Chronic Use of Synthetic Cannabinoids Is Associated With Impairment in Working Memory and Mental Flexibility (Full-text paper from Frontiers in Psychiatry, July 7, 2020)

Peripheral Endogenous Cannabinoid Levels Are Increased in Schizophrenia Patients Evaluated in a Psychiatric Emergency Setting(Full-text paper from Frontiers in Psychiatry, July 7, 2020)

The Effects of Recreational Cannabis Access on the Labor Market: Evidence from Colorado(July 6, 2020)

​The Effectiveness of Cannabis Flower for Immediate Relief from Symptoms of Depression (Full-text paper from the Yale Journal of Biological Medicine, July 5, 2020)

4F-MDMB-BICA, a novel synthetic cannabinoid(July 1, 2020)

Association of Low to Moderate Alcohol Drinking With Cognitive Functions From Middle to Older Age Among US Adults (JAMA Open Network, June 30, 2020)

​The Impact of Cannabidiol on Psychiatric and Medical Conditions(Full-text paper from Journal of Clinical Medical Research, June 29, 2020)

​HHS Guide for Clinicians on the Appropriate Dosage Reduction or Discontinuation of Long-Term Opioid Analgesics (From September 2019)

​State approaches to tackling the opioid crisis through the health care system(Brookings Institute June 23, 2020)

​Short and Long-Term Effects of Cannabis on Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Abstract in Journal of Affective Disorders June 23, 2020)

​A Structural Competency Curriculum for Primary Care Providers to Address the Opioid Use Disorder, HIV, and Hepatitis C Syndemic (Frontiers in Public Health, June 23, 2020)

Preventing opioid misuse and addiction: New thinking and the latest evidence(Brookings Institute June 22, 2020)

Association of Recreational Cannabis Laws in Colorado and Washington State With Changes in Traffic Fatalities, 2005-2017(Free full-text paper from JAMA Internal Medicine, June 22, 2020)

​Attenuated reward activations associated with cannabis use in anxious/depressed individuals (Full-text paper in Transitional Psychiatry, June 21, 2020)

​Counselling adolescents and parents about cannabis: A primer for health professionals (Full-text paper in Pediatrics and Child Health, June 21, 2020)

​Cannabis vaping: Understanding the health risks of a rapidly emerging trend (Full-text paper in Pediatrics and Child Health, June 21, 2020)

​Combined Pharmacotherapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adults With Alcohol or Substance Use Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis(JAMA Open Network full-text paper, June 19, 2020)

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Status of State Marijuana Legalization June 2020(June 19, 2020)

​​​Long-term Depression in the Nucleus Accumbens: A Neural Correlate of Behavioral Sensitization to Cocaine(Nature Neuroscience abstract, June 18, 2020)

Association of the US Outbreak of  Vaping-Associated Lung Injury With Perceived Harm of e-Cigarettes Compared With Cigarettes(JAMA Open Network, June 18, 2020)

Treatment of Stimulant Use Disorders (New from SAMHSA June 17, 2020)

Heroin Adulterated with the Novel Synthetic Cannabinoid, 5F-MDMB-PINACA: A Case Series (Full-text paper in Clinical Practice Cases in Emergency Medicine, June 16, 2020)

Associations of Maternal Prenatal Drug Abuse With Measures of Newborn Brain Structure, Tissue Organization, and Metabolite Concentrations

(JAMA Pediatrics full text paper, June 16, 2020)

Associations of Benzodiazepines, Z-Drugs, and Other Anxiolytics With Subsequent Dementia in Patients With Affective Disorders: A Nationwide Cohort and Nested Case-Control Study 

(Abstract in American Journal of Psychiatry, June 15, 2020)

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​Screening for Unhealthy Drug Use Neither an Unreasonable Idea Nor an Evidence-Based Practice  (Journal of the American Medical Association article abstract, June 12, 2020)

The Rise and Fall of the Cocaine High/ El Alza y la Baja de la Euforia Causada por la Cocaína (June 11, 2020)

Electrochemical Oxidation of Δ9 -Tetrahydrocannabinol: A Simple Strategy for Marijuana Detection(May 20, 2020)

COVID-19 in Correctional and Detention Facilities — United States, February–April 2020 (CDC Report, May 15, 2020)

Prevalence of Cannabis Withdrawal Symptoms Among People With Regular or Dependent Use of Cannabinoids: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
​(Full-text paper in JAMA Network Open, May 1, 2020)

2020 Q1 Synthetic Cannabinoids Report (DEA, April 5, 2020)

Stigma and the Toll of Addiction (New England Journal of Medicine, April 2, 2020)

​​​Trends in Alcohol-Induced Deaths in the United States, 2000-2016 (JAMA open network, March 24, 2020)

Drug and Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths — United States, 2017–2018
​(CDC Report, March 20, 2020)

​Complementary horse-assisted therapy for substance use disorders: a randomized controlled trial (Full-text article from Addiction Science and Clinical Practice, February 4, 2020)

Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol exposure during rat pregnancy leads to symmetrical fetal growth restriction and labyrinth-specific vascular defects in the placenta (Full-text paper, Nature​, January 19, 2020)

Trends in Total Binge Drinks per Adult Who Reported Binge Drinking — United States, 2011–2017 (CDC Report, January 17, 2020)

The Prevalence of Methamphetamine Use is Increasing Among Individuals Entering Medication-Assisted Treatment Programs for Opioid Use Disorders  (January 8, 2020)

Marijuana: Legalization (National Council of State Legislatures, December 27, 2019)

Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana and Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged ≥16 Years — United States, 2018 (CDC report, December 19, 2019)

Trends in Reported Marijuana Vaping Among US Adolescents, 2017-2019 (JAMA full-text letter, December 19, 2019)


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