THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE
Health and Medicine Division
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice
Committee on the Health Effects of Marijuana: An Evidence Review and Research Agenda
The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids:
The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research
This new report, from the National Academies, reviews scientific evidence regarding the health consequences of using marijuana and recommends an agenda of the most critical research questions regarding marijuana use and health outcomes that could be answered in the short term.
This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on January 12, 2017 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.