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Meta-Analysis: Studies Refute Claims That Medical Cannabis Access Encourages Teen Use

Generic 22 February 2018 | 0 Comments

The enactment of statewide laws regulating the use and distribution of cannabis for medical purposes is not associated with increased marijuana use among young people, according to a review of relevant studies published online ahead of print in the journal Addiction. Investigators from Columbia University, the RAND Corporation, the University of California at Davis, and […]

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Experts challenge claims about medical marijuana’s impact on teen recreational use and opioid deaths

Did you know that? 22 February 2018 | 0 Comments

Two papers published today look at the current evidence of the effects of medical marijuana laws and conclude there is little support that such laws increase recreational marijuana use among adolescents or reduce opioid overdose deaths.