Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Study: Cannabis Not Linked With Long Term Cognitive Impairment

Article by Time Magazine

The idea that “marijuana makes you dumb” has long been embodied in the stereotype of the slow, stupid stoner, seen in numerous Hollywood movies and TV comedies and going unquestioned by much of American culture. But a new study says no: the researchers followed nearly 2,000 young Australian adults for eight years and found that marijuana has little long-term effect on learning and memory— and any cognitive damage that does occur as a result of cannabis use is reversible.

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1 comment:

bubblegum casting said...

interesting ... so I guess the guys I know who smoke are actually just dumb in the first place haha