Pollution levels as fine particulate matter in the air and how long they persistent was compared with marijuana joint, the bong with its bowl, the glass pipe, electronic vaping pen, and a Marlboro cigarette inn 60 controlled experiments. Cannabis joints were the most polluting – 3.5 times that of a Marlboro. The emission rate for
The rise of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is associated with increased cannabis exposure in a large US case controlled study that reflect a causation. https://www.longdom.org/open-access/epidemiological-associations-of-various-substances-and-multiple-cannabinoids-with-autism-in-usa.pdf
Parental cannabis use has been associated with adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in offspring, but how such phenotypes are transmitted is largely unknown. Using reduced representation bisulphite sequencing (RRBS), we recently demonstrated that cannabis use is associated with widespread DNA methylation changes in human and rat sperm. Discs-Large Associated Protein 2 (DLGAP2), involved in synapse organization, neuronal
Cannabis cannot be safely recommended for the treatment of Autism or ADHD according to Harvard physicians.
Ocampo TL and Rans TS. Cannabis sativa: the unconventional “weed” allergen. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2015;114(3):187-192. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2015.01.004
Young people (up to age 25) who use marijuana are 4-7 times more likely than adults to develop a drug problem.
9% of those who experiment with marijuana will become addicted. 17% of teenagers who experiment with marijuana become addicted. 25-50% of daily users become addicted.
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THCP, which is short for tetrahydrocannabiphorol and scientifically known as (-)-Trans-Δ9-tetrahydrocannabiphorol, is a natural cannabinoid and analog of THC present in varieties of cannabis. It’s thought to be 33 times more active at cannabinoid 1 (CB1) receptors than THC, causing an intense and intoxicating euphoric high. THCP’s legality is stuck between conflicting federal legislation. It’s not
On about 600 occasions in 2019, state marijuana industry regulators sent hired operatives, aged 18 to 20, into Colorado dispensaries to check that the law barring sales to people under 21 was being followed. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and in 2020 state regulators reported only 118 of those checks. Last year, the number dropped
Jodie Sharp’s days were all broken up the same way. “I smoked to go to work, smoked to do the washing-up, smoked for chill time.” Smoking marijuana “was a totally regular habit and every time I did it, I was smoking in exactly the same way, getting the same experience all over again.” Sharp used
A recent study funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research found that after cannabis legalization, the prevalence of moderately injured drivers with a THC level of at least 2 ng per milliliter in participating British Columbia trauma centers more than doubled. The increase was largest among older drivers and male drivers. During the study