Cannabis and young people

Prenatal Marijuana Exposure and Neonatal Outcomes in Jamaica: An Ethnographic Study
Pediatrics, February 1994, Volume 93, Number 2, pp. 254-260.
American Academy of Pediatrics

Cannabis and pregnancy
Balle J, Olofsson MJ, Hilden JH:S Hvidovre Hospital, familieambulatoriet.
Ugeskr Laeger 1999 Sep 6; 161(36):5024-8 (In Danish but with English abstract)

Early adolescent cannabis exposure and positive and negative dimensions of psychosis
N. C. Stefanis; P. Delespaul; C. Henquet; C. Bakoula; C. N. Stefanis; J. Van Os
October 2004, vol. 99, iss. 10, pp. 1333-1341(9)

Adolescent precursors of cannabis dependence: findings from the Victorian Adolescent Health Cohort Study
Coffey C, Carlin JB, Lynskey M, Li N, Patton GC.
British Journal of Psychiatry. 2003 Apr;182:330-6.

Meta-Analysis of Adolescent Crime and Substance Use, 1981-1995
Gordon E. Kenney, Ph.D. The University of Memphis Memphis, Tennessee, USA
December, 1996

Trajectories of adolescent alcohol and cannabis use into young adulthood
George C. Patton, Carolyn Coffey, Michael T. Lynskey, Sophie Reid, Sheryl Hemphill,
John B. Carlin & Wayne Hall

A preliminary DTI study showing no brain structural change associated with adolescent cannabis use
Harm Reduction Journal 2006, 3:17 doi:10.1186/1477-7517-3-17

Cerebellar Infarction in Adolescent Males Associated With Acute Marijuana Use
Geller T, Loftis L, Brink DS.
Pediatrics (2004) 113;4:365-370

Initiation and progression of cannabis use in a population-based Australian adolescent longitudinal study
C. Coffey, M. Lynskey, R. Wolf, G. C. Patton

Marijuana Prohibition Has Not Curtailed Marijuana Use by Adolescents
The Marijuana Policy Project

Moderation of the Effect of Adolescent-Onset Cannabis Use on Adult Psychosis by a Functional Polymorphism in the Catechol-O-Methyltransferase Gene:
Longitudinal Evidence of a Gene X Environment Interaction

COMT gene theory
Avshalom Caspi, Terrie E. Moffitt, Mary Cannon, Joseph McClay, Robin Murray, HonaLee Harrington,
Alan Taylor, Louise Arseneault, Ben Williams, Antony Braithwaite, Richie Poulton, and Ian W. Craig

Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey 2004

The effects of adolescent cannabis use on educational attainment: a review
Michael Lynskey & Wayne Hall
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Reducing The Risk of Drug Involvement Among Early Adolescents: An Evaluation of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE)
by Michele Alicia Harmon, April 1993
Institute of Criminal Justice and Criminology
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

Association of cannabis use with prodromal symptoms of psychosis in adolescence
The British Journal of Psychiatry (2008) 192, 470–471. doi:

Self reported cannabis use as a risk factor for schizophrenia in Swedish conscripts of 1969: historical cohort study
Stanley Zammit, Peter Allebeck, Sven Andreasson, Ingvar Lundberg, Glyn Lewis

Cannabis Use and Psychosis
Wayne Hall
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (Funded by the National Drugs Strategy)
The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Assessing the impact of cannabis use on trends in diagnosed schizophrenia
in the United Kingdom from 1996 to 2005
Martin Frisher a, Ilana Crome b, Orsolina Martino a, Peter Croft c

Cannabis use and mental health in young people: cohort study
George C Patton, Carolyn Coffey, John B Carlin, Louisa Degenhardt, Michael Lynskey,Wayne Hall

Cigarettes, Alcohol and Marijuana: Varying Associations with Birthweight
International Association of Epidemiology, Vol. 16, No. 1 1987

‘You can’t go without a fag . . . you need it for your hash’—a qualitative exploration of smoking, cannabis and young people
Amanda Amos, Susan Wiltshire, Yvonne Bostock, Sally Haw & Ann McNeill
Public Health Sciences, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Bostock Consulting, Edinburgh, NHS Health Scotland, Edinburgh and London, UK

Statistics on young people and drug misuse: England, 2000 and 2001

Young people, cannabis and family life

Young people's access to tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs
David Ogilvie, Laurence Gruer and Sally Haw

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