This page contains research and articles pertaining to cannabis use during adolescence. The resources provide insight into the risks, benefits, and resources surrounding youth using cannabis. The factors of adolescent brain development, such as cognitive functioning and mental health are addressed. Evidence for clinical effectiveness of medical cannabis in pediatric patients and associated guidelines are available.
Cannabinoids and Adolescence
Narouze SN, MacCallum CA. eds. Cannabinoids and Pain. Springer; 2021
Medicinal and synthetic cannabinoids for pediatric patients: a review of clinical effectiveness and guidelines. CADTH Rapid Response Reports. 2019
Association of cannabis use in adolescence and risk of depression, anxiety, and suicidality in young adulthood: a systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA Psychiatry. 2019; 76(4)
Association of cannabis with cognitive functioning in adolescents and young adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA Psychiatry. 2018; 75(6)
Cannabis and adolescent brain development. Pharmacology & Therapeutics. 2015; 148
Persistent cannabis users show neuropsychological decline from childhood to midlife. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2012; 109(40)