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Monitoring Health Concerns Related to Marijuana in Colorado: 2014 Colorado, health, Pregnancy, youth, Report, Statistical Reports

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Changes in Marijuana Use Patterns, Systematic Literature Review, and Possible Marijuana-Related Health Effects

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If You Thought Marijuana was Harmless, Medical Researchers Have News for You health, addiction, pills, youth, Research, social costs

As expected, prescription cannabinoids are effective antiemetics and appetite stimulants, and some studies report their effectiveness as adjunct therapy in chronic pain syndromes, spasticity, and glaucoma. Similar results are reported by the few studies of smoked cannabis plant for these same indications. As noted earlier, safe and effective alternative treatments for all these syndromes are available.  Studies assessing psychological aspects of smoked cannabis and prescription cannabinoids uniformly report undesired effects: acute psychosis, poorer prognosis of chronic psychosis, or cognitive dulling in medical patients. 

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HABITUAL MARIJUANA USE AND THE PALEO DIET: WHAT A LONG STRANGE TRIP IT’S BEEN Paleo, health, meta-analysis, Studies

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Medical Matters: The health and social benefits of abstaining from cannabis health, youth, Studies, dropout

The large meta-analysis – a study of combined previous research – showed that people who are daily users of cannabis before the age of 17 are more than 60 per cent less likely to complete secondary school or to complete a degree compared with those who have never used the drug.

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Republicans jump into Florida campaign against medical marijuana legalization, safety, health, political

Finally someone is more concerned about the health & safety of our communities than being politically correct.   THIS TAKES COURAGE. 

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Man's fertility, Research finds.... health, men, Research 6
NIDA review summarizes research on marijuana’s negative health effects health, car crashes 2, Impairment, Research

The authors review literature showing that marijuana impairs driving, increasing the risk of being involved in a car accident and that these risks are further enhanced when combining marijuana with alcohol.

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Should Marijuana Require Warning Labels? health, safety, cancer 8
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