The Real Marijuana Story
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The real marijuana story
the Monitor’s Editorial Board - The Christian Science Monitor
June 5, 2014
The narrative has been firmly established: Marijuana use is innocent, a pleasurable pastime with few if any harmful effects. Those who caution that making pot legal might create significant problems have been laughed off as alarmists or old fuddy-duddies.
A sobering new article in today’s New England Journal of Medicine may startle some people out of this hazy-dazy reverie.
A report titled “Adverse Health Effects of Marijuana Use” from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the federal government’s National Institutes of Health, summarizes the latest research into marijuana use.
Marijuana use, it says:
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