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Mental health issues, addiction concerns of legal marijuana

that marijuana is inducing psychotic episodes, mania, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and more,” said Dr. ... Budney AJ, Roffman R, Stephens RS, Walker D. Marijuana dependence and its treatment.
May 2015

Marijuana use may diminish metabolic syndrome

Marijuana use may diminish metabolic syndrome. Marijuana is one of the most widely used drugs in the United States, and many states have legalized the medical use of cannabis. ... Despite the fact that marijuana contains cannabinoids and
August 2019

Why I'm skeptical about marijuana's medical benefits

The medical use of marijuana is a different question, not one of social policy but of science: are there specific medical benefits to cannabis? ... Where does cannabis fit in? The science so far doesn’t look good.
August 2019

Keeping up with cannabis

The changing landscape around cannabis use can be dizzying, for both patients and physicians. ... What's more, patients who are ingesting, smoking, or inhaling marijuana or related products may not be telling their physicians about them.
April 2019

All the wrong questions

All the wrong questions. Should marijuana be legal, for either medical or recreational use? ... Benzos are incomparably more dangerous than marijuana. Why are these drugs legal and in current use?
August 2019

Public health for nincompoops

You may feel strongly that marijuana should absolutely be available for medical use. ... And while on the topic, plain old tobacco is more addictive than cannabis.
August 2019

Medical News of the Obvious

Long-Term Cannabis Users May Have Structural Brain Abnormalities. ... The amygdala (fear and aggression) and hippocampus (emotion and memory) tended to be smaller with heavy cannabis users, the study found.
August 2019

Who decides if medical marijuana is safe and effective?

Instead, our legislature passed House Bill 523, which will legalize medical marijuana use. ... Shouldn't those who champion medical marijuana use demand this level of independent scrutiny?
August 2019

Saying yes—or no—to medical marijuana

A first look at issues that aren't cut-and-dried on the surface: when to prescribe medical marijuana, and when to prescribe statins. ... But for physicians approached by patients looking for“ permission” to use marijuana, the answer isn't always a
November 2010

How pot causes delusions

Let's take a look. "The youngest of my three daughters was born around the same time I became a card-carrying medical cannabis patient. ... Examining the results, he concluded that I would benefit enormously from a cannabis-based treatment regimen. ".
August 2019

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