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71% Use Synthetic Cannabinoids To Avoid A Positive Drug Test

Synthetic Cannabinoid Use

More than one-third (38%) of adult patients in a Midwestern substance use disorder residential treatment program reported ever using synthetic cannabinoids. Nearly all of these patients reported multiple reasons for use, with the most common being “curiosity” (91%) and “to feel good or get high” (89%). A substantial number also reported that they used synthetic […]

Only One-Fifth of Physicians in an Urban Emergency Department Felt Prepared to Treat Patients with Synthetic Marijuana Intoxication in 2010

Only One-Fifth of Physicians in an Urban Emergency Department Felt Prepared to Treat Patients with Synthetic Marijuana Intoxication in 2010

During a period of growth in the use of synthetic cannabinoids, emergency department physicians were unfamiliar and inexperienced with the nature and effect