The National Institutes of Health has recognized the need for and established a standard THC unit for research. Read the full notice at NIH.gov. …
The authors examined the prevalence of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) since first drug use (tobacco, alcohol, cannabis, cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin) and prescription drug misuse in adolescents aged 12 to 17 years and young adults aged 18 to 25 years. This study indicates that earlier age at …
This study followed nearly 1800 adolescents and young adults from age 15 to 35. Of that group, those who began using cannabis as adolescents were 20 times more likely to be illicit drug users, 3.7 times more likely to be high-risk alcohol drinkers, and 7.2 times …
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 …

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