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Correlates and consequences of marijuana use
by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor] in Rockville, MD, [Washington, D.C
Written in English
|Statement||edited by Meyer D. Glantz.|
|Series||Research issues -- 34., DHHS publication -- no. (ADM) 84-1276.|
|Contributions||Glantz, Meyer D., National Institute on Drug Abuse., METROTEC, Inc.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 386 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||386|
marijuana or marihuana, drug obtained from the flowering tops, stems, and leaves of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa (see hemp) or C. indica; the latter species can withstand colder climates. It is one of the most commonly used drugs in the world, following only caffeine, nicotine, and alcoholic beverages in the United States, where it is usually smoked, it also has . Abstract. Marijuana is the most frequently used illegal drug in the world today. Some million people, or % of the population 15–64 years of age, consumed Cannabis in – (1).In the United States, 95 million Americans over the age of 12 have tried marijuana at least by: 2.
The mental consequences of marijuana use are equally severe. Marijuana smokers have poorer memories and mental aptitude than do non-users.(5) Recent studies on young adults that smoke marijuana, found abnormalities in the brain related to emotion, motivation and decision-making.(6). g scientific evidence of its effectiveness for select health conditions, requires assessment of the safety and appropriateness of marijuana within the American workforce. Although studies have suggested that marijuana may be used with reasonable safety in some controlled environments, there are potential consequences to its use that necessitate employer scrutiny and concern. .
Annual past-year prevalences of marijuana use, marijuana use disorder as defined by the DSM-IV, and marijuana use disorder among past-year users (conditional prevalence) are plotted in the Figure. Although the trends are not necessarily linear, we fitted each series to a trend line to evaluate the mean annual change between and Cited by: What does persistent marijuana use do to memory? it impairs long-term memory. What are some other personality related side effects of marijuana? paranoia, loss of motivation, energy, and interest in previously enjoyed activities. What does marijuana do to work?
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Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. Full text of "Correlates and consequences of marijuana use" See other formats. Studies show that about 9% of those who use marijuana become addicted to it. The unfortunate truth is that the lack of serious, early consequences to marijuana addiction allow for a long, slow decline, often without recognition, resulting in later-stage addiction before the problem is confronted.
An individual may wake up years into this. These results indicate important gender differences in the correlates of marijuana use in adolescents, and these findings may facilitate the development of gender. DEA supports research into the use of marijuana as a medicine, to be approved through the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) process, the same as required of all other medicines in the U.S.
We also want the public to understand the ramifications of the use of this drug and the consequences it will have on our youth and our society as a whole. Crystal methamphetamine is an addictive stimulant whose use nationwide has become a troubling epidemic.
1 Although methamphetamine use is widespread among a variety of populations, it is particularly prevalent and consequential among men who have sex with men (MSM). Data from national and non-representative samples have found annual prevalence rates of Cited by: US Department of Health and Human Services, The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress.
A Report of the Surgeon General, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Editor. Atlanta, GA. Sidney, S., et al., Marijuana use and cancer incidence (California, United States).
Cancer Causes Control, 8(5): p. Medical Consequences of Marijuana Use: A Review of Current Literature health, and pain-related correlates of nonmedical marijuana and/or pain. Abstract. Cannabis sativa L. (Cannabaceae) is one of the oldest medicinal plants used by humans. For millennia, the plant has also been used for fiber, oil production, and simply as additive for food products.
This chapter gives an overview of botanical aspects of the genus Cannabis, such as, macroscopical and microscopical features, taxonomic classification, the.
Marijuana is, by far, the most commonly abused illicit drug during pregnancy. Of pregnant and postpartum women who use illicit drugs, an overwhelming proportion—between 64% and 75%—use marijuana (Ebrahim & Gfroerer, ; Falcon et al., ).Cited by: 1.
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Introduction. The United States (US) is undergoing a drastic change in attitudes toward cannabis (“marijuana”) use and associated policy. The states of Colorado and Washington legalized recreational cannabis use in (Hawken, Caulkins, Kilmer, & Kleiman, ; Healy, ), an additional 15 states have decriminalized cannabis use, and 19 states and the District of Cited by: Abstract.
The risks and consequences of marijuana use have been intensively debated in the United States for more than 50 years. Unfortunately, the discussion has often relied more on rhetoric and hysteria than on objective scientific : Mark S.
Gold. Marijuana, weed, pot, dope, ’re different names for the same drug that comes from the cannabis plant. You can smoke it, vape. Several studies have linked marijuana use to increased risk for psychiatric disorders, including psychosis (schizophrenia), depression, anxiety, and substance use disorders, but whether and to what extent it actually causes these conditions is not always easy to determine.
32 Recent research suggests that smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances. “In strict medical terms marijuana is far safer than many foods we commonly consume. For example, eating 10 raw potatoes can result in a toxic response.
By comparison, it is physically impossible to eat enough marijuana to induce death. Marijuana in its natural form is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man. Although marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug, medical providers often do not question patients about marijuana use and rarely document its use.
Among Kaiser Permanente patients who reported daily or almost daily marijuana use, physicians recorded marijuana use in only 3% of their medical records (S.
Sidney, IOM workshop). Marijuana’s Effect on Society: Annotated Bibliography Hui Yin Yao James Pyle 11/05/ Annotated Bibliography Bloom, F. Marijuana Culture. The Antioch Review 42 (3), DOI: / Fred Bloom analyzes marijuana use from the cultural point of view – and with negative connotations.
Bloom argues that the impact of marijuana use is still. A recent study of marijuana use in high school showed that 20% of participants were in-school users, and these students were found to .The ramifications of drug abuse extend far beyond the individual drug abuser, because the health and social consequences of drug abuse HIV/AIDS (human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome), violence, tuberculosis, fetal effects, crime, and disruptions in family, workplace, and educational environments ()-have devastating impacts on society and .“The marijuana paradox - although associated with increased appetite and calorie consumption, regular use of cannabis, protects against diabetes and obesity.
How it manages to do so, however, is still anybody's guess!” ― The Fitness Doc.