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Daily cannabis use is on the rise among American adults

Did you know that? 22 June 2018 | 0 Comments

Cannabis use may be decreasing among teens, but a new study showed that American adults have increasingly used cannabis daily since 2007. The study found that nondaily cannabis use decreased among those aged 12 to 25 and 35 to 49 before 2007, and increased among all adults after 2007, particularly among adults 26 to 34.

Religious involvement deters recreational and medical marijuana use, researchers find

Did you know that? 19 June 2018 | 0 Comments

Researchers have found that individuals who regularly attend church and report that religion is very important in their daily decision making are less likely to use marijuana recreationally and medically.

Cannabis does not increase suicidal behavior in psychiatric patients

Did you know that? 13 June 2018 | 0 Comments

Researchers have found there is no significant association between cannabis use and suicidal behavior in people with psychiatric disorders. The study findings contrast with pre-existing data that shows the drug is linked to an increased chance of suicidal behavior in the general population.

Synthetic cannabis (‘spice’, ‘k2′) use may boost stroke risk in young users

Did you know that? 12 June 2018 | 0 Comments

Synthetic cannabis, also popularly known as ‘spice’ or ‘k2,’ may boost the risk of a stroke in young users, warn US doctors.

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Opioid use may affect treatment for alcohol dependence

Did you know that? 6 June 2018 | 0 Comments

New research indicates that opioid misuse and the use of cannabis and other drugs may compromise the effectiveness of treatments for alcohol use disorder.