According to the CDC, more and more parents are using marijuana. NBC News special anchor Maria Shriver visits with one group of marijuana moms who smoke pot every day, even at play dates with their kids, and claim it makes them better parents.
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Conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this is the first study to explore the association of the use of synthetic cannabinoids in U.S. high school students and health behaviors related to violence, mental health and sexual health.
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The results of a federal survey released Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control once again dispel the myth that rolling back marijuana prohibition laws will lead to an increase in teen marijuana use.
The CDC has ordered doctors to stop testing their patients for marijuana use before giving a patient a prescription for painkillers.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — HelloMD, today announced a partnership with Potbox to enable Potbox customers to obtain or renew their required annual physician’s recommendation in real-time using HelloMD’s telehealth service.
At a U.S. Senate Aging Committee hearing entitled, “Opioid Use Among Seniors – Issues and Emerging Trends,” on Feb. 24, 2016, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, discussed how investing in medical marijuana research could help tackle the opioid crisis among senior citizens.
With the rise in abuse of prescription medication and opioid related deaths, one U.S. Senator is calling on the Centers for Disease Control to examine medical marijuana as a possible solution.
On July 24, 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report warning citizens about the dangers of over consuming edible marijuana products.
A common misconception about medical marijuana is that the program is often abused and is more about getting people high than helping sick people. You can see this narrative play out in Florida as the Vote No on 2 campaign continues.
Opponents of medical marijuana in Florida often like to compare cannabis to prescription pills. They say marijuana will become just like pills; or as Sherriff John Rutherford put it to News 4 Jacksonville, “We will have medical marijuana in every backpack in every school in Duval County. It will be just like the pill mills.”