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

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. Of them, 338 agreed to participate in the study. The study was conducted by researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) and the...

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

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study from Northwestern University has raised serious concerns for those backing the recent push to decriminalize marijuana. Study researchers found unhealthy changes in the brain structures of heavy marijuana users,  changes that resemble those found in the brains of individuals with schizophrenia. The study looked at daily marijuana use that began between the ages of 16 to 17 and lasted for about three years. At the time of...

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