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Medical cannabis and cognitive performance in middle to old adults treated for chronic pain

Authors: Sharon R Sznitman, Simon Vulfsons, David Meiri, Galit Weinstein Published in Drug and Alcohol Review September 2020 Abstract Introduction and aims: Cannabis exposure is becoming more common in older age but little is known about how it is associated with brain health in this population. This study assesses the relationship between long-term medical cannabis…

Cannabis and Psychosis: a Critical Overview of the Relationship

Authors: Charles Ksir, Carl L Hart Published in Current Psychiatry Reports February 2016 Abstract Interest in the relationship between cannabis use and psychosis has increased dramatically in recent years, in part because of concerns related to the growing availability of cannabis and potential risks to health and human functioning. There now exists a plethora of scientific…

Fitness to drive in spite (because) of THC.

Authors: Peter Strohbeck-Kühner, Gisela Skopp, Rainer Mattern
Archiv für Kriminologie, July-August 2007

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by a lack of concentration and/or an altered activation level. People with ADHD are found to violate traffic regulations, to commit criminal offences and to be involved in traffic accidents more often than the st…

A literature review of the consequences of prenatal marihuana exposure.

Authors: P.A. Fried, A.M. Smith
Neurotoxicology and teratology, January-February 2001

In spite of marihuana being the most widely used illegal drug among women of reproductive age, there is a relative paucity of literature dealing with the neurobehavioral consequences in offspring–particularly the longer-term effects. However, there is a degree of consistency…