Category Archives: Mental Illness

Cannabis and Mental Health: Schizophrenia

About 1.1 percent of the worldwide population is diagnosed with schizophrenia. According to the Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America, schizophrenia is one of the leading causes of disability in the United States, affecting 3.5 million people.  The mental health condition can erase people’s memories of their days, past and even their reality. The […]

Study Finds Correlation of Daily High Potency Cannabis Use and Mental Illness

What patterns of cannabis use are the most likely to increase someone’s chances of developing psychosis? That’s the question a team of U.K. researchers set out to answer using data from 901 first-episode psychosis patients across Europe and Brazil. The results of their analysis, published Tuesday in The Lancet, describe a clear correlation between daily, high-potency […]