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Trends of Cannabis Use Disorder Among Inpatients (video)

As states legalize medical and recreational use of marijuana, hospitals are seeing an increase in inpatients who are marijuana users. The most common co-morbidities among marijuana users are psychiatric disease and alcoholism. There has been an increase in older, sicker patients using cannabis, most likely due to the advent of medical marijuana in many states. […]

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American Journal of Medicine Editor Joseph Alpert

AJM Editor Calls for Expanded Marijuana Research

Marijuana for Diabetic Control For centuries, cannabis sativa, more commonly known as marijuana, has been used as a folk remedy to relieve pain, improve mood, and increase appetite.(1) In 1937, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the US Marijuana Tax Act that made it illegal to sell or use this herb. Nevertheless, cannabis continued to be used […]

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