Cannabis found not to be a substitute for opioids
A meta-analysis of the studies found cannabis use didn’t reduce illicit opioid use during treatment nor did it retain people in treatment.
Setting Limits On Weed Use Behind Wheel
Existing tests can detect marijuana use, but they don’t indicate the level at which a driver would be considered “under the influence.”
After legalization, teen pot use falls in Washington state
Among 8th graders, prevalence of marijuana use fell from 9.8% to 7.3%. Among 10th graders, use fell from 19.8% to 17.8%. No changes were seen among 12th graders.
To be blunt: Don’t drive high
Driving while high doubles your chance of getting in a crash — and it’s illegal.
Eat, Toke Or Vape: Teens Not Too Picky When It Comes To Pot’s Potpourri
A survey of 10th-graders in LA found that while smoking pot is still the most popular method to use marijuana, kids are turning to edible and vaporized weed.
Day-Tripping To The Dispensary: Seniors In Pain Hop Aboard The Canna-Bus
Among the fastest growing group of pot users are people over 50, with especially steep increases being seen among those 65 and older.
Daily use of marijuana among non-college young adults hits all-time high
More than 13% of young adults not in college report daily, or near daily, marijuana use. Alcohol use is more common among college students.
Pediatricians Put It Bluntly: Motherhood And Marijuana Don’t Mix
More and more people consider smoking marijuana harmless, but mounting research suggests women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should avoid it altogether.