Teen Pot Smoking May Cause Long-Term Anxiety | The Fix

August 8, 2012 · 1 comment

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As parents I think we are aware of this. It is always good to be reminded of the effects of marijuana. I also heard yesterday professionals are finding that the brain is not fully developed until the late 20′s. Until recent it has been the mid 20′s. Something to keep in mind as our teens and young adults are maturing.

“During the teen years the parts of the brain that are involved in managing emotions are still developing rapidly and it is highly possible that heavy cannabis use at this sensitive point could have long-lasting effects,”

via Teen Pot Smoking May Cause Long-Term Anxiety | The Fix.

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1 Eddie September 5, 2012 at 3:02 pm

Thanks for the post. It is important to not look over the dangers of teen drug abuse…whether they are abusing marijuana, alcohol, or heavier drugs. Generally, there are deeper issues present in a teenage drug abuser. I got help from a sober living called New Life House and I have been sober for the last 8 years. Check out the New Life House if you are looking for help. A Structured Sober Living

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