Youth with pre-existing mood disorders who also have cannabis use disorder (CUD) were found to have an increased risk of self-harm, suicide, and death by unintentional overdose and homicide. Youth in foster care and non-Hispanic Black youth were found to be at highest risk. This study …
In studying the effects of THC-dominant, THC/CBD-equivalent, and CBD-dominant cannabis on driving performance, it was found that there was little difference between THC-dominant and the THC/CBD-equivalent cannabis. Both of those were show to significantly impair the driver under experimental conditions when cognitive function and subjective experiences …
This study, along with previous models, shows we still need further research on the correlation between cannabis use and schizophrenia. by Nathan A. Gillespie, PhD; Kenneth S. Kendler, MD Read the full study at JAMANetwork.com. …
This study focuses on cannabis users, aged 16-65 years, recruited from Canada and the US, from areas that had and had not legalized non-medical cannabis. The findings suggest that labeling practices in the US have a modest, but limited, impact on overall low consumer knowledge of …
This study shows that there is a distinction between an inherited predisposition to cannabis use and cannabis use disorder (CUD). This report also presents evidence that CUD is a serious, psychiatric illness with genetic and neurobiological influences and genetically correlates with other psychopathology, including ADHD, major …
This review summarizes evidence on the effects of cannabis use on the development of adolescents and young adults. The acute risks include psychiatric symptoms associated with the use of high THC products and motor vehicle accidents. Daily cannabis use during adolescence is associated with cannabis dependence …
This study, following students into young adulthood, shows that vaping nicotine and cannabis have similar increasing trajectories. This shows that just as policies have been enacted to restrict flavored nicotine vaping, so too should restrictions extend to other vaped substances, such as cannabis, to protect our …
This study found that parents’ use of marijuana during adolescence, regardless of whether it continued into adulthood, were more likely to have children who used marijuana or alcohol. As the number of adults who use marijuana following legalization in many states rises, the number among children …

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