The health effects of cannabis and cannabinoids : the current state of evidence and recommendations for research /

Significant changes have taken place in the policy landscape surrounding cannabis legalization, production, and use. During the past 20 years, 25 states and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis and/or cannabidiol (a component of cannabis) for medical conditions or retail sales at the sta...

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Format: eBook
Published: Washington, DC : The National Academies Press, [2017]
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Table of Contents:
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Cannabis
  • Cannabis: prevalence of use, regulation, and current policy landscape
  • Therapeutic effects of cannabis and cannabinoids
  • Cancer
  • Cardiometabolic risk
  • Respiration disease
  • Immunity
  • Injury and death
  • Prenatal, perinatal, and neonatal exposure to cannabis
  • Psychosocial
  • Mental health
  • Problem cannabis use
  • Cannabis use and the abuse of other substances
  • Challenges and barriers in conducting cannabis research
  • Recommendations to support and improve cannabis research agenda
  • Appendix A: Glossary
  • Appendix B: Study approach
  • Appendix C: Systematic reviews
  • Appendix D: Public session agendas
  • Appendix E: Biographical sketches for Committee members, staff, fellow, and advisor.