cannabis

Cannabis and tobacco use prior to pregnancy and subsequent offspring birth outcomes: a 20-year intergenerational prospective cohort study

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Hines, L.A., Spry, E.A., Moreno-Betancur, M. et al. Cannabis and tobacco use prior to pregnancy and subsequent offspring birth outcomes: a 20-year intergenerational prospective cohort study. Sci Rep 11, 16826 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-95460-2
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There is increasing evidence that the life-course origins of health and development begin before conception. We examined associations between timing and frequency of preconception cannabis and tobacco use and next generation preterm birth (PTB), low birth weight (LBW) and small for gestational age.

Cannabis and the Gateway Drug Theory: Correlation or Causation – Where does the Evidence Point?

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Dalgarno Institute
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Cannabis and the Gateway Drug Theory: Correlation or Causation – Where does the Evidence Point? (Dalgarno Institute Research Report, October 2021)
This Research Report looks a the ever oscillating debate around Cannabis and the 'Gateway Drug Theory'. 

Relatório Mundial sobre Drogas 2021

Relatório Mundial sobre Drogas 2021 avalia que pandemia potencializou riscos de dependência

Cerca de 275 milhões de pessoas usaram drogas no mundo no último ano, enquanto mais de 36 milhões sofreram de transtornos associados ao uso de drogas, de acordo com o Relatório Mundial sobre Drogas 2021. O documento foi divulgado em 24 de junho de 2021, pelo Escritório das Nações Unidas sobre Drogas e Crime (UNODC).

Association of Cannabis Use During Adolescence With Neurodevelopment

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Albaugh MD, Ottino-Gonzalez J, Sidwell A, et al. Association of Cannabis Use During Adolescence With Neurodevelopment. JAMA Psychiatry. Published online June 16, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2021.1258
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Importance: Animal studies have shown that the adolescent brain is sensitive to disruptions in endocannabinoid signaling, resulting in altered neurodevelopment and lasting behavioral effects. However, few studies have investigated ties between cannabis use and adolescent brain development in humans.