cannabis

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.

Visita a Brasília para tratar novas ações do Freemind

No último dia 19 de maio, a Mobilização Freemind através de seu Coordenador Nacional, Paulo Martelli, esteve em Brasília reunida com a equipe da Secretaria Nacional de Cuidados e Prevenção às Drogas.

Essa reunião teve como pautas o 7º Congresso Internacional Freemind – previsto para ocorrer no final de 2021, o Workshop Internacional de Prevenção nas Escolas e o Curso e-learning de Prevenção nas Escolas.

Cannabis Use in People With Obsessive-Compulsive Symptomatology: Results From a Mexican Epidemiological Sample

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Nicolini, H., Martínez-Magaña, J. J., Genis-Mendoza, A. D., VILLATORO, J., Camarena, B., Fleiz Bautista, C., ... & Medina-Mora, M. E. (2021). Cannabis Use in People with Obsessive-Compulsive Symptomatology: Results from a Mexican Epidemiological Sample. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12, 643.
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Recent studies suggest that the endocannabinoid system could play an important role in the physiopathology of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). There are reports of effective treatment with derivatives of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The study of the genetic factor associated with psychiatric disorders has made possible an exploration of its contribution to the pharmacological response.

Evaluation of State Cannabis Laws and Rates of Self-harm and Assault

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Matthay EC, Kiang MV, Elser H, Schmidt L, Humphreys K. Evaluation of State Cannabis Laws and Rates of Self-harm and Assault. JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(3):e211955. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.1955
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Importance  State cannabis laws are changing rapidly. Research is inconclusive about their association with rates of self-harm and assault. Existing studies have not considered variations in cannabis commercialization across states over time.

 

Variation in Cannabinoid Metabolites Present in the Urine of Adults Using Medical Cannabis Products in Massachusetts

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Gilman JM, Schmitt WA, Wheeler G, et al. Variation in Cannabinoid Metabolites Present in the Urine of Adults Using Medical Cannabis Products in Massachusetts. JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(4):e215490. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.5490
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The findings of this cohort study are consistent with those of a study of cannabis products purchased in California and Washington, in which more than one-half of products were incorrectly labeled.