Tag Archives: Cannabis

Cannabis tied to serious type 1 diabetes complications

(Reuters Health) – People with type 1 diabetes may be more likely to develop potentially fatal complications when they use cannabis, a recent study suggests. Researchers surveyed 450 patients with type 1 diabetes in Colorado, where cannabis is legal for medical and recreational use. Overall, 30 percent of the participants used cannabis. Compared to nonusers,… Read More »

Cannabis withdrawal can be 'highly disabling'

Authorities are legalizing cannabis, particularly for medicinal use, in an increasing number of states. Many people stand by its alleged benefits, but new research warns that frequent use may lead to the “disabling” symptoms of cannabis withdrawal syndrome. Frequent users of cannabis may have ‘disabling’ withdrawal symptoms, researchers warn. A recent study — led by… Read More »