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No evidence tougher policies deter adolescent cannabis use

Did you know that? 20 February 2019 | 0 Comments

A new study has found no evidence that teenage cannabis use is lower in countries with tougher policies.

Parents: Keep medical marijuana dispensaries away from kids

Did you know that? 18 February 2019 | 0 Comments

Seven in 10 parents think they should have a say in whether dispensaries are located near their child’s school or daycare and most say they should be banned within a certain distance of those facilities.

Cannabis use in teens linked to risk of depression in young adults

Did you know that? 13 February 2019 | 0 Comments

Cannabis is the most commonly used recreational drug by teenagers worldwide. In Canada, among youth aged 15 to 19 years, the rate of past-year cannabis use is 20.6 percent, while in England, 4 percent of adolescents aged 11 to 15 years used cannabis in the last month.

Potent marijuana edibles can pose a major unrecognized risk to patients with cardiovascular disease

Did you know that? 11 February 2019 | 0 Comments

With widespread legalization and increasing use, more care, education a research needed about how each marijuana formulation may affect and sometimes compromise the cardiovascular system of our aging population, according to a new article and editorial.

Traffic fatalities on a high after cannabis legalization

Did you know that? 8 February 2019 | 0 Comments

Legalizing the sale of cannabis for recreational use can lead to a short-term increase in traffic fatalities in legalizing states and their neighboring jurisdictions, new research suggests.