While some cannabis supporters say the use of the drug may curb anxiety and depression, recent data shows when young people vape cannabis, they continue to report similar levels of anxiety and depression.
Marijuana consumption among high school students is high and among college students is even higher. Many studies reveal that the use of this drug negatively impacts academic performance, memory, attention, and cognitive function.
From THC to CBD and from delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol to CBG—the cannabis industry is constantly bringing new products to market. Some are addictive or harmful and others have therapeutic value. We’ve rounded up the most important information you need to know.
A new study showed that cannabis users experience a 35% increase in their risk for developing the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation. A-fib reduces quality of life and increases the risk of stroke, heart failure, kidney disease, heart attack, and dementia.
The subject of marijuana legalization has been hotly debated for decades. New research has found that when states legalize marijuana, consumption rates go up. Since marijuana has harmful short-term and long-term effects, constituents, policymakers, and public health officials should bear that in mind when deciding on marijuana laws.
Who is Kevin Sabet and why is he qualified to reveal the secrets of the marijuana industry? For starters, here are his credentials.
In recent years, there have been growing reports of fentanyl being laced into batches of marijuana, posing a severe risk to people who think they are using “just marijuana.”
New information reveals a direct connection between negative health outcomes in newborns and mothers who used cannabis while pregnant. Yet even while this information is coming into the mainstream, other research suggests that more women are using cannabis while pregnant than in recent years.
What does it mean for an addictive product to be commercialized – in other words, manufactured and sold solely for the purpose of making profits? Is this a good idea or one that is destructive? We’ll provide the facts and you can decide.
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of prescribed drugs to help a person break free from addiction to some other drug. While MAT makes plenty of money for pharmaceutical companies and prescribers, it may not be so great for those taking the drug.