Psychology & Psychiatry

Pot withdrawal eased for dependent users

A new drug can help people diagnosed with cannabis use disorder reduce withdrawal symptoms and marijuana use, a new Yale-led study published Dec. 6 in the journal Lancet Psychiatry shows.

Health

Teen marijuana use tilts up, while some drugs decline in use

(PhysOrg.com) -- Marijuana use among American adolescents has increased gradually over the past two years (three years among 12th-graders) following years of declining use, according to the latest Monitoring the Future study, ...

Health

Let's be blunt about marijuana

Marijuana and its active components (THC and CBD) exist in many forms and strengths and can affect people in different ways.

Health

Survey: Teen pot use rises, alcohol use declines

(AP) -- More teens are turning to pot and see it as less of a risk at the same time alcohol use among the same age group has dipped to historic lows, according to an annual national survey of drug use released Wednesday.

Addiction

Peer influence: Facebook, Twitter, alcohol and drugs

(Medical Xpress)—When it comes to alcohol and drug use, peers can be just as influential online as they are in person, researchers at the University of Michigan School of Public Health say.

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