Canadian Study: Cannabis Use Associated With Delayed Progression To Injection Drug Use

Frequent cannabis use was negatively associated with injection initiation

CANADA:  Cannabis use is associated with slower rates of injection initiation among at-risk youth, according to longitudinal data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Review. Canadian researchers assessed drug use progression in a cohort of 481 street-involved youth over a ten-year period. Authors reported: “[W]e observed a high rate of injection initiation among at-risk street-involved youth. Our Read the full article…