Doctors Worry Parents May Underestimate Risk Of Teenage Pot Use
California and 28 other states allow medical or recreational use of marijuana for adults over 21 and doctors are anxious many parents who use the drug may think it's okay for kids, CBS2's Chris Martinez reported. Ammerman helped to pen AAP's new clinical report on marijuana use during the era of legalization, which advises pediatricians to broach the topic during office visits, screen patients for substance abuse, provide intervention and treatment referrals, and discourage parents from using the drug in their children's presence.
As marijuana use for recreational purposes is becoming legal in a growing number of US states, pediatricians are warning about dangers of kids using the controversial drug. Changes in the legal status of marijuana may lower teen perceptions of the risk and lead more to start smoking pot, the organization said in a statement.
"Parents really need to model behaviors of drug use".
Mets third baseman David Wright diagnosed with a shoulder impingement
If Wright can't go on Opening Day, expect Jose Reyes to start at third base and lead off in the Mets lineup. Over the last two seasons, he's battled a serious back injury called spinal stenosis.
The Numis Securities Ltd Reaffirms Buy Rating for Wilmington PLC (WIL)
Jefferies Group LLC reiterated their buy rating on shares of Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD) in a research note released on Tuesday. The average twelve-month price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the previous year is GBX 321.25 ($4.00).
A400M casts shadow on Airbus results
The Airbus A400M jointly commissioned by Luxembourg, Germany, Belgium, France, Britain, Spain and Turkey. Airbus said Wednesday it expected more than 700 jetliner deliveries in 2017, up from 688 in 2016.
The study states a growing number of teens see marijuana as acceptable and safe.
In the United States, legalization and the growing industry for medical and recreational marijuana have paved the way for dramatically more potent pot than the contraband stuff that older generations recall from their youth. It's now more concentrated, increasing the risk, the academy says, of overdose and addiction. "To not use substances in front of their children", Dr. Patrick said. Numerous published studies have shown the potential negative consequences of short- and long-term use of recreational marijuana in adolescents.8 These consequences include impaired short-term memory and decreased concentration, attention span, and problem-solving skills, all of which interfere with learning. These effects may contribute to unintentional deaths and injuries among adolescents, especially those who drive after using marijuana.
Crew In SLS Mega Rocket Flight: NASA Weighing Risks
The SLS rocket is now scheduled to make its debut flight, Exploration Mission 1 (EM-1), in sometime in late 2018 or early 2019. William Gerstenmaier is associate administrator for NASA's Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate in Washington.
Vehicle crash turns deadly after driver shoots 8-year-old girl
After the crash, the driver of the Pontiac jumped into the sedan, Thomas said. It was unclear if the Pontiac's driver and the shooter were the same person.
Gareth Bale starts as Real Madrid look to reclaim top spot
That was only the second league defeat Real Madrid have suffered all season, but it has made the title race much more interesting. Los Blancos have been in unbelievable form this season but since the turn of the year they've not looked as formidable.
BSSC paper leak: SIT to quiz magistrate
The state government cancelled the five-phase examination conducted for appointment of Intermediate-level clerical staff. But SIT inquiries exposed the IIT-Delhi professor didn't set questions, said by police officer.
Rugby stars James O'Connor and Ali Williams arrested on drugs charges
Williams, who played 77 Tests from 2002 to 2012, is regarded as one of New Zealand's finest, most athletic locks. It was reported the pair were intoxicated, had no identification, and were taken into custody.
Hawks get Ersan Ilyasova, trade Tiago Splitter to Sixers
The move is reportedly taking place on the eve of the National Basketball Association trade deadline. He is averaging 14.8 points and 5.9 rebounds in 56 games for the 76ers.
Tories topple Labour stronghold; Corbyn in the dock again
Copeland contains the Sellafield nuclear plant - the biggest local employer - and is close to where nuclear submarines are built. While Labour won Thursday's Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election, its share of the vote fell by more than two per cent.
76ers deal Noel to Dallas Mavericks
Derrick Williams, who was signed to a second 10-day contract, is expected to get signed for the rest of the season. For Philly , Nelson said that they "liked Anderson a lot and that he was the critical piece" for them in the deal.
ADPH investigating after several University of Alabama students come down with mumps
Those with no record of MMR that decline to be vaccinated should not attend class for 25 days after exposure to mumps. Complications from mumps, although rare, can include inflammation of the testicles, ovaries, breasts and/or brain.
Sir Patrick Stewart says Logan is definitely his last X-Men movie
Not content with ending the video like that, he sought the help of a "friend", who we only see from the forearm down. Some are even suggesting this could be the best Marvel movie yet! Prepare the tissues for this one.
Feb 27 2017