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Article ID: 718457

Medical marijuana laws impact use among sexual minorities differently than heterosexuals

Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

Bisexual women had higher rates of past-year and daily marijuana use compared to heterosexual women, according to a study just published at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.

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4-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 717919

Survey reveals skyrocketing interest in marijuana and cannabinoids for pain

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Millennials lead the escalating interest in marijuana and cannabinoid compounds for managing pain – with older generations not far behind – and yet most are unaware of potential risks. Three-quarters (75%) of Americans who expressed interest in using marijuana or cannabinoids to address pain are under the impression they are safer or have fewer side effects than opioids or other medications, according to a nationwide survey commissioned by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).

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26-Aug-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 716709

Chocolate Muddles Cannabis Potency Testing

American Chemical Society (ACS)

In 2012, Washington and Colorado became the first states to legalize recreational marijuana. Since then, several other states have joined them, and cannabis-infused edibles, including gummy bears

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20-Aug-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717879

Study Confirms Cannabis Flower Is an Effective Mid-Level Analgesic Medication for Pain

University of New Mexico

Using the largest database of real-time recordings of the effects of common and commercially available cannabis products in the United States (U.S.)

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22-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717719

CBD Products, Hemp Oil May Be Helpful but More Research Is Needed, Mayo Clinic Review Says

Mayo Clinic

Cannabidiol (CBD) oils and products have become increasingly popular with consumers as ways to find relief from aches and pains, anxiety, sleep disturbances and other chronic issues. But are these products safe, and are they helpful?

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20-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Adults who mix cannabis with opioids for pain report higher anxiety, depression

Article ID: 717333

Adults who mix cannabis with opioids for pain report higher anxiety, depression

University of Houston

A researcher from the University of Houston has found that adults who take prescription opioids for severe pain are more likely to have increased anxiety, depression and substance abuse issues if they also use marijuana.

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12-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 717083

Marijuana legalization reduces opioid deaths

Wiley

A new Economic Inquiry study finds that marijuana access leads to reductions in opioid-related deaths.

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7-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 715953

University of Michigan: Using Medical Marijuana to Treat Glaucoma

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Medical marijuana is legal in Michigan and glaucoma patients are substituting traditional treatment methods for a marijuana cigarette. But does it hurt more than it helps? A University of Michigan expert weighs in.

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17-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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