Experts explain the health effects of marijuana use

11/17/19–The Journal-World talked to two experts and read the results of a major study in an attempt to compile nonpartisan information on the effects of marijuana use. The report, titled “The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids,” comes from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. A committee reviewed research published since 1999 regarding what is known about the health effects of cannabis and cannabis-derived products. More than 10,000 abstracts were considered before the committee reached its nearly 100 conclusions. Read