21 09, 2016

Medical marijuana programs may help cut opioid use

By | September 21st, 2016|Blog, Effects of Marijuana Use|0 Comments

Making medical marijuana legal may lead to a reduction of opioid use in adults under the age of 40, a new study suggests. The researchers found that the rates of opioid use decreased in adults ages 21 to 40 in states that had legalized medical marijuana and where residents with prescriptions could obtain cannabis from [...]

21 09, 2016

More American adults smoke pot as fewer people see risks

By | September 21st, 2016|Effects of Marijuana Use|0 Comments

More and more Americans are admitting they use marijuana, and a new study suggests this may be due at least in part to the growing number of people who don't think it's dangerous. Researchers surveyed almost 600,000 U.S. adults from 2002 to 2014 about their drug use and health. Marijuana use increased from 10.4 percent [...]