According to a recent article published on ScienceDaily, researchers at the University of Texas say that the age at which adolescents using marijuana can alter the typical course of brain development, compromising brain structures that are responsible for higher order thinking.
The July 2014 edition of Science Magazine reports on a study by NIDA director Nora Volkow and colleagues about the impact of heavy marijuana use (about 5 joints a […]
“Cannabis Use Is Quantitatively Associated with Nucleus Accumbens and Amygdala Abnormalities in Young Adult Recreational Users.” A study by Gilman, et al. in the April 2014 edition of The Journal […]
NIDA Report on Marijuana Says that Potential for Addiction and Other Adverse Impacts Underestimated: Teens Especially at Risk
Science Daily reports that an article published on June 5 in the New England Journal of Medicine and authored by scientists from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), “describes the science establishing that […]
Medscape reports that an analysis of 247 hospitalized patients who had experienced first episode psychosis (FEP ) indicates that “Heavy marijuana use between the ages of 15 to 17 years, […]
Medscape posted an article on May 8 about remarks made by Dr. Meesha Ahuja, MD,at a press briefing at the American Psychiatric Asociation’s 2014 Annual Meeting. She was the lead […]