Research & Statistics

Marijuana exposure in utero has life-long consequences

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Prenatal exposure to cannabinoids evokes long-lasting functional alterations by targeting CB1 receptors on developing cortical neurons Adán de Salas-Quirogaa,b,c,1, Javier Díaz-Alonsoa,b,c,1,2, Daniel García-Rincóna,b,c, Floortje Remmersd, David Vegaa,c, María Gómez-Cañasa,b,e, Beat Lutzd, Manuel…

Marijuana use disorder is common and often untreated

Survey shows marijuana use disorder linked to substance use/mental disorders and disability. Marijuana use disorder is common in the United States, is often associated with other substance use disorders, behavioral problems, and disability, and goes largely untreated, according to a…

Lifetime Marijuana Use and Cognitive Function in Middle Age

,Association Between Lifetime Marijuana Use and Cognitive Function in Middle AgeThe Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study, Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine, Feb. 1, 2016 Reto Auer, MD, MAS1,2; Eric Vittinghoff, PhD, MPH1; Kristine Yaffe, MD1,3; Arnaud Künzi, BA2; Stefan G. Kertesz, MD,…