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[RTE News] [Young] Daily cannabis users risk health and achievement - study. (10 Sep 2014)

URL: http://www.rte.ie/news/2014/0910/642665-cannabis/

A new large scale study of cannabis use has found that those who consume the drug before the age of 17 are two thirds less likely to complete secondary school than those who never used the drug.

The research, which was published in the journal Lancet Psychiatry, revealed that those who use cannabis daily during adolescence are seven times more likely to attempt suicide......

Item Type:News
Source:RTE News
Date:10 September 2014
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences
B Substances > Cannabis / Marijuana
F Concepts in psychology > Specific attitude and behaviour > self-destructive behaviour > suicidal behaviour / suicide
G Health and disease > Substance related disorder > Substance related mental disorder
MA-ML Social science, culture and community > Social costs and benefits > Social costs and benefits of substance use
T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
VA Geographic area > Australia and Oceania > Australia

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