8 Up in smoke?

Sunday Independent (Ireland) - Living - - ART & MUSIC -

The de­bate rages on about le­gal­is­ing cannabis but, in the mean­time, what is its im­pact on the brain? Dr Daniel Amen has just pub­lished a study that ex­am­ined 62,454 SPECT scans to dis­cover the fac­tors that cause pre­ma­ture age­ing. Schizophre­nia was num­ber one. “The next worst sur­prised us,” says Dr Amen. “It’s mar­i­juana.” He sup­ports le­gal­i­sa­tion, but “let’s not say its good for us.”

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