June 14, 2021.Reading time 8 minutes.
In King County, LGBTQ youth report the highest rates of marijuana use, which may be connected to anxiety and depression. Public Health’s partner @GayCity takes an upstream approach to preventing marijuana use among LGBTQ youth.
September 20, 2019.Reading time 4 minutes.
Public Health – Seattle & King County has confirmed a second case of severe lung disease associated with vaping in King County. The patient, a female in her thirties, was admitted to a King County hospital in mid-September with shortness of breath and difficulty breathing. The patient has since been released and is recovering. The […]
July 12, 2019.Reading time 6 minutes.
You’ve probably seen a lot in the news lately about the youth vaping epidemic sweeping the country. Did you know that people (including kids) also vape cannabis? And, vaping cannabis comes with many of its own health and social implications.
May 29, 2019.Reading time 8 minutes.
For this blog, we talked about the health effects of cannabis use with Dr. Gillian Schauer, a national cannabis expert and senior consultant to federal and state agencies on cannabis policy, surveillance, and research. The health effects of cannabis and cannabinoids are complex, and we know far less than we do about other substances. Dr. […]
April 17, 2019.Reading time 2 minutes.
This weekend includes a HIGHLY anticipated day for some. While it’s legal to use cannabis, it is not legal to drive under the influence—if your plans include celebrating, you also need plans for a safe ride home.
April 8, 2019.Reading time 5 minutes.
You’ve probably heard of the cannabis compound THC, but what about CBD? We’ve weeded through the evidence to tell you some of what’s known so far on CBD, its uses, and potential risks.