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Real risks associated with cannabis exposure during pregnancy

Did you know that? 17 January 2020 | 0 Comments

A new study has definitively shown that regular exposure to THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, during pregnancy has significant impact on placental and fetal development.

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Focus on opioids and cannabis in chronic pain media coverage

Did you know that? 17 January 2020 | 0 Comments

New Zealand media reports on chronic pain are focusing on treatments involving opioids and cannabis at the expense of best practice non-drug treatments, researchers have found.

Impaired driving — even once the high wears off

Did you know that? 16 January 2020 | 0 Comments

Researchers have discovered that recreational marijuana use affects driving ability even when users are not intoxicated. Cannabis users had more accidents, drove at higher speeds, and drove through more red lights than non-users.

College students use more marijuana in states where it’s legal, but they binge drink less

Did you know that? 16 January 2020 | 0 Comments

Marijuana use among college students has been trending upward for years, but in states that have legalized recreational marijuana, use has jumped even higher. A study shows that in states where marijuana was legalized by 2018, both occasional and frequent use among college students has continued to rise beyond the first year of legalization, suggesting […]

Study sheds light on link between cannabis, anxiety and stress

Did you know that? 16 January 2020 | 0 Comments

A molecule produced by the brain that activates the same receptors as marijuana is protective against stress by reducing anxiety-causing connections between two brain regions, researchers report.