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New CDC study reinforces alarms raised over pregnant women and marijuana use in “legal” marijuana states
Smart Approaches to Marijuana

‘Everybody I know and hang out with vapes’: More Colorado teens see the danger in vaping, but 1 in 4 still do it
Colorado Public Radio

State’s pot trade is dangerously underregulated

For our kids’ sake, rein in reckless pot peddlers

New Colorado Data Show Youth Marijuana Use Increasing Since 2017
Smart Approaches to Marijuana

Minnesota issues new alert over severe lung injuries tied to vaping
Duluth News Tribune

Cases of cannabis-induced psychosis increase during COVID-19 pandemic
Daily Chronicle

A landmark study updates the risk of marijuana users having a cannabis use disorder
The Marijuana Report

No study needed: Stoned drivers pose deadly threat
The Sun

New Report: California Regulations Fail to Protect Youth From Marijuana Industry
Smart Approaches to Marijuana

Recreational pot laws may boost traffic deaths, studies say
AP News

Today’s high potency weed raises risk of anxiety and addiction, study says

As marijuana-induced psychosis rises, parents say treatment for young people hard to find
USA Today

The true cost of cannabis: Why don’t its illnesses, deaths command media headlines?
USA Today

Is marijuana linked to psychosis, schizophrenia? It’s contentious, but doctors, feds say yes
USA Today

Cannabinoids for Psychiatric Disorders? Evidence of Effectiveness is Lacking, Report Concludes
Psychiatric News ALERT

Using weed regularly raises the risk of heart problems for young people, studies find

After Legalization, Marijuana Addiction Is on the Rise

I have seen the damage cannabis does

Marijuana worse for teen brains than alcohol, study finds
NBC News

Cannabis use by young people may be tied to depression and anxiety, CAMH study finds
The Star (Canada)

What Advocates of Legalizing Pot Don’t Want You to Know
The New York Times

Telling teenagers to “just say no” isn’t enough
The Arizona Republic

Reasons Marijuana Legalization Seems To Be Failing

FDA, FTC warn company marketing unapproved cannabidiol products with unsubstantiated claims to treat teething and ear pain in infants, autism, ADHD, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease

The Health 202: Vaping illnesses sparked the e-cig crackdown. But marijuana is likely to blame
Washington Post

Potent pot, vulnerable teens trigger concerns in first states to legalize marijuana
Washington Post

The Hidden Dangers in Marijuana
NightSide with Dan Rea (radio)

Statement of Concern on Marijuana Policy in Massachusetts
MA Prevention Alliance

New Study Highlights Skyrocketing ER Visits in Colorado
Smart Approaches to Marijuana

Marijuana’s Effects On the Developing Brain
Vermont Public Radio

Weeding Out Dubious Marijuana Science
Wall Street Journal

New Study Shows Marijuana Use in Conjunction with Opioids Offers More Harms; No Benefit
Smart Approaches to Marijuana

Groundbreaking New UK Study Confirms Link Between Daily, High Potency Marijuana Use and Psychosis
Smart Approaches to Marijuana

Marijuana Legalization
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

This Reporter Took a Deep Look Into the Science of Smoking Pot. What He Found Is Scary

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