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Feds make important admission about marijuana and kids

Feds make important admission about marijuana and kids

JAKE ELLISON | September 20, 2016

Flying a bit under the radar in August, the federal National Institute on Drug Abuse wrote an explainer to a significant longitudinal study involving young twins and marijuana pointing out that marijuana did not cause a decrease in IQ.

In the explainer titled “Study Questions Role for Marijuana in Teen Users’ IQ Decline,” the agency wrote:

“In a recent study sponsored by NIDA and the National Institute of Mental Health, teens who used marijuana lost IQ points relative to their nonusing peers. However, the drug appeared not to be the culprit.”

Feds make important admission about marijuana and kids






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