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Cannabis use linked to increased risk of psychosis, warn professors

Scientific studies indicate that using cannabis increases the risk for later development of psychosis such as schizophrenia, and the earlier the use, the greater the risk, warn two professors of psychiatry. Psychosis is a family of psychiatric disorders that produce» 

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Marijuana alters adolescent brain chemistry: study

Adolescent rats exposed to the active ingredient in marijuana, THC, experience molecular changes in the brain that resemble those in schizophrenia, found a recent study from Western University. These changes did not occur in adult rats exposed in the same»