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[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Regular marijuana use is “bad for teens’ brains”. (20 Aug 2014)

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Frequent marijuana use can negatively affect the brains of teenagers and young adults.

That is according to a group of psychologists discussing public health at the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention.

“It needs to be emphasised that regular cannabis use, which we consider once a week, is not safe and may result in addiction and neurocognitive damage, especially in youth,” said Krista Lisdahl, PhD, director of the brain imaging and neuropsychology lab at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.....


Item Type:News
Source:thejournal.ie
Date:20 August 2014
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences
B Substances > Cannabis / Marijuana
G Health and disease > State of health > Physical health
G Health and disease > State of health > Mental health
T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
VA Geographic area > United States

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