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Rates of marijuana use, heavy use, and cannabis use disorder depend on where you live

Did you know that? 19 June 2017 | 0 Comments

Adult marijuana use rose significantly in states that passed loosely regulated medical marijuana laws (MMLs) according to a new study. The highest increases were reported among adults ages 26 and over. Little change was found in past-month marijuana use among adolescents or young adults between the ages 18 and 25.

Marijuana use among college students on rise following Oregon legalization, study finds

Did you know that? 14 June 2017 | 0 Comments

College students attending an Oregon university are using more marijuana now that the drug is legal for recreational use, but the increase is largely among students who also report recent heavy use of alcohol, a new study has found.

Mixing booze, pot is a serious threat to traffic safety

Did you know that? 12 June 2017 | 0 Comments

Use of marijuana in combination with alcohol by drivers is especially dangerous, according to a study. Drivers who used alcohol, marijuana, or both were significantly more likely to be responsible for causing fatal two-vehicle crashes compared to drivers who were involved in the same crashes but used neither of the substances.

Why the marijuana and tobacco policy camps are on very different paths

Did you know that? 10 June 2017 | 0 Comments

New research looked at diverging trajectories of cannabis and tobacco policies in the US and attempts to explain some of the reasoning behind the different paths, while discussing possible implications.

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Low-dose THC can relieve stress; more does just the opposite

Did you know that? 2 June 2017 | 0 Comments

Low levels tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the main psychoactive compound in marijuana, does reduce stress, but in a highly dose-dependent manner, new research confirms.

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