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Marijuana Use in Pregnancy Linked to Upped Odds for Autism, ADHD in Kids

The children of women who use marijuana while pregnant appear to have higher odds for neurodevelopmental issues like autism or ADHD.

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What Are the Top Risks of Marijuana Use?

Effects of cannabis products on the brain and lungs are among those most commonly cited by medical professionals.

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Oregon Governor Signs a Bill Recriminalizing Drug Possession into Law

Oregon’s Democratic Gov. Tina Kotek on Monday signed into law a bill that recriminalizes the possession of small amounts of drugs, ending a first-in-the-nation experiment with decriminalization that was hobbled by implementation issues.

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Thailand to Ban Recreational Cannabis Use by Year-End, Health Minister Says

Thailand will ban recreational use of marijuana by the end of this year but continue to allow its use for medical purposes, the health minister told Reuters in an interview.

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4 New Jersey Students Sent to Hospital After Ingesting Marijuana Gummies

Valentine's Day at Phifer Middle School in Pennsauken ended with a trip to the hospital for a few students.

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DEA Issues Letter to E-Commerce Companies on the Sale of Pill Presses Used to Make Fentanyl Pills

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration issued a letter Tuesday to e-commerce companies regarding the sale of pill presses. As regulated entities under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), e-commerce platforms are generally required to comply with CSA recordkeeping, identification, and reporting requirements on the distribution, importation, and exportation of pill press machines.

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Virginia Senate Acts After Drug Transparency Concerns in Loudoun County Public Schools

Virginia lawmakers took action this week after Loudoun County Public Schools failed to notify parents of several student overdoses for weeks late last year.

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Marijuana Vaping Spikes by Double Digits for 12th Graders

Marijuana vape use surged by 10.1 percent for 12th grade students, between 2017 and 2023.

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Dr. Drew Warns Over Marijuana Studies Revealing 'Extremely Worrisome' Data

Chances of developing bipolar, schizophrenia disorders rises 50% after cannabis use, study shows.

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Education Should Focus on Stopping Drug Use Before It Starts | Opinion

Efforts to prevent drug use and encourage kids to live free from drugs have come under increased attack. Rather than building on science and common sense, some have begun advocating for an unproven approach to prevention that aims to not prevent drug use at all—instead it educates children on how to use drugs.