Study reveals increased cannabis use in individuals with depression

Did you know that? 9 December 2019 | 0 Comments

New findings reveal the prevalence of cannabis, or marijuana, use in the United States increased from 2005 to 2017 among persons with and without depression and was approximately twice as common among those with depression in 2017.

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Study: Daily Cannabis Use Among Pain Patients Associated with Less Non-Prescription Opioid Use

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Patients suffering from persistent pain conditions who frequently use cannabis are far less likely to use non-prescription opioids, according to longitudinal data published in the journal PLOS One. A team of investigators from Canada and the United States assessed drug use trends in chronic pain patients over a multi-year period (June 1, 2014 to December […]

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Gallup: Super-Majority of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana

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A super-majority of Americans, including majorities of Democrats, Republicans, and Independents support making marijuana use legal in the United States, according to nationwide polling data compiled by Gallup, first reported by Forbes. Sixty-six percent of respondents endorse legalization, a total that is consistent with other recent polls and that is nearly 30 percent higher than […]

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FBI: Marijuana Arrests Rise For Third Straight Year, Outpace Arrests For All Violent Crimes

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The total number of persons arrested in the United States for violating marijuana laws rose for the third consecutive year, according to data released by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation. According to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report, police made 663,367 arrests for marijuana-related violations in 2018. That total is more than 21 percent higher […]

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Cannabis flower is an effective mid-level analgesic medication for pain

Did you know that? 21 August 2019 | 0 Comments

Using the largest database of real-time recordings of the effects of common and commercially available cannabis products in the United States, researchers found strong evidence that cannabis can significantly alleviate pain, with the average user experiencing a three-point drop in pain suffering on a 0-10 point scale immediately following cannabis consumption.

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