PO­TEN­TIAL HARMS

Cape Breton Post - - CLASSIFIEDS/LIFESTYLES -

The brain con­tin­ues to de­velop un­til the early 20s, rais­ing con­cerns about the po­ten­tial short- and long-term ef­fects of a mind-al­ter­ing drug. Some stud­ies sug­gest that teens who use mar­i­juana at least 10 times a month de­velop changes in brain re­gions af­fect­ing mem­ory and the abil­ity to plan. Some changes may be per­ma­nent, the report says.

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