Sept. 13, 2018
Those who use both nicotine and cannabis showed more brain connectivity than users of only one of the substances, according to new research at the Center for BrainHealth.
Researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas have found that the concurrent use of cannabis and nicotine has a different effect on brain connectivity than using only one of the substances.
In a study recently published in the journal Brain Structure and Function, the functional brain connectivity in individuals using both drugs more closely resembled that of nonusers. The nicotine-only and cannabis-only users showed equally less connectivity in general.
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