The Impact of Marijuana Policies on Youth: Clinical, Research, and Legal Update

  title={The Impact of Marijuana Policies on Youth: Clinical, Research, and Legal Update},
  author={Seth D Ammerman and S. Ryan and W. Adelman and S. Levy and Pamela K. Gonzalez and L. Siqueira and V. Smith and V. Faden and G. Tau and James Baumberger and K. Crumley and R. Jarrett and P. Braverman and E. Alderman and C. Breuner and D. Levine and Arik V. Marcell and Rebecca F. O’Brien and Margo Lane and B. Shain and J. Strickland and Lauren B. Zapata and K. S. Smith},
  pages={584 - 587}
  • Seth D Ammerman, S. Ryan, +22 authors K. S. Smith
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • This policy statement is an update of the American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement “Legalization of Marijuana: Potential Impact on Youth,” published in 2004. Pediatricians have special expertise in the care of children and adolescents and may be called on to advise legislators about the potential impact of changes in the legal status of marijuana on adolescents. Parents also may look to pediatricians for advice as they consider whether to support state-level initiatives that propose to… CONTINUE READING

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    Reforming Marijuana Laws: Which Approach Best Reduces the Harms of Criminalization? San Francisco, CA: Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice; 2014:1–13
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