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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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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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San Diego Rx Abuse Task Force Hosts Marijuana Drug Interactions Media Event

San Diego Rx Abuse Task Force recently hosted the marijuana drug interactions media event, which was live-streamed on Facebook on September 9. This is an innovative project – probably the first of its kind – alerting consumers on drug interactions with cannabis products and evaluating the importance of this information to the public. Watch online

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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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County police issue advisory over marijuana laced with fentanyl

In Georgia, officials ordered batches of marijuana destroyed because if contamination with fentanyl. This is not the first time marijuana and fentanyl have been seen together. Fentanyl has been found in vaping products. Visit the IASIC library for information on the contamination of cannabis products. Read the full article here: https://thebrunswicknews.com/breaking/county-police-issue-advisory-over-marijuana-laced-with-fentanyl/article_04321a07-f084-524c-adac-8659a19effc1.html

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FDA objects to CBD dietary supplement as uncertainty looms over substance

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration objected to an application from Charlotte’s Web Holdings Inc. for a CBD product to be sold as a dietary ingredient, leaving a cloud of uncertainty over the booming industry for the cannabis-derived substance. View the full article here: https://fortune.com/2021/08/11/fda-cbd-dietary-supplement-charlottes-web-holdings/ IASIC commends the FDA to sticking to science. While CBD

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California Inmates Can’t Have Marijuana in Prison After All, Judge Rules

The justices said the 2019 appellate court ruling allowing prisoners to have up to 1 ounce of marijuana went against common sense. Prison inmates can’t legally possess marijuana under California’s law allowing recreational pot, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday in overturning a lower court that found prisoners could have the drug as long as

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Why is marijuana banned at the Olympics?

The absence of US Track and Field athlete Sha’Carri Richardson from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics begs the question, “Why is marijuana banned from the Olympics?” The IOC’s decision to ban a substance is based on 3 criteria. If 2 criteria are met, the substance is banned. This practice is based on a definition by the

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United Nations calls for global ban on cannabis advertising

The United Nations on Thursday called for a global ban on all advertising that promotes cannabis products, in a move that it said could mimic its efforts to lead a global effort to limit tobacco marketing and use. View the full article here: https://nypost.com/2021/06/24/united-nations-calls-for-global-ban-on-cannabis-advertising/

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Federal study shows link between pot use, suicide

A year and a half after Michigan’s first pot shops opened, a new study by the federal government shows a link between marijuana use and suicide in young adults. The study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which analyzed data from more than 280,000 people ages 18 to 35, suggests marijuana users thought about

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