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Research & Reviews  5,106 results

Assessing the prevalence and risk factors of marijuana use in adults with disabilities.
Addictive Behaviors; Gimm G, Parekh T et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2022 - Public support for the legalization of marijuana (cannabis) for medical or recreational use by adults has grown rapidly over the past two decades. Given the growing prevalence and concerns about potential harms, a better understanding is needed of...

Medical marijuana legalization in Oklahoma: Effects on neonatal exposure to opiates.
American Journal of Perinatology; DeShea L, Rolfs S et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2022 - The US opioid epidemic has been characterized by increases in opioid misuse, overdose deaths, and neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome. Research suggests that marijuana legalization has contributed to decreased use of opiates, although many studies...

Street and drug use experiences among sheltered children and adolescents in the Federal...
Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing : Off... Gomes NMO, Caldas ED

Dec 2nd, 2022 - The use of drugs by street children and adolescents is a problem found in most large cities around the world. This is a cross-sectional study of street children and adolescents living in shelters in the Federal District, Brazil. An objective quest...

Medical Marijuana Legalization and Opioid- and Pain-Related Outcomes Among Patients New...
JAMA Oncology; Bao Y, Zhang H et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2022 - The past decade saw rapid declines in opioids dispensed to patients with active cancer, with a concurrent increase in marijuana use among cancer survivors possibly associated with state medical marijuana legalization. To assess the associations be...

Undergraduate food insecurity, mental health, and substance use behaviors.
Nutrition and Health; Neal L, Zigmont VA

Dec 1st, 2022 - Objective: Recent epidemiological research has found food insecurity to be a growing public health concern among college students. This study investigated food insecurity, mental health, and substance use behaviors among state university undergrad...

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Guidelines  5 results

Directive clinique no 425b : Le cannabis aux différentes périodes de la vie des femmes ...
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Graves LE, Robert M et. al.

Apr 12th, 2022 - Fournir aux fournisseurs de soins les meilleures données probantes sur l'utilisation de cannabis et la santé des femmes. Les domaines d'intérêt sont le dépistage, la dépendance et le sevrage; la communication et la tenue de dossier; la grossesse (...

Birth Outcomes of Neonates Exposed to Marijuana in Utero
JAMA Network; Marchand G, .

Jan 27th, 2022 - Misuse of marijuana (the drug is generally referred to as marijuana for the smoked or ingested substance and cannabis for plant parts or derivatives) is one of the most prevalent substance use disorders, particularly among young adults, and the de...

Health and Public Policy to Facilitate Effective Prevention and Treatment of Substance ...
Annals of Internal Medicine; Crowley R, Kirschner N et. al.

Mar 28th, 2017 - Substance use disorders involving illicit and prescription drugs are a serious public health issue. In the United States, millions of individuals need treatment for substance use disorders but few receive it. The rising number of drug overdose dea...

Committee Opinion No. 637: Marijuana Use During Pregnancy and Lactation.
Obstetrics and Gynecology;

Aug 5th, 2015 - Cannabis sativa (marijuana) is the illicit drug most commonly used during pregnancy. The self-reported prevalence of marijuana use during pregnancy ranges from 2% to 5% in most studies. A growing number of states are legalizing marijuana for medic...

Marijuana and Public Health: Data and Statistics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

A variety of information sources are available to monitor the prevalence and trends of marijuana use in the United States. The resources below cover a variety of marijuana-related issues, including data around usage, emergency department data, sub...

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Drugs  4 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  316 results

Health Outcomes by Neighborhood - Baltimore

Oct 14th, 2022 - Phase B Background. The reasons for initiation and continuation of use of illicit substances are multifactorial; however, some individuals appear resistant to both. One set of determinants lies in the environment. In ongoing studies, we are examin...

Substance Use Interventions for Truant Adolescents

Oct 3rd, 2022 - Adolescents who use marijuana and are truant from school are a high-risk population with increased likelihood of substance use disorders, criminal justice involvement, and long-term impairments in vocational, family, and peer domains. This study w...

Randomized Trial of a Social Networks Intervention

Oct 3rd, 2022 - Substance use is an increasing problem among adolescents. Despite decades of prevention work, most recent data suggest that, by the end of high school, a quarter of teens regularly use marijuana and nearly half regularly use alcohol. While adolesc...

Study of [4-14C] AEF0117 Following a Single Oral Dose in Healthy Male Subjects

Sep 27th, 2022 - Cannabis use is increasing and will only further escalate with legalization of recreational and medical cannabis use in western countries , with a prevalence greater than 30 % in the US and most European countries for individuals between 16 and 24...

Standardized Field Test for Marijuana Impairment II

Sep 21st, 2022 - The proposed study was based upon a careful and thorough review of the scientific literature describing CNB effects on cognitive test performance and driving, as well as current state-of-knowledge on the sensitivity of biological assays for identi...

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News  1,843 results

I Am CDC - Alexis Peterson

Almost 4 years ago, I landed at CDC in the Injury Center in an unconventional way. I’ve always loved science, and specifically the interplay between the brain and human behavior. Luckily for me, I learned early on that the best scientists are ofte...

Can Cannabis Help Patients With MS?

Dec 1st, 2022 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Anne Cross, MD: Hello. I'm Anne Cross. Welcome to Medscape's InDiscussion series on multiple sclerosis. And today we're going to take on the somewhat controversial topic of the use of cannabis and canna...

Lung Damage Worse in Weed Smokers; Racial Gap Widens in Early Cancer Trials; and US Fails to Stem Stillbirths

Nov 16th, 2022 - Lung Damage Worse in Weed Smokers Regular marijuana smokers have worse lung damage than do people who smoke only tobacco, a new study reveals. When matched for age and sex, 93% of marijuana smokers had emphysema compared with 67% of those who smok...

Marijuana/Cannabis Use Disorder

One study estimated that approximately 3 in 10 people who use marijuana have marijuana use disorder, meaning that they are unable to stop using marijuana even though it is causing health and/or social problems in their lives.

Marijuana Smoking Increases Emphysema Risk, Study Suggests

Nov 15th, 2022 - Emphysema and airway inflammation were more common among marijuana smokers compared with tobacco-only smokers, according to a small retrospective case-control study. In sex- and age-matched analyses, marijuana smokers -- most of whom also smoked t...

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Patient Education  19 results see all →