Smoking is consistently seen as a risk for various cancers, and in recent years it has been connected to colorectal cancer in particular.
Smoking increases the metabolism of clonidine through the CYP1A2, which may require the dose to be doubled to have the same plasma concentration as a non-smoker.
There is rising interest in alternative pain treatment regimens that could reduce opioid use and complications associated with pain,
Approximately one-third of people who use e-cigarettes or other electronic nicotine delivery systems were found to experience associated symptoms of lung injury.
Cannabis users were found to have higher rates of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and recurrent AMI compared with nonusers.
Cannabis seems not to be associated with cardiovascular benefits but has adverse cardiovascular effects.
Researchers aimed to assess changes in the prevalence of tobacco use among patients with mental illness who were admitted to a tobacco-free inpatient psychiatric facility.
The FDA has implemented a premarket review process for e-cigarette products in an effort to continue the decline of youth e-cigarette use in the US.
Cannabidiol (CBD) may be a safe and effective treatment option for cannabis use disorder.
Researchers believe traffic fatalities may have increased in Colorado due to the state’s cannabis tourism industry, which is not as robust in Washington State.
Electronic cigarette use is associated with lifetime asthma in US adolescents, and may become more damaging when combined with marijuana or cigarette smoking.
Women aged 30 to 60 years with a positive smoking history and underlying hypertension have an increased risk for having an unruptured intracranial aneurysm.
Any prenatal cannabis use was associated with symptoms of disorders of initiating and maintaining sleep.
Researchers evaluated the frequency of smoking and other risk factors of axial psoriatic arthritis.
Policy changes have occurred alongside the proliferation of high potency cannabis, which may lead to more memory issues or psychotic effects.
The United States Preventive Services Task Force recommends that primary care clinicians provide interventions to prevent the initiation of smoking in the pediatric population.
While quitting smoking during the first trimester slightly decreases the risk for low birth weight in newborns, any duration of maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with low birth weight and abnormal body proportions.
The guide includes information on a drug’s origin, common street names, how it is abused, what effect it has on the mind and body, what the overdose effects are, and what its legal status is in the US.
The FDA has opened a docket to gather information from the public on the use of vaping products that may be linked to recent lung injuries associated with e-cigarettes.
Several drug classes including cannabinoids, SSRIs seem to be ineffective for cannabis use disorder.