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Quantifying the Clinical Significance of Cannabis Withdrawal

  • David J. Allsop mail,

    d.allsop@unsw.edu.au

    Affiliation: National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Jan Copeland,

    Affiliation: National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Melissa M. Norberg,

    Affiliation: National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Shanlin Fu,

    Affiliation: Centre for Forensic Science, School of Chemistry and Forensic Science, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), New South Wales, Australia

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  • Anna Molnar,

    Affiliation: Centre for Forensic Science, School of Chemistry and Forensic Science, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), New South Wales, Australia

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  • John Lewis,

    Affiliation: Centre for Forensic Science, School of Chemistry and Forensic Science, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), New South Wales, Australia

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  • Alan J. Budney

    Affiliation: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States of America

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  • Published: September 26, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044864

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 28 Sep 2012 at 21:47 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: EurekAlert
Title: “Cannabis withdrawal symptoms might have clinical importance”
http://www.eurekalert.org...

Publication: About.com Alcoholism
Title: “Marijuana Withdrawal Causes Functional Impairment”
http://alcoholism.about.c...

Publication: CelebStoner
Title: “Debunking Myths: Weed Withdrawal (Blog by Steve Bloom) - CelebStoner.com”
http://www.celebstoner.co...

Publication: Counsel & Heal
Title: “Heavy Cannabis Users Experience Withdrawal Symptoms: Study : Health : Counsel & Heal”
http://www.counselheal.co...

Publication: International Business Times
Title: “Marijuana Is Addictive, Causes Withdrawal: Study”
http://www.ibtimes.com/ma...

Publication: LA Weekly Blogs
Title: “Marijuana Withdrawal Can Be As Bad As Quitting Cigarettes - Los Angeles - News - The Informer”
http://blogs.laweekly.com...

Publication: Mail Online
Title: “Cannabis users experience withdrawal symptoms as acute as tobacco smokers when they quit | Mail Online”
http://www.dailymail.co.u...

Publication: Medical Daily
Title: “Marijuana Withdrawal Is Real: Users Can Suffer Same Acute Withdrawal Symptoms as Tobacco Smokers : Conditions : Medical Daily”
http://www.medicaldaily.c...

Publication: MedPage Today
Title: “Pot Smokers Who Quit Find It Harder to Function”
http://www.medpagetoday.c...

Publication: My Health News Daily
Title: “Marijuana Withdrawal Is Real | Pot Smoking | MyHealthNewsDaily.com”
http://www.myhealthnewsda...

Publication: OC Weekly
Title: “Pot Smokers Suffer Withdrawal When Quitting, Study Says - Orange County - News - Navel Gazing”
http://blogs.ocweekly.com...

Publication: Psych Central
Title: “Some Withdrawal Symptoms Linked to Relapse for Marijuana Users | Psych Central News”
http://psychcentral.com/n...

Publication: The Inquisitr
Title: “Sorry Pot Smokers, Marijuana Causes Withdrawal Too [Study]”
http://www.inquisitr.com/...

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 05 Oct 2012 at 19:57 GMT

The following articles represent some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: New York Daily News
Title: “Marijuana withdrawal similar to quitting cigarettes, study finds; Kicking weed is as tough as nicotine: study - NY Daily News”
http://www.nydailynews.co...

Publication: ABC News
Title: “Kicking Pot Habit Can Lead to Withdrawal, Too - ABC News”
http://abcnews.go.com/Hea...

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RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 12 Oct 2012 at 21:51 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: ABC News
Title: “Kicking Pot Habit Can Lead to Withdrawal, Too - ABC News”
http://abcnews.go.com/Hea...

If you see any additional coverage of this paper in the press or blogosphere, please reply to this thread and add the link to the article.

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