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Smoking marijuana may cause early puberty and stunts growth in boys

Did you know that? 18 May 2015 | 0 Comments

Boys who smoke marijuana go through puberty earlier but grow more slowly than those who have never smoked the drug according to a new study.

Association between teen sleep patterns, alcohol or marijuana use

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Studying adolescents in Southern California, researchers found that the link between sleep and alcohol/marijuana use was consistent even after controlling for other known risk factors, such as depression. For every 10 minutes later that teens went to bed, there was a 6 percent increased risk of alcohol or marijuana use in the previous month. In […]

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Substance abuse risk not greater in those using medical marijuana with prescribed opioids

Did you know that? 18 May 2015 | 0 Comments

Among people who use medical cannabis for chronic pain, those who also take prescription pain medications are not at increased risk for serious alcohol and other drug involvement, according to a study.