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Marijuana use typically drops at the beginning of the year, then climbs in summer and fall

Mon, 2021-01-11 06:42
Marijuana use increases throughout the calendar year, with use up 13 percent on average at the end of each year compared to the beginning.
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New evidence of health threat from chemicals in marijuana and tobacco smoke

Mon, 2021-01-11 06:42
Scientists have uncovered new evidence of the potential health risks of chemicals in tobacco and marijuana smoke.
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More than half of people using cannabis for pain experience multiple withdrawal symptoms

Fri, 2021-01-08 12:21
More than half of people who use medical marijuana products to ease pain also experience clusters of multiple withdrawal symptoms when they're between uses, a new study finds. And about 10% of the patients taking part in the study experienced worsening changes to their sleep, mood, mental state, energy and appetite over the next two years as they continued to use cannabis.
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Cannabis use blunts stress reactivity in female rats

Tue, 2020-12-22 08:41
Female rats that inhaled vaporized cannabis daily for a month developed a blunted physiological response to stress, according to a new study. In contrast, male rats that were provided access to the same potency of cannabis over the same 30-day window did not experience any physiological changes in how they responded to a stressful situation.
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