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  • Treating withdrawal symptoms could help cannabis users quit, study finds

    Doctoral candidate Jordan P. Davis, left, and social work professor Douglas C. Smith found that treating withdrawal symptoms could help young adults who use cannabis stay off the drug. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism funded the study, published in the Journal of Drug Issues.

    Doctoral candidate Jordan P. Davis, left, and social work professor Douglas C. Smith found that treating withdrawal symptoms could help young adults who use cannabis stay off the drug. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism funded the study, published in the Journal of Drug Issues.

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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Jordan Davis, email jdavis37@illinois.edu

     To reach Doug Smith, call 217-333-5308; email smithdc@illinois.edu

    The study “Cannabis Withdrawal, Posttreatment Abstinence, and Days to First Cannabis Use Among Emerging Adults in Substance Use Treatment: A Prospective Study” is available from the News Bureau.