New guidance for researchers establishes a standard THC unit of 5 milligrams.
A summary about marijuana concentrates, how they are made, how they are used, and the health effects.
A plain language summary of synthetic cannabinoids, how they are used, and how they affect the brain and body.
Marijuana refers to the dried leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds from the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa.
Annual NIH-supported study reports changing substance use trends among college students and college-aged adults
CDC Health Advisory: Increases in Availability of Cannabis Products Containing Delta-8 THC and Reported Cases of Adverse Events
CDC Alert on the Increased availability of cannabis products containing delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and the potential for adverse events
To date, there are no marijuana-derived medications that are FDA-approved for treating conditions associated with pregnancy, including nausea. However, marijuana is the illicit drug most commonly used by pregnant women, with rates doubling since 2002.
Most common mental disorders, from depression and anxiety to PTSD, are associated with disturbed sleep, and substance use disorders are no exception. The relationship may be complex and bidirectional: Substance use causes sleep problems; but insomnia and insufficient sleep may also be a factor raising the risk of drug use and addiction.
Study adds to a growing body of evidence that prenatal exposure to cannabis may be associated with poor birth outcomes
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Younger age of first cannabis use or prescription drug misuse is associated with faster development of substance use disorders
NIH analysis measures the prevalence of nine substance use disorders after first substance use or misuse in young people