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Why Don’t We Know More About Cannabis and Psychosis?

Why Don’t We Know More About Cannabis and Psychosis?

Amid the confusion, some pundits have seized on the relationship itself as proof that cannabis in fact causes psychosis. In a recent book on the subject, writer Alex Berenson argues that cannabis legalization has spurred psychosis-related violence, causing “sharp increases in murders and aggravated assaults” in states that have legalized. Berenson’s work has been widely discredited by scientists—including some of the authors whose studies Berenson used to draw his conclusions—but the question of what role, if any, cannabis plays in psychosis still looms large.
Why Don’t We Know More About Cannabis and Psychosis?





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