Cannabis-Use Disorder
Illicit Marijuana Use Increased in States With Legal Medical Use

Illicit Marijuana Use Increased in States With Legal Medical Use

Cannabis use disorder is also rising faster in states that have legalized marjiuana.

Crystal Structure of Cannabinoid Receptor 1 Determined: Implications for Managing Pain

Crystal Structure of Cannabinoid Receptor 1 Determined: Implications for Managing Pain

The crystal structure may provide inspiration for designing drugs that refine efficacy and avoid adverse events.

Reduced Bone Density Among Heavy Users of Cannabis

Reduced Bone Density Among Heavy Users of Cannabis

Researchers find heavy users have lower bone density than cigarette smokers.

THC Causes Cognitive Indolence in Rats

THC Causes Cognitive Indolence in Rats

Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main psychoactive chemical ingredient in cannabis.

Marijuana May Damage Heart More Than Tobacco

Marijuana May Damage Heart More Than Tobacco

One minute of exposure impaired endothelial function in rats for at least 90 minutes.

Marijuana Poisonings in Toddlers Rising in Colorado

Marijuana Poisonings in Toddlers Rising in Colorado

Marijuana-laced candy and baked goods are attractive to children, increasing calls to poison centers.

Synthetic Cannabinoid Drug Poisonings Surge

Synthetic Cannabinoid Drug Poisonings Surge

The increased use of synthetic cannabinoids presents a serious public health threat.

Long-term Marijuana Use Associated with Dampened Nucleus Accumbens Reward Response

Long-term Marijuana Use Associated with Dampened Nucleus Accumbens Reward Response

Alterations in reward processing may increase users' risk of continued drug use and subsequent addiction.

Severe Cannabis Dependence and Blunted Striatal Dopamine Release: A Comorbidity Independent Effect

Severe Cannabis Dependence and Blunted Striatal Dopamine Release: A Comorbidity Independent Effect

Chronic and severe cannabis-dependence is associated with deficits in striatal dopamine release.

Marijuana Hair Testing: An Accurate Method for Detecting Consumption?

Marijuana Hair Testing: An Accurate Method for Detecting Consumption?

Marijuana use is associated with development of various neuropsychiatric conditions such as schizophrenia, anxiety, and depression.

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