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Is marijuana bad for you? Aside from the tar and carcinogens in smoke

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: YES

Using marijuana distorts perceptions, impairs coordination, causes difficulty with thinking & problem solving, plus problems with learning/memory.
In chronic users, marijuana's adverse impact on learning and memory can last for days or weeks after the acute effects of the drug wear off. So, someone who smokes marijuana every day may be functioning at a suboptimal intellectual level all the time.

In brief: YES

Using marijuana distorts perceptions, impairs coordination, causes difficulty with thinking & problem solving, plus problems with learning/memory.
In chronic users, marijuana's adverse impact on learning and memory can last for days or weeks after the acute effects of the drug wear off. So, someone who smokes marijuana every day may be functioning at a suboptimal intellectual level all the time.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Ravi Srivastava
Addiction Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Marijuana has well established a motivational syndrome as a major consequence.
He marijuana addicts lose the drive to do things and the productivity diminishes over time.

In brief: Yes

Marijuana has well established a motivational syndrome as a major consequence.
He marijuana addicts lose the drive to do things and the productivity diminishes over time.
Dr. Ravi Srivastava
Dr. Ravi Srivastava
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