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Study reveals that depressed Americans are using more cannabis

Study reveals that depressed Americans are using more cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 30, 2020

A new study conducted by researchers at Columbia University in the City of New York suggests that Americans who suffer from depression are more likely to use cannabis. Moreover, depressed cannabis consumers don’t think that consuming the plant is risky; the same could not be said for non-depressed...

Study: People with depression use more cannabis and don’t consider it to be harmful

Study: People with depression use more cannabis and don’t consider it to be harmful

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 30, 2019

A study exploring cannabis for depression was recently published in the journal Addiction. In order to understand the link between the use of cannabis among depressed and non-depressed people, data was gleaned from 728,691 individuals aged 12 years and above. What researchers discovered from the sel...

Study: “No increased risk of crash responsibility” among drivers who exceeded THC threshold in British Columbia

Study: “No increased risk of crash responsibility” among drivers who exceeded THC threshold in British Columbia

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 27, 2019

Driving under the influence of cannabis may not be as dangerous as alcohol, according to a new study. Published in the journal Addiction, this study on cannabis consumption in relation to crash responsibility was fronted by Jeff Brubacher. Brubacher is an emergency physician from Vancouver. He, along with his team of rese...

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