Étiquette : légalisation

Stroke in young cannabis users (18-49 years) : National trends in hospitalizations and outcomes, Rupak Desai et al., 2019

Stroke in young cannabis users (18-49 years) : National trends in hospitalizations and outcomes Rupak Desai, Sandeep Singh, Krupa Patel, Hemant Goyal, Manan Shah, Zeeshan Mansuri, Smit Patel, Zabeen K Mahuwala, Larry B Goldstein and Adnan I Qureshi International Journal of Stroke, 2019, doi: 10.1177/1747493019895651 Abstract BACKGROUND : Recent legalization of therapeutic and recreational cannabis use makes it imperative to have an insight into odds and trends in young-onset stroke-related hospitalizations among cannabis users (18-49 years). METHODS : The National Inpatient Sample dataset (2007-2014) was utilized to assess national trends, odds of young-onset stroke-related hospitalizations, and outcomes among cannabis users vs. nonusers using provided discharge weights, [...]

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Cannabis: des députés lancent une mission pour “dépassionner” le débat, par AFP le 14.01.2020

Cannabis: des députés lancent une mission pour "dépassionner" le débat Par AFP le 14.01.2020 à 18h57 Sciences et Avenir Une mission d'information parlementaire sur le cannabis a officiellement lancé ses travaux autour de l'usage récréatif ou thérapeutique Une mission d’information parlementaire sur le cannabis a officiellement lancé ses travaux mardi dans l'espoir de "dépassionner" le débat, récurrent en France, autour de son usage récréatif ou thérapeutique. "Il y a une urgence du sujet car notre pays a une législation sur les usages de stupéfiants assez répressive" mais "c'est en France où l'on en consomme le plus", a déclaré le député LR Robin Reda, président de [...]

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Twitter Bots Tout Cannabis as a Cure-all Despite Few Approved Medical Uses, Lisa Rapaport, Medscape,  2019.

Twitter Bots Tout Cannabis as a Cure-all Despite Few Approved Medical Uses Lisa Rapaport Medscape - Dec 27, 2019. https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/923184?nlid=133282_2052&src=WNL_mdplsnews_200103_mscpedit_psyc&uac=292598PZ&spon=12&impID=2232271&faf=1 (Reuters Health) - Social media bots are promoting cannabis as a remedy for everything from cancer to insomnia and foot pain, according to an analysis of posts on Twitter. "Social bots regularly perpetuate unsubstantiated health claims on the platform, providing one example of how false statements may drown out solid science on social media," said lead study author Jon-Patrick Allem of the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. "I want the public to be aware of the difference between a demonstrated, scientifically backed [...]

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Two-thirds of Americans support marijuana legalization, Andrew Daniller, Pew Research Center, November 14, 2019

Two-thirds of Americans support marijuana legalization By Andrew Daniller Pew Research Center, FactTank, November 14, 2019 https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2019/11/14/americans-support-marijuana-legalization/?utm_source=AdaptiveMailer&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=19-11-07%20Marijuana%20Legalization%20Heads-up&org=982&lvl=100&ite=4914&lea=1115963&ctr=0&par=1&trk= Two-thirds of Americans say the use of marijuana should be legal, reflecting a steady increase over the past decade, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. The share of U.S. adults who oppose legalization has fallen from 52% in 2010 to 32% today. Meanwhile, an overwhelming majority of U.S. adults (91%) say marijuana should be legal either for medical and recreational use (59%) or that it should be legal just for medical use (32%). Fewer than one-in-ten (8%) prefer to keep marijuana illegal in all circumstances, according [...]

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La FDA accélère la recherche sur la psilocybine pour les troubles dépressifs majeurs, Aurélien Bernard, 2019

La FDA accélère la recherche sur la psilocybine pour les troubles dépressifs majeurs   Aurélien Bernard Newsweed, 28 novembre 2019 https://www.newsweed.fr/fda-accelere-recherche-psilocybine-depression/     La Food and Drug Administration (FDA) a catégorisé les champignons hallucinogènes en tant que « thérapie révolutionnaire » pour les troubles dépressifs majeurs (MDD), une démarche qui accélérera la recherche de nouveaux médicaments à partir de psilocybine. Cette classification a été créée en 2012 pour encadrer les recherches et le développement produit de médicaments à partir de susbtances ayant un potentiel fort par rapport aux options existantes et pour des patients atteints de maladie grave ou qui met leur vie en danger. La première recherche [...]

