Tags: "medical marijuana"

31 Mar
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Obtaining Medical Marijuana Card Led to Fast Onset, Greater, and More Severe Cases of Cannabis Use Disorder

If you’re looking to obtain a medical marijuana card to alleviate pain, anxiety, or depressive symptoms, look elsewhere as a new study published in JAMA Network Open finds that obtaining a medical marijuana card led not only to NO significant ...

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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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04 May
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Marijuana use associated with non-medical opioid use

In a study of 211 patients from the greater New York area, subjects using marijuana were 86% more likely to engage in non-medical opioid use (ie took more than prescribed or used illicit opioids).

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13 Dec
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Large scoping review of hundreds of studies confirms lack of evidence to support marijuana as medicine; harms outweigh benefits.

Since passage of California’s compassionate care act of 1996, intended to allow terminally ill patients to use marijuana for its purported ability to prevent wasting and reduce nausea, many states have passed similar legislation allowing physicians to recommend medical marijuana ...

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