Cannabis: It matters how young you start

Posted by - May 18, 2018

This post was originally published on this siteResearchers find that boys who start smoking pot before 15 are much more likely to have a drug problem at 28 than those who start at 15 or after.

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Young people are choosing marijuana before cigarettes and alcohol

Posted by - May 17, 2018

This post was originally published on this siteMore young people are turning to marijuana as their first substance of choice, rather than smoking cigarettes or drinking alcohol, an expert says. He says that young people who start off on marijuana before alcohol or tobacco are more likely to become heavy users and have cannabis-related problems

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Faster test for cannabis quality

Posted by - May 17, 2018

This post was originally published on this siteResearchers have developed a new method of measuring phytocannabinoids — the primary bioactive molecules in cannabis — that will lead to faster, safer and more accurate information for producers, regulators and consumers alike.

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Viewing more medical marijuana ads linked to higher pot use among adolescents

Posted by - May 17, 2018

This post was originally published on this siteAs prohibitions on the sale and use of marijuana ease, one result is more advertising about cannabis. A new study suggests that may have consequences on adolescents, with those who view more advertising for medical marijuana being more likely to use marijuana, express intentions to use the drug

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