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Expert Opinion: Smoking Dope Just Once as a Teen Could Change Your Brain
Teenagers who say they have only smoked cannabis once or twice have both structural and cognitive changes to their brains.
Up Close: Cannabis research: The state of the science in an age of weed liberalization
Psychiatrist and clinical researcher Prof David Castle discusses how cannabis represents both a public health risk and a wide-ranging therapeutic opportunity, as the once “evil weed” gains greater legal acceptance for recreational and medical use.
Online Feature: Marijuana a risk in early pregnancy
High potency and synthetic marijuana pose real dangers in first weeks of pregnancy