Tag: Marijuana

Another Study Shows How Cannabis Relieves Stress and Anxiety

A molecule produced by the brain that activates the same receptors as marijuana is protective against stress by reducing anxiety-causing connections between two brain regions, Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers report. This finding, published today in Neuron, could help explain why some people use marijuana…

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Major League Baseball Officially Removes Cannabis From List of Banned Substances

By John Vibes For years, professional athletes have been subjected to drug tests that screen for cannabis. The practice has continued even as the substance has become legally available in many states while being scientifically and clinically proven to be safer than alcohol and opiates,…

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Cannabis Abuse Among Young Adults Declines Significantly Despite Mass Legalization

The prevalence of cannabis use disorder decreased in 2002 to 2016 among frequent users, according to a new study conducted at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Changes in social attitudes and the traits of frequent users may explain the decline, according to researchers….

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