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Study Finds MMJ Laws Do Not Increase Adolescent Cannabis Use

Study Finds MMJ Laws Do Not Increase Adolescent Cannabis Use

Study Finds MMJ Laws Do Not Increase Adolescent Cannabis Use

Although a majority of Americans support medical cannabis, a small segment of the population still opposes its legalization for fear that it will lead to an increase in adolescent cannabis use; however, according to a new study published in the journal Addiction, that fear may be unfounded.

Zynerba's Stock on a High as Cannabis-Based Drug Succeeds in Trial

Zynerba’s Stock on a High as Cannabis-Based Drug Succeeds in Trial

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Thursday its cannabis-based gel met the main goal in a mid-stage study of patients with Fragile X syndrome, a genetic disorder that causes learning disabilities in adolescents and children.

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Annual Colorado Government Report on Marijuana-related Health Concerns Highlights Several ‘Encouraging Trends’

DENVER, Feb. 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment highlighted several “encouraging trends” in its latest annual report on marijuana-related health concerns.

Since Legalization in Washington State, Fewer Teens Perceive Marijuana as Harmful

Since Legalization in Washington State, Fewer Teens Perceive Pot as Harmful

A new study released in JAMA Pediatrics reveals younger teenagers in Washington state have a decreased perception of marijuana’s harmfulness and an increased likelihood of use, mirroring national trends. “Across the country there has been a decreased perception of risk and an increase in marijuana use among adolescents,” Magdalena Cerda, lead author of the study, said.

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Study: Adolescents Should Avoid Cannabis

News from Down Under: adolescents should avoid developing cannabis habits according to a recent study. The study examines the sequelae, long-term effects, of adolescent cannabis use on a person from adolescence into young adulthood. The purpose of the study was to look at effects of long-term use, since all other studies on long-term effects had used a piecemeal approach to derive any conclusions.


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