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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Smoking weed just ONCE could change a teenager's brain

Just one or two joints is enough to change the structure of a teenager's brain, scientists have warned.

And the drug could cause changes affecting how likely they are to suffer from anxiety or panic, according to a study.

Researchers found 14-year-old girls and boys exposed to THC – the psychoactive chemical in cannabis – had a greater volume of grey matter in their brains.

This means the tissue in certain areas is thicker, and it was found to be in the same areas as the receptors which marijuana affects.

Experts said thickening of brain tissue is the opposite of what usually happens during puberty, when teenagers' brain matter gets thinner and more refined.



Anonymous said...

Is that why the millenniums have no reasoning.

Tired Teacher said...

Most of the teens I see and deal with are already brain dead so a little grass ain't going to do too much more harm to their snowflake brain.

Anonymous said...

Do you really believe that crap?? These are the same fools who do a study saying something is bad. Then 20 years later it's good. If someone wants to do drugs. LET THEM. If someone wants to drink. LET THEM. If someone wants to blow their head off. LET THEM. These are the same fools who believe guns kill not the person shooting it.

Anonymous said...

I'm thankful it changed my brain or I would have been a real loser. Could have ended up in politics, that goodness that didn't happen.

Anonymous said...

Smoking weed just once will do this, huh? Thank god i’ve done it twice. It cancels out right?