana Summit: Education, Prevention, Advocacy

Join us for a two-day conference in Rosemont, Illinois where we will hear from national drug demand reduction experts on the impacts of current marijuana laws and how to use what we learn to advocate for policies that protect public ...

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10 Jun
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Shift in Trends of Prenatal Substance Use Observed with Rapid Increase in Prenatal Marijuana Use

A new study in JAMA Network Open finds that over a 10-year period, prenatal use of marijuana increased at a faster rate than the prenatal use of other substances.

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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
0

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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