Category: Marijuana

How to Talk to a College Student About Marijuana and Their Mental Health

Father Talking to a College Student About Marijuana and Mental Health The most popular illicit drug in college students is, perhaps not surprisingly, marijuana [1]. In fact, college attendance is considered a risk factor for the use of marijuana, with rates of college students using the drug steadily increasing [2]. So, how does one talk to a college student about marijuana and mental health? It is [...]
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Cannabis Genome Map and the Future of Marijuana

Doctor in Research Laboratory working on the Future of Marijuana Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use Cannabis sativa was domesticated centuries ago, undergoing extensive breeding and cultivation for medicinal, food, industrial and recreational purposes. However, there is still much left to be understood about the molecular structure of the cannabinoid content. A recent study has drawn a physical and genetic map of the cannabis [...]
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Is Legalization Related to Record-High Marijuana Use in College Students?

People discussing Marijuana Use in College Students Marijuana use among college students has been steadily increasing over the past decade. In fact, marijuana use among American college students was seen to be at the highest level in 2016 in the past three decades, and this increasing trend has continued since then. Substance abuse remains to be a major public health concern, as [...]
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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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