It is a perpetual problem, how to counter those who claim that teen use of marijuana is harmful. Now the respected journal, The Lancet Psychiatry, has published an article that nurses will find interesting and useful. — Editor
One of the key arguments used by opponents of legalizing medical marijuana in Florida should be put to rest. A study recently published in The Lancet Psychiatry concludes that medical marijuana laws do not increase use of marijuana by teenagers. As the supporters of medical marijuana prepare for another campaign for a constitutional amendment, this important study should reduce the overheated rhetoric and ease some public concerns.