Tags: "thc"

16 Nov
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Rising Marijuana Potency: A Global Phenomenon

A new meta-analysis that examined marijuana potencies globally found that concentration of THC (the compound responsible for the intoxicating effect of marijuana) has been increasing since the 1970’s. The new study published by Tom Freeman and colleagues examined data on ...

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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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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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25 Jun
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FDA Federal Register Submission for WHO Review and Consideration – On Cannabis Genotoxicity, General

A discussion on the risks of re-scheduling cannabinoids in the United States and the consequences of reclassifying marijuana with THC. The discussion also covers the harms and risks of marijuana use. The full report can be found here.

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