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Cannabis use causes decrease of 8 points in IQ

posted 7 Oct 2017, 11:39 by RAG Addiction and Prevention Rotary   [ updated 7 Oct 2017, 11:39 ]
Nora Volkow, MD is Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in the United States. In her presentation she reviewed the recent trends in cannabis use in the USA and the effects of cannabis on the brain. Dr. Volkow mentioned the Dunedin Study during her presentation at the 4th World Forum Against Drugs in Stockholm 20 May 2014: In terms of brain development, the...