Cannabis

Genome Wide Associated Study (GWAS) of lifetime cannabis use reveals new risk loci, genetic overlap with psychiatric traits, and a causal influence of schizophrenia

Cannabis use is a heritable trait that has been associated with adverse mental health outcomes. In the largest genome-wide association study (GWAS) for lifetime cannabis use to date (N = 184,765), we identified eight genome-wide significant independent single nucleotide polymorphisms in six regions. All measured genetic… Read More »Genome Wide Associated Study (GWAS) of lifetime cannabis use reveals new risk loci, genetic overlap with psychiatric traits, and a causal influence of schizophrenia

SHOCK REPORT: Large Numbers Of Child Slaves May Be Working On Cannabis Farms In London

“Potentially thousands of children and young people are being trafficked from Vietnam and exploited by ruthless criminal gangs.” August 21, 2018   Experts warned Monday that large numbers of child slaves may be working on cannabis farms in London. Since 2016, authorities have found 314 illegal… Read More »SHOCK REPORT: Large Numbers Of Child Slaves May Be Working On Cannabis Farms In London

The interdependence of cigarette, alcohol, and marijuana use in the context of school-based social networks

Cheng Wang1 *, John R. Hipp2,3, Carter T. Butts3,4, Cynthia M. Lakon5 1 Department of Sociology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, United States of America, 2 Department of Criminology, Law and Society, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States of America, 3… Read More »The interdependence of cigarette, alcohol, and marijuana use in the context of school-based social networks

Thinking About Dropping Marijuana From Your Drug Test?

Some employers may be thinking about dropping marijuana from their drug testing panel as a way to address legalization. Learn about what to consider before making any changes to your drug-free workplace program in a short video produced by our friends at Drug Free Business. https://youtu.be/ExvaVePrKYs

Huge surge in blackmarket cannabis trade and organised crime in California DESPITE drug being legalised, cops reveal in warning to UK

After calls for cannabis to be legalised in the UK police chiefs in Los Angeles – the state’s largest legal weed market – say there’s been a rise in illegal cannabis market even though recreational marijuana was legalised back in January…. But there are hundreds… Read More »Huge surge in blackmarket cannabis trade and organised crime in California DESPITE drug being legalised, cops reveal in warning to UK