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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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Interview: The Myths About Marijuana

Alarming upticks in the use of marijuana by youth has many people concerned, but there are ways that local policymakers can safeguard public health and safety as they grapple with making it legal. In a KOGO News interview, Dr. Roneet Lev, an emergency room and addiction physician at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, discusses

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Development Over Time of the PARF for Cannabis Use Disorder in Schizophrenia in Denmark

JAMA Psychiatry just released a new longitudinal study from Denmark regarding the association of between a diagnosis of a cannabis use disorder (CUD) and a diagnosis of Schizophrenia in patients. The nationwide study, “Development Over Time of the Population-Attributable Risk Fraction for Cannabis Use Disorder in Schizophrenia in Denmark” (C. Hjorthøj et.al.) conducted an analysis

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