News tagged with cannabis

Cannabis and adolescence

Canadian teenagers are among the largest consumers of cannabis worldwide. The damaging effects of this illicit drug on young brains are worse than originally thought, according to new research by Dr. Gabriella Gobbi, a psychiatric ...

dateDec 17, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Family life can lead to cannabis disorders

(PhysOrg.com) -- One in five young people experience a cannabis use disorder, according to a UQ and Mater Hospital study published today in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.

dateDec 09, 2009 in Other
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Is cannabis the answer to Booze Britain's problems?

Substituting cannabis in place of more harmful drugs may be a winning strategy in the fight against substance misuse. Research published in BioMed Central' open access Harm Reduction Journal features a poll of 350 cannabis ...

dateDec 01, 2009 in Health
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Highest cannabis users are Australians

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new Lancet paper co-authored by a UQ researcher states that Australians are the highest cannabis users in the world, only matched by USA and New Zealand.

dateOct 20, 2009 in Health
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