While the number of college-age young adults drinking has fallen, the number using marijuana, or both marijuana and alcohol, is up, researchers say.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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New research finds a link between using marijuana during pregnancy and the risk of psychotic-like experiences, depression, and social problems for kids.
Sept. 28, 2020 • ~10 min
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As disruptions to daily life worsen during the pandemic, more adults report using alcohol and marijuana to cope with stress.
April 23, 2020 • ~4 min
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"...marijuana use by fathers, not just mothers, can have an impact on the health of offspring even when use occurs before conception."
Feb. 20, 2020 • ~3 min
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A new handheld spectrometer can quickly determine whether plants are hemp or marijuana. It's a subtle distinction with legal consequences.
Feb. 11, 2020 • ~5 min
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"People are using cannabis and cannabinoids for everything and anything, and we don't have enough systematic research on whether it's effective..."
Jan. 30, 2020 • ~6 min
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"Using marijuana in adolescence is associated with...problems in the present and later into adulthood. Now we see that echoing through to their children."
Oct. 29, 2019 • ~5 min
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With the recent spate of deaths and severe injuries linked to vaping, an expert weighs in on what she calls a "terrifying" crisis.
Sept. 27, 2019 • ~8 min
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