4 Promising Cannabis Studies and Research from 2016 – Cannabis News

2016 wasn’t exactly a great year for many people, but for the booming legal cannabis industry, there were some historic victories.

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Middle-aged parents are now more likely to smoke weed than their teenaged kids – Cannabis News

And it's not just middle-aged folks who are indulging more often.

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Middle-aged parents are now more likely to smoke weed than their teenaged kids – Cannabis News

And it's not just middle-aged folks who are indulging more often.

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Twins study finds no evidence that marijuana lowers IQ in teens – Marijuana News

In the first study of its kind, scientists have analyzed long-term marijuana use in teens, comparing IQ changes in twin siblings who either used or abstained from marijuana for 10 years.

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Despite Looser Marijuana Laws, No Spike in Teen Use

Young man smoking. Image: Rafael Castillo via Wikimedia Commons
Lisa Chedekel ~ BU Today ~
 
The less restrictive cannabis landscape has not led to an increase in marijuana use by adolescents, according to a new study coauthored by BU School of Public Health researchers.
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Teen pot use holds steady in first year of legal weed, new federal data show

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Teen marijuana use held steady in 2014, the first year that marijuana was legally available for purchase in the states of Washington and Colorado, according to just-released numbers from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
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How is a pro-pot state like Colorado keeping teens away from marijuana?

Todd Mitchem is CEO of an app-based social network for cannabis enthusiasts, High There! He says legal recreational marijuana has changed the pot conversation for him and other parents. Image: AP via Christian Science Monitor.
 
Colorado's initial efforts to deter teens from taking up marijuana drew criticism for recycling Drug War-era scare tactics. Public health officials seek to strike a different tone with the 'What's next" campaign.
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Surprising news about teens, marijuana, and health issues

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With the widespread availability of marijuana in recent years thanks to its legalization in a growing number of states, there has been increasing concern about the long-term health consequences on teens who might be able to get easier access to it illegally.
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