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2014-11-11 11:54:53

A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found a connection between long-term marijuana use and brain abnormalities.

College Students Ride, Drive After Marijuana Use At An Alarming Rate
2014-05-13 10:05:00

In a recent study, 640 incoming freshmen were approached at the University of Washington and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, about using marijuana and/or drinking alcohol before driving or riding in a vehicle within the previous 28 days.

Marijuana Schizophrenia Brain
2013-12-16 11:09:01

Study researchers found changes in the brain structures of heavy marijuana users – changes that resemble those found in the brains of people with schizophrenia.


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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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