Public Health and Safety

Older Cannabis Users: Increased Risk of Hospitalization & Complications 

Older cannabis users are at greater risk of hospitalization or other adverse health outcome due to their age, co-existing health conditions, and interactions with prescribed medications. The results of a 15-year data analysis (2005-2019), of California hospital records, noted that cannabis-related visits to an Emergency Room (ER) for those over[Read More…]

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Cannabis Use in Canada: Linked to Increased Hospitalizations 

Since Canada legalized marijuana for commercial adult use, the hospitalization rates associated to marijuana for “harmful use”, “dependency” and “cannabis-induced psychosis” have all increased.  These are some of the findings that researchers (Myran, D. shared in JAMA which detailed a seven-year study, in the major provinces of Canada, representing[Read More…]

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