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Case Reports on the Failure of Smoking Marijuana to Prevent Relapse to Use of Opiates in Adolescents/Young Adults With Opiate Use Disorder

Case Reports on the Failure of Smoking Marijuana to Prevent Relapse to Use of Opiates in Adolescents/Young Adults With Opiate Use Disorder Twenty-six adolescent/young adult patients with opioid use disorder smoked marijuana in an attempt to avoid relapse to opiate use. In each case, smoking marijuana increased cravings and urges for opiates and promoted opiate

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Young adult cannabis consumers nearly twice as likely to suffer from a heart attack, research shows

Research from 33,000 adults ages 18 – 44 shows that using cannabis increases your risk of a heart attack. It doesn’t matter if you smoke it, vape it, or eat it. Cannabis can hurt your heart. Read the full article here: https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/07/health/cannabis-heart-attack-young-adult-study-wellness/ Read the study referenced in the article: https://www.cmaj.ca/content/193/35/E1377

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Epidemiological overview of multidimensional chromosomal and genome toxicity of cannabis exposure in congenital anomalies and cancer development

Abstract: Cannabis and cannabinoids are implicated in multiple genotoxic, epigenotoxic and chromosomal-toxic mechanisms and interact with several morphogenic pathways, likely underpinning previous reports of links between cannabis and congenital anomalies and heritable tumours. However the effects of cannabinoid genotoxicity have not been assessed on whole populations and formal consideration of effects as a broadly acting

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The nation’s drug problem is commercial recreational pharmacology

The nation’s drug problem is commercial recreational pharmacology Drs. Robert L. DuPont and Sharon Levy have written a brilliant paper that calls on us to view the drug problem as commercial recreational pharmacology, which they define as “the personally controlled use of psychoactive drugs that super-stimulate brain reward for pleasure.” Greater acceptance of drug use

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