A RAND study identified an array of problems for youths who use both marijuana and alcohol in middle and high school, but concluded that marijuana use predicted problems across more areas of functioning.
A long-term study comparing marijuana smokers and others on multiple measures of physical health showed few health effects in the marijuana group, but researchers warn against misinterpreting the results.
The state of Maine has generated national buzz over a proposal to allow medical marijuana use for opioid addiction, as well as a gubernatorial veto of legislation intended to expand access to naloxone.
The California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) has eight tips for treatment advocacy around marijuana ballot initiatives. Atop the list: It's never too early to start the advocacy effort.