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Newswise: CBD, THC Use During Early Pregnancy Can Disrupt Fetal Development
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CBD, THC Use During Early Pregnancy Can Disrupt Fetal Development

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

A new study published in Scientific Reports, a Nature Research journal, shows how a one-time exposure during early pregnancy to cannabinoids (CBs) – both synthetic and natural – can cause growth issues in a developing embryo. This is the first research to show such a connection in mammals.

Channels: Alcohol and Alcoholism, Children's Health, Marijuana, Women's Health, Staff Picks, Scientific Reports, All Journal News,

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4-Nov-2019 4:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Some CBD Products May Yield Cannabis-Positive Urine Drug Tests

Some CBD Products May Yield Cannabis-Positive Urine Drug Tests

Johns Hopkins Medicine

In a study of six adults, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report evidence that a single vaping episode of cannabis that is similar in chemical composition to that found in legal hemp products could possibly result in positive results on urine drug screening tests commonly used by many employers and criminal justice or school systems.

Channels: Addiction, Drugs and Drug Abuse, All Journal News, Marijuana, Staff Picks, Grant Funded News,

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4-Nov-2019 4:50 PM EST
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Teen marijuana use may have next-generation effects

University of Washington

A new study by the University of Washington’s Social Development Research Group shows how a parent’s use of marijuana, past or present, can influence their child's substance use and well-being.

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28-Oct-2019 12:50 PM EDT
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Halloween Poisonings Are More than Fear of Tampered Candy

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

About 41.1 million children in the United States trick-or-treat on Halloween night. Bruce Ruck, managing director of the New Jersey Poison Control Center at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School’s Department of Emergency Medicine, offers advice to avoid the risks of poisoning and allergic reactions.

Channels: Alcohol and Alcoholism, All Journal News, Allergies, Children's Health, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Emergency Medicine, Family and Parenting, Food and Water Safety, Marijuana, Pets,

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25-Oct-2019 3:25 PM EDT
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Preliminary medical marijuana research shows promise in lessening opioid use, but needs to be confirmed by more studies

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Medical marijuana shows early promise to lessen opioid use and potential abuse, suggests a systematic review of published studies being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019 annual meeting.

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Many women and health care providers assume CBD safe during pregnancy despite lack of research, surveys show

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

While most women of childbearing age understand drinking alcohol while pregnant is harmful, they may be less skeptical about the safety of cannabidiol (CBD), even though there is no evidence to support that belief, suggests a study being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019 annual meeting.

Channels: Addiction, Alcohol and Alcoholism, Children's Health, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Marijuana, OBGYN, Pain, Surgery, Women's Health, Medical Meetings,

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