CO marijuana use steadily climbs since legalization

Dec 23, 16 CO marijuana use steadily climbs since legalization

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Two federal surveys tracking drug use rates show marijuana use continues to rise in Colorado. Monitoring the Future First, let’s look at the national Monitoring the Future study conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. This survey of students in grades 8, 10 and 12 shows...

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Colorado youth marijuana use IS on the rise

Given that the health of American youth is in question and that so many states base their policies on reports issued by the State of Colorado, it is important to understand what the 2015 Healthy Kids Colorado Survey (HKCS) actually tells us. The survey’s results are gleaned from voluntarily self-reported information collected...

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CDC study omits marijuana states

Jun 09, 16 CDC study omits marijuana states

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The marijuana states of Colorado, Oregon and Washington are not included in the 2015 state-level Centers for Disease Control’s Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) study released today. Those states either did not participate or did not have adequate participation to produce results. The study released today found...

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Marijuana study has limitations

Jun 01, 16 Marijuana study has limitations

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It’s important to understand a study’s limitations and how it fits into larger context. It is also to important to guard against news coverage and interpretations of research that make claims the data do not support.

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CBD for epilepsy treatment shows more promise

Mar 18, 16 CBD for epilepsy treatment shows more promise

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Epidiolex, pharmacy-grade CBD produced in accordance with federal law and FDA oversight, continues to show promise. Maker GW Pharmaceuticals is a pioneer in the research of CBD for epilepsy treatment.

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DEA eases CBD research requirements

Dec 24, 15 DEA eases CBD research requirements

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Research of cannabidiol, a non-intoxicating component of the cannabis plant, has been made easier because of new regulations released this week by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Colorado leads nation in youth pot use

Dec 18, 15 Colorado leads nation in youth pot use

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Colorado leads the nation in youth pot use, according to a look at all 50 states and D.C., according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Youth marijuana use still stubbornly high

Dec 16, 15 Youth marijuana use still stubbornly high

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Drug use is down in just about every category but one: Youth marijuana use remains stubbornly high, according to the latest Monitoring the Future study.

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Epidiolex helping kids with epilepsy

Dec 10, 15 Epidiolex helping kids with epilepsy

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Epidiolex, which is now in clinical trials, is widely considered among healthcare experts to be the safer experimental option for treating forms of severe childhood epilepsy than the non-purified CBD oils typically found in medical marijuana dispensaries, such as “Charlotte’s Web.”

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Legal marijuana’s impact on CO troubling

Sep 15, 15 Legal marijuana’s impact on CO troubling

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Marijuana-related problems of public health and safety are worsening in Colorado, according to a new federal report released today by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, or HIDTA.

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