Objective: This is the first EMCDDA webinar in the cannabis webinar series, which opens the debate with an all-encompassing overview of the key issues and response options available.
The second webinar in EMCDDA's cannabis webinar series focuses on the debate around cannabis control approaches across Europe. It will aim to clarify concepts such as depenalisation, decriminalisation and legalisation. Background: Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in Europe and globally.
Cannabis and tobacco use prior to pregnancy and subsequent offspring birth outcomes: a 20-year intergenerational prospective cohort study
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? (Dalgarno Institute Research Report, October 2021)
This Research Report looks a the ever oscillating debate around Cannabis and the 'Gateway Drug Theory'.
EMCDDA webinar: Health and social responses to cannabis problems in Europe — time for a paradigm shift?
Objective: To kick off the cannabis webinar series, opening the debate with an all-encompassing overview of the key issues and response options available.
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).
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.