Marijuana

Recovery Support Line Now Available 24/7

Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, March 16, 2017 The State’s dedicated recovery support phone line – 401-942-STOP (7867) –now connects Rhode Islanders with treatment and recovery supports at any time, day or night, 365 days... read more

Preventing Marijuana Use Among Youth & Young Adults

U.S. Department of Justice-Drug Enforcement Administration, 2017 This publication gives you everything you need to know about marijuana,  from the long term effects on your brain, to whether or not it’s still considered a “gateway drug.” read more

Counseling Parents and Teens About Marijuana Use in the Era of Legalization of Marijuana

Pediatrics, AAP Publications, February 2017 Many states have recently made significant changes to their legislation making recreational and/or medical marijuana use by adults legal. Although these laws, for the most part, have not targeted the adolescent population,... read more

The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineers, and Medicine, January 12, 2017 In one of the most comprehensive studies of recent research on the health effects of recreational and therapeutic cannabis use, a new report from the National Academies of Sciences,... read more

Facing Addiction in America

The Surgeon Generals Report, 2016 The United States has a serious substance misuse problem. Substance misuse is the use of alcohol or drugs in a manner, situation, amount, or frequency that could cause harm to the user or to those around them. Alcohol and drug misuse... read more

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