Marijuana damaging to kids and teenagers?

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Dev
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Marijuana damaging to kids and teenagers?

Post by Dev » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:46 pm

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/ ... -18s-study

The real bottle neck is using IQ as an indicator for intelligence.

Also would have been helpful to get measures on mental health trends but that might simply have been beyond the scope of the experiment.
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Re: Marijuana damaging to kids and teenagers?

Post by aZerogodist » Wed Aug 29, 2012 2:40 pm

Interesting study, I assume it does more damage to the developing brain, I wonder is the damage done, or if giving up for say 10 yrs, will the brain somewhat return to normal.

One thing to say that this has proved; it ain't called Dope for no reason.
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Re: Marijuana damaging to kids and teenagers?

Post by Dev » Wed Aug 29, 2012 2:59 pm

Apparently from what I've read the damage is permanent and isn't like tobacco smoking. So no 10 year detox will make up for it.
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Re: Marijuana damaging to kids and teenagers?

Post by aZerogodist » Thu Aug 30, 2012 7:58 am

Thanks Dev.
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Re: Marijuana damaging to kids and teenagers?

Post by Tulip1 » Sat Sep 01, 2012 8:18 am

I wonder when they compare it to damage alcohol does.

It never stops to amaze me that these studies always focus on the illegal varieties of drugs.
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