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COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY’S MAILMAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH Adolescents and young adults living in states with more liberal policies reported higher average rates of past-year cannabis use than those in states with more conservative policies, according to a new study conducted at Columbia University Mailman School… Read More »Cannabis use disorder: The policy climate matters
2018 European Pain Federation Cannabis Position 2018 PAIN-Cannabis and cannabinoids for the treatment of People With Chronic Non Cancer Pain “There really is nothing, zero, in the literature which would support dispensary cannabis in any chronic non-cancer pain condition.”K. Finn, MD
Dear Doctors, who are mandated to do ‘No Harm’! My name is Karen Randall. I am an emergency physician (also residency trained in pediatrics and family medicine). I spent numerous years as an academic teaching physician at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. I moved… Read More »Colorado Emergency Medical Doctors Open Letter to ALL Physicians!
The work carried out by the Neuropharmacology Laboratory highlight the influence of environmental factors such as stress on the harmful effects of the exposure to cannabis during early ages A new study conducted on laboratory animals shows that exposure to cannabis and stress during adolescence… Read More »Exposure to cannabis and stress in adolescence can lead to anxiety disorders in adulthood
The Independent – January 2019 Teenagers who use cannabis just once or twice may end up with changes to the structure of their brain, scientists have warned. A study, conducted by researchers at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia, found that there were clear… Read More »Smoking cannabis just once can change a teenager’s brain, study reveals
Children born to moms who smoked or ingested marijuana during pregnancy suffer higher rates of depression, hyperactivity, and inattention. Yet, Seventy percent of women in the United States believe that there is “slight or no risk of harm” in using cannabis during pregnancy. Read More
The documents offer unprecedented insight into the challenges of establishing and regulating an industry where the product is traditionally illegal. Picture: AFP SEAN PARNELL 12:00AM JANUARY 7, 2019 High demand for a stake in Australia’s medicinal cannabis industry — including from people with links to organised… Read More »Medicinal cannabis a honey pot for crooks