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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 Drugs and alcohol use, abuse, and dependence > Drugs and alcohol effects and consequences
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Cannabis / Marijuana
F Concepts in psychology > Specific attitude and behaviour > self-destructive behaviour > suicidal behaviour / suicide
G Health and disease > Drugs and alcohol related disorder > Drugs and alcohol related mental disorder
MA-ML Social science, culture and community > Social costs and benefits > Social costs and benefits of drugs and alcohol
T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
VA Geographic area > Australia and Oceania > Australia

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