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Pot-Smoking on the Rise Among U.S. Pregnant Women

Pot-Smoking on the Rise Among U.S. Pregnant Women

Pot-Smoking on the Rise Among U.S. Pregnant Women

More pregnant women seem to be using pot — sometimes to ease the nausea of morning sickness or heightened anxiety — and a new study suggests that this slight rise in marijuana use is most pronounced among those younger in age.

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HelloMD Partners With Potbox to Provide Real-Time Physician Consultation and Medicinal Cannabis Recommendation With Delivery Services

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.

Use Doubled

Marijuana Use in the United States More Than Doubles

According to The Washington Post, a report recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that the number of adult marijuana users more than doubled over a 12-year period from 4.1 percent in 2001 to 9.5 percent in 2013.

Adolescents

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.

Opioids

Legal Cannabis Means Fewer Opioid Deaths

It has been 15 years since the advent of medical marijuana in the United States. A new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine sought to determine the effect the availability of legal medical marijuana has on the rate of opioid overdoses in states where patients have access to medical marijuana.


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