Marijuana reduces the intelligence and damages the brain - psychologists

Regular Smoking of marijuana can affect a person's intelligence and the state of his brain. Substances included in the composition of plants, reduce the intellect and cause damage to the nervous system. This is the conclusion of experts at the conference of the American psychological Association.

Over the last 20 years the use of marijuana among young people has tripled. One in three Americans aged 18 to 25 years old has admitted that he smoked marijuana at least once in the past month.

According to the results of recent studies, regular consumption of the drug reduces IQ by 6 points. Drugs cause changes in the cerebral cortex, violate her work.

Tetracenomycin - the main active ingredient in marijuana. The high content of THC in the blood can cause depression, Ipatios, fears and even acute psychosis. Do not forget about the need to continually increase the dose.

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Experts have discovered a pattern. In countries where legalized the medical use of marijuana has increased the acceptance of the plant as a psychoactive substance. The thing is that pharmaceutical drugs are not perceived by the population as potentially dangerous.

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