Medical Risks of Marijuana

Medical Risks of Marijuana

  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
  • ISBN: 9781610021791
  • eISBN Pdf: 9781610022767
  • Place of publication:  Illinois , United States
  • Year of publication: 2017
  • Year of digital publication: 2018
  • Month: June
  • Pages: 91
  • Language: English

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In recent years, exposure to marijuana and other cannabinoids has become an increasing challenge. Legalization of marijuana for both medical and recreational use has already happened in some states, and more states are considering this. What is the risk of use or secondary exposure, including accidental ingestion, to marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids? What factors are associated with use or secondary exposure? What are the implications for children and teens who use marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids?
High-impact collection topics include:

Health risk behaviors with synthetic cannabinoids versus Marijuana
Risky behaviors associated with synthetic cannabinoid use
Longitudinal predictors of adolescent synthetic cannabinoid use
AAP policy opposing marijuana use and clinical, research, and legal updates to marijuana policies on youth
Counseling parents and teens about marijuana use
Strategies for reducing youth recreational marijuana use
Alcohol and marijuana use among medically vulnerable youth
Neurologic effects on newborns exposed to marijuana in pregnancy
Clinical presentation of synthetic cannabinoids intoxication
Prolonged atrial fibrillation precipitated by new-onset seizures after marijuana abuse
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  • Introduction
  • Synthetic Cannabinoid Use Linked to Risky Behaviors
  • If You Are Not Aware of the Health Risks of Synthetic Cannabinoids, Two New Studies Will Remedy That Situation
  • Health Risk Behaviors With Synthetic Cannabinoids Versus Marijuana
  • Longitudinal Predictors of Synthetic Cannabinoid Use in Adolescents
  • 3% of High School Seniors Using Synthetic Cannabinoids
  • Synthetic Cannabinoid Use and High School Seniors: A Worrisome Combination
  • Synthetic Cannabinoid Use Among High School Seniors
  • Updated AAP Policy Opposes Marijuana Use, Citing Potential Harms, Lack of Research
  • The Impact of Marijuana Policies on Youth: Clinical, Research, and Legal Update (Policy Statement)
  • The Impact of Marijuana Policies on Youth: Clinical, Research, and Legal Update (Technical Report)
  • Increased Availability of Marijuana Means More Parent Questions for Pediatricians
  • Counseling Parents and Teens About Marijuana Use in the Era of Legalization of Marijuana
  • Neurologic Effects on a Newborn Exposed to Marijuana in Pregnancy
  • Policy Strategies to Reduce Youth Recreational Marijuana Use
  • Clinical Presentation of Intoxicatoin Due to Synthetic Cannabinoids
  • Alcohol and Marijuana Use and Treatment Nonadherence Among Medically Vulnerable Youth
  • Prolonged Atrial Fibrillation Precipitated by New-Onset Seizures and Marijuana Abuse


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