Marijuana and Adolescents: Truths and Consequences

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Marijuana and Adolescents: Truths and Consequences

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Document Type

Podcast

Hosts

Michael Smith

Featured Speaker

William Adelman, MD

Length of Episode

11:10

Description

Numerous states have legalized or are considering legalization of marijuana. The AAP recently published an evidence-based position paper and clinical report on marijuana, including medical use.

In this podcast, Dr. William Adelman, chief of Adolescent Medicine at Children’s Mercy, discusses why adolescents are uniquely vulnerable to the neurotoxic effects of marijuana, the impact of legalization, and why physicians should unequivocally recommend pediatric and adolescent patients never use marijuana.

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Publication Date

11-28-2017

Disciplines

Pediatrics

Marijuana and Adolescents: Truths and Consequences

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