Many people, he added, are reluctant to tell doctors they use the drug or that they are dependent on it. CHS remains “way underrecognized” by doctors, he said, and is a diagnosis of exclusion typically made after other conditions have been ruled out.
“CHS is a very frustrating and alienating condition to have,” Danovitch added. “It often takes people a long time to be diagnosed and there’s a lot of suffering along the way.”
Data collected in May shows that teenagers and young adults who vape face a much higher risk of COVID-19 than their peers who do not vape, Stanford researchers found.
An explosion and fire at a commercial building in downtown Los Angeles Saturday night has wounded 11 firefighters, the LA Fire Department said in a statement. AP describes the business as a "hash oil manufacturer."
From a public health standpoint, why is pot deemed an essential business during the COVID-19 pandemic?
After all, there is still much we don’t know about the new coronavirus. The virus causing COVID-19 attacks the lungs, which could present a serious threat to individuals who smoke marijuana. And we do know that marijuana smoke and vaping open the lungs up to increased respiratory infections.
The Region 9 - Pacific Southwest Prevention Technology Transfer Center is pleased to announce our first annual Prevention Academy! This Academy will provide prevention professionals with in-person, skill-based workforce development training by participating in one of two tracks. Workshop topics were identified based on a regional needs assessment survey conducted by the Pacific Southwest PTTC in 2019.