The association between marijuana, also known as cannabis, and schizophrenia is historically fraught. In the 1960s and 1970s, scientists thought that smoking cannabis could trigger psychosis in anyone. Recent studies … Continue Reading Researchers identify link between cannabis use in young males and raised schizophrenia risk.
Drug testing is most commonly performed using urine samples. The methodology and regulations for reliable urine testing are well developed and can be considered the current gold standard for drug … Continue Reading The first method of detecting drugs of abuse in exhaled breath has been validated.
Medical marijuana is proliferating across the country due to the ability of cannabis ingestion to treat important clinical problems such as chronic pain. However, negative side effects and the development … Continue Reading Cannabinoid CB2 receptors suppress neuropathic pain with no signs of physical dependence in study.
Researchers from the University of Warwick have found evidence to suggest a significant relationship between cannabis use and the onset and exacerbation of mania symptoms. The researchers carried out a … Continue Reading Lit review finds ‘significant link’ between cannabis use and onset of mania symptoms.