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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.

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.

Cannabis Research Buds Out in New Directions, Arthritis to Insomnia

October 10, 2019

Cannabis Research Buds Out in New Directions, Arthritis to Insomnia With 33 states and the District of Columbia having legalized medical marijuana, it was inevitable that there would be much talk of its therapeutic benefits, real or imagined. But lost in the equally inevitable hype has been hard scientific proof.…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

UC San Diego Campaign Raises Awareness about “Drugged” Driving

November 13, 2018

Drugged driving has joined drunk driving and distracted driving as a leading cause of motor vehicle collisions. As roadway safety remains a pressing public health concern in California, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Qualcomm Institute have received funding to expand a statewide program…

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