Nursing student stress and marijuana use

Nursing. 2024 May 1;54(5):52-54. doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0001010024.75986.45. Epub 2024 Apr 19.


Nursing students increasingly report being stressed. As a potential treatment, students are using marijuana, according to nursing schools. Currently, there is no standardized guideline for the use of marijuana or marijuana testing for nursing students. This article discusses several concerns about clinical nursing students' use of marijuana for stress and anxiety relief.

MeSH terms

  • Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate*
  • Humans
  • Marijuana Smoking*
  • Marijuana Use* / epidemiology
  • Students, Nursing*
  • Substance-Related Disorders*