Marijuana

Adolescent Marijuana Use Is Linked to Altered Neural Circuitry and Mood Symptoms

"In a recent NIDA-supported study, males from low-income backgrounds who used marijuana in escalating frequency throughout their teen years exhibited disrupted connectivity at age 20 in a brain circuit that links rewarding experiences with motivation and mood. … disruption in the circuit at age 20 was associated with lower educational achievement and higher risk for depression at age 22." - NIDA

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Texas Republican Party Endorses Marijuana Decriminalization

In legalizing recreational marijuana, the values of financial gain, popular opinion, and personal freedom are apparently more important than the values of physical, mental, and emotional health

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