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Marijuana use is associated with excessive daytime sleepiness in adolescents

Marijuana use is associated with excessive daytime sleepiness in adolescents

Source:  Nationwide Children’s Hospital. (2015, February 13). Marijuana use is associated with excessive daytime sleepiness in adolescents. ScienceDaily. Retrieved March 7, 2015 from http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150213164721.htm
ScienceDaily Summary:  A new study found 10 percent of adolescents sent to a Sleep Center for evaluation of excessive daytime sleepiness with testing results consistent with narcolepsy had urine drug screens positive for marijuana.

Journal Reference:
Samuel Dzodzomenyo, Adrienne Stolfi, Deborah Splaingard, Elizabeth Earley, Oluwole Onadeko, Mark Splaingard. Urine Toxicology Screen in Multiple Sleep Latency Test: The Correlation of Positive Tetrahydrocannabinol, Drug Negative Patients, and NarcolepsyJournal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 2015; DOI: 10.5664/jcsm.4448

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