AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 27, Number 1, 2018

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Early Marijuana Use Associated With Abnormal Brain Function, Study Reveals

In a new study, scientists in London, Ontario, have discovered that early marijuana use may result in abnormal brain function and lower IQ.

Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal substance in the world. Previous studies have suggested that frequent marijuana users, especially those tho begin at a young age, are at a higher risk for cognitive dysfunction and psychiatric illness, including depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

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