Experts say teen pot use may dim brain function

Experts say teen pot use may dim brain function
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Experts may not be able to reach a consensus on whether marijuana use is harmful for adults, but a group of specialists agreed last week that the frequent pot consumption appears to alter the brain development of young people.

During the American Psychological Association's annual convention last week, several presenters discussed pot use among teenagers. Prof. Alan Budney of Dartmouth College said that addiction, car accidents, and chronic bronchitis are just some of the possible consequences of teenage marijuana use. "It can be just as hard to treat cannabis addiction as it is to treat alcohol addiction," he told USA Today.

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