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Cannabis ‘More Harmful than Alcohol’ for Teen Brains

Teenagers using cannabis are causing long-lasting damage to their developing brains, a Canadian study suggests. It found the impact on thinking skills, memory and behaviour was worse than that of teenage drinking. The researchers, from the University of Montreal, urged teenagers to delay their use of cannabis for as long as they felt able. The [...]

By |2018-10-08T14:37:45+00:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: Drugs & Alcohol|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Aussie Teens More Likely To Drink And Take Drugs Than Migrants

Flickr Images When Susan Sohn's teenagers go out she warns them: "If I even suspect you're not doing the right thing I will show up – and I don't care about your reputation." The Canadian mother believes firm boundaries and open lines of communication are the reasons she has never had serious issues with Sophia [...]

How could cannabis alter the teenage brain?

When a teenager smokes cannabis are they permanently damaging their brain and dulling their intellect for a lifetime? The dangers of smoking cannabis, and the potential health benefits, have been a source of controversy for many years. The latest study on the drug suggested heavy and prolonged cannabis smoking as a teenager resulted in a permanently [...]

By |2012-08-31T16:42:57+00:00August 31st, 2012|Categories: Drugs & Alcohol|Tags: , , , |2 Comments