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The Pathophysiology of Marijuana-induced Encephalopathy and Possible Epilepsy after Ingestion in Children: A Case Series

The Pathophysiology of Marijuana-induced Encephalopathy and Possible Epilepsy after Ingestion in Children: A Case Series

| March 1, 2019

by Alister Carvalho, MBBS, and Tracy Evans-Gilbert, DM, MPH, CTropMed® Drs. Carvalho and Evans-Gilbert are with the Department of Pediatrics at the Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Dr. Evans-Gilbert is also with the University of the West Indies, Western Campus, in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have […]

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Hot Topics in Neuroscience: Marijuana for Parkinson’s Disease?

Hot Topics in Neuroscience: Marijuana for Parkinson’s Disease?

| January 1, 2019

by Diksha Mohanty, MD, and Steven Lippmann, MD Dr. Mohanty is Research Scholar and Dr. Lippmann is Emeritus Professor at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, Kentucky. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Marijuana is popular in […]

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Letter to the editor: Marijuana on the brain— a concern

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dear Editor: Marijuana is one of the most common illegal drugs consumed in the United States. Its use is growing in popularity, especially among young people, partly because of increasing legalization, decriminalization, and the utility of medicinal marijuana. Recreational marijuana differs from medical marijuana in that it has a higher concentration of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC […]

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Marijuana and Body Weight

Marijuana and Body Weight

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Randy A. Sansone, MD, and Lori A. Sansone, MD R. Sansone is a professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Internal Medicine at Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, OH, and Director of Psychiatry Education at Kettering Medical Center in Kettering, OH. L. Sansone is a civilian family medicine physician and Medical […]

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