Conclusions of the latest studies
Teens and Marijuana
Repeated marijuana use during adolescence may result in long-lasting changes in brain function that can jeopardize educational, professional, and social achievements.
New England Journal of Medicine, “Adverse Health Effects of Marijuana Use” N Engl J Med 2014;370:2219-27.
Health Effects of Cannabis
There is substantial evidence of a statistical association between cannabis use and:
• Increased risk of motor vehicle crashes
• The development of schizophrenia or other psychoses, with the highest risk among the most frequent users
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research, 2017
Daily Marijuana Use And Highly Potent Weed Linked To Psychosis: A new study published in March of 2019 in The Lancet Psychiatry shows that consuming pot on a daily basis and especially using high-potency cannabis increases the odds of having a psychotic episode later.
The Lancet – Psychiatry 2019
Legal But Not Safe
Frequent cannabis use has…been associated with an increased risk of:
• Anxiety Disorders