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Cannabis psychosis, gender matters

New research by health scientists at the University of York has revealed that a greater proportion of men than women suffer from ...

Cannabis psychosis, gender matters

New research by health scientists at the University of York has revealed that a greater proportion of men than women suffer from ...

Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Fail to Sway Smokers

Study Finds Effectiveness of Cessation Aid Slips After 6 Months ... Full story

Teens' overall substance use declining, but marijuana use rising

By Victoria M. Indivero - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Marijuana use in teenagers is on the rise, while cigarette and alcohol use are stable or declining, according to health statistics researchers. In particular, black teens are using more marijuana than in recent decades. ... Full story

Teens with medical marijuana cards much likelier to say they are addicted, but few teens have them

ANN ARBOR—A new University of Michigan study finds that teens using marijuana for medical reasons are 10 times more likely to say they are hooked on marijuana than youth who get marijuana illegally. ... Full story

Adolescents Are Not Shy About Discussing Marijuana Use on Twitter

New Rochelle, NY —More than 65% of the marijuana-related messages posted by adolescents on Twitter indicate a positive attitude toward marijuana use, and of the teens' original tweets evaluated as part of a recent study, nearly 43% suggest personal use of the drug. ... Full story

NYU Study Examines Psychoactive “Bath Salt” Use Among U.S. High School Seniors

1.1% of teens have tried bath salts, but nearly one fifth are using bath salts on a regular basis ... Full story

Closing the Quality Chasm in Mental Health and Substance Use Care

The National Academy of Medicine Establishes Evidence-Based Standards for Psychosocial Treatments ... Full story

Substance Abuse Reduces Brain Volume in Women but Not Men

At A Glance - Women who were former stimulant drug abusers showed significant loss of gray matter volume in their brains. ... Full story

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