Because teen brains continue to develop into their 20s and 30s, there are potential long-term effects of smoking pot.
Changes in the ability to use memory and to plan are seen in those who smoke pot at least 10 times a month. Those changes could be permanent.
Just because it has been decriminalized or legalized doesn’t mean it’s safe. Think alcohol and its destructiveness.
Forty percent of high schoolers have tried pot and twenty percent smoke pot currently.
A whopping ten percent first tried it before age 13 when the brain is really vulnerable to toxins.
Frequent use in the early teens leads to a lower IQ and the likelihood of addiction rather than when starting in adulthood.
Parents, just because you smoked pot in college and turned out OK, doesn’t mean the result will be the same for your kids.
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