Study Provides Insights on Marijuana and Opioid Use in People with Cancer
A new study reveals that many people with cancer use marijuana, and rates of use in the U.S. have increased over time. The study also found that patients with cancer are more likely to use prescription opioids than adults without cancer.
Could Medical Marijuana Help Grandma and Grandpa with Their Ailments?
New Study Shows It May Be Safe and Effective for Symptoms of Chronic Disease
Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Causes Asthma Symptoms in Child Allergic to Cannabis
It’s well established that secondhand smoke from cigarettes is a risk to anyone who suffers from asthma. New research being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting shows it’s possible for both children and adults with uncontrolled asthma…
Alcohol and Marijuana Use May Increase Risk of Condomless Sex in Young Adults
Young persons who use alcohol and/or marijuana experience heightened likelihood of condomless sex, according to a new study published in The American Journal on Addictions. This increased likelihood was greater for women than for men on days with alcohol or marijuana use, each alone but…
A quarter of problematic cannabis users have anxiety disorders, many since childhood
Regional data also suggest some teens who abuse cannabis outgrow habit in adulthood
Marijuana associated with three-fold risk of death from hypertension
Marijuana use is associated with a three-fold risk of death from hypertension, according to research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.
Marijuana and Vulnerability to Psychosis
Going from an occasional user of marijuana to a weekly or daily user increases an adolescent’s risk of having recurrent psychotic-like experiences by 159%, according to a new Canadian study published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. The study also reports effects of…
Marijuana Use Associated with Increased Risk of Stroke, Heart Failure
Using marijuana raises the risk of stroke and heart failure even after accounting for demographic factors, other health conditions and lifestyle risk factors such as smoking and alcohol use, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 66th Annual Scientific Session.Coming at a…