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An update on cannabis use disorder with comment on the impact of policy related to therapeutic and recreational cannabis use, Alan J. Budney et al., 2019

An update on cannabis use disorder with comment on the impact of policy related to therapeutic and recreational cannabis use Alan J. Budney,· Michael J. Sofis,· Jacob T. Borodovsky European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 2019 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00406-018-0976-1 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2019   Abstract : Confusion and controversy related to the potential for cannabis use to cause harm, or alternatively to provide benefit, continues globally. This issue has grown in intensity and importance with the increased recognition of the public health implications related to the escalation of the legalization of cannabis and cannabinoid products. This selective overview and commentary attempt to succinctly [...]

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Marijuana and acute health care contacts in Colorado, George SamWang et al., 2017

Marijuana and acute health care contacts in Colorado George SamWang, Katelyn Hall, Daniel Vigil, Shireen Banerji, AndrewMonte, Mike VanDyke Preventive Medicine, 2017, 104, 24-30. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.03.022   a b s t r a c t Over 22 million Americans are current users of marijuana; half of US states allow medical marijuana, and several allow recreational marijuana. The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact marijuana has on hospitalizations, emergency department (ED) visits, and regional poison center (RPC) calls in Colorado, a medical and recreational marijuana state. This is a retrospective review using Colorado Hospital Association hospitalizations and ED visits with marijuana-related billing codes, and [...]

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Cannabis récréatif et politique: oui ou non, Emmanuel Macron est-il contre sa légalisation ?, le Blog de jean-Yves NAU, 19 juin 2019

Cannabis récréatif et politique: oui ou non, Emmanuel Macron est-il contre sa légalisation ? 19 juin 2019 jean-yves nau addictions, alcoolisme, Argent, législatif, Médecine, Polémique, Politique, Pouvoir, Risques (réduction des), tabagisme, Toxicomanies Étiquettes : L'Obs https://jeanyvesnau.com/2019/06/19/cannabis-recreatif-et-politique-oui-ou-non-emmanuel-macron-est-il-contre-sa-legalisation/   Bonjour Pour un peu le journaliste se lasserait. Des députés de quatre groupes politiques (dont certains macronistes) prônent désormais ouvertement une « légalisation contrôlée » du cannabis – et ce dans une proposition de loi transmise de mardi 18 juin à la presse. Ce texte sera officiellement déposé ce 19 juin. Signataires : François-Michel Lambert, Sylvia Pinel, Paul Molac, Jean-Michel Clément, Jeanine Dubié, Frédérique Dumas, François Pupponi (Libertés et territoires), Delphine Bagarry, Annie Chapelier, Hubert Julien-Laferrière, Pierre-Alain Raphan [...]

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The Need for Federal Regulation of Marijuana Marketing, John W. Ayers et al., 2019

The Need for Federal Regulation of Marijuana Marketing John W. Ayers, PhD, Theodore Caputi, Eric C. Leas, PhD,MPH JAMA, June 11, 2019 Volume 321, Number 22 doi:10.1001/jama.2019.4432   A national for-profit marijuana industry is expanding substantially in the United States. Thirty-three states have legalized medical marijuana, 10 of which (where 1 in 4 individuals reside) have also legalized recreational marijuana. Sales of marijuana are projected to increase from $8.5 billion to $75 billion by 2030, rivaling current tobacco sales ($125 billion).1 The initial marijuana marketplace was limited to a few states, but emerging brands have developed sophisticated national marketing campaigns that could potentially have an [...]

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Association Between Marijuana Use and Adverse Obstetrical and Neonatal Outcomes, C.R. Warshak, J. Regan et al., 2015

Association Between Marijuana Use and Adverse Obstetrical and Neonatal Outcomes CR Warshak; J Regan; B Moore; K Magner; S Kritzer; J Van Hook Journal of Perinatology, 2015, 35, 12, 991-995. PMID : 26401751 DOI : 10.1038/jp.2015.120 Abstract and Introduction Abstract Objective: To evaluate associations between marijuana exposure and adverse outcomes excluding women with polysubstance abuse and stratifying for concurrent maternal tobacco use. Study Design: We performed a retrospective cohort study evaluating various obstetrical and neonatal outcomes including: preterm delivery, pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, cesarean delivery, fetal growth restriction, a composite which included stillbirth or neonatal intensive care unit admission, and perinatal mortality. We stratified study groups [...]

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