Between 60-90% of people with schizophrenia smoke, compared to between 15-24% of the general population. A new study found 40% of those with schizophrenia stopped smoking traditional cigarettes after 12 weeks of switching to e-cigarettes. Researchers also reported a significant number of participants sustained their reduction in smoking or completely stopped smoking at the end of the 12-week study.
A new study reports that more adults over the age of 50 are using cannabis than ever before and the rate of use in this age group is outpacing all other age groups. The paper considers changing attitudes based on law and health needs for the growth in use.