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Does smoking mary j actually kill brain cell or does it paralizes them like make them not work for awhile.?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
There is no evidence that marijuana "kills" brain cells, but heavy marijuana smoking is associated with loss of intelligence over time, and does effect the ability of the brain to learn, as well as reducing the ability to memorize.
This occurs with high-dose and regular use, and some people are more susceptible to these effects than others are.

In brief: No
There is no evidence that marijuana "kills" brain cells, but heavy marijuana smoking is associated with loss of intelligence over time, and does effect the ability of the brain to learn, as well as reducing the ability to memorize.
This occurs with high-dose and regular use, and some people are more susceptible to these effects than others are.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Mj is a well known cause of psychosis and decreased memory.
Students who use mj consistently score lower than those who do not.

In brief: Yes
Mj is a well known cause of psychosis and decreased memory.
Students who use mj consistently score lower than those who do not.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Stuart Wasser
There is no clear cell death-just dysfunction but it will last more than 24 hours after even a single use and will take up to several months for cognitive function to optimize after daily use is stopped
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