Young Cannabis Users May Face Brain Abnormalities and Long-term Memory Problems

March 13, 2015 2:51 PM

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Teenagers and young adults who use marijuana heavily grow up to develop brain abnormalities, but also a poor memory, a new study shows.

The research cannot say if the brain structure differences or the marijuana use came first, but it suggests that heavy marijuana use could have long-term effects. The study, conducted by a team from Northwestern University examined 97 volunteers with and without mental illness. The pot smokers said ...

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