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Epidemiology and public health

Section Editor: Renee M Johnson, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Covers the epidemiology in all populations of cannabis use and cannabis-related disorders and their impact on public health, public safety, and socioeconomic conditions.

  1. Despite reduced sanctions and more permissive attitudes toward cannabis use in the USA and Europe, the prevalences of adolescent cannabis use have remained rather stable in the twenty-first century. However, w...

    Authors: Noora Knaappila, Mauri Marttunen, Sari Fröjd, Nina Lindberg and Riittakerttu Kaltiala

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2020 2:44

    Content type: Original research

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  2. Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) leads to increased length of stay (LOS), which leads to increased healthcare costs, and can cause financial burdens for hospitals. The purpose of the study was to determine t...

    Authors: Jacinda Heintzelman, Lisa Persons and Igor Melnykov

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2020 2:39

    Content type: Original research

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  3. The effects of chronic cannabis consumption on physiological parameters of athletic performance are investigated to determine whether chronic cannabis consumption negatively affects athletic performance; impro...

    Authors: Andrew Kramer, Justin Sinclair, Lara Sharpe and Jerome Sarris

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2020 2:34

    Content type: Review

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  4. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is spreading fast all around the world with more than fourteen millions of detected infected cases and more than 600.000 deaths by 20th July 2020. While scientist are workin...

    Authors: Alberto Sainz-Cort and Joost H. Heeroma

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2020 2:23

    Content type: Commentary

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  5. Dental plaque is a global health problem affecting people of various age groups. Cannabinoids are gaining enormous research attention due to its beneficial properties for various applications. A preliminary ob...

    Authors: Kumar Vasudevan and Veronica Stahl

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2020 2:20

    Content type: Original research

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  6. There is a paucity of information regarding cannabis use behaviors in adult community-based athletes as most research in athletes has focused on misuse of cannabis in elite, adolescent, university-based athlet...

    Authors: Joanna S. Zeiger, William S. Silvers, Edward M. Fleegler and Robert S. Zeiger

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2019 1:7

    Content type: Original research

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  7. Elevated white blood cell (WBC) count in tobacco cigarette smokers compared to non-smokers has been well documented, but little is known on circulating WBC counts and cannabis use.

    Authors: Omayma Alshaarawy

    Citation: Journal of Cannabis Research 2019 1:6

    Content type: Brief research report

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