Health Effects of Cannabis & Cannabinoids:
HighlightsConclusionsFull Report (National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, 2017)

Medicinal Cannabis & Chronic Pain 
How cannabis can help manage pain, medicinal cannabis safety and potential side effects, and information about the law in Washington State. (ADAI, 2015)

High THC Cannabis Concentration and Health Risks: Research Brief
This brief, based on a report and consensus statement developed by a workgroup of researchers from both the UW and WSU, provides a summary of the scientific evidence on health risks related to cannabis concentration and high-potency / high THC cannabis. (ADAI, 2020)

See also: Policies to Help Limit Harm from High-THC Cannabis Products (ADAI, 2022)

Delta-8 and Other THC Isomers: An Emerging Safety Concern
This factsheet from the Washington Healthy Youth Coalition provides information about delta-8-THC, its legal status, and public health and safety concerns. (WAHYC, 2021)

Respiratory Effects 
Effects of long-term cannabis use on the lungs and how the different routes of delivery for cannabis (smoking, eating, vaping, e.g.) can impact respiratory system. (ADAI, 2013)

Mental Health and Cannabis
See also (pdfs): ADHDAnxiety Disorders; Bipolar DisordersDepressionPsychotic DisordersPTSD 
Information about studies exploring the link between cannabis use and mental health symptoms. (ADAI, 2017)

Appetite and Cannabis
How cannabis can impact appetite and studies related to its use for weight control. (ADAI, 2013)

Secondhand Exposure to Cannabis Smoke 
Potential health risks from secondhand cannabis smoke and how it compares to secondhand tobacco smoke.  (ADAI, 2018)

Reproduction and Pregnancy
How cannabis can affect fertility, pregnancy, and infants. (ADAI, 2015)

Sexual Risk Behaviors in Youth & Emerging Adults 
The science on how cannabis use can impact sexual risk behavior in youths. (ADAI, 2018)

What’s the Deal on Quitting? A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Quitting Cannabis
This 20 page PDF from the Australian National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre is designed to help you make changes to your cannabis use and manage the kinds of challenges you may face in the process. It can be used as a tool to help you reduce your use or quit completely. (NCPIC, 2021)

Looking After a Friend
How you can help a friend who has a bad experience with cannabis. (ADAI, 6/2013)

Marijuana Research Report
Summary from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) of what the most up-to-date science has to say about cannabis and its effects on those who use it at any age. (NIDA, 2020)

Calls to Washington Poison Center for Intentional Exposure to Cannabis, 2017-2021
The demographics and clinical severity of cases reported to the poison center from 2017-2021, by type of cannabis product consumed (plant, extract, edible, e.g.). (ADAI, 2022)