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Teen Cannabis Use Tied to Harmful Substance Use Later Free

Teens who use cannabis even occasionally are more likely to misuse other drugs and alcohol in early adulthood, according to a study in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.

Oral Fluid Sobriety Test Could Detect Marijuana Impairment Free

Oral fluid testing for marijuana impairment may be an effective tool for roadside sobriety tests, authors suggest in the journal Injury Prevention.

Benzodiazepines Tied to Higher Pneumonia Risk in Patients with Alzheimer's Free

Benzodiazepine use is associated with increased pneumonia risk among patients with Alzheimer disease, according to an observational study in CMAJ.


Who Uses Marijuana for Medical Purposes? Free

People who report marijuana use for medical reasons are very similar to recreational users.