Cannabis and schizophrenia

Recently Dr Paul Morrison was quoted in an article by Patrick Cockburn in ‘The Independent’ on Cannabis and its relationship to mental health problems.

“Cannabis consumption has been falling in Britain as well as the rest of northern Europe since 2004, but the age when teenagers start taking the drug is also going down. There has been a nearly 20-fold increase in first-time use by under-18s, with 40 per cent of under 15-year-olds in the UK having used the drug. This is a dangerous trend. Dr Morrison says “adolescence seems to be the critical variable when the neural-circuits are being sculpted and the personality is emerging”.

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