Marijuana and the Teenage Brain

The teenage brain can be easily damaged by marijuana.  We now know the adolescent brain is developing well into the mid-20s - generally considered age 26. This phase of neural growth is now understood to be a unique stage of human development. we see significant differences between the adult brain and developing brains of 12-17 year olds and 18-25 year olds.

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