NORML’s Erik Altieri: “While these numbers represent a historic decline in arrests, even one person being put into handcuffs for the simple possession of marijuana is too many.”
Investigators concluded, “Our results suggest that the threat of potential harm to adolescents via meaningful increases in risk of long-term psychotic illness may be overstated.”
Researchers found “no increases … in the odds of past-year or past-month cannabis use among individuals aged 12 to 20 years for all races and ethnicities.”
Following their initiation of CBD-dominant cannabis, subjects experienced a significant decrease in anxiety and depressive symptoms; non-users did not experience a similar reduction.
Researchers concluded, “Our study confirmed that a large percentage of midlife women are using cannabis for symptoms that overlap with menopause.”