News @ a glance
- DRUG DECLINE. // Scholastic Choices;Sep2009, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p3
The article reports on the survey conducted by the Institute for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Problems and the World Health Organization (WHO) which revealed the decline in the number of teenagers who use marijuana in the U.S., Canada, and Europe in 2006.
- Cannabis use and mental health in secondary school children. Monshouwer, Karin; Van Dorsselaer, Saskia; Verdurmen, Jacqueline; Tom Ter Bogt; De Graaf, Ron; Vollebergh, Wilma // British Journal of Psychiatry;Feb2006, Vol. 188, p148
Background Cannabis use is associated with mental health problems, and young people in particular are at risk. Aims To investigate the association between cannabis use and mental health in adolescence. Method Data from 5551 adolescents aged 12-16 years were drawn from the Dutch Health Behaviour...
- Headlines. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/6/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6988, p1156
Presents developments in the health care industry. Includes the World Health Organization's investigation of the link between cannabis and cancer; Cases of measles in Great Britain; Laying down of conditions whereby a doctor could end the life of a seriously handicapped baby without being...
- Growing importance of effective treatment for cannabis use. // Drugnet Europe;Apr-Jun2015, Issue 90, p4
The article focuses on a new in-depth study Treatment of cannabis-related disorders in Europe by the Europe Monitoring centres for Drug and Drug Addiction (EMCDDD), which found the growing importance of cannabis use disorders in European drug policy.
- Epidemiological Data are Lacking. Braune, Ulrich // Deutsches Aerzteblatt International;1/11/2016, Vol. 113 Issue 1/2, p9
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Risks Associated With the Non-Medicinal Use of Cannabis" by Dr. Eva Hoch, Prof. Dr. Udo Bonnett and Prof. Dr. Rainer Thomasius.
- Largest Epidemiological Study not Mentioned. Grotenhermen, Franjo // Deutsches Aerzteblatt International;1/11/2016, Vol. 113 Issue 1/2, p9
A letter to the editor is presented which noted how the authors of the article "Risks Associated With the Non-Medicinal use of Cannabis" failed to explain the risks of cannabis in a differentiated manner successfully.
- ATC/DDD Classification (final). // WHO Drug Information;2001, Vol. 15 Issue 3/4, p174
Presents United Nations World Health Organization final anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classifications and defined daily doses. ATC level codes; Common names; ATC code.
- ATC/DDD Classification (temporary). // WHO Drug Information;2001, Vol. 15 Issue 3/4, p177
Presents United Nations World Health Organization temporary anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classifications and defined daily doses. ATC level codes; Common names; ATC code.
- Essential Medicines. // WHO Drug Information;2002, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p138
Presents the World Health Organization model list of essential medicines, revised in April 2002. Anesthetics; Antiallergics and medicines used in anaphylaxis; Antidotes; Antimigraine medicines.