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July 28, 2015

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July 28, 2015

Teens With Medical Marijuana Cards Much Likelier to Say They're Addicted, but Few Teens Have Them

July 23, 2015 — Teens using marijuana for medical reasons are 10 times more likely to say they are hooked on marijuana than youth who get marijuana illegally, a new study shows. The study is the first to report on a ... read more

Cannabis Use Can Be Prevented, Reduced or Delayed

May 26, 2015 — Contrary to some popular beliefs, marijuana is harmful to adolescent brains. Researchers have found that targeting at-risk youth through school programs can limit their use of this ... read more

Smoking Marijuana May Cause Early Puberty and Stunts Growth in Boys

May 18, 2015 — Boys who smoke marijuana go through puberty earlier but grow more slowly than those who have never smoked the drug according to a new ... read more

Association Between Teen Sleep Patterns, Alcohol or Marijuana Use

May 18, 2015 — Studying adolescents in Southern California, researchers found that the link between sleep and alcohol/marijuana use was consistent even after controlling for other known risk factors, such as ... read more

Substance Abuse Risk Not Greater in Those Using Medical Marijuana With Prescribed Opioids

May 18, 2015 — Among people who use medical cannabis for chronic pain, those who also take prescription pain medications are not at increased risk for serious alcohol and other drug involvement, according to a ... read more

Strong Evidence Still Lacking on Medical Marijuana for Pain

May 15, 2015 — With increasing numbers of chronic pain patients experimenting with marijuana to get relief, physicians need to learn more about the plant and its constituents to counsel patients appropriately about ... read more

Medical Marijuana Pill May Not Be Effective in Treating Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia

May 13, 2015 — Medical marijuana pills may not help treat behavioral symptoms of dementia, such as aggression, pacing and wandering, a new study concludes. However, researchers did find that the drug dosage used in ... read more

May 13, 2015 — Secondhand exposure to cannabis smoke under 'extreme conditions,' such as an unventilated room or enclosed vehicle, can cause nonsmokers to feel the effects of the drug, have minor problems ... read more

The Dark Side of Cannabis: Panic Attacks, Nausea

May 5, 2015 — Although the use of cannabis as a medical drug is currently booming, we should not forget that leisure time consumption -- for example, smoking weed -- can cause acute and chronic harms. These ... read more

Keeping Legalized Marijuana out of Hands of Kids

May 4, 2015 — As the realities of legalized marijuana take hold in four states and the District of Columbia, legislators and regulators could learn a lot from the successes – and failures – of the tobacco and ... read more

Apr. 21, 2015 — Consumers of cannabis are more prone to experiencing false memories. One of the known consequences of consuming this drug is the memory problems it can cause. Chronic consumers show more difficulties ... read more

Most Americans Say Medical Marijuana Shouldn't Be Used by Kids or in Front of Kids, Legal or Not

Apr. 20, 2015 — Medical marijuana and children don't mix, most Americans say. While nearly two-thirds of people agree that their state should allow medical marijuana for adults, half as many -- just over a ... read more

Synthetic Drugs: Evidence That They Can Cause Cancer

Apr. 16, 2015 — Almost weekly, a new synthetic psychoactive drug comes onto the market that can be ordered legally and easily, for example as an incense blend, via the Internet. Synthetic cannabinoids are difficult ... read more

Simultaneous Drinking, Smoking Marijuana Increases Odds of Drunk Driving, Other

Apr. 14, 2015 — Marijuana is becoming increasingly permitted in the US for medical and recreational use. A new study look at the relationship between alcohol and simultaneous versus concurrent marijuana use. ... read more

Major Occupational Health Groups Publish Guidance for Employers on the Impact of Marijuana in the Workplace

Apr. 13, 2015 — Experts have published guidance for employers aimed at helping them better understand the implications of marijuana use on the workforce as attitudes toward marijuana and laws restricting it continue ... read more

Medical Marijuana Liquid Extract May Bring Hope for Children With Severe Epilepsy

Apr. 13, 2015 — A medicinal liquid form of marijuana may show promise as a treatment for children with severe epilepsy that is not responding to other treatments, according to a new ... read more

Identifying Teens at Risk for Hashish Use

Apr. 13, 2015 — One in ten high school seniors has used hashish, a highly potent form of marijuana. Teens self-described as "hooked" on pot were twice as likely to use ... read more

Common Cholesterol Drug Stimulates the Same Receptors as Marijuana

Apr. 1, 2015 — If you want the benefits of medical marijuana without the 'unwanted side effects' of cannabis, new research should leave you on a high note. According to a research, fenofibrate, also known ... read more

Legalizing Marijuana and the New Science of Weed

Mar. 23, 2015 — More than a year into Colorado’s experiment legalizing marijuana, labs testing the plants are able for the first time to take stock of the drug’s potency and contaminants – and openly paint a ... read more

Schools Using out-of-School Suspension Drug Policy Show Increased Likelihood of Marijuana Use

Mar. 19, 2015 — Schools where administrators report using out-of-school suspension to enforce drug policy and where students report low policy enforcement, regardless of the type of drug policy adopted, show an ... read more

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