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Association of Mandatory Warning Signs for Cannabis Use During Pregnancy With Cannabis Use Beliefs and Behaviors

Question Are policies mandating warning signs regarding the harms of cannabis use during pregnancy associated with beliefs and behaviors? Findings This cross-sectional study used data from 2063 US-based survey respondents who were or had recently been pregnant and found that, among people who used cannabis during pregnancy, living in a state with a warning signs

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Associations Between Prenatal Cannabis Exposure and Childhood Outcomes

Question Is prenatal exposure to cannabis associated with child outcomes? Findings This cross-sectional analysis of 11 489 children (655 exposed to cannabis prenatally) found that prenatal cannabis exposure after maternal knowledge of pregnancy was associated with greater psychopathology during middle childhood, even after accounting for potentially confounding variables. Meaning Prenatal cannabis exposure may increase risk for

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Characteristics Associated With Cannabis Use Initiation by Late Childhood and Early Adolescence the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development(ABCD) Study

Early-onset cannabis use is common (eg, 12% of 14- to 15-year-olds in the US report lifetime use) and is associated with increased risk for cannabis use disorder, other psychiatric disorders, and other problems (eg, early school drop-out) during childhood and adulthood.1,2 Prospective risk factors of early-onset cannabis use remain poorly understood. Methods | Participants provided

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On offer to Ontario consumers three years after legalization: A profile of cannabis Products, cannabinoid content, plant type, and prices

Introduction: Cannabis was legalized in Canada in October 2018, regulating theproduction, distribution, sale, and possession of dried cannabis and cannabis oils.Additional products were legalized 1 year later, including edibles, concentrates,and topicals, with new lines of commercial products coming to market. Ontario isthe most populous province in Canada and has the largest cannabis market withthe highest

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Effects of U.S. State Medical Cannabis Laws on Treatment of Chronic Non cancer Pain

Background: State medical cannabis laws may lead patients with chronic noncancer pain to substitute cannabis in place ofprescription opioid or clinical guideline-concordant nonopioid prescription pain medications or procedures. Objective: To assess the effects of state medical cannabis laws on the receipt of prescription opioids, nonopioid prescription painmedications, and procedures for chronic noncancer pain. Design: Using

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Overuse of marijuana linked to surgery complications and death, study says

Clinical overuse of marijuana is linked to a variety of complications after major elective surgery, including blood clots, stroke, breathing difficulties, kidney issues, and even death, a new study found. Using marijuana may affect your ability to think and plan, study says “Our findings complement previous studies that have identified significant associations between cannabis use disorders and perioperative complications,”

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Libby Stuyt Interview on Randy Tobler show

Exciting News! Libby Stuyt’s Interview on Randy Tobler Show! Hey everyone, we wanted to share some thrilling news! The brilliant Dr. Libby Stuyt recently had an enlightening interview on Randy Tobler Show. Dr. Stuyt is known for her groundbreaking work in the field of addiction medicine and mental health. Her insights are nothing short of

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Balancing risks and benefits of cannabis use: umbrella review of meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials and observational studies

Introduction Cannabis contains over 100 cannabinoids, of which Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol are the most clinically relevant. Tetrahydrocannabinol is a partial agonist at CB1 and binds CB2 receptors. CB1 is widely expressed by central and peripheral neurones but also by immune cells and other type of cells in the brain and in the periphery, and when

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IASIC Speaker Series Presents: Case Report on Cannabis-Induced Acute Encephalopathy in Elderly After Taking CBD

The International Academy on the Science and Impact of Cannabis (IASIC) is excited to present the IASIC Speaker Series. Presented free of charge, this ongoing educational seminar series will focus on the science, data and peer-reviewed research surrounding marijuana and will be led by international medical experts. This non-partisan and non-political series is continually developed,

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