Vaping Products Linked with Rising Number of Hospitalizations

Generic 7 September 2019 | 0 Comments

The US Centers for Disease Control has now identified over 450 cases of respiratory distress that may be associated with the use of disposable vapor cartridges used to consume certain e-liquids. While initial cases of the phenomenon were associated with consumption of cannabinoid oil products via the use of unregulated vapor cartridges, the CDC reports […]

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CDC: Young People Say Marijuana Is Becoming Less Available

Generic 3 September 2016 | 0 Comments

Prohibitionists often claim that legalizing and regulating marijuana will increase youth access to the plant. But newly released federal data says just the opposite. Fewer young people are reporting that marijuana is ‘easy’ to obtain, according to an analysis released this week by the US Centers for Disease Control. Investigators from the Substance Abuse and […]

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CDC: Changes In State Marijuana Laws Associated With Declining Teen Use

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The passage of statewide laws regulating the consumption of cannabis by adults and/or qualified patients is not associated with increased rates of teen marijuana use, according to a statistical analysis of results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey. CDC data reports that the percentage of high-schoolers ever reporting […]

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Study: Medical Marijuana Laws Associated With Decreased Obesity

Generic 2 December 2015 | 0 Comments

The enactment of statewide laws permitting the use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes is associated with an annual reduction in obesity-related medical costs, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Health Economics. Investigators at Cornell University in New York and San Diego State University in California reviewed twelve years of data […]

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Studies: Fewer Teens Using Marijuana, Younger Adolescents More Likely To Voice Disapproval

Generic 22 September 2015 | 0 Comments

Self-reported use of marijuana by high-school students is significantly lower today than it was 15 years ago, according to an analysis of CDC data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore assessed data compiled by US Center for Disease Control’s National Youth […]

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