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The Truth About Marijuana

In spite of recent shifts in popular opinion about marijuana in the U.S., the fact remains that regular marijuana use is harmful, especially to young people. Myths that users say (and believe) about the drug: “Marijuana is my medicine.” “It helps my anxiety.” “It helps me with my ADD.” “It’s not addicting.” “It’s not a gateway…

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Over Time Marijuana Dampens Brain Response to Reward

A compelling article, further debunking the myth that marijuana is a safe drug. Please enjoy and share this important article from Kara Gavin at University of Michigan Health Lab: “A long-term study of young marijuana users shows measurable changes in the brain’s reward system, shifts that may put them at risk for addiction.” Most people would…