Study Indicates Pot Really Can Lower Your IQ

This is your brain on pot: A new study has found that regular marijuana use is linked to both lower IQ scores and impaired decision making skills. It’s All in Your Mind The findings from the University of California Davis Centre for Neuroscience compared 50 regular marijuana users to a control group of non-smokers. Researchers…

When used during adolescence, marijuana can cause permanent damage to the brain.
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Mind Over Matter: The Psychological Grip of Addiction » read on

For most people addicted to drugs and alcohol, the compulsive desire to use is complex. That urge is often triggered by certain environments or thoughts of past experiences. And while addiction is classically thought of as a physical dependence, the psychological dependence can be just as prevalent and is often more difficult to treat. The…

Addiction is not just physical dependence on drugs or alcohol but psychological dependence as well.
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