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MARIJUANA DUI AND BICYCLISTS

by Bay Area Bicycle Law, for Stop Pot, posted 29 10 2019

Marijuana has been legal in California for recreational use since late 2016, and this is bad news for cyclists. According to a Forbes article, drugs have now outpaced alcohol as a primary factor in DUI fatalities. In 2016, 44...

‘No evidence’ cannabis can relieve mental disorders

by Kaya Burgess The Times, posted 29 10 2019

Using medicinal cannabis to relieve the symptoms of mental health problems including depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder cannot be justified by evidence, scientists say. Researchers looked at the results of 83 studies, which examined 3,000 people, to...

Risks of cannabis use for mental health treatment outweigh benefits

by Sarah Boseley Health editor The Guardian, posted 28 10 2019

New study shows evidence of positive outcomes is scarce while symptoms can be exacerbated The use of cannabis medicines to treat people with depression, anxiety, psychosis or other mental health issues cannot be justified because there is little...

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