Pot Marijuana Cannabis proven to harm the mentally ill

The British Journal of Psychiatry in 2011 demonstrated that the rate of grey matter loss in people recently diagnosed with schizophrenia is accelerated in those who consume the drug (cannabis)

Conclusions

These are the first longitudinal data to demonstrate an association between thalamic volume loss and exposure to cannabis in currently unaffected people at familial high risk of developing schizophrenia. This observation may be important in understanding the link between cannabis exposure and the subsequent development of schizophrenia. Declaration of

 

http://bjp.rcpsych.org/content/bjprcpsych/199/5/386.full.pdf

 

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