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CANNABIS IS JUST AS ADDICTIVE AS HEROIN NEW RESEARCH SAYS

Cannabis as addictive as heroin, major new study finds Research conducted over 20 years links long-term cannabis use with mental illness, lower academic attainment and lower birth-weight of children By Telegraph reporter 12:17AM BST 07 Oct 2014 Cannabis can be as addictive as heroin or alcohol, causes mental health problems and can lead to hard drug use, according to a major new study led by a leading British expert on addiction. The research, conducted over […]

BRAIN DRAIN WITH REGULAR CANNABIS SMOKERS STUDY REVEALS

Cannabis use ‘shrinks and rewires’ the brain The loss of brain volume is balanced to some extent by more connections between neurons, study finds Regular cannabis use shrinks the brain, study finds Photo: GETTY IMAGES By Telegraph Reporter 1:18PM GMT 10 Nov 2014 Regular cannabis use shrinks the brain but increases the complexity of its wiring, a study has found. The loss of brain volume is balanced to some extent by more connections between neurons, scientists […]

THE MANY FACES OF DRUG ADDICTION OVER YEARS IN THIS INFOGRAPHIC CHART

    August 12, 2014 By Elysia McMahan Drug addiction is one of the most significant issues facing our world today. According to the National Institutes of Health, drug addiction and abuse deducts half a trillion dollars from the US economy each year, with more than twenty-two million Americans suffering from their woes. These sobering images created by Rehabs.com, which is an organization dedicated to raising awareness about addiction and seeking help for those in […]

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