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A 16-year-old male asked:

can i still smoke marijuana while im taking pantoprazole magnesium 40mg? im 16 years old.

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No: The THC in marijuana messes with the user's brain, especially so in college students and high school students, because their brain cells are younger than old adult brains and thus are still doing lots of important new connections. THC in adolescents can affect attention, memory, visual processing, full-scale IQ and verbal IQ. With problems in these brain functions, life just wouldn't be the same.

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