Tags: "marijuana"

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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27 Mar
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New Study From the UK Confirms Link Between Daily Marijuana Use and Psychosis

New study illustrates the impact of marijuana use on population rates of psychosis; Daily marijuana users three times more likely to have a diagnosis of first episode psychosis; rises to five times more likely with high potency marijuana.

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06 Dec
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Annual SAMHSA Survey Finds Marijuana Use Higher in “Legal” States

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health comparison of 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 data, conducted by SAMHSA, marijuana use is higher among those ages 12 and older in states that have legalized recreational use.

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26 Nov
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Economic and Social Costs of Legalized Marijuana

The Centennial Institute at Colorado Christian University recently published a study to better understand the economic and social costs of legalized marijuana.

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01 Nov
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Mexico Supreme Court says ban on recreational marijuana unconstitutional

Mexico’s Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that an absolute ban on recreational use of marijuana was unconstitutional, effectively leaving it to lawmakers to regulate consumption of the drug.

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