As disruptions to daily life worsen during the pandemic, more adults report using alcohol and marijuana to cope with stress.
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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."
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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.
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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..."
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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."
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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.
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Use of marijuana among college students climbed sharply from 2017 and 2018, researchers say, as did their vaping of marijuana and of nicotine.
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