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The contribution of cannabis use to variation in the incidence of psychotic disorder across Europe: a multicentre case-control study

Findings: Differences in frequency of daily cannabis use and in use of high-potency cannabis contributed to the striking variation in the incidence of psychotic disorder across the 11 studied sites. Given the increasing availability of high-potency cannabis, this has important implications for public health. Read More… Read More »The contribution of cannabis use to variation in the incidence of psychotic disorder across Europe: a multicentre case-control study

Marijuana Use is Not Associated with Changes in Opioid Prescriptions or Pain Severity Among People Living with HIV and Chronic Pain

JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes: February 20, 2019 – Volume Publish Ahead of Print – Issue – p doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001998 Background: People living with HIV (PLWH) commonly report marijuana use for chronic pain, though there is limited empirical evidence to support its use. There is hope that marijuana may reduce prescription opioid use.… Read More »Marijuana Use is Not Associated with Changes in Opioid Prescriptions or Pain Severity Among People Living with HIV and Chronic Pain

Risk of Selected Birth Defects with Prenatal Illicit Drug Use

Hawaii, 1986–2002 Conclusion: this study found that prenatal use of methamphetamine, cocaine, or marijuana were associated with increased risk of a variety of birth defects. The affected birth defects were primarily associated with particular organ systems. Download PDF