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Recreational marijuana legalization: Do more youth use or do youth use more?

Did you know that? 8 January 2018 | 0 Comments

Recent results indicate that the effects of recreational marijuana legalization on Oregon teens’ use depends on whether the teens were already using marijuana when legal sales began.

Cigarette smoking is increasing among Americans with drug problems

Did you know that? 21 December 2017 | 0 Comments

While cigarette smoking has declined in the US for the past several decades, since 2002 the prevalence of smoking has increased significantly among people with an illicit substance use disorder, according to a new study. Researchers found more than half of individuals with a substance use disorder (56 percent) reported cigarette use in the past [...]

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Marijuana may help HIV patients keep mental stamina longer

Did you know that? 12 December 2017 | 0 Comments

A chemical found in marijuana, known as tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, has been found to potentially slow the process in which mental decline can occur in up to 50 percent of HIV patients, says a new study.

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Medical marijuana for children with cancer? What providers think

Did you know that? 12 December 2017 | 0 Comments

Most providers willing to consider medical marijuana use in children with cancer, but those with legal eligibility to certify are less likely to approve.

Marijuana use may not aid patients in opioid addiction treatment

Did you know that? 4 December 2017 | 0 Comments

New research finds that frequent marijuana use seems to strengthen the relationship between pain and depression and anxiety, not ease it.