Fact Versus Fiction: Three New Scientific Studies That Debunk Conventional Marijuana Myths

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Fear-mongering headlines claiming that marijuana use causes birth defects, heart-attacks, and psychosis are common in the mainstream media. But newly published scientific evidence makes it clear that what is often portrayed as ‘conventional wisdom’ is really nothing more than ‘reefer madness.’

Pot Not Likely to Make You Psychotic

There exists “minimal evidence” to support an association between cannabis use alone and the onset of psychotic symptoms in young people, according to data published online in March in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

Investigators from the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychiatry assessed the relationship between drug use and the onset of

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