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  New research published in Neuropsychopharmacology found evidence that cannabis weakens working memory by increasing off-task thinking and by disrupting one’s ability to accurately monitor task performance. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, is commonly believed to disrupt Read more…


  A literature review of 47 studies found that nearly half of cannabis users met criteria for cannabis withdrawal syndrome. The review was published in The Journal of the American Medical Association. Although cannabis is typically seen as a relatively Read more…


  New research published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence has found a complicated and counterintuitive relationship between cannabis use among adolescents and depression. The study found that adolescents who had used cannabis at any point were more likely to show Read more…


  The legalization of recreational cannabis in Colorado and Washington state was not associated with increases in adolescent treatment admissions for the drug, according to new research published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence. “The growth of marijuana legalization represents a Read more…


  A study published in Addictive Behaviors found that regular users of cannabis showed diminished affective responses to stress as measured by their positive affect, stress, and anxiety following several stress tasks. Their cardiovascular responses to stress, however, were comparable Read more…


  New research sheds light on the pharmacodynamic effects of cannabis-infused food. The findings, which appear in Drug and Alcohol Dependence, indicate that relatively small differences in doses can result in large differences in effects among infrequent cannabis users. “There Read more…


  Women tend to experienced the same acute effects of cannabis as men at a lower dose of THC, according to new research published in Psychopharmacology which sought to mimic real-world smoking practices. “We know from population survey data that men Read more…


  New research has found that cannabis tolerance is linked to neurometabolic alterations in the brain’s reward circuitry. The findings, published in the journal Addiction Biology, help explain why the effects of cannabis are less prominent in frequent cannabis users. Read more…


  Adolescents who use or have used cannabis are much less likely to engage in adequate levels of physical activity, according to a study published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence. The vast majority of adolescents around the world do not Read more…


  A new study published in Addictive Behaviors indicates that different motives for cannabis use are associated with different mental health outcomes. The research suggests that people with high levels of stress should avoid using cannabis to cope as doing Read more…

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