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Modes of marijuana use – smoking, vaping, eating, and dabbing: Results from the 2016 BRFSS in 12 States

Modes of marijuana use – smoking, vaping, eating, and dabbing: Results from the 2016 BRFSS in 12 States

Full Paper HERE. Written by Author links open overlay panelGillian L.Schauer abRashidNjai cAlthea M.Grant-Lenzyc Highlights Marijuana mode of use and multimodal use were assessed using data from 12 states.• Nine in ten adult marijuana users…

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Is it Better to Vape THC or Smoke Marijuana?

Is it Better to Vape THC or Smoke Marijuana?

Source: Labroots WRITTEN BY: Annie Lennon Vaping THC is becoming increasingly popular. But is it better than simply smoking marijuana out of a joint? How does it impact health in comparison to more traditional smoking methods? …

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Brazil Health Agency Authorizes Import of Khiron Medical Cannabis Product

Brazil Health Agency Authorizes Import of Khiron Medical Cannabis Product

Authorization from the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) allows for Khiron medical cannabis product to be imported for use on an individual patient basis Authorization follows December 2019 announcement by ANVISA allowing for a new class of…

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Commentary on Pacek et al. (2019): Cannabis and major depression—a network theory proposal

Commentary on Pacek et al. (2019): Cannabis and major depression—a network theory proposal

Joseph M. Boden Nathan J. Monk First published: 24 January 2020 https://doi.org/10.1111/add.14949 The direction of causation between cannabis use, depression and perceptions of risk remains unclear. Application of network theory may allow us to uncover new causal…

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Release of First-Ever National Clinical Guidelines on Substance Use Disorders among Older Canadians

Release of First-Ever National Clinical Guidelines on Substance Use Disorders among Older Canadians

TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2020 /CNW/ – Canadian healthcare providers now have the tools they need to better support the prevention, assessment and treatment of older adults at risk of, or living with, substance use disorders. The Canadian Coalition…

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Beliefs about cannabis at the time of legalization in Canada: results from a general population survey

Beliefs about cannabis at the time of legalization in Canada: results from a general population survey

Source Springer Link John A. Cunningham Open Access Brief report First Online: 06 January 2020 Abstract Aims Cannabis became a legally available drug in Canada in October of 2018. The objective of this study was to examine beliefs…

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2020 Medical Cannabis: What Does the New Year Hold?

2020 Medical Cannabis: What Does the New Year Hold?

Source Cannabis Science and Technology By Megan L’Heureux It’s the start of another exciting year for the cannabis industry as more states look to expand their medical programs or create new legislation for legal cannabis.…

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Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health (CCMOH) Statement on Cannabis Extracts, Edibles and Topical Products

Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health (CCMOH) Statement on Cannabis Extracts, Edibles and Topical Products

OTTAWA, Jan. 6, 2020 /CNW/ – In follow up to our October 2018 statement on cannabis and health, we want to advise Canadians on ways to reduce the health risks associated with using cannabis, particularly in relation to new…

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Perceived safety of cannabis intoxication predicts frequency of driving while intoxicated

Perceived safety of cannabis intoxication predicts frequency of driving while intoxicated

Source: Science Direct Authors Jacob T.Borodovskya Lisa A.Marschb Emily A.Schererc Richard A.Gruczaa Deborah S.Hasind Alan J.Budneyb aDepartment of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA bCenter for Technology and Behavioral Health, Dartmouth…

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Cannabis use rising faster among depressed Americans

Cannabis use rising faster among depressed Americans

Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Regular cannabis use has risen more quickly among people with depression, and they’re less likely to perceive it as risky, compared with people who aren’t depressed, a U.S. study suggests.…