RESEARCH

Conclusions of the latest studies

[vc_featured_box heading_text=”Teens and Marijuana” content_text=”“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.” heading_color=”#222222″ content_color=”#444444″ graphic_color=”#ffffff” graphic_background_color=”#2ecc71″ icon=”fa fa-lightbulb-o”]

[vc_featured_box heading_text=”Health Effects of Cannabis” content_text=”“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” heading_color=”#222222″ content_color=”#444444″ graphic_color=”#ffffff” graphic_background_color=”#2ecc71″ icon=”fa fa-lightbulb-o”]

[vc_featured_box heading_text=”Daily Marijuana Use” content_text=”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” heading_color=”#222222″ content_color=”#444444″ graphic_color=”#ffffff” graphic_background_color=”#2ecc71″ icon=”fa fa-lightbulb-o”]

[vc_featured_box heading_text=”Legal But Not Safe” content_text=”Frequent cannabis use has…been associated with an increased risk of:

• Suicide

• Depression

• Anxiety Disorders

Health Canada” heading_color=”#222222″ content_color=”#444444″ graphic_color=”#ffffff” graphic_background_color=”#2ecc71″ icon=”fa fa-lightbulb-o”]