Smoking cannabis just five times as a teenager raises the risk of psychosis, new research suggests.
Scientists have today uncovered further evidence the drug, commonly smoked by youngsters, leads to poor mental health.
The findings, led by Finnish researchers, back-up an array of evidence that shows cannabis can drive some to the point of suicide.
University of Oulo scientists revealed the earlier someone begins smoking the drug, the more likely they are to develop psychosis.
It comes amid prominent warnings by campaigners that super-strength skunk has flooded Britain’s illegal market at a worrying rate.
Scientists have today uncovered further evidence cannabis, commonly smoked by youngsters, leads to poor mental health
Skunk, the potent form of the drug, is responsible