Chronic use of marijuana results in violent behaviour: Study

Marijuana is considered to be a medicinal drug and if consumed for health purposes, it can be useful for a person.

But if taken in great quantity it can adversely affect your mental health, and now after long debates and discussions, a new study has found a link between use of marijuana and changes in brain function.

A group of researchers has found that continued use of cannabis causes violent behavior as a direct result of changes in brain function that are caused by smoking weed over many years.

The study which studied 1,136 patients with mental illnesses who had been seen five times during the year after discharge, took into account substance use and the onset of violent behaviour.

A previous research has already shown that a cannabis use disorder is associated with violent behaviour. But according to this new study, users who reported at each follow-up visit that they continued to smoke

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