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Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists

Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists

 
In March, long-term marijuana smoker Woody Harrelson surprised fans by announcing he was giving up his chronic pot habit, saying it made him “emotionally unavailable.” Likewise, in June, notorious stoner Miley Cyrus did the same, saying she “wanted to be really clear” while making her new album. Long-term pot smokers who have quit cite similar anecdotal evidence about the chronic effects of weed, but scientists have only recently begun understanding what, if anything, it actually does to the brain.
 
In a study on mice published Monday in the journal JNeurosci, scientists report that long-term marijuana use does indeed change the brain.
Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists





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