People who use cannabis daily are three times more likely to develop psychotic disorders like schizophrenia than those who have never used cannabis. That's according to a study published in March in The Lancet Psychiatry, which also found that daily users of high potency cannabis, defined as having THC concentrations of greater than ten percent, are five times more likely to develop psychosis. As more states join California in legalizing recreational cannabis, we'll talk about the latest research on the association between cannabis use and mental illness.
While some bigger counties in California have gone all in on updates to the Drug Medi-Cal program, many rural counties, for financial or political reasons, have implemented the changes on a smaller scale; 18 opted out altogether.
The changes will allow ICE officials to deport undocumented immigrants without a hearing before a judge, if they can't prove they have been in the U.S. for more than two years. It takes effect Tuesday.