Cannabis 'more harmful than alcohol' for teen brains
Cannabis causes long-term damage to teen brains,
a new study shows.
Previous studies only showed a statistical correlation
between drug use and reduced cognitive functions.
But Canadian researchers have now established
cannabis use actually causes reduced brain function.
The effect of cannabis on the brains of teenagers
was worse than alcohol.
The study also showed how cannabis may
work as a “gateway drug” to other substances
by reducing the brain’s capacity to reject