A Stanford Medicine researcher discusses the pitfalls of the cannabis legalization strategy in the US, pointing to Canada as a better model.
Suicide attempts and other self-harm may increase among men under the age of 40 in states that allow recreational use of marijuana, particuarly those with for-profit dispensaries, Stanford study suggests.
Stanford-led research examines state rules allowing dispensaries to make erroneous claims about the effectiveness of cannabis in treating opioid addiction.
Stanford researchers disprove the idea that legalizing medical marijuana will lead to fewer deaths from opioid overdoses.
In an editorial, a Stanford resident argues for the need to enhance physician education about marijuana to help guide clinical decisions.
Doctors are worried that marijuana legalization is harming vulnerable populations, such as infants exposed to the drug during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
How should physicians and parents communicate with teens about marijuana use? Stanford adolescent medicine expert Seth Ammerman, MD, offers advice.
There’s no good evidence for using marijuana for common complaints, and the products sold in cannabis dispensaries pose risks to kids and teens.
In 1995, California became the first state in the country to enact laws protecting people from exposure to secondhand cigarette smoke in public spaces. Those …
Legal sales of recreational marijuana will start in January, following the passage of Proposition 64 last November. As businesses gear up to hit the market, …
Recreational marijuana legalization in California and seven other states leaves quite a few unanswered questions. What are the health risks? Are there benefits? Will children …