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More Young People Begin Recreational Cannabis Use Illegally in States that Legalize It

May 26, 2022

Once a state legalizes recreational cannabis an increase in youth using it illegally occurs, report researchers at University of California San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science.

Study Finds Older Adults Using Cannabis to Treat Common Health Conditions

October 7, 2020

UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that older adults are increasingly using cannabis to treat a variety of common health conditions, including pain, sleep disturbances and psychiatric conditions like anxiety and depression.

Cannabis-Related Emergency Department Visits among Older Adults on the Rise

January 9, 2023

UC San Diego School of Medicine study shows cannabis-related emergency department visits among older adults are on the rise with high risk for adverse effects of cannabis use for ages 65 and older.

New High for Migraine Treatment? Trial Looks at Effectiveness of THC, CBD

May 19, 2021

UC San Diego Health is conducting the first known randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial looking at cannabis as a potentially effective treatment for acute migraines.

Cannabis Use Disorder Rate Rose among Pregnant Women between 2001-2012

April 22, 2021

Babies born to mothers diagnosed with cannabis use disorder are more likely to experience negative health outcomes, such as preterm birth and low birth weight, than babies born to mothers without a cannabis use disorder diagnosis, report UC San Diego researchers.

Smoked Cannabis Reduces Some Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

May 14, 2012

A clinical study of 30 adult patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has shown that smoked cannabis may be an effective treatment for spasticity – a common and disabling symptom of this neurological disease.

Can Field Sobriety Tests Identify Drivers Under the Influence of Cannabis?

August 2, 2023

UC San Diego scientists evaluate how accurate law-enforcement administered field sobriety tests are at measuring cannabis exposure and impairment.

UC San Diego’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research Awards Grants for Five Novel Studies

October 10, 2019

The Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research at University of California San Diego School of Medicine announces $3 million in research grants to explore new applications of cannabis for a number of novel medical applications.

Study to Examine Possible Effects of Cannabis Compound for Common Movement Disorder

September 18, 2018

…to examine the safety, efficacy and pharmacological properties of cannabis as a potential treatment for adults with essential tremor (ET). Currently, ET is treated using repurposed medications originally developed for high blood pressure or seizures.

New Program to Address Impaired Driving from Alcohol, Cannabis and Prescription Drugs

December 16, 2019

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine will expand a statewide program to prevent driving under the influence of alcohol, cannabis and prescription drugs.

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