Tag Archives: Marijuana

Perinatal Marijuana Use May Hold Potential Risks for the Developing Child

Alcohol and pregnancy and Perinatal Marijuana Use Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use Cannabis legalization and emerging new literature are suggesting to some that marijuana is safe and the “medicinal” use of cannabis has increased. Perinatal Marijuana Use has increased considerably during pregnancy as the demographics of pregnancy and cannabis use overlap. Use of cannabis has also increased in women of [...]
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Research and Long-Term Effects of Marijuana and Alcohol Use

Women combining Marijuana and Alcohol Use Contributor: Megan Wilson, BS, CADC,  Timberline Knolls Residential Center Society has long maintained that marijuana and alcohol use can result in decreased success. While it is certainly not true that those who struggle with addiction issues are less successful or valuable members of society, a new study from the University of Connecticut Health research department has found that [...]
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Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome – When Weed Causes Nausea

Cannabis plant Cannabis is the most abused illicit drug in the United States. As per the National Institute of Health, each year 2.6 million Americans become new users of marijuana. As the rates of cannabis use continue to skyrocket, a recently emerging clinical condition has been recognized associated with its use. This is the Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome. [...]
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Stress Relief and the Dangers of Marijuana Use, A Slow Fade

Man smoking marijuana “How did you end up in this situation?” That was my question with a broken man named Chris who was losing everything that was precious to him. His wife His kids His job His reputation What was once a magical fairy tale, life quickly turned into a nightmare. As Chris considered my question, with wet [...]
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The Serious Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana

Making synthetic marijuana Even though increasingly marketed as legal and safe, the campaigns promoting synthetic marijuana are largely misleading. A recent review highlighted the dangerous repercussions of the consumption of synthetic cannabinoid products, mostly unknown to most of its consumers. What is Synthetic Marijuana? These chemicals are profoundly similar to those found in the marijuana plant, due to [...]
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