A rise in overdose deaths is associated with overprescribing of opioid analgesic medications.
Fewer people believe marijuana is harmful.
Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main psychoactive chemical ingredient in cannabis.
The report also sheds light on the most significant predictors of substance abuse.
The increased use of synthetic cannabinoids presents a serious public health threat.
Alterations in reward processing may increase users' risk of continued drug use and subsequent addiction.
Chronic and severe cannabis-dependence is associated with deficits in striatal dopamine release.
Marijuana use is associated with development of various neuropsychiatric conditions such as schizophrenia, anxiety, and depression.
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main active chemical ingredient found in cannabis and is a potent cannabinoid receptor (CB)-1 agonist.
Prolonged cannabis use is a risk factor for periodontal disease.
Study links heavy cannabis use in male teens to increased mortality by age 60.
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