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Changes in marijuana policies across states legalizing marijuana for medical and/or recreational use suggest that marijuana is gaining greater acceptance in our society. Thus, it is particularly important for people to understand what is known about the adverse health effects linked to marijuana. With all the hype surrounding marijuana today it can be difficult to find the truth.

Below is a list of reputable research organizations and related websites.

Studies & Reports

Drug-involved Infant Deaths in the United States, 2015–2017 | NVSS June 2021

Pediatric cannabis intoxication trends in the pre and post-legalization era | NIH June 2021

Medication Overuse Headache in Chronic Migraine Patients Using Cannabis: A Case-Referent Study | Research Square

Association of Cannabis Use During Adolescence With Neurodevelopment | JAMA Psychiatry June 2021

Arizona Youth Survey 2022

Arizona Medical Marijuana  |  Annual Report 2022

Cannabis Concentration and Health Risks  |  Washington State Prevention Research Subcommittee Report 2020

Center for Disease Control and Prevention  |  Marijuana and Public Health

Medscape | Cannabis-Related Disorders Clinical Presentation

National Institute of Drug Abuse

National Institutes of Health | Marijuana Use Disorder Common

National Institutes of Health  |  Adult Marijuana Use Doubles

SAMHSA  |  Results from 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

Rocky Mountain HIDTA  |  Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado: The Impact, Vol. 6: Update, September 2019


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