Lighting Up Can Change Your Brain

November 11, 2014 12:14 PM

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More and more states are legalizing marijuana. And while many tout its medicinal properties, very little is known about its long-term impacts on a body. That's why scientists have taken a closer look, examining the long-term effects of marijuana on the human brain.

"We have seen a steady increase of marijuana use since 2007," said Francesca Filbey, one of the researchers, in a news release. "However, research on its long-term effects remains scarce despite the changes in legislation surrounding marijuana and the continuing conversation surrounding this relevan...

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