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found that nearly half of children whose parents smoked marijuana showed evidence of second-hand marijuana smoke exposure. The study appears in the December issue of Pediatrics. “While the effects of tobacco smoke have been studied extensively, we are st
“Tobacco products are the only thing that if you use correctly, you will die.” That was the blunt message from Jennifer Olson, executive director of Healthy Communities of La Porte County, at an informational session for teens on the dangers of using the
half of the children who qualified for our study had biological evidence of exposure to marijuana. Researchers in studies such as this provide valuable data on secondhand exposure to children from parents using tobacco and marijuana and can inform public
Before, during, and after the legalization of recreation marijuana in Colorado, concerns were raised in the pediatric community regarding the exposure of children to this substance as from second-hand smoke. But is that really happening? Wilson et al.
The “gateway pattern” of adolescent substance use is changing, and marijuana is increasingly the first substance in the sequence of adolescent drug use, according researchers at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Traditionally, stude
The moves “have the potential to impact generations to come and help ensure that the youngest members of society are safeguarded against what we know to be addictive and a deadly public health concern,” said AAFP President John Cullen, M.D., of Valdez, A
Imperial Brands PLC on Friday said US Food & Drug Administration’s proposals regarding menthol cigarettes and flavoured cigars would need to be supported by the relevant science and other evidence. The company behind Davidoff and Camel cigarette brands a
Metabolites of marijuana smoke can be detected in children; in this cohort, 16% were exposed. Detectable COOH-THC is more common in children with tobacco smoke exposure. More research is needed to assess the health impacts of marijuana smoke exposure on
The impact of secondhand marijuana smoke exposure on children is unknown. New methods allow for the detection of marijuana smoke exposure in children…. half of the children who qualified for our study had biological evidence of exposure to marijuana. Re
1. Nearly half of hospitalized children whose parents enrolled in a tobacco smoking cessation study tested positive for 11-hydroxy-Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (COOH-THC) in their urine, and one tenth tested positive for tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). 2. Childr