Adverse Childhood Experiences and Problematic Cannabis Use: The Role of Emotion Dysregulation and Affective Impulsivity

. 2024 Feb 23;6(4):111-126. doi: 10.26828/cannabis/2023/000190. eCollection 2024. Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Department of Psychology, Toronto Metropolitan University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 2 Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada. 3 Department of Psychology, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS, Canada. 4 Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, ON,…

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Cannabis And College Students: Self-Perceived Mental Health Prior to, During, and After the Pandemic

Introduction: College students demonstrated changes in levels of mental wellbeing as they and the world experienced new levels of stress and anxiety due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As access to healthcare became limited, students turned to alternative methods of coping, which included cannabis use. Objective: To determine if an association…

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The Interaction of Cannabis Consumption with Heavy Episodic Drinking and Alcohol-induced Blackouts in Relation to Cannabis Use Consequences Among Recent Undergraduate College Cannabis Users

Introduction: Risky alcohol use patterns, characterized by heavy episodic drinking (HED) and alcohol-induced blackout, are prevalent in college students. However, it is not clear if experiencing HED and blackout among college-attending cannabis users heightens risk for adverse cannabis use consequences. The purpose of this study was to examine whether heavy…

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The Moderating Role of Health Status on the Association Between Depressive Symptoms and Cannabis Vaping

Objective: Cannabis vaping is increasing among college students. There is little information on risk factors for vaping cannabis. Consistent with the self-medication hypothesis, experiencing depressive symptoms and having a chronic medical condition (CMC) are associated with cannabis use among young adults. Individuals who experience both risk factors may be at…

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Comment on STENOCARE’s Expansion into Canada

STENOCARE announced on June 17th that the company is planning an expansion into Canada together with North America industry experts, which means that STENOCARE will bring the company’s flagship suite of products to the Canadian market, which is a vast market with an annual revenue of approximately CAD 5bn. STENOCARE…

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MCA announces additional cannabis licenses

The Maryland Cannabis Administration announced additional lottery licenses to be awarded at the end of June. MCA held the first lottery on Mar. 25, 2024 after over two months of delays, awarding 174 licenses to winners. However, two counties, Calvert and Talbot, were not included in the lottery due to…

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Green Horizons: Exploring Emerging Opportunities in the Cannabis Industry for 2024

With the U.S. Department of Justice’s acceptance of the Department of Health’s recommendation to reclassify cannabis from a Schedule I to a Schedule III substance under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), the current landscape of the cannabis industry is one of the most buzzworthy topics of 2024. See press release,…

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Maryland governor pardons more than 175,000 marijuana convictions

Democratic Maryland Gov. Wes Moore signed an executive order on Monday that pardoned more than 175,000 low-level marijuana-related convictions. Maryland legalized adult cannabis use in 2023, but Moore said “we cannot celebrate the benefits of legalization if we do not address the consequences of criminalization.” Video transcript This morning with…

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Marijuana Rescheduling Opponents Slam FDA Process, Saying It Relied On ‘Very Bad Studies’

Leaders of a prohibitionist group spent close to an hour last week publicly complaining that the government’s planned rescheduling of marijuana to Schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act amounted to a politically motivated move, one they said was unsupported by scientific evidence. They’re now weighing “all legal options” to…

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Maryland Governor Pardons Over 175,000 Marijuana Convictions

Topline Maryland Gov. Wes Moore signed an executive order Monday that will pardon 175,000 marijuana-related convictions, a month after the Justice Department initiated the process to reclassify the substance as a Schedule III drug. The order is expected to pardon convictions of an estimated 100,000 people, according to multiple ……

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