Chronic Marijuana Use in Male Teens Not Linked to Later Issues

NEWSWEEK (08/05) – Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and Rutgers University have found that frequent marijuana use by teenage boys does not correlate to later physical and mental health issues. The results of the new study, published by the American Psychological Association in the journal Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, contradicted prior data on marijuana use, and surprised lead researcher Jordan Bechtold of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. “There were no differences in any of the mental or physical health outcomes that we measured regardless of the amount or frequency of marijuana used during adolescence,” Bechtold said in a press release. Read more


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