Thursday, 1st June 2023

Does marijuana cause depression in teenagers?

Increasing evidence is linking cannabis use in teens with depression, but whether one causes the other is still unclear.


12 Sep 2019
France's emergency medical workers at high risk of burnout, depression
16 Nov 2019
Butabika Hospital which is Uganda's national referral hospital for mental illness has indicated that of the about 900 inpatients, 20 to 30 percent are depressed and 40 to 50 percent of the outpatients suffer depressive illnesses. Uganda has less than 50 professional psychiatrists.
2 Oct 2019
With a full house and people waiting outside, California's Lowell Farms: A Cannabis Café on Tuesday became the first business in the United States with the license to sell food, beverages and products based on or derived from marijuana, which visitors may also smoke within the premises.
30 Nov 2019
A new study shows that people often misinterpret symptoms of depression in older people as the natural realities of aging. The findings could help older Germans get the treatment they need.
3 Jan 2020
Marijuana becomes legal in Illinois, the largest US midwestern state, as 2020 is rung in with shops opening at 6 am to support what is expected to be a record turnout for recreational cannabis. "I think this is groundbreaking," Jackie Ryan tells AFP after completing her first purchase at Sunnyside dispensary. "Finally, Illinois is following suit with other states and it's just really exciting."
11 Jan 2020
A medical clinic in Bangkok opens offering free cannabis oil to hundreds of Thais seeking relief from cancer, insomnia and muscle pain as the government drives home the economic and health benefits of marijuana.
18 Apr 2020
In its latest World Economic Outlook, the IMF has slashed its previous growth forecast as the coronavirus pandemic takes an ever bigger toll. Uncertainty prevails as no one knows when the crisis will be over.
2 Jun 2020
Rap star Stormzy has revealed he's stopped smoking marijuana in a bid to improve his mental health.
19 Aug 2020
Nearly twice as many people were showing depression symptoms at the height of the UK lockdown compared to the pre-pandemic numbers. Young people were hit the hardest, official data shows.
14 Mar 2021
Mexico's lower house of Congress has passed legislation that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Proponents believe the bill could help lessen the influence of the country's powerful drug cartels.
13 Mar 2021
Mexico's lower house of Congress voted Wednesday in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana use.
17 Mar 2021
Two teenagers escape from bandit's camp in Kaduna