SAMHSA News: Marijuana Oil Potency Raises Concerns for Youth

May 25, 2016

A quarterly roundup of articles from SAMHSA's continuously updated newsletter.

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Marijuana Oil Potency Raises Concerns for Youth

Marijuana oil is approximately four times more potent than smoked cannabis—a concern as youth perceptions of marijuana risk decrease.

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National Effort Addresses Early Psychosis

Changes in state Mental Health Block Grant funding result in targeted efforts to address early psychosis. Learn how these programs are providing support.

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New Regulations for E-Cigarettes

New U.S. Food and Drug Administration rule will regulate e-cigarettes and other smoking products as "tobacco products," prohibiting sales to anyone under the age of 18.