Tags: "marijuana"

25 Sep
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Prenatal THC Exposure Can Lead to Psychotic Behaviors in Childhood

A new study just published in JAMA Psychiatry found that children of women who used marijuana during pregnancy had an increased incidence of psychotic behaviors. The study looked at 11,489 children enrolled in the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study, ...

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02 Sep
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Study Finds Marijuana Use Increasing Among Baby Boomers

The marijuana strains commonly found today are much more potent than what baby boomers used in the 60’s and 70’s. Marijuana use carries unique risks for seniors because of the potential for serious interactions with many different medications including certain ...

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20 May
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New Resources!

We’re excited to announce the development of four new prevention resources! Learn about vaping, smoking, and COVID-19; how you can prevent an opioid related death; the dangers of fentanyl and fentanyl analogs; and the impact of marijuana use on adolescents. Check ...

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17 Mar
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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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04 Nov
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Marijuana industry advertising via social media increases adolescent use of marijuana

In recently published data from the Cannabis Advertising and Social Media study (CASM), youth who engaged with cannabis brands and advertisements on social media were 5 times more likely to have used marijuana over the past year compared to those ...

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23 Oct
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Marijuana increases alcohol consumption in Canadian study

In a recent cohort study of alcohol consumption in Canada, marijuana use was found to increase demand for alcohol.

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09 Sep
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Dr. Mohr’s Research Blog: Study Finds Marijuana Use Worsens PTSD Symptoms

A recent study found that marijuana use predicted worsening PTSD symptoms and higher likelihood of suicidal ideation and behavior in a cohort of military personnel considered to be at high risk for PTSD.

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05 Aug
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Unleashing A Beast: Marijuana is not the Solution

As we collectively attempt to put out the fire of the third and deadliest wave of the opioid epidemic, we should not pour in the fuel of marijuana legalization.

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31 Jul
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Dr. Mohr’s Research Blog: Prenatal Exposure to THC

As marijuana use becomes increasingly normalized in the US, more and more pregnant women are choosing to use marijuana to the detriment of their unborn infants.

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22 Jul
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Italy and Sweden: court decisions on low-THC cannabis products

Italy’s highest court, the Court of Cassation, published a note of information on the legality of selling low-THC cannabis and the Supreme Court of Sweden ruled on a case involving possession of ‘CBD oil’ extracted from industrial hemp.

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